Fastest Century in T20 Internationals
Fastest Century in T20 Internationals: A T20 International Cricket Match is played between those international teams who have been granted a T20I status by International Cricket Council (ICC). Currently there are 16 International Teams part of this Cricket segment which play a 20 over match between themselves.
In the game of cricket century is a score of 100 runs in one single inning by a individual batsman.In cricket there is also a term partnership century when both tha batsman together add 100 runs in team total.
Century in a players career marked as a milestone for any player. Some people often compare making a century with a bowler taking 5 wicket’s in a single inning. One more important thing related to century is that the double century that is 200 also counted as century.
As century, completing 50 runs by any batsman individually in single innings is termed as half century.
The important point related to half century is that if the batsman after making half century completed his century then it will me barked and written as century and half century will not be counted.
Most Century in T20 Internationals
David Miller, Rohit Sharma, and S Wickramasekara Jointly hold the world record for the Fastest International T20 Century of all time. They score a century in international T20 in 35 balls. While,Chris Gayle remain the First Player to score a century in T20 international format.
Fastest and Quickest Century in T20 International
(1) DAVID MILLER in 35 Balls VS BANGLADESH
David Miller is an South African cricketer who currently plays for South African cricket team. Born on 10th June 1989 David Miller is an South African Left hand batsman who holds a strong position in South African middle order. David Miller has done his debut in t20 cricket on 20 May 2010 against West Indies.
David Miller a left hand batsman is a aggressive batsman and also a part time wicket keeper of South Africa. He also plays domestic cricket for Dolphins . Miller also played for KingsXI Punjab in Indian premier league.
(2) ROHIT SHARMA in 35 Balls VS SRI LANKA
Rohit Sharma is a famous international cricketer who plays for Indian Cricket Team. He is a right handed batsman and also a part time off spin bowler. Rohit plays for Mumbai in domestic cricket. In Indian premier league he plays for Mumbai Indians team and is also the captain of the side. Born on 30th april 1987, Rohit Sharma is currently the captain of the Indian national team in limited overs game. He is also the vice captain of the side in Test Cricket.
(3) SUDESH WICKRAMASEKARA in 35 Balls VS TURKEY
Sudesh Wickramasekara is a right hand batsman and also a right arm medium fast bowler playing for Czech Republic. Born on July 21,1982 Sudesh Wickramasekara made his debut in t20 against Austria on August 30,2019.
Firts century in T20 International cricket
In T20 International cricket first century was scored by west indies player Chris Gayle against South Africa in 2007. He smashed 117 runs against South Africa.
Top Centuries in T20 Internationals
Talking about the Fastest Century in T20 International Match. David Miller, Rohit Sharma, and S Wickramasekara Jointly hold the world record for the Fastest International T20 Century of all time.
Among all the centurians, Chris Gayle is the First Player to score a Century in T20 International Match. Chris Gayle played a magnificient knock and scored a first century in International T20 match against South africa during ICC World Twenty20 in 2007.
Important Records of T20 International Cricket
1. First century of T20 International Cricket format was by Chris Gayle against South Africa at the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 in 2007. He scored 117 runs.
2. Highest Score in T20 International is by Aaron Finch of Australia he scored highest 172 runs in the T20I.
3. Fastest Century in T20 is named after David Miller, Rohit Sharma and S Wickramasekara in 35 balls each.
4. Most centuries by Player- Australia’s Glenn Maxwell and New Zealand’s Colin Munro scored 3 centuries each in T20.
5. Youngest Player to score century in T20 format is Hazratullah Zazai of Afghanistan at age of 20 years, 337 days.