Contact Us
Top banner desktop

100s in Mens T20 World Cup

A century is always a special moment in cricket. It becomes more special in T20 cricket, especially in the T20 World Cup. Check out the list of centuries (100s) in Men’s T20 World Cup.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 30.10.2022
100s in Mens T20 World Cup

Get 100% Deposit Bonus on Bilbet

Exclusive bonuses and freebets available in IPL 2024. Turn your Cricket Knowledge into Money!

A century is always a special moment in cricket. It becomes more special in T20 cricket, especially in the T20 World Cup.

Here we are only talking about centuries in ICC Men’s T20 World Cup history. 

In the exciting contests of the T20 World Cup, we have already experienced some great centuries, which are still very rare. 

Advertisement

Details of centuries in ICC Men’s T20 World Cup

Contents

  • List of T20 World Cup centuries

  • Team-wise centuries in T20 World Cup

  • Year-wise centuries in T20 World Cup

  • Common questions on Men’s T20 World Cup centuries


List of T20 World Cup centuries

Tournament Stage

Player  (Team)

Runs (Balls)

Balls to complete 100 runs

Innings

Opposition

Venue

Date

First

Brendon McCullum (New Zealand)

123 (58)

51

1

Bangladesh

Pallekele

21/09/2012

First

Chris Gayle (West Indies)

117 (57)

50

1

South Africa

Johannesburg

11/09/2007

Super 10

Alex Hales (England)

116* (64)

60

2

Sri Lanka

Chattogram

27/03/2014

Super 10

Ahmed Shehzad (Pakistan)

111* (62)

58

1

Bangladesh

Mirpur

30/03/2014

Super 12

Rilee Rossouw (South Africa)

109 (56)

52

1

Bangladesh

Sydney

27/10/2022

Super 12

Glenn Phillips (New Zealand)

104 (64)

61

1

Sri Lanka

Sydney

29/10/2022

First

Tamim Iqbal (Bangladesh)

103* (63)

60

1

Oman

Dharamsala

13/03/2016

Super 12

Jos Buttler (England)

101* (67)

67

1

Sri Lanka

Sharjah

01/11/2021

First

Suresh Raina (India)

101 (60)

59

1

South Africa

Gros Islet

02/05/2010

Super 10

Chris Gayle (West Indies)

100* (48)

47

2

England

Mumbai

16/03/2016

First

Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka)

100 (64)

63

1

Zimbabwe

Providence

03/05/2010

 

Team-wise centuries in T20 World Cup


Team

Number of Players

Total centuries

Centurions (Year)

England

2

2

Alex Hales (2014), Jos Buttler (2021)

New Zealand

2

2

Brendon McCullum (2012), Glenn Phillips (2022)

West Indies

1

2

Chris Gayle (2007 & 2016)

India

1

1

Suresh Raina (2010)

Sri Lanka

1

1

Mahela Jayawardene (2010)

Pakistan

1

1

Ahmed Shehzad (2014)

Bangladesh

1

1

Tamim Iqbal (2016)

South Africa

1

1

Rilee Rossouw (2022)

 

Year-wise centuries in T20 World Cup


Year

Group Stages

Knockout Stages

Total

First

Super

Total

Semi-Final

Final

Total

2007

1

0

1

0

0

0

1

2009

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

2010

2

0

2

0

0

0

2

2012

1

0

1

0

0

0

1

2014

0

2

2

0

0

0

2

2016

1

1

2

0

0

0

2

2021

0

1

1

0

0

0

1

2022

0

2

2

0

0

0

2

 

Common questions on Men’s T20 World Cup centuries


Q. How many centuries in T20 World Cup have been recorded?

A. To date, a total of 11 centuries have been recorded from eight different teams in the Men’s T20 World Cup history.


Q. Who scored the first T20 World Cup century?

A. West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle hit the first T20 World Cup century. It was the first game of the Men’s T20 World Cup history on 11th September 2007, where the left-handed opener scored 117 off 57 balls against South Africa at Johannesburg.


Q. Who has scored the fastest century in T20 World Cup?

A. West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle holds the record for the fastest century in T20 World Cup history. During a Super 10 stage game against England at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, in ICC World T20 2016, Gayle completed his century in just 47 balls.


Q. Who hit the slowest century in T20 World Cup?

A. English cricketer Jos Buttler holds the record for the slowest century in T20 World Cup history. During a Super 12 stage game in ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021, Buttler scored a 67-ball century against Sri Lanka at Sharjah.


Q. Who is the only player to score two centuries in T20 World Cups?

A. West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle is the only player to score two centuries in T20 World Cups. After scoring 117 of 57 balls against South Africa in the 2007 edition (at Johannesburg), Gayle also scored 100 not out off 48 balls against England in the 2016 edition (at Mumbai).


Q. Who is the only Indian to score a century in T20 World Cup?

A. Suresh Raina is the only Indian to score a century in T20 World Cup. During the first stage (Group stage) of the ICC World T20 2010, the left-handed batter Suresh Raina scored 101 off 60 balls against South Africa (at Gros Islet).


Q. Who has scored the highest individual in T20 World Cup history?

A. New Zealand cricketer Brendon McCullum holds the record of highest individual score in T20 World Cup history. During the first round of the ICC World T20 2012, McCullum scored 123 runs against Bangladesh at Pallekele.

Top banner desktop

Chase Your Sport

Stay up-to-date on the latest sports news, stats, expert analysis and trends, including cricket, football, wrestling, tennis, basketball, Formula One and more. Find previews, schedules, results of upcoming events, and fantasy tips on Chase Your Sport.