Gary Kirtsen hold the record for the highest individual score in a World Cup innings. Kirsten scored 188* against Australia in 1996 World Cup against UAE in Rawalpindi.
A list of top 5 players with the highest score in a World Cup innings is given below:
Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly. Ganguly’s knock of 183 against Sri Lanka in 1993 World Cup is also the highest individual score by an Indian batsman in a World Cup innings.