Here we are taking a look at Top run scorers for India in T20 Internationals. This will also probably be the first list where we won’t the names of the trio that dominated the Indian batting for a long time.

It’s been almost 7 years since India has started playing T20 matches yet none of the players have yet crossed the 1000 run mark in their T20 International career. Still lt us take a look at players who are now close to touch the 1000 run mark in T20s –

Player Name Matches Runs Highest Score
Virat Kohli 28 972 78*
Yuvraj Singh 40 968 77*
Suresh Raina 44 947 101
Gautam Gambhir 37 932 75
MS Dhoni 50 849 48*
Rohit Sharma 42 739 79*
Virender Sehwag 19 394 68
Yusuf Pathan 22 236 37*
Ajinkya Rahane 11 236 61
Irfan Pathan 24 172 33*

Stat updated till 8 Sept, 2014

Virat Kohli with his previous innings of 60 odd runs now tops the list of highest run scorers for India in T20 Internationals. Virat also scored his first half century in the whole tour of India in England. Virat has scored 972 runs in 28 matches and still is 28 runs short of the 1000 run mark. He also has the chance to become the first Indian batsman to cross this mark in T20 nternationals.

Following Virat is Yuvraj Singh, one of the batting sensation for India in T20s. He has scored 968 runs in 40 matches. Other players to make it to the Top 5 are Suresh Raina, Gautam Gambhir and MS Dhoni.