Most Runs in Each Format in 2022

Updated on: Dec 23, 2022 11:32 am IST

  • Most Runs in Each Format in 2022

    As 2022 comes to an end, it’s time for a recap of how the year went in the field of cricket. This year’s major international tournaments took place including the T20 World Cup. England emerged victorious with a collective performance. Meanwhile, Sri Lanka upset everyone and was crowned the Asia champions. Moreover, batters had a great year as this year was dominated by a record number of T20 internationals. Here’s a list of players to score most runs in each format in 2022.

    Who Scored most runs in test in 2022?

    The test rankings were dominated by the Englishmen and the Aussies. The former England captain, who relieved his captaincy duties to focus on his batting, stood up for the team. With 1098 runs, he finished 2022 as the leading run scorer in tests. Australian opener, Usman Khawaja, ranked second with 1079 runs with a strike rate of 51.62.

    Players

    Country Matches Runs SR 100 50

    Joe Root

    England 15 1098 63.76 5 2

    Usman Khawaja

    Australia 10 1079 51.62 4 5
    Jonny Bairstow England 10 1061 76.00 6

    1

    Babar Azam

    Pakistan 8 1009 54.42 3 7

    Marnus Labuschagne

    Australia 10 943 62.74 4 1
    Ben Stokes England 15 870 71.54 2

    4

    Zack Crawley

    England 15 844 63.50 2 3

    Abdullah Shafique

    Pakistan 8 799 41.37 3

    2

    Steve Smith Australia 10 791 49.87 2

    4

    Litton Das

    Bangladesh 10* 727 56.40 2

    4

    Who Scored most runs in ODI in 2022?

    ODIs in 2022 took a backseat as teams played only a handful of those. Mostly associate nations took part in the ODIs and played qualifiers for the upcoming 2023 World Cup. Gerhard Erasmus of Namibia topped the list with 956 runs. 2 Indian players made it into the list. Shreyas Iyer and Shikhar Dhawan ranked 6th and 9th, respectively, while Pakistani skipper, Babar Azam was placed 10th.

    Player

    Country Mat Runs SR 100 50

    Gerhard Erasmus

    Namibia 21 956 78.23 1 8
    Vriitya Aravind United Arab Emirates 21 781 72.71 2

    4

    Aaron Jones United States of America 19 770 77.38 1

    5

    Monank Patel

    United States of America 19 769 85.92 1 5
    Scott MacLeod Scotland 16 736 82.41 2

    5

    Shreyas Iyer

    India 17 724 91.52 1 6

    Shai Hope

    West Indies 21 709 74.24 3 2
    Shamarh Brooks West Indies 21 694 76.34 1

    4

    Shikhar Dhawan

    India 22 688 74.21 0 6
    Babar Azam Pakistan 9 679 90.77 3

    5

    Who Scored most runs in T20I in 2022?

    Suryakumar Yadav reached the magical figure of 1000 runs in a single calendar year 2022 in T20 internationals. Mohammad Rizwan missed out on that magical figure by 4 runs and also lost his top spot at the T20 world rankings. Furthermore, Virat Kohli found his lost form back and finished 2022 with 781 runs. Virat took the least number of matches to reach this figure. He even ended his century drought this year by scoring a ton against Afghanistan in Asia Cup 2022. Furthermore, Virat Kohli led India to a dominant single-handed victory over archrival Pakistan in the T20 World Cup, finishing as the tournament’s leading run-scorer. 

    Player Country Matches Runs SR 100 50
    Suryakumar Yadav India 31 1164 187.43 2 9
    Mohammad Rizwan Pakistan 25 996 122.96 0 10
    Virat Kohli India 20 781 138.23 1 8
    Sikandar Raza Zimbabwe 24 735 150.92 0 5
    Babar Azam Pakistan 26 735 123.32 1 5
    Glenn Phillips New Zealand 21 716 156.33 1 6
    Pathum Nissanka Sri Lanka 24 713 112.99 0 6
    Rohit Sharma India 29 656 134.42 0 3
    D Airee Nepal 18 626 136.68 1 4
    A Balbirnie Ireland 27 617 129.35 0 4

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