Highest Scorer for Trinbago Knight Riders
The most successful team in the history of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), the Trinbago Knight Riders has been home to some of the world-class cricketers who have made a name for themselves at the highest level. These players have been the most significant reason for the franchise’s amazing show over the years.
All the batsmen featured on the list are well-known names in world cricket and there are no surprises that they have made a plethora of runs while playing the Knight Riders. So, let us take a look at the batsmen who have annihilated various bowling lineups to have their names included in the group.
Here are top 5 batsmen whole have scored the most number of runs for the Trinbago Knight Riders in the Caribbean Premier League.
#5 Denesh Ramdin (809 runs)
Denesh Ramdin has been a part of the Windies cricket since 2005. He has played more than 70 Test matches and 139 ODIs for the men in maroon during his illustrious career. However, he has not been in the fray of staging a comeback into the team because of the young talent that has made its way into the side.
But it hasn’t stopped him from making runs and proving a point in the CPL. The wicketkeeper-batsman has played 46 games for the Knight Riders in the CPL history and smashed more than 800 runs in those appearances. With an average of 34 to his name, Ramdin has given some match-winning performances of TKR and struck 5 half-centuries during the course of his career with the Knight Riders.
As a whole, Ramdin amassed 809 runs that included 61 fours and 28 sixes.
The wicketkeeper-batsman will be playing for St Kitts and Nevis Patriots this season.
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#4 Brendon McCullum (836 runs)
Brendon McCullum needs no introduction. McCullum has been one of the few wicketkeeper-batsman who started the tradition of scoring run without mercy. The batter is known for starting the inaugural season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a bang and score a massive hundred on the very first day of the tournament.
Even after taking retirement from the international cricket, McCullum continued playing franchise cricket and kept on creating records with his impeccable batting skills. While playing for the Trinbago Knight Riders, McCullum scored 836 runs at an average of 31, including 64 fours and 53 towering sixes.
He has a long association with the Knight Riders. In IPL, he was a part of the Kolkata Knight Riders and was even a part of the support staff when he decided to quit the league as a player.
The former skipper of the Kiwis has the highest strike-rate among the batsmen included in the list (147).
As of late, McCullum has been a part of the coaching staff for the Trinbago Knight Riders.
#3 Dwayne Bravo (948 runs)
One of the most acclaimed cricketers in the shortest format, Dwayne Bravo has been an icon in T20 Cricket. Having played the second-most number of T20 matches in the history of the game, Bravo has seen it all. He has played for more than 10 teams across various leagues, including Indian Premier League, Big Bash League, Bangladesh Premier League, and many more.
But when it comes to CPL, he is considered to be a legend in his home country. Considered to be one of the top all-rounders in white-ball cricket, he has played some crucial knocks to take his team over the line. In 69 games played for TKR, the 36-year-old cricketer has scored over 948 runs with an impressive strike-rate of 135. He also has 2 half-centuries to his name.
However, he has been quite lethal with the ball too and has picked up 97 wickets in the tournament’s history.
This year, he would have the stage to complete 1000 runs for the team while having a chance to become the first bowler to have 100 scalps in the tournament’s history.
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#2 Darren Bravo (1429 runs)
The second spot in the list is taken by Dwayne Bravo’s half-brother, Darren Bravo. A veteran, who was touted as the next big thing in the Test format and was even compared to Brian Lara because of his technique and batting style, has been one of the most successful batsmen for the franchise.
In 69 games played for the franchise, Darren has scored 1429 runs with a strike-rate of 121. He has also struck 75 fours and 93 maximums for the most decorated side in the tournament’s history.
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#1 Colin Munro (1546 runs)
Probably one of the hardest hitters of the cricket ball, seeing Colin Munro claim the numero uno position in this particular list is not surprising. Former world number one in ICC T20I rankings, Munro has given some really swashbuckling knocks during the league. The left-handed batsman from New Zealand has amassed over 1546 runs in the 45 innings that he has played for the side.
With an impressive average of 40 in the league, Munro has 12 half-centuries and one century to his name.
He is the only batsman for the TKR to smash more than 100 fours (128) in the league.
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