Most runs in SA20 2024: Know which player tops the run-scoring charts

The SA20 2024, South Africa’s premier T20 franchise cricket tournament, kicked off on January 10 and is set to captivate fans till February 10. With six teams vying for supremacy, a total of 34 matches are scheduled across four weeks in this thrilling second edition of SA20.

Competing Teams: Durban’s Super Giants, Joburg Super Kings, MI Cape Town, Paarl Royals, Pretoria Capitals, and Sunrisers Eastern Cape are the formidable teams battling it out for the coveted SA20 2024 title.

Star-Studded Lineup: Featuring some of the top T20 batters in the world, the SA20 2024 boasts an impressive lineup including renowned names like Phil Salt, Aiden Markram, Rilee Rossouw, Jos Buttler, Reeza Hendricks, Dawid Malan, and Nicholas Pooran, among others.

Top Performances: The tournament witnessed stellar performances right from the start, with MI Cape Town’s Ryan Rickelton setting the stage on fire by smashing the first fifty of SA20 2024. Rickelton’s blistering knock of 87 runs off 51 balls against Durban’s Super Giants showcased his exceptional batting prowess.

Teammate Rassie van der Dussen later stole the spotlight by registering the first century of SA20 2024. The MI Cape Town opener’s scintillating innings of 104 runs off just 50 balls against Joburg Super Kings left fans in awe. His innings, adorned with nine fours and six sixes, was a masterclass in T20 batting.

Top Run-Scorers: In the race to be the top run-scorer of SA20 2024, several players have showcased their batting prowess. Alongside Ryan Rickelton and Rassie van der Dussen, contenders include Heinrich Klaasen, Jos Buttler, Leus du Plooy, David Miller, and Rilee Rossouw.

Notably, Paarl Royals’ wicketkeeper-batter Jos Buttler emerged as the highest run-scorer in the previous season of SA20. His remarkable performance saw him amass 391 runs in 11 matches at an impressive average of 39.10 and a strike rate of 132.54, including four half-centuries.

Faf du Plessis of Joburg Super Kings was the second-highest run-scorer in the previous edition, accumulating 369 runs in 11 matches, showcasing the formidable batting talent present in the SA20 tournament.

Most runs in SA20 2024

RankPlayerTeamMatchesRuns
1Ryan RickeltonMI Cape Town10530
2Jos ButtlerPaarl Royals11408
3Matthew BreetzkeDurban’s Super Giants11386
4Heinrich KlaasenDurban’s Super Giants11373
5Leus du PlooyJoburg Super Kings10367
6Rassie van der DussenMI Cape Town10328
7JJ SmutsDurban’s Super Giants10286
8Kyle Verreynne Pretoria Capitals256
9Jordan HermannSunrisers Eastern Cape10253
10Tristan StubbsSunrisers Eastern Cape10245

As the SA20 2024 continues to unfold with thrilling encounters and standout performances, cricket enthusiasts eagerly anticipate witnessing more breathtaking moments in South Africa’s premier T20 extravaganza.

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