05 Greatest Innings played ever in ICC World Cups

September 17, 2023

The ICC Cricket World Cup has been a stage for some of the most breathtaking and unforgettable batting performances in the history of the sport. From iconic centuries to match-winning innings under immense pressure, the World Cup has witnessed it all.

Here are 5 greatest innings played ever in ICC World Cups:-

Kevin O’Brien (113 vs. England, 2011)

Ireland faced England, a cricketing powerhouse, and were chasing an imposing 328 runs for victory. At one stage, England was at 111/5, needing 217 runs to win. His innings was a blend of power and precision, featuring 113 runs off 63 balls with 13 boundaries and 6 sixes.

Kevin O’Brein completed his century in 50 balls. O’Brien’s unbeaten 113 was not just a match-winner but also Ireland’s highest-ever successful run chase in ODIs. This innings in the 2011 World Cup stand as one of the most unexpected and remarkable innings in cricket history