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International Twenty20 Cricket records:

  • Centurions in T20 Cricket: Chris Gayle, B. McCullum, Mahela Jayawardene and Suresh Raina. Ricky Ponting (98) narrowly missed century against New Zealand.
  • Highest match aggregate: 428 for 10 in 40 overs is the highest match aggregate in T20 cricket. The two competing teams in the match were Australia (214/4) and New Zealand (214/6)
  • Largest victory margin by runs – Sri Lanka defeated Kenya by 172 runs making the highest win margin defending a total of 260 runs
  • Largest victory margin by wickets – New Zealand holds the record of defeating Bangladesh by 10 wickets
  • Most sixes in a match – A total of 23 sixes were hit in the match between South Africa (17) and England (6)
  • First hat trick – Brett Lee of Australia claimed the first hat-trick in the T20 history against Bangladesh dismissing Shakib Al Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza and Alok Kapali in the 17th over.
  • Fastest 100 – Both, Chris Gayle and Brendon McCullum, had slashed a century each in 50 balls
  • Fastest 50 – Yuvraj Singh made the fastest 50 of the game in 12 balls
  • Most runs – New Zealander Brendon McCullum has scored 987 runs in 33 matches
  • First to score 1,000 runs: Brendon McCullum is the first player to score 1,000 runs in International T20 cricket.
  • Best batting strike rate – Aaron Redmond (New Zealand) holds the strike rate of 177.19 in 4 matches
  • Best batting average – Andrew Symonds of Australia has an average of 48.14 in 14 innings
  • Six sixes in an overYuvraj Singh became the fourth cricketer in the history of the game, following Garfield Sobers, Ravi Shastri and Herschelle Gibbs, to hit six maximums in an over off England’s Stuart Board
  • Most sixes in an innings by a player – Chris Gayle hit 10 sixes in an innings against South Africa
  • Most career sixes –Brendon McCullum holds the record with 38 sixes in 33 matches
  • Most career fours — Brendon McCullum holds this record, too, with 98 fours in 33 matches
  • Most runs in an over – Yuvraj Singh made 36 runs in an over against England by hitting six sixes in the over off Stuart Board
  • Highest partnership total – Graeme Smith and Loots Bosman of South Africa erected the highest partnership record of 170 runs for the first wicket against England
  • Most 50s – Brendon McCullum has made 6 half-centuries in 33 matches
  • Most 100s – Both, Chris Gayle and Brendon McCullum, have made one century each which is the record for most number of 100s in T20 format
  • Most ducks –Andre Fletcher (West Indies) with 4 ducks in 9 matches
  • Leading wicket taker – Umar Gul carries the feat with 43 wickets in 26 matches
  • Best bowling figures – Umar Gul, Pakistan took 5 wickets for just 6 runs in three overs against New Zealand
  • Most economical bowler – Ajantha Mendis of Sri Lanka has a bowling ecomomy rate of 5.30 in 12 matches
  • Most expensive bowler – Jacob Oram (New Zealand) has bowling ecomomy rate of 9.09 in 23 matches
  • Hat tricks – Brett Lee took the hat-trick against Bangladesh dimissing Shakib Al Hasan, Mashrafe Mortaza and Alok Kapali while Jacob Oram repeated the feat against Sri Lanka with Angelo Mathews, Malinga Bandara and Nuwan Kulasekara as his dismissals
  • Most dismissals – Kamran Akmal of Pakistan has managed 32 dismissals in T20 matches including 13 catches and 19 stumpings
  • Most catches – Ross Taylor (New Zealand) with 19 catches in 27 matches
  • Most stumping – Kamran Akmal with 19 stumpings in 28 matches
  • Most run-outs – Fawad Alam (Pakistan) for making 5 run-outs in 18 matches

 We have to see how many T20 records will break in 2010 cricket world cup.

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