Top 5 Run Scorers in the Champions Trophy Tournament: The 8th tournament of the Champions Trophy will be held in England and it starts from June 1. 90’s kids call it as Mini World Cup and 2010’s kids call it as Champions Trophy. Ahead of the Champions Trophy 2017, We have collected the list of top 5 batsmen who have scored most runs in this tournament. Take a look:
The South Africa’s pillar Jacques Kallis played his first Champions Trophy match in 1998. He has played 17 matches in Champions Trophy and scored 653 runs at an average of 46.64. His best score in the tournament is unbeaten 113 and his strike-rate is 77.46. He has 1 hundred and 3 fifties to his name.
The former Indian captain and left-hand opener Sourav Ganguly, who has played 13 matches for India, scored 665 runs with a best knock of 141 not out. His average is 73.88 with a strike-rate of 83.12. He scored 3 centuries and a half-century in the tournament.
Kumar Sangakkar, the former captain of Sri Lanka is the 3rd highest run getter in this tournament. He scored 683 runs in 22 matches with a strike-rate of 71.36. He has a century and four half-centuries to his name. His average in Champions Trophy is decent 37.94 with a best score of unbeaten 134.
The elegant right-hand batsman from Sri Lanka makes his name in this list at No.2 spot. He has played 22 matches and scored 742 runs with a best score of 84 not out. He has no hundred to his name but scored 5 fifties in this tournament. His average is 41.22 with a strike-rate of 84.80.
Its really interesting to see his name in this list that too at No.1 spot. Yes!! The destructive left-hander from West Indies is the highest run getter in the Champions Trophy Tournament. He has played just 17 matches but scored 791 runs with a strike-rate of 88.77. His best score is 133* and his average is 52.73.