The Indian team have been in exceptional form in the ongoing ODI World Cup 2023, winning all ten of their matches to secure a spot in the final, which is set to take place on Sunday, November 19 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad against Australia.
India’s success in the tournament can be attributed to their all-around performance, with every player in the team contributing brilliantly in their assigned roles. However, the Indian batters have particularly stood out with their scintillating form throughout the event. Here, we will take a closer look at the top three Indian batters of the tournament leading up to the final.
3. Shreyas Iyer
People were asking about the form of Shreyas Iyer and doubting his game, especially against the short-pitch bowling. Despite initial issues about his form, Shreyas has responded in great fashion, scoring three brilliant centuries in the tournament and becoming the third-best Indian batter. He has amassed 526 runs at an average of 75.14 and a strike rate of 113.12.
2. Rohit Sharma
Captain Rohit’s brilliant form with the bat has been quite instrumental in the success of the Indian team in the tournament so far as he has been quite brilliant upfront. He has provided a great start in the first ten overs which has helped the other batters to play at their own pace. He has scored 550 runs in ten innings with an average of 55.00 and a strike rate of 124.15.
1. Virat Kohli
A modern great and superstar batter, Virat Kohli has been in sensational form in this edition of the ODI World Cup, recently breaking Sachin Tendulkar’s record for the most ODI centuries. Kohli has scored 711 runs at an average of 101.57 and a strike rate of 90.69, making him the highest run scorer of the tournament so far.