Veteran Pakistan all-rounder, Mohammad Hafeez, has become the first all-rounder to score 2,000 runs and take 50 wickets in T20I cricket. Hafeez registered his name in the record books with a blistering knock of 69 runs from 36 balls. His innings included 5 fours and 4 sixes.
Hafeez also joined a handful of cricketers who have scored more than 2000 runs in the shortest format. Indian captain, Virat Kohli, leads the list with 2794 runs in 76 innings.
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Shoaib Malik is the 4th leading run-scorer in the format with 2335 runs from 106 innings. Here are the top 10 run-getters in T20Is:
|V Kohli (INDIA)||2010-2020||82||76||21||2794||94*||50.80||138.24||0||24|
|RG Sharma (INDIA)||2007-2020||108||100||15||2773||118||32.62||138.78||4||21|
|MJ Guptill (NZ)||2009-2020||88||85||7||2536||105||32.51||134.60||2||15|
|Shoaib Malik (ICC/PAK)||2006-2020||115||106||31||2335||75||31.13||124.20||0||8|
|EJG Morgan (ENG)||2009-2020||91||89||18||2218||91||31.23||138.79||0||14|
|DA Warner (AUS)||2009-2020||79||79||9||2207||100*||31.52||140.48||1||17|
|BB McCullum (NZ)||2005-2015||71||70||10||2140||123||35.66||136.21||2||13|
|PR Stirling (IRE)||2009-2020||78||77||6||2124||95||29.91||139.27||0||18|
|Mohammad Hafeez (PAK)||2006-2020||93||89||9||2061||86||25.76||118.17||0||12|
|AJ Finch (AUS)||2011-2020||61||61||9||1989||172||38.25||155.87||2||12|
When it comes to bowling, Mohammad Hafeez has claimed 54 wickets at an average of 22.70 and an economy rate of 6.58.
Hafeez’s blitz helped Pakistan post a big total of 195/4, however, the knock came in a losing cause as England chased down the target with 5 wickets in hand. Eoin Morgan was adjudged the man of the match for his match-winning innings of 66 from 33 balls.
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