Top 8 run-scorers of T20 World Cup 2021
T20 World Cup 2021 witnessed some of the best performances by cricketers with both bat and ball. Many broke several records and registered some memorable moments in T20 history. Let's take a look at the top 8 run scorers of the T20 World Cup 2021.
1. Babar Azam
Babar Azam, the captain of the Pakistan cricket team is the highest run-scorer of the T20 World Cup 2021. Pakistan got eliminated from the tournament in the semi-final against Australia. Babar Azam led the team to victories and played some incredible knocks for the team as well. In 6 innings, the Pakistani cricketer aggregated 303 runs with an average of 60.60 and a strike rate of 126.25. Also, he hit 4 half-centuries with the highest score of 70.
2. David Warner
The 2021 T20 world cup has been a blessing for David Warner. After getting sacked from Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL 2021, David Warner prove this caliber in this tournament and scored 289 runs for Australia in 7 innings. Some of his crucial knocks helped the team to reach the final and also win the trophy. Lastly, he played at a batting average of 48.16 and scored 3 half-centuries.
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3. Mohammad Rizwan
Mohammad Rizwan is the second Pakistani cricketer to be on this list after Babar Azam. He played in 6 innings and scored 281 runs at a batting average of 70.25. Pakistan might have lost to Australia in the semifinal but the innings battered by Mohammed Rizwan will always remain memorable and special for the Pakistan cricket team. Just a few days before the semifinal the cricketer was admitted to the ICU but he came back stronger with utmost dedication towards the match. He scored 67 runs in 52 balls and also this was the highest run scored by any Pakistan cricketer on that match.
4. Jos Buttler
Jos Buttler sits in the fourth position on this list with 269 runs. He is undoubtedly one of the best white-ball batters and he proves his efficiency at every opportunity. The vice-captain of the England cricket team scored 269 runs in 6 innings with a batting average of 89.66. His total runs also include 1 century and 1 hal-century.
5. Charith Asalanka
Next on this list is Charith Asalanka in the fifth position. The Sri Lankan cricketer scored 231 runs in 6 innings with a batting average of 46.20 and a strike rate of 147.13. His total runs also include two half-centuries and his highest score is 80*.
6. David Wiese
Next, on this list is David Wiese from Namibia. Wiese played in 8 innings and aggregated a total of 227 runs including a half-century. His highest score in this tournament was 66 with an average of 45.40 and a strike rate of 12 7.5 2
7. Pathum Nissanka
Pathum Nissanka is the second Sri Lankan cricketer on this list with 221 runs in 8 matches. The Sri Lankan cricketer scored 3 half-centuries with the highest score of 72, a batting average of 27.62, and a strike rate of 1 7.55 to aggregate the total.
8. Kane Williamson
The 8th cricketer on this list is the New Zealand captain Kane Williamson. As usual Kane Williamson proved to be a very important batter for New Zealand in this tournament. He played in 7 innings and aggregated 216 runs. With a batting average of 43.20 and a strike rate of 115.50, he scored 216 runs. His highest score in the tournament is 85 and he scored it against Australia in the final.