Highest International T20 Run Scorers in the world

Posted on June 01, 2018, 5:27 pm
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T20 is a game of excitement and commitment. In this format, the batsmen have to do a huge total run within a short range over. The batsmen who have scored a huge run in this format are frequently rare to find. The highest international T20 run scorers can be found with their inhuman excellence.

Highest International T20 Run Scorers

Top 10 highest international T20 run scorers

Some cricket players are to be remembered for their contribution in T20 cricket. Let’s have a look here.

10.AB de Villiers (SA)

When someone thinks about T20 cricket firstly he might think about AB de. From just innings of T20 cricket, he has scored 1672 runs. But his unbeaten 79 runs enlist his as one of the highest international T20 run scorers.

T20 Career Achievements List
Total Runs Total Matches Strike Rate Highest Run
1672 78 135 79*

His strike rate is 135 that might make a history. He has 140 fours and 60 sixes with 135 strike rate in T20 cricket.

09. Umar Akmal (PK)

The Pakistani T20 right-hand batsman Umar Akmal is one of the highest international T20 run scorers from the Pakistan Cricket. He has played 82 innings where he scored a huge of 1690 runs in his career.

T20 Career Achievements List
Total Runs Total Matches Strike Rate Highest Run
1690 82 122 94

But he is most familiar for his 94 runs in a single T20 innings.  He has 122 fours and 55 sixes with 122 strike rates in T20 cricket.

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08. David Warner (AUS)

The Australian left-hand batsman is most aggressive in T20 cricket rather than others. He scored a total of 1792 runs in 70 matches in T20 career. His unbeaten 90 runs made his one of the highest international T20 run scorers of all-time.

T20 Career Achievements List
Total Runs Total Matches Strike Rate Highest Run
1792 70 139 90

His total T20 runs are above 7000 in both Domestic and International cricket. He has 164 fours and 74 sixes with a huge 139 strike rate in the international T20 career.

07. Mohammad Shahzad (AFG)

The Afganistan cricket is full with newborn strikers. In T20 Mohammad Shahzad is a name of surprise. Though he is 30 years of old batsman his bat is running as like as the sword.

T20 Career Achievements List
Total Runs Total Matches Strike Rate Highest Run
1816 60 136 118

He scored a total of 1816 runs in just 60 innings that is massive. He made his position in the top 8 high scorers in T20 cricket. His strike rate is 136 plus and the highest score is 118 in a single inning.

06. Jean Paul Duminy (SA)

The South-African T20 batsman JP Duminy is remembered for his massive innings in T20 cricket. He has a total of 1822 runs from only 76 T20 matches. He made a drastic and tremendous score of unbeaten 96 runs in T20 cricket that is one of the highest international T20 runs of all time.

T20 Career Achievements List
Total Runs Total Matches Strike Rate Highest Run
1822 76 124 96

He has a good strike rate of 124 in T20 format.  He has 124 fours and 59 sixes in the international T20 career.

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05. Rohit Sharma (IND)

Rohit Sharma is a name of consistency. He played as he is a player of the unbroken wicket. In just 72 innings he scored 1852 runs that created a record of one of the highest international T20 run score.

T20 Career Achievements List
Total Runs Total Matches Strike Rate Highest Run
1852 72 135 118

He scored 118 runs in a single T20 innings that make a victory. His strike rate is 135 in T20 cricket.

04. Shoaib Malik (PK)

Shoaib Malik has positioned himself as one of the highest T20 run scorers in the history of Pakistan cricket. He has a total of 1875 runs in T20 cricket from just 95 matches. He scored a 75 run in a single innings that is his best.

T20 Career Achievements List
Total Runs Total Matches Strike Rate Highest Run
1875 95 117 75

He has 152 fours and 43 sixes with 117 strike rate in international T20 cricket.

03. Virat Kohli (IND)

The Indian living superstar Virat Kohli plays as he is born for just for scoring runs not for out. He is right-hand aggressive batsman is any formats of Test, ODI, and T20 cricket. In international cricket, he has a huge total of 1983 runs in T20 matches. For that run, he has to play just 57 innings at large.

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T20 Career Achievements List
Total Runs Total Matches Strike Rate Highest Run
1983 57 137 90

His highest total run is 90 that is his career best also in T20 cricket. In T20 cricket he has 208 fours and 40 sixes with 137 strike rate.

02. Brendon McCullum (NZ)

Brendon McCullum is one of the highest international T20 run scorers of New Zealand. His drastic and actionable bating made him as the cricket icon in the international cricket. He has scored a total of 2140 runs in just 71 T20 matches.

T20 Career Achievements List
Total Runs Total Matches Strike Rate Highest Run
2140 71 136 123

When he scored 123 runs in a single T20 innings it positioned as one of the highest runs in T20 cricket in one inning. He has 199 fours and 91 sixes with 136 strike rate in T20 format.

01. Martin Guptill (NZ)

The legendary T20 specialist Martin Guptill is a right-handed opening batsman for New Zealand cricket team. Guptil scored a total of 2271 runs in his international T20 career in just 75 matches.

T20 Career Achievements List
Total Runs Total Matches Strike Rate Highest Run
2271 75 130 105

He has a big score of 105 runs in T20 formats that is rare in short list of cricket. He has an average of 34 with 130 strike rate. He scored 173-time fours and 79-time sixes in T20.

T20 cricket is most popular for the runs in produce. In a short range, it is not so easy to create a fighting score to win.