9 interesting facts about the ICC T20 World Cup

In 2007 when Chris Gayle was playing against South Africa he made another century in just 57 balls

Fastest Century – Chris Gayle

Yuvraj Singh holds the record of making the fastest 50 in the T20 World cup. He scored 50 runs in just 12 balls in 2007 when he was playing against England

Fastest 50 – Yuvraj Singh

Mahela Jayawardene scored 1016 runs in all editions, making him the most run-scorer in the T20 WC. He achieved this feat in 31 matches with an average of 39.07.

Most Runs – Mahela Jayawardene

Shahid Afridi holds the record of most wicket-taker in the T20 WC. He has taken 39 wickets in just 34 matches with an average of 23.25.

Most Wickets – Shahid Afridi

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the most talented batsman and wicket-keeper. The record for most dismissals in the T20 WC is held by MS Dhoni which is 32

Most Dismissals – Mahendra Singh Dhoni

Another interesting T20 world cup fact – Captain Cool Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the only player in the world of T20 history to captain a team in every game and in every edition – 33 matches

Captain in Every Game – MS Dhoni

The highest total 260/6 in the T20 WC was scored by Sri Lanka against Kenya. Where Kenya made just 88 runs in total. Sri Lanka won that match by 172 runs in 2007.

Highest Totals – Sri Lanka

Combining all the records, Sri Lanka has the most number of wins – 22. Bangladesh has the most number of losses – 19.

Most Win and Loss

Australia lost to Zimbabwe in their opening match in the 2007 edition of the T20 World Cup.

Australia Lost