Suresh Raina became the first Indian to score over 5000 runs in T20 matches. He achieved this feat during his 90run knock against Dolphins in the CLT20. Apart from Raina, only six other cricketers have achieved this feet. Raina has scored these runs in 173 innings with an average of over 34. Chris Gayle is the leading rnscorer in T20’s with 6551 runs in 181 matches at an average of 44. Here is the list of top 5 batsmen to have scored 5000 runs in T20 matches.

S. No

Name

Country

Matches

Runs

Average

Strike Rate

Highest

1

Chris Gayle

West Indies

185

6551

41.72

146.03

175*

2

Brad Hodge

Australia

221

6085

36.65

130.71

106

3

David Hussey

Australia

244

5785

30.93

133.20

100*

4

Brendon McCullum

New Zealand

194

5514

32.24

134.03

158*

5

David Warner

Australia

178

5216

32.39

141.24

135*

 * Stats updated till 24 September 2014

Raina is in the seventh spot below England‘s Owais Shah.