Hitting century in T20 cricket is not an easy task for a player and it gets more difficult when the batsman is playing in a big tournament like world cup. But there are several destructive batsmen in world who have scored centuries in ICC World Twenty20 competition over the years. So far 6 batsmen have scored tons since 2007.

West Indies batsman Chris Gayle was the first batsman to score a hundred as he hit 117 runs in 57 balls against South Africa at Johannesburg. It was also the first ever century in twenty20 internationals. Other centurions in ICC World T20s are Suresh Raina (India), Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka), Brendon McCullum (New Zealand), Alex Hales (England) and Ahmed Shehzad (Pakistan).

Let’s check out the complete list of Twenty20 World Cup hundreds.

Hundreds in Twenty20 World Cup

Year Batsman Runs Balls 4s 6s Versus Venue
2007 Chris Gayle (West Indies) 117 57 7 10 South Africa Johannesburg
2010 Suresh Raina (India) 101 60 9 5 South Africa Gros Islet
2010 Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka) 100 64 10 4 Zimbabwe Providence
2012 Brendon McCullum (New Zealand) 123 58 11 7 Bangladesh Pallekele
2014 Alex Hales (England) 116* 64 11 6 Sri Lanka Chittagong
2014 Ahmed Shehzad (Pakistan) 111* 62 10 5 Bangladesh Dhaka
2016 Tamim Iqbal (Bangladesh) 103* 63 10 5 Oman Dharamsala
2016 Chris Gayle (West Indies) 100* 48 5 11 England Mumbai

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