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Top ten T20 World Cup records to be aware of

by Hreet N. Business

The T20 World Cup in 2021 is scheduled to take place in October and November. It is being hosted by Oman and the United Arab Emirates. The last edition that is, the T20 World Cup 2016 winner was West Indies. West Indies defeating England in a nail-biting final. As we get closer to this year's edition, take a glance at some of the game's most remarkable records.

 

Mahela Jayawardene has the most runs.

Sri Lankan great player Mahela Jayawardene retains the record for most runs scored in the T20 World Cup. He appeared in 31 matches and ended up scoring 1016 runs at a strike rate of 134.74 with 1 century and 6 half-centuries. In a real sense, he seems to be the only batsman in the world championship to have scored over 1000 runs. Chris Gayle comes in second with 920 runs from 28 games.

 

Brendon McCullum has the maximum individual score.

Brendon McCullum, who is the former New Zealand captain, retains the record for the highest individual score in the T20 World Cup. He accomplished the remarkable achievement in September 2012, while he hit 123 off 58 balls against Bangladesh at Pallekele. Throughout his ferocious innings, McCullum slammed 11 fours and seven sixes. Up to this point, eight hundred have been recorded in the T20 World Cup.

 

Daren Sammy has the maximum strike rate (minimum of 125 balls).

Daren Sammy, the former West Indies skipper, has the highest scoring rate in the T20 World Cup between many players who already have encountered at least 125 balls. He hit 215 runs (131 balls) in 25 innings at a scoring rate of 164.12. Glenn Maxwell, an Australian outlier, ranks second on the ranking with a scoring rate of 160.

 

Virat Kohli and Chris Gayle have the most 50-plus total score.

Indian skipper Virat Kohli and West Indian superstar Chris Gayle retain the combined history for most 50-plus scores. Whereas Kohli has 9 half-centuries in 16 games, Gayle has seven half-centuries and two hundred in 28 T20 World Cup matches. The West Indian seems to be the only player to have managed to score more than one century in T20 Tournament History.

 

Chris Gayle has the most sixes.

Not strikingly, West Indian fan favourite Gayle holds the world record for the most sixes hit in a T20 World Cup. In 28 gameplay, he has slammed 60 maximums. Yuvraj Singh takes second place with 33 sixes from 31 games.

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