Players from various teams have made impressive performances during their maiden World Cups. The World Cup 2023 has given opportunities to accomplish various achievements during the tournament.
Out of those New Zealand Player Rachin Ravindra who made his World Cup debut, achieved an impressive feat of the highest score in maiden World Cup history.
New Zealand has completed their group stage matches in the World Cup 2023 and emerged victorious in 5 matches out of 9 matches they played in the tournament.
Despite their being placed fourth in the table their semi-final spot is still in the ropes as Pakistan and Afghanistan await one match each to be played in the group stage and their win could possibly change the order of the points table with reference to run rate.
With New Zealand’s victory against Sri Lanka, the player Rachin Ravindra has 565 runs in the World Cup 2023 so far and tops the list for highest run getters in maiden World Cup.
Previously this record was held by England player Jonny Bairstow during the World Cup 2019 where he scored 532 runs. The 2019 World Cup also had players who joined the list of highest run getters in their World Cup debut.
The Pakistan skipper Babar Azam and England skipper Ben Stokes stands third and fourth in the list of highest run getters in maiden World Cup. Babar Azam scored 474 runs while Ben Stokes scored 465 runs during the previous edition of the tournament.
Indian former player and legend Rahul Dravid achieved this feat during the World Cup 1999 as he scored 461 runs in his WC debut.
Highest Run getters in maiden World Cup
|565*||Rachin Ravindra||New Zealand||2023|