The year 2022 is going like a dream for Liton Kumar Das. The Bangladeshi opener is not only surpassing himself with the bat, but also surpassing the star batsmen of the world. Liton has collected the most runs in all formats of international cricket this year. In this journey, he surpassed Babar Azam, Jonny Bairstow.
It can be hardly seen that Bangladeshi batsmen is ruling the world cricket. Shakib Al Hasan, who became a full-time batsman in the 2019 ODI World Cup, scored 606 runs with the bat, is just like a new sunrise in Bangladesh cricket. Liton is introducing himself anew. This wicketkeeper is becoming incredible with the bat.
Liton has batted in a total of 30 innings in Tests, ODIs and T20s this year. Where he scored a total of 1,302 runs with the help of 3 centuries and 9 fifties. England opener Bairstow is one step behind Liton with 80 runs less in the list of run scorers.
However, Bairstow played 8 innings less than Liton. 1,222 runs came from his bat with 1 century and 6 fifties from 22 innings. On the other hand, Babar Azam, who is number three in the list, has played 16 innings. Where the Pakistani captain scored 1,184 runs with 7 centuries and 5 half-centuries.
Another Englishman Joe Root is fourth in the list of run scorers. This year he scored 1025 runs from 23 innings with 2 centuries and 5 fifties. The last batsman in the top five is India’s Rishabh Pant. This young wicketkeeper who is in great form this year has scored 1002 runs from 27 innings.