Top Batsmen Nation Wise
Keeping in view the individual batting performances from each nation during a span of 2007-2010 ICC T20 Cricket World Cups, a list of top batsman is chalked out which is based on the most runs scored.
Another criterion for the selection of the top batsman is that he must have played all the T20 Cricket World Cups so that there should be an equal stance of every nation based on the most runs scored by its respective player.
Nation wise list of the best and top batsmen during 2007-2010 ICC World Cup T20 is as follows:
- Sri Lanka: Mahela Jayawardene
- England: KP Pietersen
- India: Gautam Gambhir
- West Indies: Chris Gayle
- Pakistan: Kamran Akmal
- South Africa: AB de Villiers
- New Zealand: BB McCullum
- Australia: MEK Hussey
- Bangladesh: Mohammad Ashraful
Top Batsmen World Cup Wise
The new arena of T20 cricket has brought new vistas for batsmen to show their class and technique. Since the inception of T20 cricket World Cup i.e. in 2007-08, we see outstanding performances with the bat. The best and top batsmen in entertained the crowd like anything.
During the first ICC World T20 played in South Africa during 2007-08, Mathew Hayden of Australia played an outstanding knock during the series and scored 265 runs in just 6 matches with a whopping batting average of 88.33. Mathew Hayden’s strike rate was 144.8 which was also outstanding in the tournament.
During 2009 ICC World T20 tournament played in England, best batsman crown went to Tillakaratne Dilshan, the right handed batsman from Sri Lanka who scored 317 runs in 7 matches with an impressive batting average of 52.83.
His strike rate was 144.76 which is phenomenal. During 2010 ICC World T20 tournament played in West Indies, Mahela Jayawardene was the top scorer with 302 runs in 6 matches, ensuing in an average of 60.4. His strike rate was spiky 159.8 during the 2010 Tournament.
Consecrated with brilliant hand-eye synchronization and an excellent technique, Mahela Jayawardene is a classy batsman who has scored a lofty 615 runs during 2007-2010 ICC World T20. He has played 18 matches maintaining a decent batting average of 41, which shows his consistency in T20 world cup played during 2007-2010.
Although we see awe inspiring runs averages by some stylish batsmen, our top pick is Mahela Jayawardene, based on the top runs scorer in ICC T20 Cricket World Cup.