ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 Most Runs: Updated After ENG vs NAM Match 34

With each passing day at the T20 World Cup is making the tournament more interesting. With every match, the competition is getting more intense. On June 15, cricket enthusiasts all over the world saw three thrilling encounters. But the Indian fans were heartbroken as India’s clash with Canada was cancelled. However, those encounters spice up the most runs race. 

South Africa’s ‘Narrow’ Win:

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In the opening match of the day, South Africa faced Nepal in a tense encounter at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. South Africa batted first and struggled to set a formidable total, scoring 115 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in their allotted 20 overs. Reeza Hendricks top-scored with 43 runs off 49 deliveries, supported by Tristan Stubbs who contributed 27 runs off 18 balls, and captain Aiden Markram with 15 runs off 22 balls.

In response, Nepal fought hard in their innings but narrowly fell short, finishing with 114 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 20 overs, just 1 run shy of South Africa’s total. Despite their efforts, the Nepal batsmen couldn’t quite reach the target. Tabraiz Shamsi was exceptional with the ball for South Africa, taking 4 wickets for 19 runs in 4 overs. Captain Aiden Markram also chipped in with 1 wicket for 8 runs in 2 overs, while Anrich Nortje contributed 1 wicket for 27 runs in his 4 overs. South Africa’s bowling efforts proved crucial in securing their narrow victory in this tightly contested match.

New Zealand’s Dominating First Win:

In the second match of the day, New Zealand faced Uganda and secured their first victory in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. Uganda struggled with the bat, managing only 40 runs before being all out in 18.4 overs. Kenneth Waiswa top-scored with 11 runs off 18 balls, supported by Fred Achelam who scored 9 runs off 13 balls, and Dinesh Nakrani with 4 runs off 13 balls.

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Chasing a modest target of 41 runs for victory, New Zealand cruised to the target in just 5.2 overs with 9 wickets in hand. Devon Conway, batting as the wicketkeeper, played a crucial role with 22 runs off 15 balls. Finn Allen contributed 9 runs off 17 balls, while Rachin Ravindra added 1 run off 1 ball to seal the win for New Zealand. The Kiwis’ efficient chase underscored their dominance in this match, ensuring a comfortable victory and boosting their confidence early in the tournament.

England’s Magical Win:

After the cancellation of the third match, there was uncertainty surrounding the England vs Namibia encounter, but the match eventually took place with the overs reduced to 10 per side. Namibia won the toss and chose to bowl first. England’s batsmen displayed remarkable prowess, amassing 122 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in their allotted overs. Harry Brook starred with an explosive 47 runs off just 20 balls, supported by Jonny Bairstow’s 31 off 18 balls and Moeen Ali’s quickfire 16 off 6 balls.

In response, Namibia needed 123 runs to win under the DLS method but could manage only 84 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in their 10 overs. They fell short by 41 runs despite a valiant effort. Jofra Archer and Chris Jordan each picked up a wicket, conceding 15 and 19 runs respectively, while Reece Topley bowled a tight spell with 6 runs off his 2 overs.

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Most Runs Table:

PlayerTeamRunsMatchHighest scoreAverage
Rahmanullah GurbazAfghanistan167  3    8055.67
Aaron Jones  USA152  4    94*  76.00
Brandon McMullenScotland140  4    61  70.00
Travis HeadAustralia127  4    47  63.50
George MunseyScotland124  4    41  41.33
Marcus Stoinis  Australia  117  4    67  117.00
David WarnerAustralia  116  4    56  29.00
Ibrahim ZadranAfghanistan114  3    70  38.00
Gerhard ErasmusNamibia110  4    5236.67
Richie BerringtonScotland102  4    47102.00

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With each passing day at the T20 World Cup is making the tournament more interesting. With every match, the competition is getting more intense. On June 15, cricket enthusiasts all over the world saw three thrilling encounters. But the Indian fans were heartbroken as India’s clash with Canada was cancelled. However, those encounters spice up the most runs race. 

South Africa’s ‘Narrow’ Win:

In the opening match of the day, South Africa faced Nepal in a tense encounter at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup. South Africa batted first and struggled to set a formidable total, scoring 115 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in their allotted 20 overs. Reeza Hendricks top-scored with 43 runs off 49 deliveries, supported by Tristan Stubbs who contributed 27 runs off 18 balls, and captain Aiden Markram with 15 runs off 22 balls.

In response, Nepal fought hard in their innings but narrowly fell short, finishing with 114 runs for the loss of 7 wickets in 20 overs, just 1 run shy of South Africa's total. Despite their efforts, the Nepal batsmen couldn't quite reach the target. Tabraiz Shamsi was exceptional with the ball for South Africa, taking 4 wickets for 19 runs in 4 overs. Captain Aiden Markram also chipped in with 1 wicket for 8 runs in 2 overs, while Anrich Nortje contributed 1 wicket for 27 runs in his 4 overs. South Africa's bowling efforts proved crucial in securing their narrow victory in this tightly contested match.

New Zealand’s Dominating First Win:

In the second match of the day, New Zealand faced Uganda and secured their first victory in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup. Uganda struggled with the bat, managing only 40 runs before being all out in 18.4 overs. Kenneth Waiswa top-scored with 11 runs off 18 balls, supported by Fred Achelam who scored 9 runs off 13 balls, and Dinesh Nakrani with 4 runs off 13 balls.

Chasing a modest target of 41 runs for victory, New Zealand cruised to the target in just 5.2 overs with 9 wickets in hand. Devon Conway, batting as the wicketkeeper, played a crucial role with 22 runs off 15 balls. Finn Allen contributed 9 runs off 17 balls, while Rachin Ravindra added 1 run off 1 ball to seal the win for New Zealand. The Kiwis' efficient chase underscored their dominance in this match, ensuring a comfortable victory and boosting their confidence early in the tournament.

England’s Magical Win:

After the cancellation of the third match, there was uncertainty surrounding the England vs Namibia encounter, but the match eventually took place with the overs reduced to 10 per side. Namibia won the toss and chose to bowl first. England's batsmen displayed remarkable prowess, amassing 122 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in their allotted overs. Harry Brook starred with an explosive 47 runs off just 20 balls, supported by Jonny Bairstow's 31 off 18 balls and Moeen Ali's quickfire 16 off 6 balls.

In response, Namibia needed 123 runs to win under the DLS method but could manage only 84 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in their 10 overs. They fell short by 41 runs despite a valiant effort. Jofra Archer and Chris Jordan each picked up a wicket, conceding 15 and 19 runs respectively, while Reece Topley bowled a tight spell with 6 runs off his 2 overs.

Most Runs Table:

PlayerTeamRunsMatchHighest scoreAverage
Rahmanullah GurbazAfghanistan167  3    8055.67
Aaron Jones  USA152  4    94*  76.00
Brandon McMullenScotland140  4    61  70.00
Travis HeadAustralia127  4    47  63.50
George MunseyScotland124  4    41  41.33
Marcus Stoinis  Australia  117  4    67  117.00
David WarnerAustralia  116  4    56  29.00
Ibrahim ZadranAfghanistan114  3    70  38.00
Gerhard ErasmusNamibia110  4    5236.67
Richie BerringtonScotland102  4    47102.00

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