Pakistan is also one of the most successful teams in the history of T20 world cups. They were runners-up in 2007 and winners in 2009 in England. This time they are in group 2 with India, South Africa, and Bangladesh so far. So, in this article, we will see the top 5 highest run scorers for Pakistan in T20 World Cups.
#5 Umar Akmal
Former Pakistani batsman and wicketkeeper, Umar Akmal is at No.5 ok our list. Akmal scored 486 runs with an average of 34.71 and 3 half centuries in the T20 World Cups.
#4 Mohammad Hafeez
Former Pakistani all-rounder, Mohammad Hafeez was one of the finest T20I cricketers Pakistan has ever produced. Hafeez scored 511 runs with an average of 21.29 with 1 half-century in the tournament’s history.
#3 Kamran Akmal
Brother of Umar Akmal and former Pakistani wicketkeeper batsmen, Kamran Akmal is the third-highest run scorer for Pakistan in T20 World Cups. Akmal scored 524 runs with an average of 20.96 with 3 half centuries in T20 World Cups history.
#2 Shahid Afridi
Former Pakistan’s world cup winning captain and one of the most dangerous batsmen of the modern era, Shahid Afridi is the second highest runs scorer for Pakistan in T20 World Cups. Afridi scored 546 runs with an average of 18.82 with 2 half-centuries. Afridi’s strike rate in T20 World Cups was 154.23.
#1 Shoaib Malik
Shoaib Malik is Pakistan’s most successful T20I batsman. He is in every stat of T20Is related to Pakistan. Malik has still not announced his retirement but Pakistan has not included him in the team for the upcoming T20 world cup in Australia. Malik has 646 runs with an average of 34.00 and 3 half centuries in T20 World Cups so far.