Quinton de Kock, SA keep breaking Cricket World Cup records

By Sidhant Maheshwari
Published on | Nov 01, 2023

Quinton de Kock joins elite list

He is on a roll! QdK became only the 3rd player in history to score 4 or more tons in a World Cup edition

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Only Rohit Sharma ahead

While De Kock equalled Sangakkara’s record (4); Rohit Sharma holds the record for most tons in a single edition - 5 in 2019 WC

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On top of the world!

With 545 runs already, Quinton de Kock broke Kumar Sangakkara's record (541) for most runs by a wicketkeeper in a single edition of WC

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QdK breaks South African record

Quinton de Kock also became the highest run-scorer for South Africa in a single edition

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Kallis drops to second

De Kock also surpassed Jacques Kallis’ record of 485 runs from the 2007 edition

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Goes level with Gibbs

This was QdK’s 21st ODI century, he’s now level with Herschelle Gibbs. Only Hashim Amla (27) and AB de Villiers (25) have more tons for SA

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A record partnership

Qdk-RvD’s 200 run stand is the highest partnership for SA against NZ, surpassing Amla-Rossouw’s stand of 185 in 2015

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World record in World Cups

South Africa have now hit 82 sixes already this World Cup - highest-ever for a team in a single edition

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Another world record

For the 8th consecutive time, South Africa posted 300+ total batting first - a world record

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