T20 World Cup: Indian team has always been a strong side as far as the shortest format of the game is concerned. The side has displayed numerous magical performances in the biggest stages over the years in the various editions of the T20 world cups played to date.
Blessed with immensely talented players, the team has always managed to achieve newer heights time after time proving their dominance over the cricketing world under various circumstances.
Major credit for India’s incredibly consistent performances, results and success over the years must go to its batsmen who’ve never let the team down and always delivered quality performances in crucial moments.
It’s time for us to have a look at the top three Indian batters with the highest runs in T20 world cup matches so far.
3. Yuvraj Singh (593 runs)
At no.3 in the list of top run-getters in T20 World Cups for India is Yuvraj Singh. The left-handed blistering batsman has scored a total of 593 runs in 28 T20 World Cup innings for India.
The left-hander has had a strike rate of 128.91 during this period along with an average of 23.5. He has smashed four half-centuries and his best score is been that of 70* against Australia in the 2007 edition of the tournament.
2. Virat Kohli (845 runs)
The second spot in the list belongs to India’s run machine, Virat Kohli. The right-hander has scored 845 runs in the 19 innings that he has played for India in the T20 world cup so far.
He has had an incredibly good average of 76.8 along with an average of 129.8. he has smashed 10 half centuries in all the editions of the tournament which he’s been a part of till now.
His highest score is 89* which he registered against West Indies in the semi-final match of the 2016 T20 world cup.
1. Rohit Sharma (847 runs)
The top spot in the list is conquered by none other than India’s skipper Rohit Sharma. The Hitman has amassed a total of 847 runs in the 30 T20 world cup innings that he’s played so far in the Indian colours.
He’s had an average of 38.8 along with a strike rate of 131.4 in all the matches of the tournament that he’s batted in so far. He has scored 8 fifties and his highest score is 79*, which came back in 2010 against Australia.