Top five international batters with highest strike rate in T20I format

Here are the five international batters with highest strike rate in the T20I format inclusive of Suryakumar Yadav and James Neesham.

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Suryakumar Yadav and James Neesham

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T20 Internationals have become the most popular format in cricket in a very short span of time. Although people still love Test cricket, the shortest format of the game has made a special place in the hearts of cricket lovers.

To succeed as a batter in T20Is, only playing a long innings isn't the most important thing. However, its those impactful knocks which help teams win matches. Strikes rate have been given paramount importance to judge a player's caliber in T20 cricket. On that note, let's take a look five batters with the highest strike-rate in T20 internationals. 

Here are the top five batters with the highest strike rate in T20Is (minimum 500 balls):

1) Suryakumar Yadav - 173.29

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Suryakumar Yadav has been India’s best find in the white-ball format of late. The batter can play all around the park and hit sixes in places one can only dream of. The Mumbai batter made it to the squad in the T20I format and ODI squad after a long wait and made the best use of the opportunity. 

Suryakumar Yadav has a strike rate of 173.29 in the T20I format and stands number one on the list. He’ll look to carry on with his majestic innings in the matches to come.

2) James Neesham - 165.85

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James Neesham, New Zealand’s underrated all-rounder has a strike rate of 165.85 in the T20I format. Not often do people come up with his name when you talk about the best hitters in the format. However, having donned the New Zealand jersey in 48 matches, he’s one of the best players in the format out there. The player is known for his class and timing as fans call him a gifted batter. 

3) Colin Munro - 156.44

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Colin Munro, another Kiwi batter has made it to the list with his fantastic strike rate. With a strike rate of 156.64 in the format, he’s one of the best in business in the T20I format. The 35-year-old southpaw has represented New Zealand in 65 T20Is and still remains underrated in the format. Not many would predict the batter to have more than 150 strike rate in the format. 

4) Andre Russell - 156.00


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Andre Russell is a beast in the T20I format and fans across the world know it. The player impressed everyone with his aggressive batting for the Kolkata franchise in the Indian T20 League. The West Indies legend still plays like a beast in the format despite age catching up. The reflexes still remain the same and the all-rounder will look to threaten everyone in the upcoming tournaments. 

5) Evin Lewis - 155.51

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Evin Lewis, yet another Caribbean, joins the list of players with the highest strike rate in the T20I format. The southpaw has a strike rate of 155.51 in the format and has fared out well for Men in Maroon so far. Having donned the Maroon jersey in 50 games, the player still remains one of the best for West Indies. He'll look to carry on with his form and improve the strike rate further. 

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