One of The 10 Greatest Knocks In Cricket World Cup History

Viv Richards (West Indies)

138* off 157 balls against England in the 1979 final, helping West Indies win their second consecutive World Cup.

Kapil Dev (India)

175 off 138 balls against Zimbabwe in 1983, rescuing India from a precarious position and guiding them to victory.

Brian Lara (West Indies)

153* off 143 balls against Australia in 1999, showcasing his extraordinary batting skills in a losing cause.

Sachin Tendulkar (India)

98 off 75 balls against Pakistan in 2003, playing a crucial innings to help India defeat their arch-rivals.

Adam Gilchrist (Australia)

149 off 104 balls against Sri Lanka in the 2007 final, providing a blazing start and setting up Australia's victory.

Kevin O'Brien (Ireland) 

113 off 63 balls against England in 2011, leading Ireland to a historic upset victory with the fastest World Cup century at that time.

AB de Villiers (South Africa)

162* off 66 balls against West Indies in 2015, showcasing his incredible batting skills with record-breaking innings.

Martin Guptill (New Zealand)

237* off 163 balls against West Indies in the 2015 quarter-final, recording the highest individual score in World Cup history.

Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh)

124 off 99 balls against West Indies in 2019, becoming the first cricketer to score 1000 runs and take 10 wickets in a single World Cup edition.

Rohit Sharma (India)

140 off 113 balls against Pakistan in 2019, guiding India to a convincing victory over their arch-rivals with a brilliant century.