Because of the Coronavirus, the world is stagnant, nothing is going on, and people are locked in homes. All tournaments have been canceled or postponed due to coronavirus. The postponed also the 13th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) tournament.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has postponed IPL 2020 indefinitely. The T20 World Cup is also to be played this year. The tournament will be played in Australia in October-November.
Fans are hopeful that by then Corona will have less of an impact and the T20 World Cup will be right. There is a lot of time in organizing this World Cup, but we are giving you an interesting record related to it.
Cricket fans will remember who has recorded the highest runs in the ICC T20 World Cup so far? This record is named after Mahela Jayawardene of Sri Lanka among the best artistic batsmen in the world. He has scored 1016 runs in 31 matches.
During this time, he has averaged 39.07 and strike rate of 134.74. He has also scored 6 fifties and 1 century. However, this record of his may be broken this time.
In the list of highest run scorers, there are two Indian players in fourth and sixth position. In fourth place is Team India captain Virat Kohli and in sixth place is hitman Rohit Sharma. Both have a chance to leave Jayawardene behind this time.
Kohli has scored 777 runs in 16 matches. His names are 9 fifties. Rohit has scored 663 runs in 28 matches. In the third place among Indians is veteran all-rounder Yuvraj Singh, who retired from international cricket. He scored 593 runs in 31 matches.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni has scored 529 runs in 33 matches. Gautam Gambhir scored 524 runs in 21 matches and is fifth in this case.
This time the competition will be between Kohli and Rohit to score the most runs in the World Cup. There is already a competition to score the most runs in T20s. Kohli has scored 2794 runs in 82 matches. During this time he has scored 24 half-centuries.
On the other hand, Rohit Sharma has scored 2773 runs in 108 matches. He has 4 centuries and 21 half-centuries to his name. Rohit is known for playing long innings in T20 and ODIs. Fans will be expected to bat well with both of them, so that India can become champions after 2007.