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.
Babar Azam | 9 Hundreds
Babar Azam is second on the list of the most centuries in T20 cricket. The Pakistan skipper has a total of 9 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 9201 runs in 260 T20 matches with an average of 44.02.
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.
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.
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 (Top Ten):
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