Most runs in T20Is in 2021

2021 proved to be a wholesome year for many cricketers. Let's take a look at the cricketers with the most runs in T20Is in 2021.

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2021 proved to be a wholesome year for many cricketers. Competing against countries after a lockdown of indefinite time was somewhat hard but few cricketers executed their best this year and enlisted their names in some of the prestigious records. Let's take a look at the cricketers with the most runs in T20Is in 2021.

1. Mohammad Rizwan

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Mohammed Rizwan of Pakistan scored the most runs in T20I cricket this year. Rizwan has been nothing but extremely phenomenal this year. His individual contribution to the team along with some great partnerships with Babar Azam proved to be the most crucial part of Pakistan's matches. Also, he became the first batter to reach the land landmark of 2000 T20I runs in a single calendar year. In every tournament, he lifted the Pakistan team in the best way possible with his batting skills. Some of his best knocks of this year came in the 2021 T20 World Cup. The Pakistani cricketer scored 1326 runs this year in 29 matches with an average of 73.66 and a strike rate of 134. 89. Lastly, his highest score of this year was 104*.

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2. Babar Azam

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The second spot on the list of the most runs in T20Is this year is taken by the Pakistani captain Babar Azam. 2021 is surely one of the most remarkable and memorable years of him as he reached many heights in the sport this year. He stole the limelight after his terrific performance in the T20 World Cup, especially against India. Some of his best knocks of this year came in the T20I world cup and the T20 matches series England. Also, his prolific performance helped Pakistan in the T20I series against West Indies as well. The Pakistan skipper played 29 matches this year and scored 939 runs with the highest score being 122 with an average of 37.56 and a strike rate of 127.58.

3. Martin Guptill

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The next ranking on this prestigious list has been obtained by Martin Guptill. The Kiwi opener has always been one of the crucial players of the New Zealand team. In 18 T20I matches, Martin hit 678 runs with his highest score being 97 with an average of 37.66 and a strike rate of 145.49. Also, he smashed 5 half-centuries this year to aggregate the total score.

4. Mitchell Marsh

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Mitchell Marsh of Australia is the 4th cricketer on this list as he scored 627 runs in 21 T20I matches this year. He also smashed 6 half-centuries and completed this year with his highest score being 77 with an average of 36.88 and a strike rate of 129.81.

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5. Jos Buttler

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Jos Buttler sits on the 5th rank of this list with 589 T20I runs in 14 matches. The present vice-captain of the England cricket team scored 1 century and 5 half-centuries this year with the highest score being 101*. Also, he completed his T20I matches this year with an average of 65.44 and a strike rate of 143.30.

6. Mohammad Naim

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Mohammad Naim is sitting on the 6th rank of this prestigious list of most runs in T20Is this year. The Bangladeshi cricketer played 26 T20I matches in 2021 where he aggregated 575 runs with an average of 23.00 and a strike rate of 100.34. Also, he hit 3 half-centuries this year and his highest score was 64.

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7. Aiden Markram

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The next batter on this list is Aiden Markram of South Africa. The Proteas batter played in 18 T20I matches this year and aggregated 570 runs. He smashed 6 half-centuries as well to score the total runs. His highest score of the year was 70 and he completed his T20I matches this year with an average of 43.84 and a strike rate of 148.82.

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8. Quinton de Kock

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Sitting on the 8th rank on this list, Quinton de Kock played 14 T20I matches this year. The former captain of the South African cricket team aggregated 524 runs in T20I matches in 2021 where his highest score was 72. He aggregated all these runs with an average of 43.66 and a strike rate of 131.32.

9. Mahmudullah

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Mahmudullah is the 9th ranked cricketer on this list as he scored 496 T20I runs in 26 matches this year. The Bangladeshi T20I captain also hit 2 half-centuries this year with the highest score of 52 with an average of 23.61 and a strike rate of 105.30.

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10. Evin Lewis

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The last but not the least cricketer on today's least is Evin Lewis of the West Indies cricket team. The Trinidadian cricketer played 18 T20I matches in 2021 where he aggregated 489 runs with the highest score of 79. He also hit 2 half-centuries in this year as well and completed the year with an average of 28.76 and a strike rate of 155.73.

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