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5 fastest batsmen to amass 2000 runs in the T20I format

June 8, 2021

Written By,

Ankit Seth

The T20I format has seen unprecedented growth in popularity in the last few years. Quite a few batsmen have managed to establish themselves in the shortest format of the game. However, only a few batsmen have managed to amass 2000 runs in their T20I career. That said, here are the 5 fastest cricketers to amass 2000 runs in the T20I format:

5. Martin Guptill (68 innings)

Martin Guptill is arguably one of the best T20I batsmen that New Zealand has produced in recent times. In 102 matches in his T20I career, Guptill has amassed a total of 2939 runs for New Zealand. Guptill reached the 2000 run mark in the 68th innings of his T20I career.

4. Brendon McCullum (66 innings)

At no 4 in this list is former New Zealand cricketer Brendon McCullum. McCullum was one of the most aggressive batsmen to have ever played in the T20I format. In 71 matches in his T20I career, McCullum racked up a total of 2170 runs for New Zealand. McCullum reached the 2000 run mark in the 66th innings of his T20I career.

3. Aaron Finch (62 innings)

Aaron Finch is arguably one of the best T20I batsmen in the world. The Australian opener is currently 2nd in the ICC T20I rankings. In 71 matches in his T20I career, Finch racked up a total of 2346 runs for Australia.. Finch reached the 2000 run mark in the 62nd innings of his T20I career.

2. Virat Kohli (56 innings)

Virat Kohli is the 2nd fastest player to amass 2000 runs in the T20I format. Kohli reached the 2000 run mark in the 56th innings of his Test career. Kohli’s superb batting average of 52.6 in the T20I format clearly highlights why he is one of the best T20I batsmen in the world.

1. Babar Azam (52 innings)

At no 1 in this list is Pakistani cricketer Babar Azam. The 26-year-old is one of the finest talents that Pakistan has produced in recent times. In 54 matches in his T20I career, Azam racked up a total of 2035 runs for Pakistan. Azam reached the 2000 run mark in the 52nd innings of his T20I career.

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Written By,

Ankit Seth