HomeCricketNewsDavid Warner Become Leading Run-Scorer for Australia in T20Is; Surpasses Aaron Finch

David Warner Become Leading Run-Scorer for Australia in T20Is; Surpasses Aaron Finch

David Warner becomes the highest run-scorer for Australia in T20Is after surpassing former captain Aaron Finch during their Opener match against Oman in T20 World Cup 2024 on June 06.

David Warner scored 56 runs on 51 deliveries including six fours and one six with a strike rate of 109.80. He amassed 3155 runs in 104 matches surpassing Aaron Finch’s record of 3,120 runs in 103 runs.

Warner smashed his 27th T20I fifty of his career before being dismissed by Oman’s right-arm pacer Kaleemullah, due to lack of timing in the shot he played. He also surpassed West Indies Legend Chris Gayle who has 110 fifties in T20 cricket with his 111 fifties in the format. With retired from ODI and Test formats, David Warner could be playing his last T20 World Cup.

Most runs for Australia in T20Is

Following is the list of the top five players to score the most runs for Australia in T20 Internationals.

Player Matches Runs
David Warner 104 3155
Aaron Finch 103 3120
Glenn Maxwell 107 2468
Shane Watson 58 1462
Mitchell Marsh 55 1446

During the match, Warner forged a crucial 102 runs stand with Marcus Stoinis for the fourth wicket, after the side struggled with early dismissals. They lost 3 wickets for 50 runs by the 9th over. Marcus Stoinis played an important role smashing 67* runs on 36 deliveries including 2 fours and 06 sixes.

Stoinis also crossed the 1000-run mark in T20Is for Australia, becoming the eighth batter to achieve the feat. He has amassed 1007 runs in 60 matches with a strike rate of 147.22.

Australia’s 39-run victory against Oman powered by Warner and Marcus Stoinis, has marked their strong start to the T20 World Cup 2024 campaign.

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