ICC World T20 : Facts And Figures to Know About T20 Cricket

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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.

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