Highest Run in T20 World Cup record-Breaking Performances
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people get involved and excited when there is a Highest Run in T20 world cup match. This is an international championship of t20 which is organized by the international cricket council and cricket association. In this match, there is a total of 20 participating teams, 12 out of which are already auto-selected from the previous t20 world cup match based on their great performance. The tournament has been held every two years. The t20 world cup is of 20 teams in all with four teams of five in each group. Then two top teams are selected for the super eights fight. The T20 world cup of 2024 will be held by the United States and the West Indies. The first t20 world cup was held in 2007 and till 2022, a total of eight t20 tournaments has been played.
There have been amazing record-breaking performances in the t20 world cup till now. Many players made their benchmark by scoring the highest run in the t20 world cup tournament. Players like Jos Buttler, David Warner, Rohit Sharma, and Shakib AL Hasan, have higher chances of reaching a breakthrough for bowling, batting, and fielding at the tournament. If we talk about who scored the most runs in the t20 international, below are the players who become role models for people who love cricket:
- Mahela Jayawardena is the only player to reach a four-span number of total runs in batting across the t20 world cup.
- However, Mahela who is a former Sri Lanka captain has his score under threat from India’s players Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, and Australian player David Warner.
Top 10: Total runs
Mahela Jayawardena (SL) 1016 31
Chris Gayle (WI) 965 33
Tillakaratne Dilshan (SL) 897 35
Rohit Sharma (IND) 847 33
Virat Kohli (IND) 845 21
David Warner (AUS) 762 30
AB de Villiers (SA) 717 30
Shakib Al Hasan (BAN) 698 31
Kumar Sangakkara (SL) 661 31
Shoaib Malik (PAK) 646 34
Virat Kohli is also one step ahead when it comes to scoring the most runs in the t20 world cup.
Which Team scored the Most Runs in the T20 World Cup?
The T20 world cup tournament has seen massive total runs and victories across the years. While you always look for a specific person who scored the highest runs in the match, there are teams as well who are the t20 world cup highest run-scorer team. Let’s check a few of them:
1- Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka scored an amazing total of 260 runs in the seventh t20 world cup match. They played against Kenya for 20 overs. Batsman Sanath Jayasuriya gave his team a breakthrough starting the game. Other players like Southpaw, captain Mahela Jayawardene, and Jehan Mubarak also stole the show.
a match to remember between South Africa and Britain held in 2016 at Wankhede Stadium where batting was first given to South Africa. They scored 229 runs which seems doubtful score by the opposite team. However, Player Joe Root of England turns the tables. He contributed a good amount of runs to England's total team score making 83 runs in 44 balls. England at last scored 230 runs, which is the second-highest score of the t20 world cup match.
3- South Africa
in the breakthrough tournament discussed above, South Africa scored 229 runs in total which is the third-highest score in the t20 world cup. The main contributor to this game from the South African team was Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock, and JP Duminy.
T20 played in 2007 is a match to remember. Yuvraj Singh’s amazing performance of six sixes supported India in scoring 218 runs in just 20 overs. He scored a total of 58 runs in 16 balls. Other players like Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag made great runs of total 136 runs in partnership at the opening. They scored 218 runs to win over England (200 runs) by 18 runs.
Who has scored the Highest Number of Runs in T20 History?
Here Indian player has made its benchmark by scoring the highest number of runs in T20 history. Guess who? Virat Kohli is the highest run-scorer in T20 world cup history. He scored a total of 1141 runs in 27 matches. Other high run-score players like Mahela Jayawardene (1016 runs from 31 matches), Chris Gayle (965 runs from 33 matches), Rohit Sharma ( 963 runs from 39 matches), And Tillakaratne Dilshan (897 runs from 35 matches), there are surely new strategies and gameplan of every player which comes into the role in T20 world cup match. Virat Kohli has an extraordinary average of 81.50, which is the highest among the top 10. He has been selected as the most valuable player twice in T20 world cup tournaments for his great performances in the 2014 and 2016 world cup match.
Who Has Taken Most Wickets in the T20 World Cup?
Bowlers keep on introducing new techniques to take wickets in the world cup. For now, Bangladesh's versatile person Shakib Al Hasan has taken the T20 world cup wickets with 47 wickets in 36 games. He is a left-arm spinner who outruns Pakistan player Shahid Afridi in a wickets game. Not just bowling, Shakib scored 742 runs in 36 matches making an amazing score for the team.
T20 is not just about scoring runs. It has many other aspects like bowling, fielding, who took the most wickets, who has an amazing average score, who is a good catcher, and so on. Whenever T20 is held, players as well as watchers love to be part of it. All cricket fans wait for this big-time tournament which held every two years starting from 2007, the next one will be held in 2024. Every country in their techniques and tricks has earned their position in the T20 world cup match and with time players are now introducing new strategies to make their stand in the game. People across countries wait for this day and see the best teams play and win the show. Next T20 which will be held in 2024 will be bigger and greater than all, just like every year.
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