Rizwan surpasses Chris Gayle’s 6-year-old record for most T20 runs in a year

Pakistani batter Mohammad Rizwan beat West Indies legend Chris Gayle’s six-year-old record as the team faced Scotland in the T20 World Cup. A wicketkeeper has now achieved the record for the most runs in a single calendar year in T20 cricket. He surpassed Gayle’s previous score of 1665, achieved earlier in 2015. Currently, the new record of 1676 is held by the heroic opener.

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Rizwan scored one hundred and fifteen fifties, with a high score of 104 not out. In addition, he outscored top T20 batsmen Babar Azam (1607) and Virat Kohli (1614).

Source: The Cricketer