Most Runs in T20 for West Indies

In the shortest format of the game, West Indies is one of the most dangerous team and packed with several power hitters like Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard, Andre Russell, and many more. But their performance was disappointment in the recent ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021. Chris Gayle holds the record of the most runs in T20 international for West Indies.

List of Most Runs in T20 for West Indies

Player

Span

Runs

Innings

Highest Score

Chris Gayle

2006-2021

1899

75

117

Marlon Samuels

2007-2018

1611

65

89*

Kieron Pollard

2008-2022

1569 83

75*

Lendl Simmons

2007-2021

1527

67

91*

Evin Lewis

2016-2021

1423

49

125*

Dwayne Bravo

2006-2021

1255

74

66*

Nicholas Pooran

2016-2022

1193 50 70

Andre Fletcher

2008-2021

950

52

84*

Andre Russell

2011-2021

741

57

51

Johnson Charles

2011-2016

724

33

84

West Indies Highest Score in T20

West Indies Lowest Score in T20

Most Runs in T20 International for West Indies

Let’s check out the Windies players who have struck the most runs in T20I for West Indies.

Chris Gayle (1899 Runs)

Chris Gayle, a left handed all rounder of West Indies, is one of the most dominant batsman in the cricketing world. He is at the top position for hitting the most runs in T20 international for West Indies. He started his career in the T20 international in the match against New Zealand at Eden Park on Feb 16, 2006 where he could not do much with the bat but he took 2 crucial wickets. As of November 2021, he has appeared in 79 T20I matches for Windes and scored 1899 runs at a strike rate of 137.51. He also holds the record of hitting the first century in the shortest format of the game.

Marlon Samuels (1611 Runs)

Marlon Samuels is at the number 2 position for making the most runs in T20I for West Indies. He is a former right handed batsman who loved to bat in the middle order. He struggled a lot in the starting of his cricket career and once he was also suspended for 2 years because of some match fixing allegations. He made his debut in T20I against England at Kennington Oval on Jun 28, 2007 and since then he has contributed 1611 runs at a strike rate of 116.23.

Kieron Pollard (1569 Runs)

Kieron Pollard is one of the most powerful hitters of the world and currently he is the captain of West Indies in the shortest format of the game. He is at the number 3rd position for hitting the most runs in T20I for Windies from his 83 innings at a strike rate of 135.14. He can also bowl as well and has taken 38 wickets in his T20I career. He made his debut in T20 international against Australia at Kensington Oval on Jun 20, 2008.

Lendl Simmons (1527 Runs)

Lendl Simmons is at the number 4 position for hitting the most runs in T20I for West Indies. He is a right handed opener who made his debut against England at Kennington Oval on Jun 29, 2007. During a span of 2007 to 2021, he has played 68 T20I matches for Windies and added 1527 runs at a strike rate of 120.80.

Evin Lewis (1423 Runs)

Evin Lewis is opening batsman who is sitting at the number 5th position for the most runs in T20 international for West Indies. He made his debut in T20I for West Indies against Afghanistan at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium on Mar 27, 2016 where he could not even open his account and was sent back for 0 runs. Since his debut, he progressed and has played 50 T20I and scored 1423 runs at a strike rate of 155.52. His strike rate indicates that he is one of aggressive batsmen who likes to hit the ball hard.


By Hitesh Jain Last updated on - Apr 16, 2022 6:20 pm

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