Top 5 Batsmen with most runs in World T20 : In Test Cricket, Batsmen first defend and then score runs. In ODI cricket, Batsmen look to attack, but there is a danger of being bowled by opponents before playing full quota of 50 overs. But in T20I Cricket, Batsmen always trying to hit every ball they face. There are batsmans who have done consistently well in the event – T20 World Cup. The ICC T20I World Cup event to be held in India. Here we take a look at Top 6 Batsmen with most runs in World T20.
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Brendon McCullum – 637 Runs
Only few batsmans can smash any bowling attack in the manner in which this Kiwi batsmen can. He recently retired from all formats of cricket, New Zealand team will surely miss him in this World T20. He is most loved player in India because and one of the greatest entertainer in cricket. He played 25 innings in World T20 and scored 637 with a strike-rate of 128.42. His average is 28.95 featuring 67 fours and 19 sixes. His best score is 123 against Bangladesh in Kandy.
Kumar Sangakkara – 661 Runs
The southpaw of Sri Lankan cricket Kumar Sangakkara entertained his fans in World T20 with his class batting. He has retired from all forms of cricket but still he is in 4th place in this list. He scored 661 runs in 30 innings at an average of 25.42 including 4 fifties. His strike-rate is 112.22 and slaped 63 fours and 11 sixes. His highest score in this event is 68 against West Indies in Barbados.
Tillakaratne Dilshan – 764 Runs
TM Dilshan, who introduced the Dilscoop shot in the World T20 in England, has played 30 innings and scored 764 runs with a strike-rate of 124.22. His average is 29.38 featuring 88 fours and 15 sixes. His top score in this event is 96 not out against West Indies in London.
Chris Gayle – 807 Runs
Chris Gayle is the batsmen who can take the match from the opposition within few overs and has many fans around the world because of his dangerous batting. When he is in form, no one can stop him from smashing boundaries. He has scored 807 runs in just 22 innings with an amazing average of 40.35. His strike-rate is massive 141.82 and slaped 67 fours and 49 sixes. His best knock is 117 against South Africa in the first ever World T20 match in 2007.
Mahela Jayawardene – 1016 Runs
Mahela Jayawardene, the greatest Test batsmen adjusted his game to the demands of T20 cricket. He would open the innings and cemented a strong foundation for middle order batsmans. He has retired from all formats of International cricket. He scored 1016 runs including a century and 6 fifties in 31 innings. His stike-rate is 134.74 and average is impressive 39.07. He has hit 111 fours and 25 sixes. His best knock is 100 against Zimbabwe in Guyana, West Indies.
[Last Updated – 08/03/2016]