Most Runs in T20 World Cups
T20 World Cup organized by international cricket council. The 2014 event will be a host to 16 nations. Also Read All Time Top Scorers in ODI’s Worldcups. The inaugural event, was held in south africa 2007. Since then 4 events has been organized. India, Pakistan, England and West Indies are the winners of the event Respectively.
here we going to make the list of top 10 batsmen who scored Most Runs in T20 World Cups.
Ten Batsmen Who have Most Runs in T20 World Cups
10. Kamran Akmal – 524
9th batsmen who have most runs in T20 WCs: Pakistan’s sloppy wicket-keeper but wasn’t bad in batting, especially when comes as an opener. Kamran represented Pakistan in 30 T20 world-cup matches, which he scored 524 runs at average of just over 22. Kamran scored his runs at the strike rate of 120.20, including 3 half centuries in these runs.
10. Gautam Gambhir – 524
7th in world-cups top scorers, an aggressive left-handed India opener who is currently out from the Indian side. Gambhir played 21 matches in world cups, and scored 524 runs. His 26 runs per over average contain 118 strike rate. 4 half centuries were scored from gambhir in these 524 runs.
10. Yuvraj Singh- 530
One of the Most Dangerous Hard Hitting Batsmen in Current cricket. the hitter of famous 6 sixes. He is the 10th highest runs scorer in T20 world-cups. Yuvraj has played 26 matches in all T20 world-cups, which he scored 530 runs at an average of 27.56. Has 144 strike rate include 3 half centuries in those competitions.
8. Rohit Sharma – 556
Indian opener Rohit Sharma, who has played 22 matches in in different twenty20 world cup Editions. His total number of runs in these matches are 556, with very healthy average of 50.00. He has also very good strike rate (132). Rohit’s high score is 79* in world cup matches.
7. Kevin Pietersen – 580
South African born English handsome cricketer, is the fifth highest runs getter in T20 world cups. KP has played 15 world cups matches, and scored 580 runs. He contain very healthy average of 44.61 in these competitions. With strike rate of 126 KP has also scored 4 fifties in those world cups.
6. AB de Villiers – 607
South African super star : AB is considered to be one of the best wicket-keeper batsmen in history. He has the ability to finish the game for his side. De Villiers has played 26 matches in world cup competitions. He scored 607 runs with an average of 28 runs per over, his strike rate remained 132, which is very good in this form of the game.
5. Kumar Sangakkara – 609
The Stylish left handed, who is the greatest wicket-keeper batsmen world of cricket have ever seen. Sanga played 30 matches in all T20 world cups and scored 609 runs, with an average of almost 27. His strike rate touching 114 which is Ok if not very good.
4. Brendon McCullum – 637
The current captain of black-caps, who is the leading runs scorer in T20 internationals, is also the 6th top scorer in world cups. McCullum has scored 552 runs in 21 matches with an average of 29.05. those runs came at strike rate of 126.60. he has also a hundred and a fifty in world cups.
3. Tillakaratne Dilshan – 746
The inventer of “Dil Scoop”, is the 3rd in list most runs in t20 world cups. Dilshan’s 746 runs came in 30 matches that he played in the world cups. His highest score in world cup t20 is 96 not out. Dilshan has the 30 runs average per match, and almost 129 strike rate.
2. Chris Gayle – 807
One of the Most Dangerous Hard Hitter in cricket world. Gayle, who scored first ever century in international T20, and that was also in 1st ever world-cup south africa. Gayle is the 2nd highest runs scorer in T20 world cups. He has played 18 matches in different world cups, and scored 807 runs with an average of 44.26. 6 fifties and one centuries is also on his credit in those matches. Gayle’s 152 strike rate is the highest strike rate among top 10 runs scorers.
1. Mahela Jayawardene – 992
Next on Most Runs in T20 World Cups, Former captain of SriLankan cricket team, and one of the most experienced player in current. Mahela who have played all the T20 world-cup, have most number of runs in the tournament. He played 30 matches and scored 992 runs at an healthy average of 40.85. His tally Included 5 fifties and one century. Mahela’s strike rate remains 136.62,which is very good.