As we all know, the 9th edition of the ICC T20 World Cup is set to take place in 2024, and as a result, this calendar year will see T20I cricket being played to a large extent. These games will act as a means of preparation for the team and can be seen as the precursor to T20 cricket’s marquee event.

T20 is a game of boundaries and sixes, and this is how batsmen score the bulk of their runs in this format. Since this is a World Cup year, we can expect records to be created or broken by the players in this unpredictable format of the game.

One thing that keeps on changing till the end of this year will be the number of runs scored, and here is a list that contains the top 10 run-getters in the T20I format for the year 2024.

Most Runs in T20I in 2024

PlayerRunsInningsHigh ScoreStrike Rate
Babar Azam (PAK)6601875132.79
Kendel Kadowaki-Fleming (JPN)529 12109*159.33
Mohammad Rizwan (PAK)5161690*121.98
Ibrahim Zadran (AFG)5121872*110.58
Rahmanullah Gurbaz (AFG)4931880130.07
Sabaorish Ravichandran (JPN)4321386*158.24
Babar Hayat (HKG)41715110150.00
Towhid Hridoy (BAN)4161758132.90
Fakhar Zaman (PAK)4151578152.57
Nizakat Khan (HKG)4101681 134.86

Key Insights

New Zealand’s Finn Allen (~200) has the best strike rate for a batter with 50 or more runs in T20Is in 2024.

More than 16 batters have scored 50 or more in an innings in the first month itself. Among them, Babar Azam has crossed the 50-run mark in a T20I innings thrice, all against New Zealand and India’s Shivam Dube has done it twice.

There have been 2 centuries in this format already. While Finn Allen has cracked the first T20I ton, India skipper Rohit Sharma became the 2nd one to do so.

During the 3rd T20I between New Zealand and Pakistan, Finn Allen smashed a whopping 16 sixes, equalling the feat of most sixes by a batter in a T20I innings.

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