For every Cricket World Cup match, Herald cricket writers will name their most vaulable players - 3 points for man of the match, 2 points for the next best followed by 1 point for the third best performing player.

MVP leaderboard

10. Trent Boult - New Zealand

10. AB de Villiers - South Africa

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9. Kumar Sangakkara - Sri Lanka

7. Daniel Vettori - New Zealand

7. Mohammed Shami - India

6. Martin Guptill - New Zealand

6. Suresh Raina - India

6. Sarfraz Ahmed - Pakistan

6. Glenn Maxwell - Australia

6. Shikhar Dhawan - India

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6. Mushfiqur Rahim - Bangladesh

5. Mitchell Starc - Australia

5. Brendon McCullum - New Zealand

5. Imran Tahir - South Africa

5. Aaron Finch - Australia

5. Tillakaratne Dilshan - Sri Lanka

5. Wahab Riaz - Pakistan

5. Ed Joyce - Ireland

5. Ian Bell - England

5. Sean Williams - Zimbabwe

5. Shakib Al Hasan - Bangladesh

4. Grant Elliott - New Zealand

4. Chris Gayle - West Indies

4. Rohit Sharma - India

4. Brendan Taylor - Zimbabwe

4. Misbah-Ul-Haq - Pakistan

4. Shaiman Anwar - UAE

4. Mahmudullah - Bangladesh

4. Jason Holder - West Indies

3. MS Dhoni - India

3. David Warner - Australia

3. Hashim Amla - South Africa

3. Samiullah Shenwari - Afghanistan

3. Gary Wilson - Ireland

3. Tim Southee - New Zealand

3. Paul Stirling - Ireland

3. Virat Kohli - India

3. David Miller - South Africa

3. Steven Smith - Australia

3. Umesh Yadav - India

3. Moeen Ali - England

3. Corey Anderson - New Zealand

3. Mahela Jayawardene - Sri Lanka

3. Andre Russell - West Indies

3. Ravi Ashwin - India

3. Jerome Taylor - West Indies

2. Kyle Coetzer - Scotland

2. James Faulkner - Australia

2. Haris Sohail - Pakistan

2. Faf du Plessis - South Africa

2. Mohammed Irfan - Pakistan

2. Lahiru Thirimanne - Sri Lanka

2. Farhaan Behardien - South Africa

2. Kane Williamson - New Zealand

2. Dawlat Zadran - Afghanistan

2. Marlon Samuels - West Indies

2. Mitchell Marsh - Australia

2. JP Duminy - South Africa

2. Ajinkya Rahane - India

2. Matt Machan - Scotland

2. Dale Steyn - South Africa

2. Angelo Mathews - Sri Lanka

2. Chris Jordan - England

2. Ahmed Shehzad - Pakistan

2. Johnson Charles - West Indies

2. Mitchell Johnson - Australia

1. James Faulkner - Australia

1. Najibullah Zadran - Afghanistan

1. Mohammad Irfan - Pakistan

1. Kyle Abbott - South Africa

1. Lasith Malinga - Sri Lanka

1. Richie Berrington - Scotland

1. Amjad Javed - UAE

1. Thisara Perera - Sri Lanka

1. Hamilton Masakadza - Zimbabwe

1. Denesh Ramdin - West Indies

1. Mohit Sharma - India

1. Steven Finn - England

1. Lendl Simmons - West Indies

1. Mashrafe Mortaza - Bangladesh

1. Craig Ervine - Zimbabwe

1. Rubel Hossain - Bangladesh

1. Niall O'Brien - Ireland

1. Josh Davey - Scotland

1. Morne Morkel - South Africa

1. Alex Hales - England

1. Quinton de Kock - South Africa

Match breakdown
Game 1 - New Zealand v Sri Lanka
3. Corey Anderson - New Zealand
2. Brendon McCullum - New Zealand
1. Daniel Vettori - New Zealand

Game 2 - Australia v England
3. Aaron Finch - Australia
2. Mitchell Marshall - Australia
1. Glenn Maxwell - Australia

Game 3 - South Africa v Zimbabwe
3. David Miller - South Africa
2. JP Duminy - South Africa
1. Hamilton Masakadza - Zimbabwe

Game 4 - India v Pakistan
3. Virat Kohli - India
2. Mohammed Shami - India
1. Suresh Raina - India

Game 5 - Ireland v West Indies
3. Paul Stirling - Ireland
2. Ed Joyce - Ireland
1. Lendl Simmons - West Indies

Game 6 - New Zealand v Scotland
3. Trent Boult - New Zealand
2. Matt Machan - Scotland
1. Daniel Vettori - New Zealand

Game 7 - Bangladesh v Afghanistan
3. Mushfiqur Rahim - Bangladesh
2. Shakib Al Hasan - Bangladesh
1. Mashrafe Mortaza - Bangladesh

Game 8 - Zimbabwe v UAE
3. Sean Williams - Zimbawe
2. Shaiman Anwar - UAE
1. Craig Ervine - Zimbabwe

Game 9 - New Zealand v England
3. Tim Southee - New Zealand
2. Brendon McCullum - New Zealand
1. Daniel Vettori - New Zealand

Game 10 - Pakistan v West Indies
3. Andre Russell - West Indies
2. Jerome Taylor - West Indies
1. Denesh Ramdin - West Indies

Game 11 - Australia v Bangladesh - no result
Game 12 - Sri Lanka v Afghanistan
3. Mahela Jayawardene - Sri Lanka
2. Angelo Mathews - Sri Lanka
1. Thisara Perera - Sri Lanka

Game 13 - India v South Africa
3. Shikhar Dhawan - India
2. Ajinkya Rahane - India
1. Mohit Sharma - India

Game 14 - England v Scotland
3. Moeen Ali - England
2. Ian Bell - England
1. Steven Finn - England

Game 15 - West Indies v Zimbabwe
3: Chris Gayle - West Indies
2: Marlon Samuels - West Indies
1: Sean Williams - Zimbabwe

Game 16 - Ireland v UAE
3. Gary Wilson - Ireland
2. Shaiman Anwar -UAE
1. Amjad Javed - UAE

Game 17 - Scotland v Afghanistan
3. Samiullah Shenwari - Afghanistan
2. Dawlat Zadran - Afghanistan
1. Richie Berrington - Scotland

Game 18 - Sri Lanka v Bangladesh
3. Tillakaratne Dilshan - Sri Lanka
2. Kumar Sangakkara - Sri Lanka
1. Lasith Malinga - Sri Lanka

Game 19 - South Africa v West Indies
3. AB de Villiers - South Africa
2. Imran Tahir - South Africa
1. Rilee Rossouw - South Africa

Game 20 - New Zealand v Australia
3. Trent Boult - New Zealand
2. Kane Williamson - New Zealand
1. Mitchell Starc - Australia

Game 21 - India v UAE
3. Ravi Ashwin - India
2. Umesh Yadav - India
1. Rohit Sharma - India

Game 22 - Sri Lanka v England
3. Kumar Sangakkara - Sri Lanka
2. Lahiru Thirimanne - Sri Lanka
1. Joe Root - England

Game 23 - Pakistan v Zimbabwe
3. Wahab Riaz - Pakistan
2. Mohammed Irfan - Pakistan
1. Misbah-Ul-Haq - Pakistan

Game 24 - South Africa v Ireland
3. Hashim Amla - South Africa
2. Faf du Plessis - South Africa
1. Kyle Abbott - South Africa

Game 25 - Pakistan v UAE
3. Misbah-Ul-Haq - Pakistan
2. Haris Sohail - Pakistan
1. Ahmed Shehzad - Pakistan

Game 26 - Australia v Afghanistan
3. David Warner - Australia
2. Glenn Maxwell - Australia
1. Mitchell Johnson - Australia

Game 27 - Bangladesh v Scotland
3. Shakib Al Hasan - Bangladesh
2. Kyle Coetzer - Scotland
1. Mushfiqur Rahim - Bangladesh

Game 28 - India v West Indies
3. Mohammed Shami - India
2. MS Dhoni - India
1. Jason Holder - West Indies

Game 29 - Pakistan v South Africa
3. Sarfraz Ahmed - Pakistan
2. AB. de Villiers - South Africa
1. Mohammad Irfan - Pakistan

Game 30 - Ireland v Zimbabwe
3. Ed Joyce - Ireland
2. Brendan Taylor - Zimbabwe
1. Sean Williams - Zimbabwe

Game 31 - New Zealand v Afghanistan
3. Daniel Vettori - New Zealand
2. Trent Boult - New Zealand
1. Najibullah Zadran - Afghanistan

Game 32 - Australia v Sri Lanka
3. Glenn Maxwell - Australia
2. Kumar Sangakkara - Sri Lanka
1. James Faulkner - Australia

Game 33 - England v Bangladesh
3. Mahmudullah - Bangladesh
2. Mushfiqur Rahim - Bangladesh
1. Rubel Hossain - Bangladesh

Game 34 - India v Ireland
3. Shikhar Dhawan - India
2. Mohammed Shami - India
1. Niall O'Brien - Ireland

Game 35 - Sri Lanka v Scotland
3. Tillakaratne Dilshan - Sri Lanka
2. Kumar Sangakkara - Sri Lanka
1. Josh Davey - Scotland

Game 36 - South Africa v UAE
3. AB de Villiers - South Africa
2. Farhaan Behardien - South Africa
1. Morne Morkel - South Africa

Game 37 - New Zealand v Bangladesh
3. Martin Guptill - New Zealand
2. Mahmudullah - Bangladesh
1. Daniel Vettori - New Zealand

Game 38 - England v Afghanistan
3. Ian Bell - England
2. Chris Jordan - England
1. Alex Hales - England

Game 39 - India v Zimbabwe
3. Suresh Raina - India
2. Brendan Taylor - Zimbabwe
1. MS Dhoni - India

Game 41 - West Indies v UAE
3: Jason Holder - West Indies
2: Johnson Charles - West Indies
1: Jerome Taylor - West Indies

Game 42 - Pakistan v Ireland
3: Sarfraz Ahmed - Pakistan
2: Wahab Riaz - Pakistan
1: Ahmed Shehzad - Paikistan

Game 43 - Sri Lanka v South Africa
3. Imran Tahir - South Africa
2. Dale Steyn - South Africa
1. Quinton de Kock - South Africa

Game 44 - India v Bangladesh
3. Rohit Sharma - India
2. Suresh Raina - India
1. Umesh Yadav - India

Game 45 - New Zealand v West Indies
3. Martin Guptill - New Zealand
2. Trent Boult - New Zealand
1. Chris Gayle - West Indies

Semifinal 1 - New Zealand v South Africa
3. Grant Elliott - New Zealand
2. AB de Villiers - SOuth Africa
1. Brendon McCullum - New Zealand

Semifinal 2 - Australia v India
3. Steven Smith - Australia
2. Aaron Finch - Australia
1. Mitchell Johnson - Australia

Final - New Zealand v Australia
3. Mitchell Starc - Australia
2. James Faulkner - Australia
1. Grant Elliott - New Zealand


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