T20 is most loved and popular format of the cricket among fans. Thi shorter format of cricket was introduced 10 years ago but after World T20 20017, it becomes entertainment way for the cricket fans and cricket lovers. There are some big superstars in this format who are entertaining the people with their performance. T20 is not for bowlers, it’s the batsman who hit sixes and fours and makes fans dance in the stadium. Let’s take a look at top 10 best T20 batsmen who dominated this format like the boss.
10. Fa. du Plessis
This south African Right-handed batsman has been one of the top performers in T20. He has been impressive in this shorter format and has scored hundred which is very rare in this format. Du Plessis scored 1093 runs in T20 with the strike rate of the 132.65 in the 35 matches. He was also the part of two IPL franchise CSK and RPSP during his IPL career and scored eight 50s. He scored 1287 runs with strike rate of 128.06. This stats are good enough to be able to scare your opponent.
9. Martin Guptill
Martin Guptill has been one of the most devastating batsmen from New Zealand team. Guptill is the second highest individual run scorer in the one-day cricket and holds the record of highest partnership with his opening partner Kane Williamson. He has the strike rate of 131.44 in the T20 cricket. He is one of the best T20 batsmen in the world currently.
8. Shane Watson
This Australian legendary all-rounder has been a star over a decade in the world cricket. He is currently the best all-rounders in T20 format. This top batsmen from Australia have scored one century and ten half-centuries in his T20 career. He has 1006 runs in 58 matches with the strike rate of 141.32.
7. Kane Williamson
In the recent year, this New Zealand batsman has become one of the best T20 batsmen. He is very different from other T20 batsman due to his classic technical batting style. He is one of the most important members of the New Zealand’s T20 team. He scored 976 runs in 35 matches with the strike rate of 124.29.
6. Joe Root
5. Aaron Finch
This Australian batsman is the perfect batsman for this format with the strike rate of the 150.07. He scored 954 runs in 28 matches in T20. Finch also holds the record for the most individual run in T20 International which is 156 runs against England. He is the most dangerous batsman in the T20 cricket.
4. David Warner
Warner is pocket size powerhouse in the T20 cricket who loves to play with bowlers emotions. He plays some unorthodox breathtaking strokes in T20 cricket. He has been explosive batsman by his nature all the time. He played 61 T20 matches and scored 1633 runs with strike rate of 139.81 so far. His batting style and leading from front behaviour made Sunrisers Hyderabad winner of IPL 2016.
3. AB De Villiers
The name of this batsman is enough to scare any team, especially bowlers. AB is known by various names like Superman of cricket and 360-degree batsman in the cricket. He is the most explosive batsman in the cricket history with talent to play any cricket shots in any corners of the ground. He scored 1368 runs in 71 matches with the strike rate of 131.91. He is also the part of some popular T20 leagues in the world.
2. Chris Gayle
This big Jamaican beast terrified every team in the world cricket. He is not only explosive but also destructive which makes him big and popular among cricket fans. He is the only player who scored two hundred in the T20 international. He scored 1519 runs in 50 T20 international matches with the strike rate of 145.49. Whenever will people talk about T20 cricket, this man will come first in mind!
1. Virat Kohli (World’s Best T20 Batsmen)
India’s star batsman, Virat Kohli is currently the best batsmen in the world cricket. There are many qualities which make him world’s best T20 batsman of all time but the most important quality is his consistency. He has the world’s best average of 58.60 in the T20 format and scored 1641 runs in the 43 T20 matches with the strike rate of 135.17. He was the highest run-scorer in the IPL 2016 with four hundred.