India’s most worshipped and loved batsman who has been considered as one of the best batsman in cricket history holds this record as well. Sachin Tendulkar has scored 17 half centuries in Cricket World Cup history at an average of 57.93 runs per inning. The strike rate of Sachin Tendulker remained phenomenal at 88.21.
Ricky Ponting, the Australian skipper and Herschelle Gibbs, a promising batsman from South Africa share the second position en masse. Both have scored 10 half centuries each in Cricket World Cups held to date.