Twenty20 cricket is all about thrill and excitement. Fans want to see their favorite batsman’s smashing the every bowl out of the boundary. Following is the list of top 10 player who have scored the most runs off one over in T20 cricket till now.
1. Yuvraj Singh
The record for scoring most runs off one over in Twenty20 Internationals is held by the aggressive middle order batsman from Indian national team Yuvraj Singh. The 19 September 2007 was the worst day for England bowler Stuart Broad. It was the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 match and Yuvraj Singh smashed Broad for consecutive 6 sixes in one over.
“Most Runs off One Over in T20 Top 10 Players”
2. Jos Buttler
The second best record for scoring highest runs in one over goes to Jos Buttler. Jos Buttler is an wicket-keeper batsman who plays for the England national team. During a Twenty20 match against South Africa at Edgbaston JC Buttler scored 32 runs off one over of Wayne Parnell.
3. Jos Buttler, Jhonny Bairstow & Luke Wright
The third spot on the list is being held by three English players with a combining score of 32 runs off one over. Jos Buttler, Jhonny Bairstow & Luke Wright scored combined 32 runs off one Twenty20 over against Afghanistan. The score sequence was 4–Wk–(N+6)–(N+1)–6–6–6–1.
4. Ricky Ponting
The former Australian national team captain Ricky Ponting had scored 30 runs in a Twenty20 match against New Zealand in 2005 at Auckland. Ricky Ponting hit the New Zealand’s right-arm fast medium bowler Daryl Tuffey. The over included four 6’s, one 4 and a double (2).
5. Jehan Mubarak
Jehan Mubarak is a left-handed batsman and a right arm off-break bowler from the Sri Lankan national team. During a T20 match against Kenya in 2007, Mubarak scored 29 runs from one over of right arm medium-pace bowler Lameck Onyango. The over ended-up as 6-6-6-4-6-1.
6. Lendl Simmons & Marlon Samuels
The seventh spot on our list of most runs off one over in T20 matches goes to Lendl Simmons & Marlon Samuels. This West Indian pair scored 29 runs off one over of Bangladeshi right arm fast bowler Rubel Hossain.
7. Chris Gayle
One of the most aggressive and feared batsman in the 20 International cricket Chris Gayle is at the seventh spot with his 27 runs off one over. Chris Gayle scored these 27 runs against one of the best and fastest bowler in the cricket history Brett Lee.
8. Eion Morgan & Luke Wright
At number 8 for scoring most runs off one over its the two English batsman’s Eion Morgan and Luke Wright. The middle-order batsman Eion Morgan and the all rounder Luke Wright scored combining 27 runs off one over against West Indian bowler Ravi Rampal.
9. Paul Collingwood & Dimitri Mascarenhas
The English cricketers Paul Collingwood & Dimitri Mascarenhas are at the 9th position with their combining 27 runs off one over. Paul Collingwood scored a single from the first ball and then Dimitri Mascarenhas smashed the New Zealand bowler Jeetan Patel for four 6’s and a single to end the over with 26 runs off it.
The aggressive Australian all-rounder Shane Watson takes the tenth spot on the list with his 26 runs off one over. He scored these runs against England in the over of right-arm off-spinner Graeme Swann. The over sequence was 6-6-6-2-4-2.
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