Top 5 players who have scored the most runs in T20 WORLD CUP
The ICC T20 World Cup is to be played in UAE and Oman from 17 October this year. If we talk about the T20 World Cup today, the record for scoring the most runs is recorded in the name of former Sri Lankan cricketer Mahela Jayawardene. A total of six T20 World Cups have been played so far and the 7th T20 World Cup is to be played under the captaincy of BCCI this year.
Let us tell you that in the case of scoring the most runs in the T20 World Cup, Team India captain Virat Kohli is the only Indian who is included in the top-5. At the same time, Virat is the only batsman, who has scored more than 700 runs in the T20 World Cup at an average of more than 85. Mahela Jayawardene of Sri Lanka is the only batsman in the T20 World Cup who has crossed the 1000 runs mark.
Let us tell you that Virat Kohli will also have a chance to leave Jayawardene behind in this T20 World Cup. Former Sri Lankan cricketer Mahela Jayawardene has scored 1016 runs in 31 T20 World Cup matches between 2007 and 2014 at an average of 39.07 and a strike rate of 134.74. One century and six half-centuries are recorded in the account of Mahela Jayawardene. At number two is West Indies' legendary batsman Chris Gayle, who has scored 920 runs at a strike rate of 146.73. Tillakaratne Dilshan of Sri Lanka has scored 897 runs at a strike rate of 124.06 and is at number three in this case.