Top 10 in T20: Highest run scorers in Twenty20 history

Apr 19, 2017, 12:38 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Chris Gayle set a record to become the first cricketer ever to score 10,000 runs in T20 cricket during Royal Challengers Bangalore's match against Gujarat Lions at the IPL 2017 season yesterday

Chris Gayle set a record to become the first cricketer ever to score 10,000 runs in T20 cricket during Royal Challengers Bangalore's match against Gujarat Lions at the IPL 2017 season yesterday.

Let's take a look at ten of the leading run getters in the history of the shortest format of the game.

Chris Gayle
chris gayle
Matches - 290. Runs - 10,074. Average - 40.62. Strike rate - 149.51. Hundreds - 18

Brendon McCullum
brendon mccullum
Matches - 272. Runs - 7596. Average - 31.51. Strike rate - 138.31. Hundreds - 7

Brad Hodge
brad hodge
Matches - 270. Runs - 7338. Average - 36.87. Strike rate - 131.27. Hundreds - 2

Kieron Pollard
Kieron Pollard
Matches - 363. Runs - 7087. Average - 30.54. Strike rate - 151.72. Hundreds - none

David Warner
David Warner
Matches - 227. Runs - 7156. Average - 35.42. Strike rate - 143.40. Hundreds - 5

Shoaib Malik
shoaib malik
Matches - 271. Runs - 6909. Average - 37.34. Strike rate - 123.44. Hundreds - none

Dwayne Smith
dwayne smith
Matches - 289. Runs - 6767. Average - 26.22. Strike rate - 126.79. Hundreds - 3

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli
Matches - 212. Runs - 6667. Average - 41.40. Strike rate - 132.91. Hundreds - 4

Suresh Raina
suresh raina
Matches - 250. Runs - 6589. Average - 33.44. Strike rate - 138.80. Hundreds - 3

Luke Wright
luke wright
Matches - 266. Runs - 6296. Average - 28.61. Strike rate - 144.8. Hundreds - 6

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