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Most Centuries in T20 Cricket

Here is the list of the players who have scored most number of centuries in the history of the T20 format.

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One of the biggest achievements for a batter is to score a hundred in any of the formats of cricket. T20 is a challenging format to score a century in because of limited overs. Players with the caliber of power-hitting and scoring brisk rate are promising to score a century in T20s. Over the years, several exceptional cricketers have showcased their batting prowess, delivering tons in the shortest format of the game. These outstanding innings have captivated fans around the world, showcasing the explosive and dynamic nature of T20 cricket. In this Article, We'll talk about the players with the most centuries in T20 Cricket.

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Most Centuries in T20 Cricket (Top Five):

Chris Gayle | 22 Hundreds

Gayle has played for as many as 29 different teams in his T20 career. The record for most centuries in T20 cricket belongs to him. Gayle has smashed 22 tons in his career, which began in 2005. The Universal Boss also holds the record for most runs in T20 cricket. He made his T20I debut for the West Indies in 2006 against New Zealand. Chris Gayle's first ton in the shortest format came when West Indies played South Africa in the first match of the 2007 ICC World Twenty20. The batsman scored 117 runs in just 57 deliveries to help West Indies post 205/6.

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Babar Azam | 10 Hundreds

Babar Azam is second on the list of the most centuries in T20 cricket. The Pakistan skipper has a total of 10 centuries in the T20 format. 3 of them came for the national team. He made this T20I debut against England in 2016 at the Old Trafford. Babar scored his maiden T20I hundred against South Africa in 2021. He has scored 9412 runs in 264 T20 matches with an average of 44.18. Babar took his century tally to 10 with his maiden triple-digit score in the Lanka Premier League and also became only the fourth centurion in the tournament's history.

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Michael Klinger | 8 Hundreds

Michael Klinger is third on the list of the most centuries in T20 cricket. The Australian batter has a total of 8 centuries to showcase in his career. Klinger, who despite his excellent T20 numbers – an average of 34.45 and a strike rate of 123.08 in 206 matches has featured in just three Twenty20 Internationals for Australia.

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David Warner | 8 Hundreds

Warner was one of the rare talents in Australian cricket to have made his international debut in a T20 International game against South Africa without playing a single first-class match. He stunned the entire nation with his blistering knock of 89 runs off 43 balls on his T20I debut. David Warner has played 356 T20 matches and scored 11695 runs in his career. He is fourth on the list with a total of 8 centuries in this format.

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Virat Kohli | 8 Hundreds

Virat Kohli was not in the Top Five before the IPL 2023 season. He climbed to the spot after scoring two consecutive centuries in the Indian Premier League. Virat has now 7 centuries in the IPL, the highest in the history of the competition. He also scored his first T20I century against Afghanistan in the Asia Cup 2023. The 34-year-old has played 374 matches and scored 11965 runs in the shortest format.

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Most Centuries in T20 Cricket:

Player Span Mat Inns Runs HS Ave SR 100 50 0 4s 6s
Chris Gayle 2005-2022 463 455 14562 175* 36.22 144.75 22 88 30 1132 1056
Babar Azam 2012-2023 264 254 9412 122 44.18 129.05 10 77 16 989 172
Michael Klinger 2006-2019 206 198 5960 126* 34.45 123.08 8 33 12 550 146
David Warner 2007-2023 356 355 11695 135* 37.60 140.61 8 99 23 1180 421
Virat Kohli 2007-2023 374 357 11965 122* 41.40 133.35 8 91 15 1069 371
Aaron Finch 2009-2023 382 376 11392 172 33.80 138.53 8 77 26 1089 452
Luke Wright 2004-2022 344 320 8526 153* 29.19 142.81 7 46 23 904 301
Brendon McCullum 2005-2019 370 364 9922 158* 29.97 136.49 7 55 22 924 485
KL Rahul 2013-2023 212 199 7066 132* 42.31 135.83 6 61 10 598 292
Quinton de Kock 2011-2023 308 299 9032 140* 32.96 138.44 6 57 18 935 349
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