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Maximum runs in test, One Day International and T20 cricket in a calendar year

by on January 22, 2013
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Pakistani batsman Mohammad-Yousuf

When it comes to batting records, Sachin Tendulkar is one name which makes into almost every record list. From scoring the most centuries to most number of runs in test and ODI, Tendulkar’s name is all over the place. Tendulkar has successfully made his way into the record holders of scoring maximum runs in one day international in a calendar year. Interestingly, the top four positions belong to Indian players including Tendulkar, Ganguly and Dravid. Details regarding the cricket players who hold the record for scoring maximum runs in test, ODI and T20 cricket in a calendar year are as follows.

Maximum runs scored by a batsman in test cricket in a calendar year

Famous Pakistani batsman Mohammad Yousuf holds the record for scoring maximum runs in test cricket in a calendar year. He scored 1788 runs in 11 matches in year 2006. At an average of 99.33, Yousuf scored 9 centuries and 3 fifties with 202 as his highest score.

Maximum runs scored by a batsman in One Day International cricket in a calendar year

Greatest cricket player Sachin Tendulkar holds the record for scoring maximum runs in one day international in a calendar year. He scored 1894 runs in 34 matches in year 1998. At an average of 65.31, Tendulkar scored 9 centuries and 7 fifties with 143 being his highest score.

Maximum runs scored by a batsman in T20 cricket in a calendar year

Guptill of New Zealand cricket team holds the record for scoring maximum runs in T20 cricket in a calendar year. He scored 472 runs in year 1012 with 101 being his highest score.

Mohammad Yousuf is among the best batsmen not only from Pakistan’s point of view but also from cricketing world’s point of view. At many occasions he single handedly performed to take Pakistan cricket team out of trouble and won the match for his team. Mohammad Yousuf is 4th highest run scorer in Test matches from Pakistan.

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