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Highest run scorer in T20 World Cup history

By Ravi - June 13, 2024 - Last updated on Jun 15, 2024 12:21 PM
Highest run scorer in T20 World Cup history

Highest run scorer in T20 World Cup history

The T20 World Cup is where cricket's brightest talents come to play, making the pitch a stage for spectacular performances and staggering record-breaking moments. Over the years, the tournament has seen exceptional batting prowess who have not only entertained but also scored consistently good runs for their team.

5. Tillakaratne Dilshan (Sri lanka)

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Tillakaratne Dilshan has scored 897 T20 World Cup runs in 35 matches at an average of 30.93 and a strike rate of 124.06. His highest score was an unbeaten 96 against the West Indies in the 2009 tournament, which shows his ability to dominate on the world stage.

4. Rohit Sharma (India)

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Rohit Sharma is behind Chris Gayle with 963 runs in 39 matches at an average of 34.39 and a strike rate of 127.88. Rohit Sharma, popularly known as 'Hitman', is preparing for the T20 World Cup 2024

3. Chris Gayle (West Indies)

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Universe Boss Chris Gayle's innings is less about batting and more about explosive performances, scoring 965 runs in 33 matches at an average of 34.46 and a strike rate of (142.75). His record 117 runs in the first T20 World Cup in 2007 After calling time on his international career, Gayle's influence is still immense, and his legacy as a powerhouse is well secured in the history of T20 cricket.

2. Mahela Jayawardene (Sri lanka)

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Mahela Jayawardene has scored 1,016 runs in 31 matches at an average of 39.07 and a strike-rate of 134.74 and his style can put any batsman to shame. Jayawardene's century (100) against the West Indies in 2010 was a masterclass in keeping track of the ball and playing your shots brilliantly. He was also part of the Sri Lankan team that won the T20 World Cup in 2014.

1. Virat Kohli (India)

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Virat Kohli has not only scored 1,141 runs in 27 matches at an average of 81.50 and a strike rate of 131.30, but his brilliant shot selection and ability to stay composed even in chases has led to 14 half-centuries, the most in the history of the tournament. Kohli's highest score was an unbeaten 89 against the West Indies in the 2016 semi-final.

Also Read: List of 10 lowest team scores in T20 World Cup history

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