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Top 10: Most Runs Against New Zealand in T20I Cricket

In this captivating T20I crickеt, wе dеlvе into thе standout pеrformеrs in tеrms of individual runs against thе formidablе Nеw Zеaland crickеt tеam. The list below comprises the top 10 batters with the most runs against New Zealand in T20I cricket and is also followed by thе kеy insights from thе list.

Most Runs Against New Zealand in T20Is

PlayerInningsRunsHigh ScoreAverage100s
Babar Azam (PAK)20755101*44.411
Mohammad Rizwan (PAK)1862298*38.87
Mohammad Hafeez (PAK)1856399*37.53
Rohit Sharma (IND)175118034.06
David Malan (ENG)12446103*44.601
Eoin Morgan (ENG)154289135.66
Fakhar Zaman (PAK)143355023.92
Jos Buttler (ENG)123317341.37
Jonny Bairstow (ENG)1333086*30.00
Tillakaratne Dilshan (SL)133247632.40

Key Insights

1: In 2012, Richard Levi from South Africa became the first batter to score a T20I century against New Zealand. Levi scored an unbeaten 117 off 51 balls while chasing 174 runs and helping his side win the match in the 16th over.

5: In this particular format, only 5 batters have managed to score centuries against them. Apart from Levi, England’s Dawid Malan, Pakistan’s Babar Azam, Suryakumar Yadav, and Shubman Gill from India have scored a T20I hundred against New Zealand.

Also Read | Shubman Gill Centuries List

27: Rohit Sharma of India holds the record for hitting the most sixes (27) against New Zealand in this format.

170.37: Pakistan’s all-rounder Shahid Afridi has the best strike rate against the Kiwis among the batters who have batted in 10 or more innings. He accumulated runs at a staggering strike rate of 170.37.

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