Most Runs In Calendar Year: In the year 2021, three different players joined the list of most runs in three formats. Joe Root, Mohammad Rizwan and Rohit Sharma impressed with their superb batting.
Among the current players are three of the three formats of players who have set records for the most runs in a calendar year. Let us know who are the current highest scoring cricketers in Tests, ODIs and T20s in a calendar year.
Joe Root in Tests: England captain Joe Root has become the highest-scoring cricketer of the current Test calendar year. This year Joe Root has scored 1544 runs so far in 2021. If Root plays some good innings in the Ashes against Australia, he also has a chance of becoming the highest-scoring player of all time in the calendar year.
Rohit in ODIs: Speaking of ODIs, Rohit has shown his dominance in scoring runs among current cricketers. Hitman holds the record for most ODI runs scored in a calendar year. In 2019, he achieved this feat by scoring 1490 runs.
Rizwan in T20: Pakistan’s Mohammad Rizwan has become the highest run scorer in T20I calendar year. He has set a record of 1123 runs so far this year.