AB de Villiers crosses 3000 T20 runs

AB de Villiers became the 38th batsman to cross 3,000-run mark © IANS

Sep 24, 2013

AB de Villiers scored his 3,000 Twenty20 (T20) runs in Titans’ match against Brisbane Heats on Tuesday at Mohali in the Group B game of the Champions League T20 2013.

The South African needed 18 runs before the  start of the innings to reach the 3,000-run mark. He has played in 48 T20 Internationals and scored 849 runs at an average of 22.34. He was run-out soon after.

He became the 38th player to reach the milestone in his 139th game in the format. He has only one century (105 not out) in the format which was scored against Chennai Super Kings for Delhi Daredevils at Centurion in 2009.

Chris Gayle is leading the table with 5,752 runs in 156 matches at an average of 43. 90. He has 11 centuries in the shortest format of the game.