In cricket, batting strike rate is the average runs scored by a batsman per hundred balls faced. T20 is a format where the runs will be scored at a blistering pace, where monstrous sixes are launched into the stands and boundaries are timed to perfection. Higher the striker rate, higher the impact the batsman has on the game. So, to keep the scoreboard ticking, strike rate is the most important aspect. In T20 cricket, a batsman’s innings are mostly judged by his strike rate. Here, we are going to list the top ten players with the highest strike rate in T20s; let’s get started:
10. Tobias Visee
Tobias is a right-handed wicket-keeper batsman who plays for the Dutch National team. He played twenty T20s for his nation by scoring 496 runs with an average of 16. Tobias has an impressive strike rate of 146.31, which is considered good for a player who played 31 games.
9. Thisara Perera
Thisara Perera is a former Sri Lankan all-rounder who is considered a T20 specialist. His skills of hitting the ball hard and doing a decent job with the ball made him reliable in this format. Having played 84 matches for his country, he scored 1204 runs with an average of 23.15. He has a strike rate of 151.63 and is ranked ninth on the list.
8. Aaron Finch
Aussie’s skipper Aaron Finch is ranked eighth on the list with a strike rate of 150.24. Aaron is one of the finest short-format players of this generation. When he gets going, he is unstoppable. He played 76 matches for the Kangaroos and scored 2473 runs averaging about 38.45.
7. George Munsey
He is a left-handed batsman who plays for the Scotland National team. George is one of the most important players in the Scottish National team, for which he played 38 matches and scored 987 runs by maintaining a healthy strike rate of 154.21.
6. Hazratullah Zazai
This Afghan international is known for his power-hitting ability and scoring quick runs in the power-play. The left-handed batsman is every dominant on his leg side. He has a strike rate of 155.31 in 15 matches that he played for his country. He managed to score 570 runs with an average of 40.71
5. Evin Lewis
Lewis is a left-handed opening batsman playing for the West Indies National team. He is a hard-hitting player who attacks the bowler right from the first ball. He has a good strike rate of 155.74. He played 35 matches for his country and scored 989 1318 runs with an average of 30.9.
4. Colin Munro
He’s one of the top-tier T20 batsmen who can change the game with his hard-hitting prowess. The Kiwi international played 65 games and scored 1724 runs with a strike rate of 156.44, which is expected for a player of his stature.
3. Timothy David
Timothy Hays David, who is popularly known as Tim David, is a Singaporean cricketer. He’s a finisher who showcased his talent in the recently concluded BBL09 season. He is a complete package of power-hitting and placement. Timothy played 15 games for his Singapore cricket team and scored 558 runs with an astonishing strike rate of 158.52.
2. Glenn Maxwell
This right-handed Aussie batsman is one of the cleanest strikers of the white ball. He single-handedly wins games for his side and turns the match in any given situation. He has an impeccable strike rate of 158.92. He played 72 runs for the game with Aussies. He is a proven finisher and genuine match-winner in this format of the game.
1. Ravija Sandaruwan
It is an unfamiliar name for cricket fans and quite surprising too but this Kuwait international player tops the list with an impeccable strike rate of 165.8. He played 15 games by scoring 577 runs by facing 348 balls with an average of 44.38 and also has the career-best of 103 runs.