Only 1 Indian has scored a century in the T20 World Cup, you will be shocked to hear the name

Orhan Wadia
Orhan Wadia - Editor
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New Delhi. The ICC T20 World Cup is about to begin. The excitement of this mega ICC tournament will be at its peak from next week. This tournament is to be played between 1st and 29th June under the hosting of USA and West Indies Cricket Board. The Indian team will start its campaign against Ireland. A total of 11 centuries have been scored in this tournament so far. Only one Indian's name is included in this list.

The T20 World Cup started in 2007 and India won it and made its name in the pages of history. Centuries were scored in the very first season of this fast format cricket tournament. The record of scoring the first century in the tournament is in the name of West Indies' explosive batsman Chris Gayle. The second century came in 2010 which came from the bat of an Indian batsman. Two centuries were scored in this season and both are recorded in the name of Asian batsmen.

Which Indian scored a century in T20 World Cup?
So far, only 1 century has been scored by India in the T20 World Cup. Team India's middle order batsman Suresh Raina achieved this feat. In 2010, he played an innings of 101 runs against South Africa. Since then, no Indian has been able to achieve this feat. This season, Team India's stalwarts can add their names to this record list.

Century in T20 World Cup
West Indies' Chris Gayle tops this list. After this, Suresh Raina and then Sri Lankan legend Mahela Jayawardene scored a century in the T20 World Cup. New Zealand's Brendon McCullum scored a century in 2012. England's Alex Hales did this feat in 2014. Pakistan's Ahmed Shahzad scored a century this year. In 2016, Bangladesh's Tamim Iqbal and West Indies' Chris Gayle scored centuries. In 2012, England's Jos Buttler was the only batsman to do so. In 2022, South Africa's Riley Russo and New Zealand's Glenn Philip scored centuries in the T20 World Cup.

first published : May 29, 2024, 6:53 PM IST

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