Major League Cricket is a franchise T20 league based in the United States of America and managed by the American Cricket Enterprise. In the first season of the MLC, six teams– Los Angeles Knight Riders, MI New York, Texas Super Kings, Seattle Orcas, San Fransico Unicorns, and Washington Freedom have taken part. Being the first season, it commenced with a match between Texas Super Kings and LA Knight Riders on the 13th of July while MI New York won the grand final against Seattle Orcas on the 31st of July in Dallas. Let’s contemplate the players with the most runs in Major League Cricket.
Charismatic West Indian middle-order batsman, Nicholas Pooran who represented Mi New York gets the top place on the list of most runs in Major League Cricket. Pooran started his new campaign on a high note, making 40 off 28 balls against San Francisco Unicorns. Featuring 8 games, the solid batsman amassed 388 runs at a staggering strike rate of 167.24. The skipper of MINY led his team to victory with his awestruck 40 balls 100 en route to 137 off 55 deliveries in the final to chase down the 184 runs by 7 wickets and 24 balls to spare against Seattle Orcas.
Quinton De Kock
Swashbuckling Proteas batter, Quinton De Kock has been phenomenal and aggregated the 2nd most runs in Major League Cricket with 264 runs in 7 games. His runs have come at a fascinating strike rate of 151.72. In the final match of Seattle Orcas, De Kock went berserk against MI New York and hammered 87 off 52 balls to power his team to 183 in 20 overs, however, Pooran’s rampage innings overshadowed his innings and handed Orcas a 3 wickets defeat.
Henrich Klassen was Seattle Orcas’s other important batsman in the latest edition of the event and occupies 3rd place on the list. Featuring 7 games, the middle-order batsman aggregated 235 runs, averaging a staggering 58.75 and striking at a stupendous rate of 197.47. He also smashed the first-ever century of MLC against MI New York, unbeaten 110 off 44 balls.
Star Kiwi opener Devon Conway who also opens for the Chennai Super Kings in IPL, finds himself in 4th place on the chart of most runs in Major League Cricket, opening the batting for Los Angeles Super Kings. He played 7 matches and scored 221 runs at a decent average of 31.57 and a nice strike rate of 126.28. The Southpaw hit 2 fifties in the event, including the highest score of 74 against MI New York.
List of Players With Most Runs In Major League Cricket 2023
|N Pooran (MINY)||8||8||388||64.66||167.24||137*||2||1|
|Q De Kock (SEO)||7||7||264||44.00||151.72||88*||3|
|H Klassen (SEO)||7||7||235||58.75||197.47||110*||1||1|
|D Conway (TSK)||4||4||221||31.57||126.28||74||2||=|
|T David (MINY)||8||7||209||52.25||167.20||53*||1||–|
|A Russell (LAKR)||5||5||206||68.66||156.06||70*||2||–|
|N Anwar (SE0)||7||7||191||27.28||120.12||91*||1||–|
|C Anderson (SFU)||5||5||190||47.50||145.03||91*||1|
|M Wade (SFU)||5||5||168||33.60||163.10||78||1||–|
|D Brevis (MINY)||5||5||165||41.25||133.06||57||1|
Nicholas Pooran made the most runs in Major League Cricket 2023 (388).
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