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Babar Azam surpasses Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma to become leading run-scorer in T20Is

Babar Azam surpasses Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma to become leading run-scorer in T20Is

From Virat Kohli to Rohit Sharma, take a look at the list of batters with most runs in T20Is.

Babar Azam made history by completing 4067 T20I runs, becoming the first Pakistan batter to do so. With this achievement, he has surpassed the Indian legend Virat Kohli, who has 4037 runs. In the ongoing T20 World Cup 2024, he achieved this record during the game against the USA. Recently, in the ongoing World Cup, Rohit Sharma also became the second Indian batter to surpass 4000 runs; he now has 4026 runs in 152 matches. On that note, let us take a look at the batters with the most runs in T20Is.

PosPlayerSpanMatchesRuns
1Babar Azam (PAK)2016-20241204067
2V Kohli (INDIA)2010-20241174037
3RG Sharma (INDIA)2007-20241524026
4Martin Guptill (NZ)2009-20221223531
5PR Stirling (IRE)2009-20231343438
6AJ Finch (AUS)2011-20221033120
7DA Warner (AUS)2009-20241023067

Top 5 players with the most runs in T20Is

Babar Azam

Asian players are clearly dominating the list, with the top 3 batters hailing from the Asian continent. Pakistan’s Babar Azam holds the top spot for the most runs in T20Is, having scored 4067 runs in 120 T20I matches so far.

Virat Kohli

After spending a long time at the top spot, former Indian captain Virat Kohli has now slipped to second place in the leading run-scorer list in T20I cricket at the moment. Kohli is also the first batter to score 4,000 T20I runs.

Rohit Sharma

Current Indian skipper Rohit Sharma comes third on the list with 4026 runs. and become the second batter after Virat Kohli to complete the 4,000 run-mark in T20I cricket.

Martin Guptill

New Zealand opener Martin Guptill is at the fourth spot in the list of the highest run-scorers in T20Is. He is third on the list with 3531 runs from 122 matches.

Paul Stirling

Ireland senior opener Paul Stirling completes our list of top 5 batters with most runs in T20Is. Stirling has 23 fifties and one century to his name in the 20-over format. Overall, he has played 134 T20Is and scored 3438 runs.

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