ICC T20 World Cup Records (Most Runs, Highest Scores & Centuries) – All Times

ICC T20 World Cup 2022 is the mega cricket event for the T20 format. Many cricketers have set Most Runs, Highest Wicket Taker, Most Sixes, and Best bowling figure records in the previous season of T20 WC. We have made a list of all these T20 World Cup records. You can check ICC T20 World Cup Records here on this page.

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From Mahela Jayawardene to Chris Gayle, many star cricketers have set up ICC T20 World Cup records in different countries. Below is the list of all ICC T20 World Cup records.

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Most Runs

Mahela Jayawardene has the most runs in ICC T20 World Cup. He is the only batsman to score 1,000+ runs in T20 WCs. During his career, Jayawardene took part in 31 T20 World Cup matches and scored 1,016 runs with an average of 39.07. His high score remained 100 during this time and he scored 6 half-centuries with one hundred in T20 World Cups.

Runs Player Mat Inn HS Avg 100s 50’s Period
1,016  Mahela Jayawardene 31 31 100 39.07 1 6 2007-2014
965  Chris Gayle 33 31 117 34.46 2 7 2007–2021
897  Tillakaratne Dilshan 35 34 96* 30.93 0 6 2007–2016
847  Rohit Sharma 33 30 79* 38.50 0 8 2007–2021
845 Virat Kohli 21 19 89* 76.81 0 10 2012–2021


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Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum holds the Highest Individual Score in T20 World Cups. In T20 World Cup 2012, he scored 123 against Bangladesh at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy with a strike rate of 212.6. His innings included 7 sixes and 11 boundaries.

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Runs Player Balls 4s 6s SR Opposition Venue Date
123  Brendon McCullum 58 11 7 212.06  Bangladesh Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy 21 September 2012
117  Chris Gayle 57 7 10 205.26  South Africa Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg 11 September 2007
116*  Alex Hales 64 11 6 181.25  Sri Lanka Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chittagong 27 March 2014
111*  Ahmed Shehzad 62 10 5 179.03  Bangladesh Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Dhaka 30 March 2014
103*  Tamim Iqbal 63 10 5 163.49  Oman Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharasala 13 March 2016

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Chris Gayle holds the record for Most hundreds in T20 World Cups. He is the only batsman to score two hundred in T20 World Cups.

Centuries Player Mat Inn Runs HS Span
2  Chris Gayle 33 31 965 117 2007-2021

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Indian Captain Virat Kohli holds the record for most fifties in T20 World Cups. From 2007 to 2021, he took part in 21 matches and scored 10 half-centuries. After Kohli, Chris Gayle has 2nd most fifties in T20 World Cups.

No. Player Mat Inn Runs HS 100s 50s Span
1  Virat Kohli 21 19 845 89* 0 10 2012–2021
2  Chris Gayle 33 31 965 117 2 9 2007-2021
3 Rohit Sharma 33 30 847 79 0 8 2007-2021
4 Mahela Jayawardene 31 31 1016 100 1 7 2007-2016
 David Warner 30 30 762 89 0 6 2009-2021

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Legendary Bangladeshi cricketer Shakib Al Hassan holds the record for most wickets in T20 World Cups. From 2007 to 2021, he attended 31 matches and picked 41 wickets with an average of 17.29.

Wickets Player Matches Avg. Econ BBI Span
41  Shakib Al Hassan 31 17.29 6.43 4/9 2007-2021
39  Shahid Afridi 34 23.25 6.71 4/11 2007-2016
38  Lasith Malinga 31 20.07 7.43 5/31 2007-2014
36  Saeed Ajmal 23 16.86 6.79 4/19 2009-2014
35  Ajantha Mendis 21 15.02 6.70 6/8 2009-2014

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Former Sri Lankan Cricketer Ajhanta Mendis holds the record for best bowling figures in T20 World cups. In T20 World Cup 2012, he recorded 6/8 against Zimbabwe at MRIC Stadium, Hambantota.

Figures Player Overs Maidens Econ Opposition Venue Date
6/8  Ajantha Mendis 4.0 2 2.00  Zimbabwe MRIC Stadium, Hambantota 18 September 2012
5/3  Rangana Herath 3.3 2 0.85  New Zealand Zohur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram 31 March 2014
5/6  Umar Gul 3.0 0 2.00  New Zealand The Oval, Kennington 13 June 2009
5/19  Ahsan Malik 4.0 0 4.75  South Africa Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium, Chattogram 27 March 2014
5/19  Adam Zampa 4.0 0 4.75  Banglaesh Dubai International Cricket Stadium 04 November 2021

 


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