T20 format does not allow you to score big consistently. So fifties are the best way to measure someone’s consistency in the format. In this article we will see 5 players who have scored most number of fifties in T20 world cups.
#5 Tillakaratne Dilshan
Former Sri Lankan legend Tillakaratne Dilshan has 6 fifties in T20 world cups. He was an amazing player of leg side and he was the one who invented the dil scoop shot which is quite common in modern day cricket. Dilshan was an all rounder but he was mainly a batsmen. He was a one of the strong reasons for Sri Lanka’s success in T20 world cups.
#4 Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma is India’s opening batsman. Rohit is in his careers best stage. He is a complete asset for the Indian team. Alternative Dilshan and Rohit has same number of fifties bit the reason to put Rohit up is that he is still playing and not just playing but also the vice captain of team India in upcoming T20 world cup. His performance will be a big factor for team India.
#3 Mahela Jayawardene
Mahela Jayawardene is former Sri Lankan captain and one of the great batsmen of his time. Mahela too have 6 fifties in T20 world cups. He was part of Sri Lanka’s team in 2014 when they won the first T20 world cup. Mahela Jayawardene was very consistent player and one of the smartest brains in cricket history.
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#2 Chris Gayle
Is it even possible to not put Chris Gayle in any of the T20 records. He calls himself the universe boss which explains his nature completely. He is 40+ and still willing to play that shows his commitment and dedication towards his fans and cricket. Gayle has 7 fifties in T20 world cups and who knows if he will increase them. He is part of West Indies squad for T20 World Cup 2021.
#1 Virat Kohli
Indian captain Virat Kohli is at number 1 in our list. He has 9 fifties in T20 world cups which is simply amazing. The skipper for the last time will lead team India in the T20 format. After which his fans want him to lift the trophy. Virat has shown his consistency and class in all formats of the game in past few years. He is definitely one of the greatest batsmen to ever play the game.
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