Since its arrival and introduction in the international paradigm, T20I cricket has grown as one of the important formats of cricket after two traditional formats ODI and Test cricket. Meanwhile, in this almost ‘two-decade journey’, there have been the cricketers who have developed themselves as the greats of this shortest format of the game.
These cricketers have earned a lot of fame and enjoyed a massive fan following amongst cricket fans across the globe on the back of their excellence in T20 cricket. The list includes the various batting and bowling greats who have proved their worth in international cricket while playing for their country’s national teams.
Look at the top T20 cricketers based on the titles they won in the shortest format of the game:
5. Lasith Malinga (294 games and 9 Titles)
Former legendary Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga was probably one of the most dangerous bowlers of his era. He attracted the eyeballs of the cricketing fraternity for his strange and unusual bowling action. The 39-year-old troubled a lot of mighty batting lineups during his international career.
In his illustrious career of almost 16 years, Malinga had been a part of various franchise T20 Leagues across the cricketing world. It also included the cash-rich Indian T20 League. In his overall appearances in any form of T20 cricket, he played 294 games and won 9 titles to his name before hanging his boots from all forms of the game.