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List of Top 10 Most Runs in T20 Cricket History

Top 10 Most Runs in T20 Cricket: Cricket is one of the most entertaining and followed sports across the world. It has gained significant importance in the Indian Sub-Continent, Australia, Europe, Africa and now gaining stagnant importance in the Americas and the Middle East. England is the home of test cricket. Cricket was professionally played in England and Australia in the initial stage. The English and Aussies were the first nations to compete in an international cricketing fixture that was a test match.

Player Span Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 0 4s 6s
V Kohli (INDIA) 2010-2021 90 84 24 3159 94* 52.65 2272 139.04 0 28 3 285 90
MJ Guptill (NZ) 2009-2021 102 98 7 2939 105 32.29 2148 136.82 2 17 3 256 147
RG Sharma (INDIA) 2007-2021 111 103 15 2864 118 32.54 2061 138.96 4 22 6 252 133
AJ Finch (AUS) 2011-2021 76 76 10 2473 172 37.46 1646 150.24 2 15 5 248 107
Mohammad Hafeez (PAK) 2006-2021 113 103 11 2429 99* 26.40 2008 120.96 0 14 7 241 74
PR Stirling (IRE) 2009-2021 86 85 7 2401 115* 30.78 1733 138.54 1 18 9 278 85
EJG Morgan (ENG) 2009-2021 107 101 19 2360 91 28.78 1707 138.25 0 14 3 179 116
Shoaib Malik (ICC/PAK) 2006-2020 116 106 31 2335 75 31.13 1880 124.20 0 8 1 192 61
DA Warner (AUS) 2009-2020 81 81 9 2265 100* 31.45 1621 139.72 1 18 6 218 89
Babar Azam (PAK) 2016-2021 61 56 9 2204 122 46.89 1687 130.64 1 20 2 231 33

Earlier, Cricket was played in the test format where the players would play for a span of four to five days. The test format is comprised of two innings where the team which scores more runs wins the match. As Cricket went into the developing stages, the 50-over One Day format and 20-over T-20 format started to gain pace and developed rapidly. The limited-overs Format was quickly adapted by the players and the first limited overs ODI World Cup was played in 1975 and the first T-20 World Cup was played in 2007.

Cricket is one of the fastest evolving sport in the world and the players don’t leave behind any effort to entertain the fans. Batting professionally with a cool temperament and scoring quick runs for the team is the highlight of the T-20 Format. Many legends have managed to score quick hundreds and entertain their fans on many occasions. However, consistency is the key, and scoring runs for the team continually is an important part of cricket.

Here is the list of Top 10 Most Runs in T-20:

Top 10 Most Runs in T20 Cricket Scored by Batsmen

#10 Babar Azam, Pakistan 

(2204 Runs)

Babar Azam in T20
Babar Azam in T20

One of the most classical batsmen of the world Babar Azam is a Pakistani Right-Handed Batsman who bats at the top order. Azam is one of the most successful batsmen for Pakistan in T-20 as well as ODI Cricket. He is highly praised for his elegant batting skills, patience, and cool temperament.

Babar Azam has scored 2,204 runs in 61 T-20 Internationals which is the 10th most runs in T-20 by any batsman. His highest score in T-20 is 122 and he has smashed 20 half-centuries and 1 century in his career. Azam averages 46.89 and has a strike rate of 130.64 in T-20’s.

#9 David Warner, Australia

(2265 Runs)

David Warner in T20
David Warner in T20

David Warner is a former Australian Skipper who is well known for his aggressive batting on-field and brilliant fielding abilities. A Left-Handed Opening Batsman, Warner has been the most successful batsman for Australia in the limited-overs fixtures. He had also bowled on a few occasions to help Australia grab some crucial wickets.

David Warner has scored 2,265 runs in his 81 T-20 Internationals matches career which is the 9th most runs in T-20 by any batsman. His highest score in T-20 is 100 and he has smashed 18 half-centuries and 1 century in his career. Warner averages 31.45 has a decent strike rate of 139.72.

#8 Shoaib Malik, Pakistan

(2335 Runs)

Shoaib Malik in T20
Shoaib Malik in T20

Shoaib Malik is a Pakistani Batting All-Rounder who was better known for his power hitting and deviating spin. Malik is the most successful batsman for Pakistan in limited-overs fixtures. He played for Pakistan’s side in the middle order and bowled in the middle overs. Malik was an explosive batsman and has contributed to Pakistan significantly.

Shoaib Malik has scored 2,335 runs in T-20 Internationals which is the 8th most runs in T-20 by any batsman and also the second most runs by any Pakistani in T-20. His highest score in T-20 is 75 and he has smashed 8 half-centuries and no centuries in his career. Malik averaged 31.13 in T-20’s and had a strike rate of 124.20.

#7 Paul Stirling, Ireland

(2343 Runs)

Paul Stirling in T20
Paul Stirling in T20

Paul Stirling is the only member of the Ireland team to feature in the top 10 most runs in T-20. Stirling is the most successful batsman for Ireland in limited-overs fixtures. Stirling is a top-order batsman who scores runs at a quick pace for his team. Stirling is widely known for his brilliant batting skills and composed human nature.

Paul Stirling has scored 2,343 runs in T-20 Internationals which is the 7th  most runs in T-20 by any batsman and also the most runs by any Irish Batsman in T-20. His highest score in T-20 is 115* and he has smashed 18 half-centuries and 1 century in his T-20 career. Stirling averages 30.82 in T-20’s and has a strike rate of 138.88.

#6 Eoin Morgan, England

(2360 Runs)

Eoin Morgan in T20
Eoin Morgan in T20

Eoin Morgan is a Left-Handed Middle-order batsman who represents the England National Team. Morgan is the Captain of the Sri Lankan side in the limited-overs formats. He is one of the most successful batsmen for England to date. His performance in major international events is simply commendable and appreciated.

Eoin Morgan has scored 2360 runs in 107 T-20 International matches played in his career which is the 6th most runs in T-20 by any batsman. His highest score in T-20 is 91 and he has smashed 14 half-centuries and no centuries in his T-20 career. Morgan averages 28.78 and ha: a strike rate of 138.35.

#5 Mohammad Hafeez, Pakistan

(2429 Runs)

Mohammad Hafeez in T20
Mohammad Hafeez in T20

Pakistan Cricket would have been incomplete without its most successful batsman in limited-overs International fixtures, Mohammad Hafeez. Mohammed Hafeez is a right-handed top-order batsman who is popularly known for his extravagant skills, extraordinary technique, and notable aggression. Hafeez has smashed every great bowler off the ground.

Hafeez has scored 2429 runs in his fifteen years long International career till now which is the 5th most runs in T-20 by any batsman and the most runs by any Pakistani in T-20. His highest score in T-20 is 99* and he has smashed 14 half-centuries and no centuries in his T-20 career. Hafeez averages 26.40 and has a strike rate of 120.96 in T-20’s.

#4 Aaron Finch, Australia

(2473 Runs)

Aaron Finch in T20
Aaron Finch in T20

Aaron Finch is an Australian Right-Handed batsman who is the Opening Batsman for his side and the current Skipper. Finch is the most successful batsman for Australia in T-20. Finch is also a Right-Arm Off Spinner who bowls rarely and picks up handy wickets for his team. Finch is widely praised for his explosive batting and brilliant technique.

Aaron Finch has scored 2,473 runs in T-20 Internationals which is the 4th most runs in T-20 by any batsman and the most runs by any Australian batsman in T-20. His highest score in T-20 is 172 and he has smashed 15 half-centuries and 2 centuries in his T-20 career. Finch averages 37.46 and has a massive strike rate of 150.24.

#3 Rohit Sharma, India

(2864 Runs)

Rohit Sharma in T20
Rohit Sharma in T20

Rohit Sharma is one of the greatest batsmen India could ever get in a lifetime. Sharma is a Right-Handed Batsman who bats for India at the top order. Rohit Sharma was a part of India’s maiden T-20 World Cup-winning side and also the Champions Trophy Triumph. Sharma is fondly known for his brilliant class and temperament while batting.

Rohit Sharma has scored 2864 runs in 111 T-20 International matches which is the 3rd most runs in T-20 by any batsman. His highest score in T-20 is 118  and he has smashed 22 half-centuries and 4 centuries in his career. Sharma averages 32.54 in T-20 and has a strike rate of 139.96. He is the second most successful batsman for India in T-20.

#2 Martin Guptill, New Zealand

(2939 Runs)

Martin Guptill in T20
Martin Guptill in T20

Martin Guptill is a New Zealand Opening Batsman who is popularly known for his excellent batting skills and extremely talented run-scoring ability. Guptill had also led the Sri Lankan side before Kane Williamson and is the most successful batsman for New Zealand in T-20. Guptill was the opener of New Zealand.

Martin Guptill has scored 2,939 runs in his 12 tears long T-20 International career which is the 2nd most runs in T-20 by any batsman and the most runs by any Kiwi batsman. His highest score in T-20 is 105 and he has smashed 17 half-centuries and 2 centuries in his T-20 career. Guptill averages 32.29 and had a strike rate of 138.82.

#1 Virat Kohli, India

(3159 Runs)

Virat Kohli in T20
Virat Kohli in T20

Widely recognized as the Run Machine, Virat Kohli is the present Captain of the Indian Cricket Team across all formats. Virat Kohli is a Right-Handed top-order batsman and the only player to cross 3,000 runs in T-20 cricket till now. Kohli is known for his extraordinary technique of batting and the passionating aggression he shows on the field.

Virat Kohli has scored 3,159 runs in T-20 Internationals which is the most runs in T-20 by any batsman. His highest score in T-20 is 94* and he has smashed 28 half-centuries and no centuries in his T-20career. Kohli averages a record 52.65 and has the highest strike rate of 139.04. Kohli still has a long way to go in his career and is certainly expected to break many more records.

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