When it comes to the topic T20, there are some of the important facts that one needs to know. Here are some of them.
Most Number of Runs:
Virat Kohli from the Indian Cricket team holds the record of scoring the highest number of runs in the history of T20 world cup. The above score was a 319 in a match that was conducted in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
The Most Promising Bowler:
The Sri Lankan off-spinner Ajantha Mendis takes the pride of holding the record of taking the most number of wickets numbering to 6 in the match played against Zimbabwe in the year 2012.
Scoring Fifty In The Least Number Of Balls:
Yuvraj Singh from the Indian cricket team holds the record of scoring the fastest 50 in just 12 deliveries in the year 2007.
Highest Number Of Sixes:
This record was created by the terrific batsman of West Indies, Chris Gayle who has the record of having hit the maximum number of sixes summing up to a total of 43.
Maximum Number Of Scores In A Single Over:
Yuvraj Singh of India has the credit of scoring a total of 6 sixes in an over consecutively. This happened in a match played in the year 2007.
The Match That Was Played For The Shortest Duration:
The shortest duration of a T20 match was played in the year 2009 in London. It was a match between New Zealand and Scotland that lasted for just 13 overs.
The Highest Margin For The Course Of Victory:
In the history of T20 the highest margin of win is a 172 that was made and attained in a match between the Sri Lankan team and Kenyan team in the ICC World Cup played in the year 2007. Sri Lanka scored 260 for 6 wickets whereas Kenya scored a total of 88 all out in just 19.3 overs.
The Legends of Cricket:
Sachin Tendulkar happens to be the God of cricket when the discussion of cricket takes attention. The legendary player has the credit of scoring a total of 7 centuries in the same format.
The First Hat Tricks:
Brett Lee happens to be the first bowler to get the credit of taking the first hat-trick in the history of T20 tournaments. He achieved the record in a match that was being played against Bangladesh in the year 2007.