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The Record of Scoring the Most Runs in T20 Internationals

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The Record of Scoring the Most Runs in T20 Internationals

The ICC debuted the


 T20 World Cup




South Africa


 in 2007. After then, the T20 format saw a substantial rise in popularity across the world, not just in India. On a batter's career, it had a big impact. Given that players had more offensive strength in the T20 format, it undoubtedly succeeded in altering the way they played the game.


Let's examine each player's 


highest score in T20 international according to the statistics for cricket.


Most Runs in T20 World Cup

Mahela Jayawardene Mahela Jayawardene, a former captain, has amassed the 


most international runs in cricket (1016) in the history of the T20 World Cup. Between 2007 and 2014, he participated in five T20 World Cups on behalf of Sri Lanka. He wasn't known for his aggressive batting, contrary to the format's assumption, but he eventually advanced to become one of the best top-order batters ever. Jayawardene made a huge contribution to his nation's success in the 2014 ICC competition with 158 runs. The most fours were scored by the illustrious Sri Lankan player during the T20 World Cup, which he also won.



Most Runs in T20 World Cup 2007 

Matthew Hayden 

At the 2007 T20 World Cup, Australian opener Matthew Hayden scored the most runs in T20 international play. One of the most dangerous batters at the time, Hayden was a well-liked player who did a great job of moving the team forward with his aggressive batting. Australia was eliminated in the semifinals despite Hayden making 62 of 47 shots.



Most Runs in T20 World Cup 2009 

Tillakaratne Dilshan  Dilshan, a national icon in Sri Lanka, amassed 317


 highest international runs during the 2009 T20 World Cup. He helped save the national sport by representing Sri Lanka in five T20 World Cups between 2007 and 2014. Although Sri Lanka lost to




 in the final T20 game of the year, he was essential in getting his team to the T20 World Cup finals.



Most Runs in T20 World Cup 2010

Mahela Jayawardene Mahela Jayawardene amassed the most international runs—302—even during the 2010 T20 World Cup. He consistently delivered his team fantastic performances up until the final game.


 Jayawardene was a devout and honourable athlete from his nation who used to hold himself high for the benefit of his team. Furthermore, he was ruthless to the opposition batters, striking out at a rate of 158.78 percent.



Most Runs in T20 World Cup 2012

Shane Watson  Former Australian all-rounder Shane Watson amassed the


 most runs in T20 international in 2012 World Cup (249). Watson has consistently ranked among the best all-around players in cricket matches. With 11 wickets in 6 games, he also had the second-highest wicket total at the 2012 T20 World Cup. The Caribbeans were able to win the tournament for their squad in the championship game despite his all-around success.



Most Runs in T20 World Cup 2014

Virat Kohli

The 2014 T20 World Cup saw 319 


highest international runs scored by India's current captain, Virat Kohli. Currently, he is the best player in the world in every format. His average is 20, whereas the country as a whole is 50.5. India's ability to get to the championship is due to his superb batting.


But India came in second place at the 2014 T20 World Cup.


Highest Runs in T20 World Cup 2016 

Tamim Iqbal Tamim Iqbal, a former team captain for Bangladesh, scored 295 runs in the 2016 T20 World Cup. In the history of the Bangladeshi team, Tamim is perhaps the best opener. When he first began representing Bangladesh in 2007, 




 lost to India in a thrilling match in the quarterfinals.



Most Runs in 2021 T20 World Cup 

Babar Azam The T20 World Cup in 2021 took a few unexpected turns for most of the teams. In that edition, Pakistan's skipper, Babar Azam, scored 303 runs in 3 games to lead his team to victory. He had a 126.25 strike rate while playing at a 60.60 average. They gave it their all, but they were unable to raise the World Cup trophy.



Most Runs In T20 WC By Indian Player 

Rohit Sharma In the T20 World Cups, Rohit Sharma has amassed the


 highest international runs. He has constantly played for India since the first World Cup season. He has appeared in 33 games and scored 800 runs, making him one of the team's important players.


 His strike rate remains constant throughout all of his playing formats at 131.52. During the T20 World Cup, he has consistently been on fire, scoring eight times or more.


 Babar Azam, though, has exceeded the mark the most of any batter in the World Cup four times.


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