The 2024 T20 World Cup has given so many thrilling encounters and memories to cricket fans all over the world. With India lifting the title after 17 years after they defeated South Africa in the final in Barbados on June 29th, we also saw some of the greatest T20I players bidding adieu to the format after the end of the tournament. Some of the highest run-scorers in the T20 World Cup will not be seen playing in the next edition in 2026.

Highest run-scorers in T20 World Cup

There have been some batters who ruled with their bat throughout the 17 years of the T20 World Cup. In the following listicle, we will discuss the seven top run-scorers in T20 World Cup. 

7. Tillakaratne Dilshan - 897 runstillakaratne dilshan

Sri Lanka great Tillakaratne Dilshan, who was a part of the 2014 T20 World Cup winning team finds himself in the seventh spot in the list of the highest run-getters in the T20 World Cup. The former cricketer from Sri Lanka has amassed 897 from 35 matches in his T20 World Cup career at an average of 30.93 and a strike rate of 124.06 with six half-centuries.