There are only a few days left for the ICC Men’s T20 Cricket World Cup 2021 to begin. All the teams have also started preparations, while many countries have also announced the team for the World Cup. Before that we are going to tell you about some Batting Records.
Here is the list of some top batting records of ICC men’s T20 cricket world cup.
Most career runs
- Mahela Jayawardene
Mahela Jayawardene of Sri Lanka had a total of 1016 runs in ICC T20 World Cup in 31 innings with an average of 39.07.
- Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle of West Indies holds second position with 920 runs in ICC T20 World Cup in 26 innings with an average of 40.00.
- Tillakaratne Dilshan
Dilshan of Sri Lanka scored 897 runs in 34 innings with an average of 30.93.
Highest individual score
- Brendon McCullum
Brendon McCullum of New Zealand scored the highest individual score in T20 world cup that was 123 in 58 balls against Bangladesh with strike rate of 212.06. He smashed 11 fours and 7 sixes in his innings.
- Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle of West Indies scored the second highest individual score in T20 world cup that was 117 in 57 balls against South Africa with strike rate of 205.36. He smashed 7 fours and 10 sixes in his innings.
- Alex Hales
Alex Hales of England scored the third highest individual score in T20 world cup that was 116* in 64 balls against Sri Lanka with strike rate of 181.25. He smashed 11 fours and 6 sixes in his innings.
- Virat Kohli
With average of 86.33 Virat Kohli of India has highest average in ICC T20 world cups.
- Michael Hussey
With average of 54.62 Michael Hussey of Australia has second highest average in ICC T20 world cups.
- Kevin Pietersen
With average of 44.61 Kevin Pietersen of England has third highest average in ICC T20 world cups.
Highest strike rate
- Darren Sammy
West Indies player Darren Sammy with strike rate of 164.12 in ICC T20 world cup holds No. 1 spot in the highest strike rate.
- Glenn Maxwell
Australia Player Glenn Maxwell with strike rate of 160.00 in ICC T20 world cup holds No. 2 spot in the highest strike rate.
- Shahid Afridi
Pakistan player Shahid Afridi with strike rate of 154.23 in ICC T20 world cup holds No. 3 spot in highest strike rate.
Other T20 World Cup records
- Fastest century – Chris Gayle of West Indies holds the record of fastest century in ICC T20 world cup. In 48 balls he scored a century against South Africa in 2007 and also against England in 2016.
- Fastest fifty- Yuvraj Singh of India and Stephan Myburgh of Netherlands shares this record. In 12 balls Yuvraj against England in 2007 and Myburgh against Ireland in 2014 scored fastest fifty- in ICC T20 world cup.
- Most sixes- Chris Gayle and Yuvraj Singh shares this record they both smashed 60 sixes in ICC T20 world cup.
- Most fours- Mahela Jayawardene and Tillakaratne Dilshan of Sri Lanka shares this record they both smashed 111 fours in ICC T20 world cup.