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Top 10 players who have scored most runs in international T20

Jan 2, 2019 15:03 IST
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At the present time, international T20 matches are rarely held, but due to the domestic T20 leagues being held in different countries, it has become quite popular. The impact of the explosive batting by batsmen in T20 matches can be seen in ODIs and Test matches asbecause every batsman's strike rate of the current time is much better than the batsmen who played 20 years ago. In this article, we are giving details of the top 10 players who have scored most runs in international T20 matches. Currently Martin Guptil is the highest run scorer in the T-20 Matches followed by Hitman Rohit Sharma and Shoaib Malik.

Top 10 players who have scored most runs in international T20 matches are as follows;

1. Brendon Mccullum (New Zealand)

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In the list of cricketers who have scored most runs in international T20 matches, former New Zealand’s captain and explosive batsman Brendon McCullum is on the first place. Brendon McCullum has scored 2140 runs in 70 innings of 71 matches and he has unbeaten on 10 times.

Batting Records of Brendon McCullum in T20

Matches: 71
Runs: 2140
Highest Score: 123
Average: 35.66
Strike Rate: 136.21
100/50: 2/13
Fours/Sixes: 199/91
zero: 3 times

2. Rohit Sharma

Matches: 90
Runs:
2237
Highest Score:
118
Average:
32.89
Strike Rate:
137.84
100/50:
4/15
Fours/Sixes:
201/98
zero:
6 times

3. Virat Kohli (India)

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In the list of cricketers who have scored most runs in international T20 matches, Indian captain Virat Kohli is on the second place. Virat Kohli has scored 2167 runs in 65 matches and he has unbeaten on 16 times.

Batting Records of Virat Kohli in T20

Matches: 65
Runs: 2167
Highest Score: 96 Not out
Average: 49.25
Strike Rate: 137.84
100/50: 0/19
Fours/Sixes: 218/48
zero: 2 times

4. Tillakaratne Dilshan (Sri Lanka)

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In the list of cricketers who have scored most runs in international T20 matches, former Sri Lankan right-handed explosive batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan is on the third place. Tillakaratne Dilshan has scored 1889 runs in 79 innings of 80 matches and he has unbeaten on 12 times.

Batting Records of Tillakaratne Dilshan in T20

Matches: 80
Runs: 1889
Highest Score: 104 Not Out
Average: 28.19
Strike Rate: 120.54
100/50: 1/13
Fours/Sixes: 223/33
zero: 10 times

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5. Martin Guptill (New Zealand)

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In the list of cricketers who have scored most runs in international T20 matches, New Zeland’s right-handed opening batsman Martin Guptill is on the fourth place. Martin Guptill has scored 2271 runs in 75 matches and he has unbeaten on 7 times.

Batting Records of Martin Guptill in T20

Matches: 75
Runs: 2271
Highest Score: 105 Not Out
Average: 34.40
Strike Rate: 130.15
100/50: 2/14
Fours/Sixes: 200/103
zero: 2 times

6. Shoaib Malik (Pakistan)

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In the list of cricketers who have scored most runs in international T20 matches, Pakistani batsman Shoaib Malik is on the fifth place. Shoaib Malik has scored 2190 runs in 108 matches and he has unbeaten on 30 times.

Batting Records of Shoaib Malik in T20

Matches: 108
Runs: 2190
Highest Score: 75
Average: 30.84
Strike Rate: 117.63
100/50: 0/7
Fours/Sixes: 178/60
zero: 1 times

7. Mohammad Shahzad (Afghanistan)

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In the list of cricketers who have scored most runs in international T20 matches, Afghan explosive batsman Mohammad Shahzad is on the sixth place. Mohammad Shahzad has scored 1936 runs in 65 matches and he has unbeaten on 3 times.

Batting Records of Mohammad Shahzad in T20

Matches: 65
Runs: 1936
Highest Score: 118 Not Out
Average: 31.22
Strike Rate: 136.84
100/50: 1/12
Fours/Sixes: 218/72
zero: 3 times

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8. J P Duminy (South Africa)

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In the list of cricketers who have scored most runs in international T20 matches, South African middle order batsman J P Duminy is on the seventh place. J P Duminy has scored 1878 runs in 78 matches and he has unbeaten on 23 times.

Batting Records of J P Duminy in T20

Matches: 78
Runs: 1878
Highest Score: 96 Not Out
Average: 37.91
Strike Rate: 123.90
100/50: 0/11
Fours/Sixes: 133/66
zero: 6 times

9. David Warner (Australia)

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In the list of cricketers who have scored most runs in international T20 matches, Australian explosive opening batsman David Warner is on the eighth place. David Warner has scored 1792 runs in 70 matches and he has unbeaten on 3 times.

Batting Records of David Warner in T20

Matches: 70
Runs: 1792
Highest Score: 90 Not Out
Average: 26.35
Strike Rate: 139.24
100/50: 0/13
Fours/Sixes: 164/74
zero: 5 times

10. Umar Akmal (Pakistan)

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In the list of cricketers who have scored most runs in international T20 matches, Pakistani batsman Umar Akmal is on the ninth place. Umar Akmal has scored 1690 runs in 77 innings of 82 matches and he has unbeaten on 14 times.

Batting Records of  Umar Akmal in T20

Matches: 82
Runs: 1690
Highest Score: 94
Average: 26.82
Strike Rate: 122.90
100/50: 0/8
Fours/Sixes: 122/55
zero: 8 times

List of 10 highet run scorers in the T-20 matches is as follows;

Player

Runs

Average

 Martin Guptil

2271

34.40

 Rohit Sharma

2237

32.89

 Shoaib Malik

2190

30.84

 Virat Kohli

2167

49.25

 BB McCullum

2140

35.66

 Md. Shahzad

1936

31.22

 Md. Hafeez

1908

24.46

 Tm. Dilshan

1889

28.19

 J.P. Duminy

1858

37.91

 Davis Warner

1792

26.74


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