T20 World Cup: Highest batting averages, check list
- The ICC Men's T20 World Cup started on October 18
- The final will be played on November 14
- Pakistan, England and Australia have advanced to the semi-finals
The T20 World Cup 2021 is going on in full swing. The tournament started on October 18 with a match between co-host Oman and debutants Papua New Guinea. The tournament, played in two rounds, started with a total of 16 countries.
The first round saw eight teams in two groups take on each other to contest for a place in the Super 12 round. The top two teams from Group A and B of the round 1 stage entered the Super 12 round.
Sri Lanka and Namibia managed to qualify for the Super 12 round from Group A and Scotland and Bangladesh joined them from Group B.
Namibia, playing their first T20 world Cup, secured qualification to the Super 12 after beating Ireland in an all-or-nothing match. Scotland secured their place in the super 12 with three consecutive wins in Round 1.
Australia, England, South Africa, West Indies, Bangladesh and Scotland competed in the Super 12 Group 1, while Group B has Afghanistan, India, New Zealand and Pakistan, Scotland and Namibia.
England and Australia have advanced to the semi-finals from Group 1, while Pakistan have sealed their berth in the last four with four consecutive wins in Gorup 2.
The last semi-final berth will be decided on Sunday, when New Zealand take on Afghanistan. The Kiwis will book their spot with a win, while Afghanistan can set up their or India's qualification with a famous upset.
Here is a list of batsmen with the highest batting average in the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 so far:
#1 Jos Buttler (England)
5 Matches - 240 runs - 120 Average
#2 Mohammad Nabi (Afghanistan)
4 Matches - 113 runs - 113 Average
#3 Mohammad Rizwan (Pakistan)
4 Matches - 199 runs - 99.50 Average
#4 Babar Azam (Pakistan)
4 Matches - 198 runs - 66.00 Average
#5 Rassie van der Dussen (South Africa)
5 Matches - 177 runs - 59.00 Average