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Top 20 fastest T20 international centuries.

Scoring a century in cricket is a milestone that every cricketer wants to achieve in all formats. But when we talk about the Twenty20 format of cricket, it becomes more difficult to score centuries in this format as compared to other formats. Here is a list of top 20 fastest centuries of T20 internationals?

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T20 is the quickest and most explosive format of cricket, in which only twenty overs are allotted to a team for batting in a match and white ball is used to bowl in this format and players wear the colored uniform during the match which is selected by their team management authorities.

Scoring the fastest century in the T20 format of cricket is one of the most important accomplishments in cricket history for any batsman, hence the concept of T20 cricket has changed the mindset of the batsmen, Some of the most aggressive hard-hitting batsmen playing cricket in the world now always eager to try to make the bowling life of the bowlers much more difficult.

There are 12 full accredited members and 92 recognized as associate members countries present in the world so far.

Out of the all cricketer who has scored centuries in the T20 format of the cricket here is a list of the top 20 fastest centuries of T20 Internationals scored by the cricketers of 12 fully accredited member countries of the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Brief summary of top 20 fastest centuries of T20 Internationals :

20. Brendon McCullum:

Full name… Brendon Barrie McCullum.
Date of birth…27 September 1981.
Birth location… Dunedin a city in New Zealand.
Height… 1.71 m.
Main Role in the team… AS a batsman and wicket-keeper.
Batting genre… Right-handed Bat.
Bowling genre…Right-arm medium.

The last name in the top 20 fastest centuries of T20 Internationals is that of Brendon McCullum of New Zeeland who has scored a century, facing just 51 deliveries, in the fifth match of Group ‘D’ in the T20 World Cup between Bangladesh vs New Zealand at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Sri Lanka on 21 September 2012.

in this match, he has scored in his entire inning a total of 123 runs facing off 58 balls. Whose brief description is as follows.

19.Aaron Finch:

Full name… Aaron James Finch.
Date of birth… 17 November 1986.
Birth location… Colac, Australia.
Height… 1.76 m.
Main Role in the team… AS a batsman.
Batting genre… Right-handed Bat.
Bowling genre… Left-arm orthodox.

Aaron Finch has scored a century off just 50 balls in the third match of a tri-series of T20 internationals which was played in Zimbabwe on 03 March 2018 between Australia vs Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club Stadium.

in this match, he has scored in his entire inning a total of 172 runs facing off 76 deliveries. Whose brief description is as follows.

18. Glenn Maxwell:

Full name… Glenn James Maxwell
Date of birth… 14 October 1988.
Birth location… Kew, Australia.
Height… 1.82 m.
Main Role in the team… As an All-Rounder.
Batting genre… Right-handed Bat.
Bowling genre… Right-arm off-break.

Glenn Maxwell scored a century facing just 50 balls during Australia’s tour of India on 27 February 2019 in the second match of a T20 series played in India between Australia vs India at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru.

In this match, he has scored in his entire inning a total of 113 runs facing off 55 deliveries. Whose brief description is as follows.

17. Brendon McCullum:

Full name… Brendon Barrie McCullum.
Date of birth…27 September 1981.
Birth location… Dunedin a city in New Zealand.
Height… 1.71 m.
Main Role in the team… As a batsman and wicket-keeper.
Batting genre… Right-handed Bat.
Bowling genre…Right-arm medium.

Brendon McCullum scored a century facing just 50 deliveries during Australia’s tour of New Zealand on 28 February 2010 in the second match of a T20 series played in New Zealand between Australia vs New Zealand at AMI Stadium, ‘Lancaster Park’ Christchurch.

In this match, he has scored in his entire inning a total of 116 runs facing off 56 balls. Whose brief description is as follows.

16. Chris Gayle:

Full name… Christopher Henry Gayle.
Date of birth… 21 September 1979.
Birth location… Kingston, Jamaica.
Height… 1.88 m.
Main Role in the team… As a batsman.
Batting genre… Left-Handed Bat.
Bowling genre… Right-arm off-break.

Chris Gayle was scored a century, facing just 50 deliveries, in the first match of Group ‘A’ in the ICC World T20 Championship between West Indies vs South Africa at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg in South Africa on 11 September 2007.

In this match, he has scored in his entire inning a total of 117 runs facing off 57 balls. Whose brief description is as follows.

15. Martin Guptill:

Full name… Martin James Guptill.
Date of birth… 30 September 1986.
Birth location… Auckland, New Zealand.
Height… 1.88 m.
Main Role in the team… As a batsman.
Batting genre… Right-handed Bat.
Bowling genre… Right-arm off-break.

The fifteenth name in the top 20 fastest centuries of T20 Internationals is that of Martin Guptill of New Zeeland who has scored a century off just 49 deliveries in the fifth match of a Tri-series between England, Australia, and New Zealand of T20 internationals which was played in New Zealand on 16 February 2018 between Australia vs New Zealand at Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand.

In this match, he has scored in his entire inning a total of 105 runs facing off 54 balls. Whose brief description is as follows.

14.Glenn Maxwell:

Full name… Glenn James Maxwell
Date of birth… 14 October 1988.
Birth location… Kew, Australia.
Height… 1.82 m.
Main Role in the team… As an All-Rounder.
Batting genre… Right-handed Bat.
Bowling genre… Right-arm off-break.

Glenn Maxwell scored a century facing just 49 deliveries during Australia’s tour of Sri Lanka on 06 September 2016 in the first match of a T20 series played in Sri Lanka between Australia vs Sri Lanka at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele.

In this match, he has scored in his entire inning a total of 145 runs facing off 65 balls. Whose brief description is as follows.

13. Babar Azam:

Full name… Mohammad Babar Azam .
Date of birth… 15 October 1994.
Birth location… Lahore, Pakistan.
Height… 1.80 m.
Main Role in the team… As a batsman.
Batting genre… Right-handed Bat.
Bowling genre… Right-arm off-break.

Babar Azam was scored a century facing just 49 deliveries during Pakistan’s tour of South Africa on 14 April 2021 in the third match of a T20 series played in South Africa between Pakistan vs South Africa at SuperSport Park, Centurion.

In this match, he has scored in his entire inning a total of 122 runs facing off 59 balls. Whose brief description is as follows.

12. Evin Lewis:

Full name… Evin Earl Lewis.
Date of birth… 27 December 1991.
Birth location… Trinidad, Trinidad, and Tobago.
Height… 1.88 m.
Main Role in the team… As a batsman.
Batting genre… Left-handed Bat.
Bowling genre… Right-arm medium.

Evin Lewis was scored a century facing just 48 deliveries during India’s tour of West Indies and the United States of America on 27 August 2016 in the first match of a T20 series played at Lauderhill Florida, between West Indies vs India at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill, Florida.

In this match, he has scored in his entire inning a total of 100 runs facing off 48 balls. Whose brief description is as follows.

11. Dawid Malan:

Full name… Dawid Johannes Malan.
Date of birth… 03 September 1987.
Birth location… Roehampton, London.
Height…1.83 m.
Main Role in the team… As a batsman.
Batting genre… Left-handed Bat.
Bowling genre… Right-arm leg-break.

David Malan scored a century facing off just 48 deliveries in the fourth match of the T20 International series during England’s tour of New Zealand which was played England vs New Zealand on 8 November 2019 at McLean Park, Napier.

In this match, he has scored in his entire inning a total of 103 runs facing off 51 balls. Whose brief description is as follows.

10. Chris Gayle:

Full name… Christopher Henry Gayle.
Date of birth… 21 September 1979.
Birth location… Kingston, Jamaica.
Height… 1.88 m.
Main Role in the team… As a batsman.
Batting genre… Left-Handed Bat.
Bowling genre… Right-arm off-break.

The tenth name in the top 20 fastest centuries of T20 Internationals is that of Chris Gayle of West Indies who has scored a century, facing off just 47 deliveries, in the fifteenth match of Group ‘1’ in the ICC World Twenty20 between England and West Indies at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai in India on 16 March 2016

In this match, he has scored in his entire inning a total of 100 runs facing off 48 balls. Whose brief description is as follows.

09.Colin Munro.

Full name… Colin Munro.
Date of birth… 11 March 1987.
Birth location… Durban, South Africa.
Height… 1.78 m.
Main Role in the team… As a batsman.
Batting genre… Left-Handed Bat.
Bowling genre… Right-arm medium.

Colin Munro was scored a century facing off just 47 deliveries in the third match of the T20 International series during West Indies’s tour of New Zealand which was played West Indies vs New Zealand on 03 January 2018 at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui.

In this match, he has scored in his entire inning a total of 104 runs facing off 53 deliveries. Whose brief description is as follows.

08. Aaron Finch:

Full name… Aaron James Finch.
Date of birth… 17 November 1986.
Birth location… Colac, Australia.
Height… 1.76 m.
Main Role in the team… As a batsman.
Batting genre… Right-handed Bat.
Bowling genre… Left-arm orthodox.

Aaron Finch was scored a century facing off just 47 deliveries in the first match of the T20 International series during Australia’s tour of England and Scotland which was played Australia vs England on 29 August 2013 at The Rose Bowl, Southampton.

In this match, he has scored in his entire inning a total of 156 runs facing off 63 deliveries. Whose brief description is as follows.

07. Du Plessis:

Full name… Francois du Plessis.
Date of birth… 13 July 1984.
Birth location… Pretoria, South Africa.
Height… 1.8 m.
Main Role in the team… As a batsman.
Batting genre… Right-handed Bat.
Bowling genre… Right-arm leg-break.

Du Plessis was scored a century facing off just 46 deliveries in the second match of the T20 International series during West Indies’s tour of South Africa which was played on 11 January 2015 at New Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg.

In this match, he has scored in his entire inning a total of 119 runs facing off 56 deliveries. Whose brief description is as follows.

06. Glenn Phillips:

Full name… Glenn Dominic Phillips.
Date of birth… 06 December 1996.
Birth location… East London, South Africa.
Height…
Main Role in the team… As a batsman.
Batting genre… Right-handed Bat.
Bowling genre… Right-arm off-break

Glenn Phillips was scored a century facing off just 46 deliveries in the second match of a T20 International series during West Indies’s tour of New Zealand which was played on 29 November 2020 at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui.

In this match, he has scored in his entire inning a total of 108 runs facing off 51 deliveries. Whose brief description is as follows.

05. K L Rahul:

Full name… Kannur Lokesh Rahul.
Date of birth… 18 April 1992.
Birth location… Bengaluru, India.
Height… 1.83 m.
Main Role in the team… As a batsman and wicket-keeper.
Batting genre… Right-handed Bat.
Bowling genre… Right-arm medium.

The fifth name in the top 20 fastest centuries of T20 Internationals is that of K L Rahul of India who has scored a century facing just 46 deliveries during India’s tour of West Indies and the United States of America on 27 August 2016 in the first match of a T20 series played at Lauderhill Florida, between West Indies and India at Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground, Lauderhill, Florida.

In this match, he has scored in his entire inning a total of 110 runs facing off 51 balls. Whose brief description is as follows.

04. Richard Levi:

Full name… Richard Ernst Levi.
Date of birth… 14 January 1988.
Birth location… Johannesburg, South Africa.
Height…
Main Role in the team… As a batsman.
Batting genre… Right-handed Bat.
Bowling genre… Right-arm medium.

Richard Levi was scored a century facing off just 45 deliveries in the second match of a T20 International series during South Africa’s tour of New Zealand which was played on 19 February 2012 at Seddon Park, Hamilton, New Zealand. Kindly click here to continue reading this article…

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