ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Most Runs: Updated After WI vs AFG Match 40

Just a few matches left in the group stage of the T20 World Cup 2024. On June 17, the fans witnessed three thrilling fixtures. In the first match, Bangladesh met Nepal. Sri Lanka and the Netherlands locked horns. In the last match of the day, the cricket world saw a clash between New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. Those matches experienced some exciting batting performances that impacted the most runs race.

Bangladesh’s Win Over Nepal:  

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Bangladesh secured a victory over Nepal by 21 runs in a closely contested match. Batting first, Bangladesh managed to score 106 runs in 19.3 overs. Key contributions came from Shakib Al Hasan, who scored 17 runs off 22 balls, Mahmudullah with 13 runs off 13 balls, and Rishad Hossain, who added a quick 13 runs off 7 balls. Nepal‘s bowlers were effective, with Sompal Kami taking 2 wickets for 10 runs in 3 overs and Sandeep Lamichhane taking 2 wickets for 17 runs in 4 overs.

In response, Nepal’s batting lineup struggled against Bangladesh’s bowling attack. Nepal was bowled out for 85 runs in 19.2 overs. Kushal Malla top-scored with 27 runs off 40 balls, Dipendra Singh Airee contributed 25 runs off 31 balls, and Aasif Sheikh added 17 runs off 14 balls. Despite their efforts, Nepal fell short of the target, giving Bangladesh a well-earned win.

Brief Score: Bangladesh: 106/10 in 19.3 overs (Shakib Al Hasan 17 (22), Tanzim Hasan Sakib 4/7, Mustafizur Rahman 3/7)

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Nepal: 85/10 in 19.2 overs (Kushal Malla 27 (40), Dipendra Singh Airee 25 (31), Sompal Kami 2/10)

Sri Lanka’s Dominating Win Over the Netherlands:

Sri Lanka secured a commanding victory over the Netherlands by 83 runs. Batting first, Sri Lanka posted an impressive 201/6 in their 20 overs. Their batting performances caught the attention. Key contributions came from Charith Asalanka, who scored a quick 46 off 21 balls, Kusal Mendis with 46 off 29, and Dhananjaya de Silva, who added 34 off 26 balls. Their aggressive batting set a formidable target for the Netherlands.

In response, the Netherlands struggled against the Sri Lankan bowlers and were all out for 118 in 16.4 overs. Michael Levitt and Scott Edwards both scored 31, while Max O’Dowd added 11 off 8 balls. However, their efforts were not enough to chase down the total, leading to a comprehensive win for Sri Lanka.

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Brief Score: Sri Lanka: 201/6 in 20 overs (Kusal Mendis 46 (29), Charith Asalanka 46 (21), Nuwan Thushara 3/24)

Netherlands: 118/10 in 16.4 overs ( Michael Levitt 31 (23), Scott Edwards 31 (24), Logan van Beek 2/45)

New Zealand’s Smooth Win Over Papua New Guinea:

New Zealand secured a comfortable victory over Papua New Guinea in their recent match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. Papua New Guinea struggled during their batting innings, managing only 78 runs before being all out in 19.4 overs. Charles Amini top-scored with 17 runs from 25 deliveries, supported by Norman Vanua’s 14 runs off 13 balls and Sese Bau’s 12 runs from 27 balls.

In response, New Zealand chased down the target easily, reaching 79 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in just 12.2 overs. Devon Conway played a crucial role with 35 runs off 32 balls, while Daryl Mitchell contributed 19 runs from 12 balls. Captain Kane Williamson added 18 runs from 17 deliveries to guide New Zealand to victory without much difficulty. The result reflected New Zealand’s efficient performance both with the ball and bat, ensuring a convincing win in the tournament.

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Brief Score: New Zealand: 79/3 in 12.2 overs ( Devon Conway 35 (32), Lockie Ferguson 3/0)

Papua New Guinea: 78/10 in 19.4 overs ( Charles Amini 17 (25), Kabua Morea 2/4)

West Indies’s Big Triumph:

The West Indies secured a dominant victory over Afghanistan by 104 runs in their recent match. Batting first, the West Indies posted an impressive total of 218/5 in 20 overs. Nicholas Pooran led the charge with a stunning 98 runs off 53 balls, supported by Johnson Charles with 43 runs off 27 balls and captain Rovman Powell adding 26 runs from 15 balls.

In response, Afghanistan struggled to match the high target and were bowled out for 114 runs in 16.2 overs. Ibrahim Zadran was the top scorer with 38 runs off 28 balls, followed by Azmatullah Omarzai’s 23 runs off 19 balls and captain Rashid Khan‘s quick 18 runs off 11 balls. West Indies sealed a huge victory of 104 runs. 

Brief Score: West Indies: 218/5 in 20 overs ( Nicholas Pooran 98 (53), Obed McCoy 3/14)

Afghanistan: 114/10 in 16.2 overs ( Ibrahim Zadran 38 (28), Gulbadin Naib 2/14)

Table of Most Runs of ICC T20 World Cup:

BatterTeamRunsMatchHighest scoreAverage
Rahmanullah GurbazAfghanistan167  4    8041.75
Nicholas PooranWest Indies164  4    98  41.00
Marcus StoinisAustralia1564    6778.00
Aaron Jones  USA152  4    94*  76.00
Ibrahim ZadranAfghanistan152  4    70  38.00
Travis Head  Australia1484    68  49.33
Brandon McMullenScotland140  4    61  70.00
George MunseyScotland124  4    41  41.33
Babar AzamPakistan122  4    44  40.67
David WarnerAustralia  116  4    56  29.00

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Just a few matches left in the group stage of the T20 World Cup 2024. On June 17, the fans witnessed three thrilling fixtures. In the first match, Bangladesh met Nepal. Sri Lanka and the Netherlands locked horns. In the last match of the day, the cricket world saw a clash between New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. Those matches experienced some exciting batting performances that impacted the most runs race.

Bangladesh’s Win Over Nepal:  

Bangladesh secured a victory over Nepal by 21 runs in a closely contested match. Batting first, Bangladesh managed to score 106 runs in 19.3 overs. Key contributions came from Shakib Al Hasan, who scored 17 runs off 22 balls, Mahmudullah with 13 runs off 13 balls, and Rishad Hossain, who added a quick 13 runs off 7 balls. Nepal's bowlers were effective, with Sompal Kami taking 2 wickets for 10 runs in 3 overs and Sandeep Lamichhane taking 2 wickets for 17 runs in 4 overs.

In response, Nepal's batting lineup struggled against Bangladesh's bowling attack. Nepal was bowled out for 85 runs in 19.2 overs. Kushal Malla top-scored with 27 runs off 40 balls, Dipendra Singh Airee contributed 25 runs off 31 balls, and Aasif Sheikh added 17 runs off 14 balls. Despite their efforts, Nepal fell short of the target, giving Bangladesh a well-earned win.

Brief Score: Bangladesh: 106/10 in 19.3 overs (Shakib Al Hasan 17 (22), Tanzim Hasan Sakib 4/7, Mustafizur Rahman 3/7)

Nepal: 85/10 in 19.2 overs (Kushal Malla 27 (40), Dipendra Singh Airee 25 (31), Sompal Kami 2/10)

Sri Lanka’s Dominating Win Over the Netherlands:

Sri Lanka secured a commanding victory over the Netherlands by 83 runs. Batting first, Sri Lanka posted an impressive 201/6 in their 20 overs. Their batting performances caught the attention. Key contributions came from Charith Asalanka, who scored a quick 46 off 21 balls, Kusal Mendis with 46 off 29, and Dhananjaya de Silva, who added 34 off 26 balls. Their aggressive batting set a formidable target for the Netherlands.

In response, the Netherlands struggled against the Sri Lankan bowlers and were all out for 118 in 16.4 overs. Michael Levitt and Scott Edwards both scored 31, while Max O'Dowd added 11 off 8 balls. However, their efforts were not enough to chase down the total, leading to a comprehensive win for Sri Lanka.

Brief Score: Sri Lanka: 201/6 in 20 overs (Kusal Mendis 46 (29), Charith Asalanka 46 (21), Nuwan Thushara 3/24)

Netherlands: 118/10 in 16.4 overs ( Michael Levitt 31 (23), Scott Edwards 31 (24), Logan van Beek 2/45)

New Zealand’s Smooth Win Over Papua New Guinea:

New Zealand secured a comfortable victory over Papua New Guinea in their recent match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup. Papua New Guinea struggled during their batting innings, managing only 78 runs before being all out in 19.4 overs. Charles Amini top-scored with 17 runs from 25 deliveries, supported by Norman Vanua's 14 runs off 13 balls and Sese Bau's 12 runs from 27 balls.

In response, New Zealand chased down the target easily, reaching 79 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in just 12.2 overs. Devon Conway played a crucial role with 35 runs off 32 balls, while Daryl Mitchell contributed 19 runs from 12 balls. Captain Kane Williamson added 18 runs from 17 deliveries to guide New Zealand to victory without much difficulty. The result reflected New Zealand's efficient performance both with the ball and bat, ensuring a convincing win in the tournament.

Brief Score: New Zealand: 79/3 in 12.2 overs ( Devon Conway 35 (32), Lockie Ferguson 3/0)

Papua New Guinea: 78/10 in 19.4 overs ( Charles Amini 17 (25), Kabua Morea 2/4)

West Indies’s Big Triumph:

The West Indies secured a dominant victory over Afghanistan by 104 runs in their recent match. Batting first, the West Indies posted an impressive total of 218/5 in 20 overs. Nicholas Pooran led the charge with a stunning 98 runs off 53 balls, supported by Johnson Charles with 43 runs off 27 balls and captain Rovman Powell adding 26 runs from 15 balls.

In response, Afghanistan struggled to match the high target and were bowled out for 114 runs in 16.2 overs. Ibrahim Zadran was the top scorer with 38 runs off 28 balls, followed by Azmatullah Omarzai's 23 runs off 19 balls and captain Rashid Khan's quick 18 runs off 11 balls. West Indies sealed a huge victory of 104 runs. 

Brief Score: West Indies: 218/5 in 20 overs ( Nicholas Pooran 98 (53), Obed McCoy 3/14)

Afghanistan: 114/10 in 16.2 overs ( Ibrahim Zadran 38 (28), Gulbadin Naib 2/14)

Table of Most Runs of ICC T20 World Cup:

BatterTeamRunsMatchHighest scoreAverage
Rahmanullah GurbazAfghanistan167  4    8041.75
Nicholas PooranWest Indies164  4    98  41.00
Marcus StoinisAustralia1564    6778.00
Aaron Jones  USA152  4    94*  76.00
Ibrahim ZadranAfghanistan152  4    70  38.00
Travis Head  Australia1484    68  49.33
Brandon McMullenScotland140  4    61  70.00
George MunseyScotland124  4    41  41.33
Babar AzamPakistan122  4    44  40.67
David WarnerAustralia  116  4    56  29.00

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