T20 World Cup most centuries

Most Centuries in T20 World Cup – Highest centuries in the World Cup

The T20 World Cup has served some of the incredible batting display that includes the most centuries in the T20 World Cup. There have been many occasions where centurions have single handedly led their side to victory. Cricket enthusiasts can surely look forward to some amazing displays of power hitting in the upcoming T20 World Cup to make the most centuries.

As cricket enthusiasts looking forward to a spectacular show, we expect the leading Babar Azam, S Dhawan, Aaron Finch, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, David Warner, and Quinton de Kock to come up with some magical knocks and make it to the list of most T20 world cup centuries and most runs in the T20 World Cup.

Most Centuries in the T20 World Cup

It is interesting to note that Chris Gayle is the player with the highest number of centuries in T20 World Cup matches. The left handed batter of the West Indies team has had two centuries to his tally in the unique history of this tournament. He scored his first ton in the 2007 ICC T20 World Cup against South Africa, for the second he waited for 9 years until 2016 where he made it against England. He is also on the top in the list of Highest sixes in the T20 World Cup. He once single handedly demolished England’s bowling lineup. Check out the list of all the centuries scored in the T20 World Cup.

PlayerRunsTeamOpposition
CH Gayle (WI)117West Indiesv South Africa
SK Raina (IND)101Indiav South Africa
DPMD Jayawardene (SL)100Sri Lankav Zimbabwe
BB McCullum (NZ)123New Zealandv Bangladesh
AD Hales (ENG)116Englandv Sri Lanka
Ahmed Shehzad (PAK)111Pakistanv Bangladesh
Tamim Iqbal (BAN)103Bangladeshv Oman
CH Gayle (WI)100West Indiesv England
JC Buttler (ENG)101Englandv Sri Lanka
RR Rossouw (SA)109South Africav Bangladesh
GD Phillips (NZ)104New Zealandv Sri Lanka

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Top 5 Most Centuries in ICC Cricket World Cup

1.Chris Gayle

At first place in the list is the name of West Indies team captain Chris Gayle, who has scored a century in the history of the T20 World Cup. Chris Gayle scored 117 runs against South Africa in 2007. It includes 7 fours and 10 sixes.

2. Suresh Raina

The name of former Indian team cricketer Suresh Raina is at second place in the list, who scored 101 runs in the T20 World Cup match played against South Africa in 2010. During this period, his innings included 9 fours and 5 sixes.

3. Mahela Jayawardene

At third place in the list is the name of Sri Lankan legend Mahela Jayawardene, who scored 100 runs in the match played against Zimbabwe. During this period, his innings included 10 fours and 4 sixes.

4. Brendon McCullum

In this list, New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum is on number four, who played a century against Bangladesh in 2012. 123 runs came off his bat during that period. His innings included 11 fours and 7 sixes.

5.Alex Hales

The name of Alex Hales is at fifth number in the list, who while playing for England, played a century inning of 116 runs against Sri Lanka in the year 2014.

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Most Centuries by Players in ICC ODI World Cup

Here, you can find a list of the players with the most centuries in the ICC ODI World Cup history.

PlayerMatchesCenturies
RG Sharma (IND)287
DA Warner (AUS)296
SR Tendulkar (IND)456
KC Sangakkara (SL)375
V Kohli (IND)375
RT Ponting (AUS)465
SC Ganguly (IND)214
AB de Villiers (SA)234
ME Waugh (AUS)224
TM Dilshan (SL)274

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FAQs

Who has hit the most centuries in the T20 World Cup?

Chris Gayle is the only player who has scored two centuries in the T20 World Cup.

Which Indian player has the record of hitting the most centuries in the T20 World Cup?

Suresh Raina scored a century in the T20 World Cup against South Africa.

Who has hit the most number of centuries in the ODI World Cup?

Rohit Sharma has hit the most number of centuries (7) in the ODI World Cup.

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