Cricket fans worldwide are eagerly waiting for the upcoming years as it promises to be filled with exciting performances and new records. However, as the excitement builds, one of the most highly anticipated events is the race for the most runs in all cricket combined.
The topic that everyone is buzzing about is the player with the most runs in all formats of the game, including ODI, Test, and T20I. Players like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Joe Root, Steve Smith, and Kane Williamson have dominated the batting charts in recent years. The new generation of players is now stepping up to challenge their supremacy.
Most Runs in 2022 in all formats combined
|Babar Azam (PAK)||2598||52||54.12||196||8/17|
|Liton Das (Bangladesh)||1921||50||40.02||141||3/13|
|Shreyas Iyer (IND)||1609||40||48.75||113*||1/14|
|Mohammad Rizwan (PAK)||1598||47||38.97||104*||1/12|
|Steve Smith (AUS)||1560||39||50.32||200*||3/9|
|David Warner (AUS)||1463||44||34.83||200||2/9|
|Suryakumar Yadav (IND)||1424||43||40.68||117||2/10|
|Devon Conway (NZ)||1417||37||44.28||122||2/8|
|Sikandar Raza (ZIM)||1380||38||40.58||135*||3/7|
|Rishabh Pant (IND)||1380||43||37.29||146||3/7|
Top 5 Players With Most runs in 2022 In All Formats
In 2022, many talented players competed, and the battle was intense. Fans cheered to see their favorite players take home the top honors.
Here we listed the top players with the most runs in 2022.
Babar Azam (PAK): 2598 Runs
Babar Azam, the captain of Pakistan, won the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy, also known as the ICC Men’s Player of the Year award, in 2022. Babar is just the second cricketer from Pakistan to get the esteemed honor, the first being Shaheen Shah Afridi in 2021. In addition, Babar was also voted Men’s One-Day International Player of the Year.
Babar scored 2598 runs in 44 games across all forms, averaging 54.12, with eight centuries and 15 half-centuries. Under his captaincy, Pakistan advanced to the 2022 T20 World Cup final, even though India and Zimbabwe defeated them in their first two games.
Liton Das (Bangladesh): 1921 Runs
Liton Das excelled for Bangladesh in all three forms during his breakthrough year, 2022. He has established himself as the top hitter in Bangladesh by scoring the most runs in every type of cricket played.
In the ICC Test rankings, he rose to position 12. The Bangladeshi batter’s ranking is the highest thus far. He scored 1921 runs across all three formats, the most by a Bangladeshi batter in a year and the second-most behind Babar Azam in 2022.
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Shreyas Iyer (IND): 1609 Runs
In 2022, Shreyas Iyer from India was the highest run scorers in international cricket. Shreyas Iyer is now in third place with 1,609 runs from 39 internationals, averaging 48.75.
Shreyas Iyer, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, KL Rahul, and Rohit Sharma are the only players to have scored the most runs for India in a calendar year since 2011.
Mohammad Rizwan (PAK): 1598 Runs
Pakistani cricketer Muhammad Rizwan has played for his country since 2015 in an international competition. The right-handed batsman has made hundreds in all three international competitions: tests, one-day internationals, and twenty-twenty internationals. In addition, he serves as the Pakistan cricket team’s vice-captain in Test matches.
Rizwan finished 2022 as the fourth-highest run-scorer overall with 1598 runs in 47 innings, averaging 38.97 runs per inning across all forms. His final score consists of one century and twelve half-centuries.
Steven Smith (AUS): 1560 Runs
The player from Australia, Steven Smith, stepped up with a few half-centuries in the ODI series against England following the T20 World Cup just as the year concluded.
His last international innings of 2022 was a solid 161-ball 85 against South Africa and a spectacular undefeated Test double-hundred against the West Indies. He completed the top five list with a combined total of 1560 runs in all three forms of cricket.
These are the top five players with the most runs in 2022. Other names in the top 10 are David Warner from Australia, Suryakumar Yadav from India, Devon Conway from New Zealand, Sikandar Raza from Zimbabwe, and Rishabh Pant from India.
Players With the Most International Runs in International Cricket
As the cricket season inches closer, fans and experts are already predicting who will dominate the field. One of the key metrics used to measure a player’s performance is the number of runs they scored across all formats of cricket. In 2022, all eyes will be on the players who will top this category.
With players from around the globe participating in various leagues and international matches, the competition will be fierce.
With the T20 World Cup and several other high-profile tournaments scheduled for next year, it will be fascinating to see who emerges as the top batsman across all formats of cricket.