Cricket is a global favorite. It unites nations. It also entertains billions. Cricket fans will enjoy these T20 world cup statistics.
First T20 World Cup T20 World Cups began in 2007. India and Pakistan competed for the world cup in the final in South Africa. India won the inaugural trophy at Johannesburg’s Wanderers Stadium after defeating Pakistan.
The fastest T20 World Cup century is held by Jamaican legend Chris Gayle. The 2016 England match was his fastest century. His century took 48 balls.
Fastest half-century The renowned Indian player Yuvraj Singh is the one who owns the record for scoring the fastest 50 in the T20 world cup. He scored his rapid fifty against England in the 2007 T20 world cup. 50 took 12 balls. It was the match where he hit six sixes in one over for 36 runs.
The record for most ducks
We should highlight some unlucky records when we talk about the quickest scores. Shahid Afridi’s golden duck record is 0. He has five zero-run outs.
Bowlers love hat tricks.
Brett Lee scored the first T20 world cup hat-trick. He earned the first T20 world cup hat-trick in 2007. Bangladesh hat-trick.
The wickets record
Runs and wickets are equally essential in cricket, so we must mention both while discussing run records. Shakib Al Hasan has the most wickets. He broke Shahid Afridi’s record.
Wins and Losses
Sri Lanka has the most world cup wins. Sri Lanka has 22 T20 world cup titles. Bangladesh has lost the most matches (19).
The highest number of dismissals
The former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, also termed ‘Captain cool,’ owns the record for most dismissals in the T20 world cup. He is the first captain to date to lead the squad in all formats of the T20 world cup. He has previously made 32 dismissals in the world cup.
Record for the highest innings total – It is already obvious from the stats listed above that Sri lanka is a very successful team in the T20 world cup. Sri Lanka has the highest innings score. 260 runs for six wickets against Kenya gave them this record. 2007 World Cup match.
The West Indies have won the most trophies. They won the 2012 and 2016 crowns.
Sri Lanka scored the lowest score against Kenya. The Netherlands scored the lowest T20 world cup score against Sri Lanka. 2014.
Nation-specific centuries Scoring a century in the T20 format is never an easy endeavor, as we all might know. Seven batters from seven nations have scored hundreds so far.
Conductor Officially known by the name ICC Men’s T20 world cup, the T20 world cup is organized by the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC), which is the international cricket regulatory body. It happens every two years. Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the 2020 tournament was canceled, leaving only seven tournaments.
T20 World Cup history The one-day Benson and Hedges cup ceased in 2002. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) wanted a fast-paced, thrilling one-day competition instead of test cricket.
Stuart Robertson, a person within the authorized body of ECB, was the person who presented the idea of a 20-over match which grew to become the T20 world cup.
The “T20 world cup” comes from its twenty-over format. The ICC World Twenty20 was renamed the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.
The ICC accepts bids from countries interested in hosting the tournament. After examining many parameters, ICC members vote for the host, and the country with the most votes hosts the tournament. South Africa hosted the first ICC world cup. England, West Indies, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and India hosted later tournaments.
Mahela Jayawardene scored the most tournament runs. He scored 1016 runs in 2007–2014. He and Kumar Sangakara made 166 runs against West Indies in 2010 for the highest partnership.
The most runs in a competition is held by former Indian captain Virat Kohli. Kohli scored 319 in the 2014 T20 World Cup.
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