The T20 format is the most entertaining and engaging in cricket. Completing 1000 runs is not a very big deal in modern-day cricket but what matters is how fast a player can reach the mark. So, in this article, we will see the top 5 players’ fastest to 1000 T20I runs by balls.
#5 Thisara Perera
Former Sri Lankan fast bowling all-rounder, Thisara Perera is at No.5 on our list. Perera completed 1000 T20I runs in only 654 balls which fifth fastest by any batter in terms of balls
#4 Evin Lewis
West Indies opener, Evin Lewis is an explosive batsman. Lewis plays with a high strike rate and that’s why he is here on this list at No.4. Lewis completed 1000 T20I runs in only 640 balls.
#3 Colin Munro
New Zealand opener and one of the most dangerous batsmen New Zealand has ever produced. Munro is not a regular player in New Zealand now but he was one of the best when it comes to power-hitting. Munro completed 1000 T20I runs in 635 balls which were 3rd the fastest by any player.
#2 Glenn Maxwell
Australian spin all-rounder, Glenn Maxwell who is one of the best all-rounders in T20 cricket is at No.2 on our list. So far only power hitters with high strike rates appeared on our list. Maxwell took only 604 balls to complete his 1000 T20I runs.
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#1 Surya Kumar Yadav
India’s best T20I batsman at the moment and the world’s second-ranked T20I batsman, Surya Kumar Yadav is at the No.1 position on our list. SKY made 1000 T20I runs in only 573 balls which is almost half which indicates SKY scores 2 runs on every ball he plays in T20Is which is mind-blowing. SKY will be an important factor for team India’s performance in the upcoming T20 world cup.