Kumar Sangakkara has scored back-to-back centuries and now is the highest run-scorer in the World Cup © Getty Images
Kumar Sangakkara has scored back-to-back centuries and now is the highest run-scorer in the World Cup © Getty Images

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, which is being co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand, will see a total of 14 teams battle over six weeks in about 49 matches. Many runs will be scored, with many players achieving their career best One-Day International (ODI) scores too. On Sunday, Shikhar Dhawan registered his career best ODI score of 137 against South Africa, which is also the highest individual score against the Proteas in World Cup history. The previous highest individual score against South Africa in World Cup history was Stephen Fleming’s 131, which he scored in ICC Cricket World Cup 2003. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: POINTS TABLE

New Zealand’s Tim Southee is the leading wicket taker in the ongoing 2015 World Cup with 11 wickets in three matches. Click here to know about the the Top 10 bowlers in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.

Among the wicketkeepers, Denesh Ramdin is leading the chart with seven dismissals in three matches. Find out about the Top 10 wicketkeepers in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Among the fielders, Craig Ervine of Zimbabwe is leading the table with four catches in three ODIs. Click here for Top 10 fielders in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

New Zealand and the defending champions India are leading the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Points Table. Click here to find out Pool-wise Points Table in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has scored the most runs in World Cup history. Tendulkar has featured in a total of six World Cup tournaments. Javed Miandad of Pakistan has also featured in six World Cup tournaments. Former Australian skipper Ricky Ponting, who has guided his team to two-World Cup wins, is the second best in the list of players with most runs in World Cup history.

In ICC Cricket World Cup 2011, Sri Lanka’s Tillakaratne Dilshan scored the most runs in the tournament. He played nine matches and scored exactly 500 runs. He had an average of 62.50. Tendulkar was second on the list with 482 runs from nine matches. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: SCHEDULE & MATCH DETAILS

Catch the latest ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Most Runs By An Individual Standings:

Player M I NO R BF HS Ave SR 100 50
Martin Guptill New Zealand 9 9 1 547 511 237* 68.38 107.0 2 1
Kumar Sangakkara Sri Lanka 7 7 2 541 511 124 108.20 105.9 4
AB de Villiers South Africa 8 7 2 482 334 162* 96.40 144.3 1 3
Brendan Taylor Zimbabwe 6 6 433 405 138 72.17 106.9 2 1
Shikhar Dhawan India 8 8 412 449 137 51.50 91.8 2 1
Steve Smith West Indies 8 7 1 402 439 105 67.00 91.6 1 4
Tillakaratne Dilshan Sri Lanka 7 7 1 395 409 161* 65.83 96.6 2 1
Faf du Plessis South Africa 7 7 1 380 449 109 63.33 84.6 1 3
Mahmudullah Bangladesh 6 6 1 365 446 128* 73.00 81.8 2 1
Misbah-ul-Haq Pakistan 7 7 350 407 76 50.00 86.0 4