15 amazing records of T20 World Cup, did you know this has also happened!


T20 World Cup: T20 World Cup 2024 is going to start from today i.e. 1st June. The opening match of T20 World Cup 2024 will be played between USA and Canada from 8:30 pm on 1st June as per New York (EDT) time. During this time, 2nd June would have already been imposed in India. In T20 World Cup 2024, India has to play its first match against Ireland on 5th June. After facing Ireland, the next match of the Indian team will be against Pakistan on 9th June. Two days after facing Pakistan, i.e. on 12th June, India will face America. All these three matches will be played in New York. After this, Team India will head to Lauderhill to face Canada on 15th June. All the matches in India will start at 8 pm Indian time.

India's record in the T20 World Cup 

Talking about the T20 World Cup, India won its first title in the year 2007. So far in 8 seasons, England and West Indies teams have won the T20 World Cup title the most 2 times each. Apart from this, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Australia have won the title 1 time each. India's best performance in the T20 World Cup was in the first season of this tournament when Team India won the title. After this, the Indian team also played in the final in 2014 and the semi-finals in 2016 and 2022, but India could not achieve success. 

Let's take a look at the exciting facts and records of the T20 World Cup

1. Mahendra Singh Dhoni holds the record of sending the maximum number of 32 batsmen to the pavilion as a wicketkeeper.

2. Only England and West Indies teams have managed to win the T20 World Cup twice.

3. AB de Villiers holds the record for taking the most number of catches, i.e. 23.

4. Only Chris Gayle has scored two centuries in the T20 World Cup. Chris Gayle touched the 3-digit mark against South Africa in 2007 and against England in 2016.

5. In the T20 World Cup, spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has taken the most 32 wickets for India.

6. No host country has won the T20 World Cup, nor has any defending champion.

7. In the T20 World Cup, Australia was defeated by Zimbabwe by five wickets in the first match in 2007.

8. Sri Lanka holds the record for the highest team score, making 260 for six against Kenya in the 2007 T20 World Cup.

9. Virat Kohli has scored the most runs in the T20 World Cup, 1141.

10. The first hat-trick in the T20 World Cup was taken by Australian fast bowler Brett Lee against Bangladesh in 2007.

11. Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh has taken the most 47 wickets in the T20 World Cup.

12. The lowest score in the T20 World Cup is 39 runs, which was made by the Netherlands against Sri Lanka in 2014.

13. The only ball out in the T20 World Cup was played between India and Pakistan in 2007. Since then, a one-over eliminator or super-over has been played.

14. The record of hitting the most number of 63 sixes in the T20 World Cup is in the name of West Indies batsman Chris Gayle.

15. Mahendra Singh Dhoni holds the world record of leading his team to victory in the T20 World Cup as a captain, i.e. 20 matches. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the most successful captain in the history of the T20 World Cup.