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The Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) 2024 started on January 19 and will run till March 1.

As many as seven teams are competing in a total of 46 matches across six weeks in the 10th edition of the BPL.

Some of the most talented T20 batters including the likes of Babar Azam, Tamim Iqbal, Avishka Fernando, Mushfiqur Rahim,Najibullah Zadran and Litton Das are featuring in the Bangladesh T20 League.

Veteran batter Imrul Kayes slammed the first fifty of BPL 2024. Representing defending champions Comilla Victorians, Imrul Kayes scored 66 off just 56 balls against Durdanto Dhaka in the opening match of the ongoing T20 tournament at  Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka. 

Pakistan talisman Babar Azam has also started his BPL 2024 campaign on a good note. Babar Azam scored a scintillating half-century for Rangpur Riders against Sylhet Strikers.

The likes of Mushfiqur Rahim, Zakir Hasan, Avishka Fernando and Tanzid Hasan have also produced some brilliant batting performances for their respective franchises in the ongoing BPL.

Sylhet Strikers’ Najmul Hossain Shanto  finished with the most runs in the BPL last season. The flamboyant left-handed batter scored 516 runs in 15 matches at an average of 39.69 and a strike rate of 116.74. 

Rony Talukdar of Rangpur Riders was the second-highest run-scorer with 425 runs in 13 matches. 

Meanwhile, star wicketkeeper-batter Mushfiqur Rahim holds the record for the most runs in BPL history. Between 2012 and 2024, Rahim has scored 3,084 runs in 116 matches with 20 fifties to his name.

Here’s a look at the players with most runs in BPL 2024.

Most runs in BPL 2024: Know the top run-scorers in ongoing Bangladesh Premier League

Player

Team

Matches

Runs

Tanzid Hasan 

Chattogram Challengers

11

382

Towhid Hridoy

Comilla Victorians

10

358

Alex Ross

Durdanto Dhaka

11

352

Tamim Iqbal

Fortune Barishal

11

325

Mohammad Naim

Durdanto Dhaka

12

310

Mushfiqur Rahim

Fortune Barishal

11

297

Anamul Haque

Khulna Tigers

11

286

Litton Das

Comilla Victorians

11

280

Tom Bruce

Chattogram Challengers

8

261

Babar Azam

Rangpur Riders

6

251

Photo credit: Alamy

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