Batsmen fastest to 6000 runs in T20s
Published - May 8, 2016 12:25 pm | Updated - May 8, 2016 12:25 pm
The shortest format of the game, the Twenty20s, is regarded as the batter friendly format. But it has to be taken into consideration that batting in T20s comes with a lot of risks. It is never easy to score heavy runs in this format. India’s Virat Kohli recently joined the elite list of players who have scored 6000 or more runs in T20s. Only 8 players in the history of the game have crossed the landmark. Who were the fastest to reach the milestone? Read on to find the players fastest to reach 6000 runs in T20s:
8. Kieron Pollard – 274 Innings:
One of the stalwarts of the format, West Indian batsman Kieron Pollard took just 274 innings to reach 6000 runs in T20s. The big hitting Trinidadian is a globe-trotter when it comes to T20s. He has represented various top sides, which includes Adelaide Strikers and South Australia in Big Bash and the Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League. He shot to limelight with his exploits for the Trinidad and Tobago during the inaugural Champions League T20. He reached the milestone en route his unbeaten 51 off 17 balls against Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 9.