T20 WC: 8 Centuries, 2 by Gayle

100* by Chris Gayle is the 8th century of T20 World Cups, second for him and second of 2016 World cup. 2009 World Cup was devoid of any century while 2010 had two of them. Overall till March 16, 2016 there has been 20 T20I centuries scored, 12 outside World Cups.

World Cup T20 2016: Complete Schedule and Results

Did You Know!!

    Gayle’s first century resulted in a defeat for his team.
    Century by Hales is the only instance where other batsman in the score has contributed a half-century to the team. In all other previous four instances, the second highest run scorer of the team has got maximum 35 runs.
    Raina and McCullum batted at number 3.
    Richard Levi has hit the fastest T20 century.
    Brendum McCullum and Gayle are the only batsmen to have scored two T20 centuries.
    Gayle has scored both centuries in World Cup matches.
    3 centurions are from an Associate Nation (Scotland).

Centurions in T20 World Cups

    Chris Gayle 117 (57 balls, 7 4s, 10 6s) (WI vs South Africa, 2007)
    Suresh Raina 101 (60 balls, 9 4s, 5 6s) (India vs South Africa, 2010)
    Mahela Jayawardene 100 (64 balls, 10 4s, 4 6s) (SL vs Zimbabwe, 2010)
    Brendum McCullum 123 (58 balls, 11 4s, 7 6s (NZ vs Bangladesh, 2012)
    Alex Hales 116* (64 balls 11 4s, 6 6s) (Eng vs SL, 2014)
    Ahmed Shehzad 111* (62 balls, 10 4s, 5 6s) (Pak vs Ban, 2014)
    Tamim Iqbal 103* (63 balls 10 4s, 5 6s) (Ban vs Oman, 2016)
    Chris Gayle 100* (48 balls, 5 4s, 11 6s) (WI vs England, 2016)

Centurions in Other T20 Internationals
12 centuries have been scored in T20 outside the World Cup.

    122 Babar Hayat (60 balls, 9 4s 7 6s) (Hong Kong vs Oman, 2016
    124* Shane Watson (71 balls, 10 4s 6 6s) (Aus vs Ind, 2016)
    118* Mohammad Shahzad (67 balls, 10 4s, 8 6s) (Afg vs Zimbabwe, 2016)
    106 Rohit Sharma (66 balls, 12 4s, 5 6s) (Ind vs South Africa, 2015)
    114* Morné van Wyk (70 balls, 9 4s, 7 6s) (SA vs WI 2015)
    119 Faf du Plessis (56 balls, 11 4s 5 6s) (SA vs WI 2015)
    156 Finch (63 balls, 11 4s, 14 6s) (Aus vs Eng, 2013)
    117* Richard Levi (51 balls, 5 4s, 13 6s) (SA vs New Zealand, 2012)
    116* Brendum McCullum (56 balls, 12 4s, 8 6s) (New Zealand vs Aus, 2010)
    104* Dilshan (57 balls, 12 4s, 5 6s) (SL vs Aus, 2011)
    101* Guptill (69 balls, 9 4s, 6 6s) (NZ vs SA, 2012)
    100 Berrington (58 balls, 10 4s, 5 6s) (Scotland vs Ban, Hague, 2012)

Centurions For Country

    3 South Africa, New Zealand
    2 India, West Indies, Sri Lanka, Australia
    1 England, Scotland, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, Afghanistan

Centuries Against Country

    4 South Africa
    3 Bangladesh, England
    2 Australia, Oman, Zimbabwe, West Indies
    1 New Zealand, Sri Lanka, India
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