The T20 Blast 2024 began on May 30 and will run till September 14 in England.

As many as 18 teams will compete in a total of 133 matches in the 22nd edition of the T20 Blast.

Some of the most talented T20 batters including the likes of Dawid Malan, Sam Billings, James Vince, Tom Kohler-Cadmore, Tom Banton and Colin Ingram are featuring in the T20 Blast 2024.

English batter Michael Pepper slammed the first century of T20 Blast 2024. Representing Essex, Michael Pepper smashed 101 off just 44 balls against Middlesex at the County Ground in Chelmsford.

Batting at No.3, Pepper scored a match-winning hundred while chasing Middlesex’s 203-7 to guide his side to a four-wicket win.

England international Sam Billings became the second batter to slam a hundred in the ongoing T20 Blast. Kent captain Sam Billings led from the front as he hammered 106 off just 58 balls against Somerset. Billings’ scintillating ton powered Kent to a four-wicket win in Canterbury.

The likes of Ollie Pope, Tom Abell, Jamie Smith and Max Holden have also produced some brilliant batting performances for their respective franchises in the ongoing T20 Blast.

Meanwhile, Hampshire captain James Vince finished with most runs in T20 Blast last season. He amassed 670 runs in 16 matches at an average of 60.90 and a strike rate of 154.02.

James Vince also holds the record for the most runs in T20 Blast history. Between 2010 and 2024, Vince has accumulated 5,631 runs in 186 matches at an average of 35.86 and a strike rate of 138.66. He has slammed five centuries and 40 fifties in the tournament’s history.

Here’s a look at the players with most runs in T20 Blast 2024.

Most runs in T20 Blast 2024

Player

Team

Matches

Runs

Sam Hain

Birmingham Bears

9

395

Rishi Patel

Leicestershire

9

385

Daniel Hughes

Sussex

9

354

Michael Pepper

Essex

8

333

Sam Billings

Kent

9

301

Matthew Breetzke Northamptonshire 8 299
Dawid Malan Yorkshire 9 298
Jamie Smith Surrey 8 285
DJ Bell-Drummond Kent 9 285
Graham Clark Durham 9 282

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