Stats: Most Runs and Wickets across formats in 2018

Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah were the leading run-scorer and wicket-taker across formats in 2018.

Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah (photo - getty)

Virat Kohli and Jasprit Bumrah were top performers across formats in 2018 as they topped the leading run-scorers and wicket-takers chart respectively. Indian captain Virat Kohli scored 2735 runs in 47 innings of 37 matches across formats with the help of 11 hundreds and 9 fifties while Jasprit Bumrah took 78 wickets in 39 innings of 30 matches with the help of 3 five-wicket hauls. For the third consecutive year, Virat Kohli scored more than 2500 runs across formats in a year and Jasprit Bumrah took more than 75 wickets for the first time in a calendar year.

1. Most runs across formats (Test/ODI/T20I) in 2018 -

 Player  Mat   Inns   NO   Runs   Avg  HS   100   50 
 Virat Kohli   37  47  7  2735  68.37   160*    11  9
 Joe Root  40   51  9  1938  46.14  125  5  11
 Shikhar Dhawan   43  47  1  1887  41.02  127  4  8
 Rohit Sharma  42  45  8  1804  48.75  162  7  7
 Jonny Bairstow  37  46  1  1701  37.80  139  6  4
 Babar Azam  38  43  9  1688  49.64  127*  2  14
 Jos Buttler  42  45  6  1677  43.00  110*  3  12
 Mushfiqur Rahim   43  50  9  1657  40.41  219*  2  9
 Fakhar Zaman  36  38  4  1635  48.08  210*  2  12
 Kusal Mendis  35  45  1  1512  34.36  196  3  9

 

2. Most wickets across formats (Test/ODI/T20I) in 2018 -

 Player   Mat    Inns   Wkts   Avg  SR  BBI  5w   10w 
 Jasprit Bumrah   30  39  78  20.39   39.3   6/33   3  0 
 Kagiso Rabada  26  36  77  21.96  35.9  6/54  2  1
 Kuldeep Yadav  31  33  76  17.09  22.2  6/25  3  0
 Adil Rashid  41  46  76  26.93  34.3  5/49  1  0
 Rashid Khan  29  29  72  14.43  20.2  5/24  2  0
 Trent Boult  27  33  66  25.80  38.0  6/30  3  0
 Moeen Ali  34  38  62  32.91  45.4  5/63  1  0
 Akila Danajaya  28  32  62  24.11  30.8  6/29  4  0
 Mehidy Hasan  33  39  61  27.54  45.1  7/58  4  1
 Shadab Khan  39  40  58  22.34  29.8  4/28  0  0

By Jasveer Singh Kharra - 01 Jan, 2019

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