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From Virat Kohli to Suryakumar Yadav India’s Top Five Run Scorers in T20I Format

Top 5 Players with Most Runs for India in T20Is

Top 5 Players with Most Runs for India in T20Is: In an era when the shorter format of the game is more observed and appreciated, the Indian team has produced one of the finest batsmen in the world, whose presence is acknowledged by people all over the world. It was the Indians who won the first T20I World Cup in 2007, so there is no doubt that India had great players. A number of players have cracked the list of India’s highest run scorers since the game’s shorter format was introduced, but at the moment, the new generation of players is at the top of the list.

The likes of Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, and Shikhar Dhawan are the players who are ranked in the top 5 of the highest run scorers for India in T20Is. Also in the future, there are players like Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant, and Shreyas Iyer who will be up in the list near the top five places.

So the race for the top 5 is always in competition among the Indian players, even though players never consider their performances. But these stats are a clear indication of the impact they had on the Indian team over their career in the Blue jersey.


So let’s look at the current Top 5 Players with Highest Runs Scored for India in T20Is;

#5 Shikhar Dhawan

The great Indian opener who has played wonderful innings over his career has played a larger impact and currently, he ranks in fifth place with 1759 runs in 66 innings. He had 11 half-centuries under his name with a batting average of 27.92. Currently, Shikhar Dhawan has been not available for the Indian team and their chances of playing for India in the future are not sure. so his stats are pretty much that all.

#4 Suryakumar Yadav

The Indian 360-degree player has been one of the best T20 batters India has ever produced, he is also the current No.1 T20I batter in the world. His performances over the years have earned him the accolades of best batter in the world. He has currently scored 2200 runs for India in 63 T20I matches. He has 4 centuries and 18 half-centuries under his name with a batting average of 44.89. He however still has a chance to climb up the ladder.

#3 KL Rahul

The Bangalore-based boy has been a part of the Indian T20I team for a long time and over his time he has scored 2265 runs in 68 innings making him the third-highest run scorer for India in T20Is. He has scored 22 half-centuries and 2 centuries over his career with a batting average of 37.75. His return to the Indian team in the future is certain and that is why he still has a chance to improve his place on this list.

#2 Rohit Sharma

The Hitman of Indian cricket and the current captain of the Indian cricket team Rohit Sharma has been a destructor in the shorter format of the game. His stats show why he is called the hitman of Indian cricket. Over the course of 146 innings, he has smashed 4042 runs. His tally is yet to stop as he continues to perform for India at the highest level. With five centuries and 30 half-centuries, he has a batting average of 31.82.

#1 Virat Kohli

The King of Indian cricket Virat Kohli is always on top when it comes to stats like this. In his 112 innings, he has scored 4042 with one century and 37 half-centuries. His presence in the world of shorter format is undeniable and he continues to perform at the best level. Considering his playing career he still has time and chance to push forward.


Conclusion: Indian Stars in the Shorter Format of the Game

Cricket is an extremely competitive sport, and the ranking is subject to vary based on individual performance over time. Nonetheless, athletes such as Hardik Pandya, Y Jaiswal, Shubman Gill, and Rishabh Pant are contenders to go up the rankings and remain on this list. India’s cricket is in good hands with these talented young people, and the country will always have talent for the game.

Abhinandan Krishnan
Abhinandan Krishnan
I am a passionate Digital Sports Journalist with a fervent focus on Cricket, football, and UFC. Currently employed at Stumps and Bails Company, I thrive on delivering captivating stories and insightful analysis in the ever-evolving world of sports. With a keen eye for detail and a love for the game, I strive to bring forth engaging content that resonates with sports enthusiasts worldwide. Join me on my journey as we explore the exhilarating realm of athletics, one story at a time.

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