Williamson breaks Jayawardene’s file, turns into captain with most runs in a WC


Kane Williamson couldn’t lay his arms on the World Cup however he achieved a uncommon feat when he turned the captain with most variety of runs in a single version of the match, surpassing Sri Lanka’s Mahela Jayawardene. New Zealand captain Williamson completed the just-concluded World Cup with 550 runs, eclipsing Jayawardene’s file of 548 scored in the course of the 2007 version.

Williamson and Jayawardene are adopted by Ricky Ponting (539 runs in 2007), Aaron Finch (507 runs in 2019) and AB de Villiers (482 runs in 2015). Former skipper Sourav Ganguly is sixth on the listing with 465 runs to his credit score in the course of the 2003 version.

New Zealand misplaced the chance to raise the World Cup for the second consecutive time after dropping to hosts England within the Tremendous Over in a dramatic ultimate on the Lord’s. The 2 groups completed tied in regulation 50 overs in addition to the Tremendous Over and the title was determined by the innings’ boundary depend wherein England had been forward of New Zealand.