T20 is an entertaining and thrilling format of cricket that gathers the attention of many fans. T20 cricket enjoys a massive fan-following by cricket fans and enthusiasts worldwide. Due to the high popularity of T20 cricket, many franchises in T20 leagues also came into existence in recent years.
Many major cricket-playing nations like India, Australia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and South Africa also conduct domestic T20 leagues every year.
The emergence of T20 cricket on the international stage has also given opportunities to many players to play for their country. In the T20I format, batting becomes even tougher as batsmen have to score runs at a high strike rate and also get fewer deliveries to play.
However, many batsmen have managed to excel in the T20 format. Here we take a look at 5 Indian cricketers with the most player of the match awards in T20 cricket.
5 Indian Cricketers With Most Player Of The Match Awards In T20 Cricket
5. MS Dhoni- 17
MS Dhoni holds the 5th spot in this list with 17 player of the match awards in T20 cricket so far. Out of 17, the former Indian cricketer has won 15 awards in the Indian Premier League. He hasn’t won any player of the match awards in T20 internationals.
The former Indian skipper has played 338 T20 matches and scored 6858 runs with 27 half-centuries. In T20Is, the wicket-keeper batsman accounts for 1617 runs in 98 matches along with 2 half-centuries. In IPL, the right-handed batsman has smashed 4669 runs in 186 innings along with 23 half-centuries.