T20 cricket has now become a brand in itself. This format of cricket is so popular now that it makes a stadium houseful in no time. The craze of T20 cricket is so high today compared to ten years ago. It has even surpassed the One Day International format. If we talk about the Bangladesh cricket team, they do not have a good record in the T20 internationals. But they have shown a vast improvement from the last five years. This team is now known for playing an attacking brand of cricket compared to the brand they played ten years ago. The list of the top ten run-getters from the Bangladesh cricket team in the T20 internationals is below.
The batting all-rounder is the leading run-scorer for Bangladesh in the T20 internationals. He has scored 1971 runs in 113 T20 internationals at an average of 24 and a strike rate of 117. Mahmudullah has six half-centuries to his name in his T20 international career with the best score of an unbeaten 64.
2. Shakib Al-Hasan
The legendary Bangladesh all-rounder occupies the second position on this list. Shakib has been a part of 94 T20 internationals and scored 1894 runs at an average of 22 and a strike rate of 120. He has hit nine half-centuries in his T20 international career with the best score of 84.
3. Tamim Iqbal
Tamim Iqbal opens the batting for the Bangladesh team. Iqbal has worn the Bangladesh T20 jersey in 74 matches and scored 1701 runs at an average of 24.65 and a strike rate of 117. He has seven half-centuries and a century to his name in this format, with the highest score of an unbeaten 103. Iqbal is the only Bangladeshi cricketer to hit a century in T20 internationals.
4. Mushfiqur Rahim
The wicket-keeper batter from Bangladesh made his first appearance in the Bangladesh T20 team in 2006. He has been a part of 99 T20 internationals and scored 1465 runs at an average of 19 and a strike rate of 115. Rahim has hit six scores of over fifty in his T20 international career, and his best score is an unbeaten 72.
5. Soumya Sarkar
Soumya Sarkar often opens the batting for Bangladesh or bat in the middle order. The all-rounder has played 66 T20 internationals for Bangladesh, scoring 1136 runs in a career started in 2015. Sarkar scored those runs at an average of 18 and the strike rate of 122 with the help of five fifties. His best score in T20 internationals is 68.
6. Sabbir Rahman
Sabbir Rahman began his T20 international career for the Bangladesh team in 2014. He has worn the Bangladesh T20 jersey in 44 matches and scored 946 runs at an average of 24 and a strike rate of 120. Sabbir’s best score in T20 internationals is 80.
7. Liton Das
The wicket-keeper batter has appeared in 46 T20 internationals for Bangladesh, scoring 844 runs at an average of 19 and a strike rate of 122. The opening batter has hit four scores over fifty in his T20 international career, and his best score in this format is 61.
8. Mohammad Naim
Mohammad Naim is a left-handed batter who performs as an opener for Bangladesh. He has been a part of 32 T20 international matches and scored 794 runs at an average of 25 and a strike rate of 105. Naim has hit four half-centuries in his T20 international career, and his highest score in this format is 81.
9. Afif Hossain
Afif Hossain is an all-rounder from Bangladesh who made his T20 international debut in 2018. He has played 39 T20 international matches in which he has scored 503 runs at an average of 16 and a strike rate of 117. Afif has one half-century in his T20 international career that came as 52 runs.
10. Mohammad Ashraful
Ashraful is a former Bangladeshi player who represented them in all formats. His first T20 international match came in 2007, and he went on to play 23 T20 internationals for Bangladesh. Ashraful scored 450 runs at an average of 19 and a strike rate of 126 with the help of two half-centuries. His highest score was 65, and he played his last T20 international match for Bangladesh in 2013.