Rahul leaves Finch, McCullum behind 

Top 5 fastest batters to 2,000 runs in T20Is by innings 

5 | Brendon McCullum

Former New Zealand skipper reached 2,000 runs from 66 innings. He took a total of 9 years and 40 days to reach the milestone.

Australian T20I skipper crossed the 2,000-run mark in 62 innings. Finch took 9 years and 236 days to reach the milestone.

4 | Aaron Finch

Indian opener completed 2,000 T20I runs in his 58th innings. Rahul took 6 years 94 days to achieve the milestone.

3 | KL Rahul

Former Indian skipper reached 2,000 T20I runs from 56 innings. Kohli took 8 years and 21 days to reach the mark.

2 | Virat Kohli

Pakistan skipper Babar has became the fastest to reach 2,000 runs last year from 52 innings. He took just 4 years and 230 days to reach the top.

1 | Babar Azam

Rahul became the 3rd Indian batter to score 2,000 runs or more runs in T20Is after Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma.

3rd Indian on list

This was Rahul's 20th fifty-plus score in T20Is. The list is led by Kohli with 33 fifty-plus scores.

20th fifty

Rahul answered his critics in style with a 35-ball 55 including 4 fours and 3 sixes. He batted with a strike rate of 157.14.

Strike rate elevated

“You'll never see when that batsman has played at a certain strike rate, whether it was important for him to play at a 200-strike rate, or whether the team could have still won playing at a 100-120 strike rate.”

Rahul’s statement before Mohali T20I

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