ICC Cricket ODI World Cup 2007 Top Runs Scorer

A strong betting setup is essential for success in ODI cricket. During the 2007 ODI World Cup, officially known as ICC Cricket World Cup 2007, many top batsmen played important roles for their respective teams. 

Jacques Kallis (South Africa) – 485 runs

South African Jacques Kallis impressed as a top batsman in the 2007 ODI World Cup. The right-hander was South Africa’s top scorer in the tournament with 485 runs. 80 in 9 innings. Kallis has scored 1 century and 3 half centuries in this tournament.

 Kallis started the tournament against Holland in the group stage match (16 March 2007 at Basseterre) where he scored 128 runs  from 109 balls. In the Super 8 stage, Kallis scored three half-centuries against Sri Lanka (86 not out), Ireland (66 not out) and West Indies (81 not out).

Scott Styris (New Zealand) – 499 points

Veteran New Zealand cricketer Scott Styris was very consistent with the bat as he ended the tour as the top scorer for the national team in the 2007 ODI World Cup. Styris, a right-handed middle-order bowler, averaged 499 runs at 83.16 in 9 innings, including 1 century and 4 half-centuries in this tournament.

Ricky Ponting (Australia) – 539 points

Australia captain Ricky Ponting was once again instrumental in Australia’s victory in the Cricket World Cup in 2007 as the world’s best right-handed batsman became the third highest wicket-taker in the ODI World Cup. In this tournament, Ponting scored 539 runs in 9 innings at an average of 67.37. He scored four half-centuries and one century in this competition.

Jayawardene (Sri Lanka) – 548 runs

Their captain Mahela Jayawardene played an impressive role with the bat as Sri Lanka finished runners-up in the 2007 ODI World Cup. The right-handed batsman scored 548 runs in 11 innings and averaged 60.88 RBI, ranking second in points this tournament. He also hit his first century and a quarter century in that tournament.

Matthew Hayden (Australia) – 659 points

Opener Matthew Hayden has been impressive throughout this tournament has Australia won their fourth Cricket World Cup trophy and third consecutive World Cup trophy at the 2007 ODI World Cup. Hayden, the tournament’s top scorer, scored 659 runs in 10 innings at an average of 73.22. The struggle lasted for three centuries and another half-century in this tournament.

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