Top 5 highest run scorers for South Africa in T20 World Cups

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AB De Villiers

ICC men’s T20 cricket World Cup will begin on June 2 in West Indies and USA. There will be 20 teams participating in that mega tournament. It will be full of entertainment for all the cricket lovers around the globe. In this article, we will tell you the top 5 highest run scorers for South Africa in T20 World Cups.

#5 Hashim Amla

Former South African legendary opening batsman, Hashim Amla is at No.5 on this list. Amla made 376 runs in 14 matches of the ICC men’s T20 World Cup. His average in the tournament was 31.33.

#4 Quinton de Kock

South African wicketkeeper opening batsman, Quinton de Kock is one of the finest white-ball batsmen in the World. He played 18 matches in T20 World Cups in which he scored 410 runs at an average of 24.11.

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#3 Jacques Kallis

Jacques Kallis was one of the finest fast-bowling all-rounders in the history of cricket. He played 13 T20 World Cup matches for South Africa in which he scored 433 runs at an average of 36.08. Kallis made 3 half-centuries in T20 World Cups.

#2 JP Duminy

One of South Africa’s best middle-order batsmen, JP Duminy was a star for South Africa in T20 World Cups. He played 25 T20 World Cup games for South Africa in which he made 568 runs at an average of 40.57. He is the second-highest run-scorer for South Africa in T20 World Cups.

#1 AB De Villiers

At the No.1 spot, we have none other than the great AB De Villiers who is considered as most talented batsman in the history of the game. AB De Villiers played in 30 T20 World Cup matches for South Africa and scored 717 runs at an average of 29.87. He made five half-centuries in his T20 World Cup career.

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Anay Pareek joined Sports Big News in 2019. He is an avid cricket fan who finds deep joy in the intricacies of the game. Through his keen observation and deep appreciation for cricket, he aims to incorporate the same level of accuracy in his writings. He predominantly covers the IPL, World Cup and cricket leagues.