Five All Time Top Scorers in the T20 World Cup

After a long gap and delay of about 5 years finally, the T20 World Cup 2021 has started from October which is good news for all the cricket lovers throughout the world. This year’s T20 is taking place in UAE. Till now, many cricketers have set their history by making high scores. Many cricketers are also there who have made records by scoring the top scores in T20 World Cup.

So, here are list of five all-time top scorers in the T20 world Cup. Give a look into the list and know the excellent records made by the cricketers may he be from your favorite team or opposing team. Let us look at some more controversies the T20 World Cup has faced earlier.


1.Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka):

Mahela Jayawardene is known as the top scorer in T20 world Cup with highest runs of about 1016 from 31 matches played. He is a former Sri-Lankan cricketer with leading runs. His excellent performance has made history in the cricket world and set the expectations of his fans to another level. Jayawardene is the only player to cross 1000 runs. From Year 2007-2014 he scored 1016 runs in T20 World Cup with 134.74 strike rate. Besides, in his 1016 runs in 31 matches he has scored century one time and half-century six times.



2.Chris Gayle (West Indies):

Chris Gayle is a West Indies cricketer who also set a high-score records of all time. He is in the second number after Jayawardene. He has scored 920 runs and that in 26 innings, and with 146 strike-rate. Besides, he has also played six World Cups till now. In the 920 scores, he has made two centuries also. Also, he is one of the best batsmen in cricket world. This year’s T20 will be his seventh time that he will represent West Indies. From year 2007-2016 he has played 28 matches in total.


3.Tillkaratne Dilshan (Sri Lanka):

Tillkaratne Dilshan is a Sri Lankan Cricketer and captain of Sri Lanka cricket team. His full name is Tillkaratne Mudiyanselage Dilshan and is known to be the most innovative player in cricket. His top score is 897 in 35 matches with 124 strike-rate and is the second-highest Sri Lankan cricketer. Between 2007-2016 he has constantly supported his country with his good scores. In the 897 score, he has made about six half-centuries. Also, with 101 fours and 20 sixes, he is known to be the most powerful player in Sri-Lankan player of all time.


4.Virat Kohli (India):

Virat Kohli, captain of Indian Cricket team has played about only three T20 world Cups but has included his name in the top five list of high-scorers in World cup. He has played only 16 matches but scored 777 runs and has pleased all his fans by his excellent performance. The only batsman to score more than 700 runs and the only Indian cricketer to be included in the top 5 list is him. He has set his level between the year 2012-2016 World cup edition. He has made nine half-centuries with a striking rate of 133. His tremendous and surprising play will surely made him take stand higher in the list.

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5.AB de Villiers (South Africa):

AB de Villiers is a South African cricketer with best scores. He has played in only six T20 World Cup and set his level to an extent and is in the top five high-scorers list. He has scored 717 runs with a striking rate of 143 in only six matches with five half-centuries. He is called in the name if Mr.360. Mr.360 has made 717 scores in 30 matches. Between 2007 to 2016 he has set his records of highest scorers. His best scorer is 79 not out was tremendous and made all his fans to be impressed by his playing.


So, the top five best scorers have made a record and keep on succeeding in the field with their playing skills. Each player has their signature style of playing and they are different in their own way. Here are some fantasy cricket tips which you can use to make your team in fantasy sports.

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