The 2021 ICC T20 World Cup has started in UAE and Oman from 17 October. Earlier this World Cup was to be held in India but due to Corona crisis, BCCI is organizing this tournament in Oman and UAE. T20 cricket means fans will get to see fours and sixes. So let us tell you about those batsmen today who has scored more runs in T20 World Cup.
Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene has scored the most runs in the T20 World Cup. Jayawardene has played these 5 T20 World Cups in the years 2007, 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2014. Jayawardene has played 31 matches and scored 1016 runs in 31 innings with an average of 39.07. He had emerged as the first batsman to score 1000 runs in T20 World Cup history. Along with this, he has also scored 1 century and 6 half-centuries in the T20 World Cup.
When it comes to T20 and Universe boss Chris Gayle’s name does not come, it cannot happen. His bat runs fiercely in T20 cricket. Gayle has played in 6 T20 World Cups held between 2007 and 2016 and was an important player of the West Indies team that won 212 World Cups in 2016 and 2016. Gayle is second in terms of scoring the most runs in the T20 World Cup. He has scored 920 runs in 26 innings of his 28 matches of the World Cup with an average of 40.00 and also scored 2 centuries and 7 half-centuries.
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Former Sri Lanka captain Tillakaratne Dilshan has appeared in 6 T20 World Cups between 2007 and 2016 and during that time he scored 897 runs in 34 innings of 35 matches with an average of 30.93. He is at number three in terms of scoring the most runs in the T20 World Cup. Along with this, he has also scored 6 half-centuries in his name.
Team India’s captain Virat Kohli, popularly known as the run machine, played in for the first time in 2012, since then he has participated in the World Cup three times and during this time he played 16 innings of 16 matches with an average of 86.33. 777 runs scored. He is his number four in terms of scoring the most runs in the T20 World Cup.
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AB DE VILLIERS
Former South African player AB de Villiers, popularly known as Mr 360 Degree, is known for his aggressive batting. He has played 6 T20 World Cups for South Africa from 2007 to 2016 and during this he has scored 717 runs in 29 innings of 30 matches with an average of 29.87. He also has five half-centuries to his name. He is number five among the highest run scorers in the T20 world.