David Warner records Most runs for Australia in World Cups

David Warner
David Warner (image: CA)

The Australian player David Warner had an impressive knock of 163 runs during the match against Pakistan in the ICC World Cup 2023.

Most runs for Australia in World Cups

Australia is scheduled to play in the 18th match of the ICC World Cup 2023 against Pakistan on October 20 at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru. The five-time champions had a poor start as they lost two matches out of the three they played in the ICC event and Pakistan has lost one match out of the three they played in the tournament.

On this occasion, both sides are expecting to make a comeback as they are awaiting a victory in the World Cup. Winning the toss, Pakistan chose to bowl where David Warner and Mitchell Marsh opened the innings while Shaheen Afridi opened the bowling attack.

The openers had a great start as Mitchell Marsh scored 121 runs on 108 deliveries while Glenn Maxwell was sent out with a duck by Shaheen Afridi. David Warner was impressive as they scored 163 runs on 124 deliveries and was sent out by Haris Rauf.

They joined the list of highest partnership scores for Australia in ODIs. Steven Smith was dismissed by Usama Mir for seven runs. Despite the openers having a great start, the other batters were sent out with low figures on the regular Interval.

Marcus Stoinis and Josh Inglis scored 21 and 13 runs respectively. Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood were dismissed by Shaheen for 2 and a duck. Afridi was impressive with his terrific bowling attack and dismissed five wickets while Haris Rauf dismissed three wickets.

By the end of 50 overs, Australia scored 367 runs losing 9 wickets. With a target of 368 runs, Pakistan will be starting their innings where Abdullah Shafique and Imam-ul-Haq opened the innings while Mitchell Starc opened the bowling attack.

The opener David Warner scored 163 runs and surpassed Adam Gilchrist’s record for Most Runs for Australia in World Cups. Ricky Ponting tops the list with 1743 runs while David Warner stands second with 1220 in the list.

Adam Gilchrist stands third with 1085 runs while Mark Waugh stands fourth with 1004 runs for Australia in World Cups. Matthew Hayden stands fifth with 987 runs.

Most runs for Australia in World Cups

  • 1743 – Ricky Ponting
  • 1220* – David Warner
  • 1085 – Adam Gilchrist
  • 1004 – Mark Waugh
  • 987 – Matthew Hayden