Most Runs in T20 For England

By Hitesh Jain on Nov 16, 2021

England is one of the finest cricket teams in the shortest format of the game and currently is the number 1 T20I team in the ICC T20 team ranking. The English team is power-packed with the most destructive batsmen of the world like Dawid Malan, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, and many more. Dawid Malan is the number one T20I batsman in the ICC player ranking currently. Presently, the England skipper Eoin Morgan holds the record for the most runs in T20I for England. Cricket is a batsman dominating game and it became more dangerous for the bowlers in the shortest format of the game. 

Here is the List of the most runs in T20I for England

Player

Span

Runs

Innings

Highest Score

Eoin Morgan

2009-2021

2428

105

91

Jos Buttler

2011-2021

2140

80

101*

Alex Hales

2011-2019

1644

60

116*

Jason Roy

2014-2021

1316

53

78

Dawid Malan

2017-2021

1239

35

103*

Jonny Bairstow

2011-2021

1190

57

86*

Kevin Pietersen

2005-2013

1176

36

79

Joe Root

2012-2019

893

30

90*

Luke Wright

2007-2014

759

45

99*

Ravi Bopara

2008-2014

711

35

65*

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Let’s check out the English players who have dominated the opposition and made the most runs in T20I for England:

  1. Eoin Morgan (2428 Runs)

The English captain Eoin Morgan is the player who has made the most runs in the shortest format of the game for England. He started his international career in the T20 format against the Netherlands at Lord's on Jun 05, 2009. He is a left-handed batsman who loves to bat in the middle order and has scored 2428 runs from 104 innings of 113 T20I at a strike rate of 137.64 and an average of 28.9. He has already struck 14 fifties in his T20I career and his best score is 91 runs. He has also performed for the under 17 and under 19 Ireland cricket team in the past.

  1. Jos Buttler (2140 Runs)

Jos Buttler is the wicketkeeper-batsman for the England T20 team and comes at the 2nd position after Eoin Morgan for hitting the most runs in T20 international for England. He is one of the most crucial players for England who helped them on many occasions where England had lost hopes. He made his debut in T20I against India at Emirates Old Trafford on Aug 31, 2011. From his 88 innings in T20 international, he has added 2140 runs at the strike rate of 141.16. He has struck 15 fifties and a century in T20I, his best score is unbeaten 101 runs.

  1. Alex Hales (1644 Runs)

Alex Hales, the right-handed batsman of England, is at the number 3 position for making the most runs in T20 international for England. He made his T20 international debut against India at Emirates Old Trafford on  Aug 31, 2011, but unfortunately, he was dismissed for 0 runs in that match. He played his last T20 international match against West Indies at Warner Park on Mar 10, 2019. Since his debut, he has added 1644 runs for his team from 60 innings at a strike rate of 136.66. He has struck 8 fifties and a century in his T20 international career and his best score is 116 runs.

  1. Jason Roy (1316 Runs)

Jason Roy, the right-handed opener of England, is at the number 4th position for making the most runs in the shortest format of the game for England. He is one of the power hitters of the English team who made his debut in T20I against India at Edgbaston on Sep 07, 2014, where he could make only 8 runs. Since 2014, he has played an important role in strengthing England’s batting lineup and has scored 1316 runs from his 53 innings at a strike rate of 144.93. The improvement in his batting skill was most visible in the NatWest T20 Blast, as he scored the highest total in the contest.

  1. Dawid Malan (1239 Runs)

Dawid Malan, the left-handed top-order batsman, is another one of the biggest hitters of the ball and he is at the number 5th position for making the most runs in T20I for England. Dawid Malan had a memorable debut against South Africa at Sophia Gardens, Jun 25, 2017, where he demolished the African bowlers by adding 78 runs off 44 balls only. It was one of the greatest innings played by any debutant for England. Since 2017, he has appeared in 36 T20 internationals for England and has scored 1239 runs at a strike rate of 137.21.

Last updated - Nov 16, 2021 9:05 am
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