Runs in T20 are always coming.

T20 is the hottest format in cricket nowadays for its never-fading entertainment and edge-of-the-seat climaxes.

It provides a different wavelength to the game as even the fans with less cricket knowledge can still hook into the game for its short & crispy nature.

To look into the top run-getters of T20 Internationals, we should be aware that it is relatively a newer format, and the record for the most runs in the shortest format will change hands like a baton in a quick relay race.

Some players even play more of this format than the longer formats. We have T20 specialists now who travel around the world to play just the domestic leagues.

So, who has scored the most overall runs in T20 internationals?

Here you go!

Most Runs in T20I Career

BATSMENRUNSINNINGSAVERAGE100/50HIGH SCORE
V Kohli (IND)403710951.751/37122*
R Sharma (IND)397414331.795/29121*
B Azam (PAK)374910541.193/33122
M Guptill (NZ)353111831.812/20105
P Stirling (IRE)349113627.921/23115*
A Finch (AUS)312010334.282/19172
D Warner (AUS)309910333.681/26100*
M Rizwan (PAK)30498049.981/26104*
J Buttler (ENG)292710534.841/22101*
K Williamson (NZ)25478733.960/1895

Key Stats

If you look at the detailed T20 stats of Virat Kohli, it is easy to decide that the Indian captain is the most consistent player in this format. He might be in a bad phase recently but look at the count of innings he has played to reach this list compared to the others. His batting average in a format like this is magical!

You can check here, what is the formidable batting average in every format?

On top of that, Virat Kohli, along with Rohit Sharma, remains the top 2 players with the most 50+ scores in T20I. Rohit leads the chart for the most centuries in T20 internationals.

Aaron Finch’s 172 is the highest score by a player in a T20I match.

With the amount of T20 matches increasing by the likes of tri-series and multiple bilateral series scheduled along with Tests and ODIs, the records for the most runs in twenty over cricket are going to see a lot of changes in the coming days. And we will be updating the table as soon as every T20 series gets complete.

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