Although it is not the largest T20 franchise league in the world, the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) has grown by leaps and bounds over the years. And the batters who hit the biggest fours and sixes and occasionally set personal milestones are a huge part of the T20 game’s entertaining factor.
Since we’re talking about batters in the BPL, we’ll go over the top run scorers in BPL T20 history, from the inaugural season to the present. Obviously, because this is a Bangladeshi league, nine of the top ten batsmen in the history of the Bangladesh Premier League are Bangladeshi, but we expect to see that change as they sign more international players each year…
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On this page, we will rank the top ten batsmen in the BPL T20 in terms of runs scored over the years. Former Bangladesh national team captain Tamim Iqbal now leads the run-scoring rankings in this competition, followed by other key national team players such as Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah, Shakib al Hasan, and others.
We compiled this BPL T20 top run scorers list, which was last updated on January 2, 2023, ahead of the commencement of the BPL 2023 season, the competition’s ninth edition. The list contains the batsmen’s total BPL career runs, matches played, franchises they’ve represented over the years, their highest score, and much more. See the complete list of BPL best run scorers here:
Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) – most runs list
|Tamim Iqbal||2,628||79||Chittagong Kings / Vikings, Comilla Victorians, Duronto Rajshahi, Dhaka Platoon / Minster Group Dhaka||141*|
|Mushfiqur Rahim||2,525||96||Barisal Bulls, Chittagong Vikings, Duronto Rajshahi / Rajshahi Kings, Khulna Tigers, Sylhet Royals / Super Stars||98*|
|Mahmudullah Riyad||2,075||91||Barisal Bulls, Chattogram Challengers / Chittagong Kings, Khulna Titans, Minister Group Dhaka||70*|
|Imrul Kayes||1,970||92||Rangpur Riders, Sylhet Royals, Chattogram Challengers, Comilla Victorians||81*|
|Anamul Haque||1,808||94||Dhaka Gladiators / Platoon, Chittagong Vikings, Comilla Victorians, Sylhet Sunrisers||83|
|Shakib Al Hasan||1,767||87||Dhaka Dynamites / Gladiators, Rangpur Riders, Fortune Barishal, Khulna Royal Bengals||86*|
|Chris Gayle||1,723||52||Barisal Bulls / Burners / Fortune Barishal, Chattogram Challengers / Chittagong Vikings, Dhaka Gladiators, Rangpur Riders||146*|
|Sabbir Rahman||1,710||91||Barisal Bulls / Burners, Chattogram Challengers, Cumilla Warriors, Duronto Rajshahi, Rajshahi Kings, Sylhet Sixers||122|
|Mohammad Mithun||1,648||89||Sylhet Sunrisers / Thunder, Barisal Burners, Khulna Royal Bengals, Rangpur Riders||84*|
|Mominul Haque||1,364||82||Dhaka Platoon, Barisal Burners, Comilla Victorians, Rajshahi Kings, Sylhet Royals / Super Stars||91|
Iqbal leads the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) in run scoring with 2,628 in 79 games, while also having the highest batting average among players on this list- 38.64. Only Mushfiqur Rahim and Chris Gayle have batting averages of 30 or higher in their BPL careers. Only Iqbal, Rahim, and Mahmudullah have surpassed the 2,000-run mark.
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Hundreds are harder to come by in the Bangladesh Premier League, with only three of the top ten run scorers having BPL centuries to their names – Chris Gayle has as many as five BPL centuries, Iqbal has two, and Sabbir Rahman has one. In terms of BPL fifties, Iqbal once again leads the charts in this competition, with as much as 23 fifty and no one else coming close.
Most Runs in BPL 2022
|1||Will Jacks (CC)||11||11||414||41.40||0||4|
|2||Andre Fletcher (KT)||11||11||410||58.57||1||3|
|3||Tamim Iqbal (DD)||9||9||407||58.14||1||4|
|4||Colin Ingram (SS)||9||9||333||41.62||0||3|
|5||Faf du Plessis (CV)||11||11||295||36.87||1||1|
|6||Shakib Al Hasan (FB)||11||11||284||28.40||0||3|
|7||Anamul Haque (SS)||9||9||280||31.11||0||1|
|9||Mushfiqur Rahim (KT)||11||9||251||35.85||0||1|
|10||Chris Gayle (FB)||10||10||241||26.77||0||1|
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Who is the top scorer in BPL 2022?
Will Jacks lead the BPL 2022 scoring with 414 runs, including four fifties, and a 41.40 average?
Who is the man of the series in BPL 2022?
Shakib Al Hasan is the series player in BPL 2022.
Who is the most successful captain in BPL?
Mortaza has the most victories as a captain, with 54. Mosaddek Hossain has the lowest win-loss percentage (15.38%) from 13 matches among those who have captained at least ten matches.
What is Bangladesh’s lowest score?
Bangladesh was bowled out for 58 runs by the West Indies (Their lowest in ODI cricket) Bangladesh has been bowled out twice for 58 runs, its lowest ODI score. The 19th match of the 2011 World Cup was played at Mirpur between Bangladesh and the West Indies.
Who scored the first century in BPL?
Chris Gayle for Barisal Burners vs Sylhet Royals achieved the first century in the BPL on 10 February 2012 at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka. Chris Gayle hit 146 runs not out for Rangpur Riders versus Dhaka Dynamites, the highest score in the league.