T20 format is not a milestones format. It has become more of an entertaining thing. In this article, we have bought you an interesting stat that will tell us which players took the least innings to reach 8000 T20I runs. So here are the top 5 players’ fastest to 8000 T20I runs.
#5 David Warner
Australian explosive opener, David Warner was fifth fastest to reach the 8000 T20I runs mark. Mr. Consistent, David Warner completed 8000 runs in 256 innings. Warner has played cricket for Australia but a major part of his runs came while playing for Sunrisers Hyderabad.
#4 Aaron Finch
Australian captain Aaron Finch is at No.4. Finch completed 8000 T20I runs in 254 innings which is only 2 innings less than his opener companion David Warner.
#3 Virat Kohli
Indian legend and one of the best in this format, Virat Kohli was once among the top record holders. He was the fastest in so many milestones. Virat completed 8000 runs in only 243 innings which was itself a very big milestone until our next player surpassed him.
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#2 Babar Azam
Pakistan’s captain and one of the highest ranked batsmen in the world, Babar Azam is at No.2 on our list. Babar reached to this milestone after his second international hundred in the shortest format against England in Karachi. Babar took only 218 innings to reach the mark.
#1 Chris Gayle
Universe boss, Chris Gayle is one of the greatest of this format. Some people started watching this format because of him. He played all around the globe but his major contribution in his runs fest is from IPL while playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore. Gayle completed 8000 T20I runs in only 213 innings which makes him the fastest.