Batters with Highest Strike Rate in T20 World Cup

In this blog, we will talk about the batters with the highest strike rate in the T20 World Cup a list which is led by the number one batter in T20I Suryakumar Yadav

Strike Rate plays a huge role in a T20 game with batters looking to attack from ball one. Batters who play with a high strike rate can change the complexion of the game with their attacking batting abilities. There have been various instances where strike rate has played a major role in deciding the outcome of the match.

In this article, we will look at batters with the highest strike rate in the T20 World Cup

Suryakumar Yadav

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The number one T20I batter has scored 281 runs in 10 innings in the T20 World Cup at a strike rate of 181.29 with his highest score being 68. Surya who is known for his exploits in the IPL has failed to score consistently for India in the multination tournament as the right-hander has only managed to score three half-centuries in 10 World Cup matches which includes his hard-fought innings against South Africa in the T20 World Cup 2022 on a chellanging wicket in Perth. Although India lost the match but Surya showed his skills as an explosive batter in the T20 format

Darren Sammy

The former West Indies captain Darren Sammy who made a name for himself as a specialist limited over players had a strike rate of 164.1 in 25 World Cup matches. Although the all-rounder didn’t score a half-century in his World Cup career which spanned from 2009 to 2016 Sammy played a vital role in helping West Indies win the T20 World Cup titles in 2012 and 2016 through his exemplary leadership skills

Shahid Afridi

The former Pakistan captain was known for his big-hitting abilities since his debut in 1996 and was a force to reckon with in the shortest format of the game. Afridi featured in 34 World Cup games in the T20 format and scored 546 runs with the highest score of 54* and a strike rate of 154.2. If we talk about the number of fifty-plus scores that Afridi had registered to his name in the T20 World Cup the allrounder crossed the fifty-run mark on two occasions

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Marcus Stoinis

The Australian all-rounder who has featured in two T20 World Cup editions so far has played 11 matches in the multination tournament scoring 206 runs with the highest score of 59*. Stoinis has scored runs at a strike rate of 151.47 with one half-century registered to his name. The allrounder played a vital role in Australia’s title-winning campaign in 2021 with his handy lower-order hitting and crucial spells with the ball

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Imran Nazir

The former Pakistani batter was known for his power-packed batting at the top of the order. Nazir compiled 300 runs in 13 World Cup matches at a strike rate of 150 including two fifty-plus scores registered to his name. Nazir was a vital part of Pakistan’s squad during the inaugural edition of the T20 World Cup held in South Africa as he gave the team an attacking start at the top of the order.