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Are there top T20 World Cup records likely to be broken in T20 World Cup 2024?: Teams are gathering for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024, the shortest format of world cricket, the T20 World Cup, is all set to take place in the West Indies and the USA, get ready to see some history being made. The format is known for its record-breaking feats, let’s take a look at some of the records that could be broken in this edition of the tournament.

Most Fours in T20 World Cup

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Virat Kohli

Indian batting legend Virat Kohli has hit 103 fours in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup and is just behind Sri Lanka’s Mahela Jayawardene’s 111 fours.

Virat Kohli already holds the record for the most runs in the tournament and the chase master will be aiming to add another feather to his name in this edition. Skipper Rohit Sharma who is in fourth place with 91 fours will also look to reach the top spot while David Warner has 86 fours to his name so far.

Fastest century by balls

Chris Gayle

Basket legend Chris Gayle currently holds the top two spots for fastest centuries in the Men’s T20 World Cup, having scored centuries off 47 and 50 balls.

Namibia’s Jan Nicole Lofty-Eaton scored the fastest T20 century off just 33 balls this year, so this record could be in danger. With expanded squads in this edition and the higher strike-rates already seen this year, this record is expected to be broken in this edition.

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First team to simultaneously win every ICC trophy

T20 World Cup 2024 Australia
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When Australia won the ICC Test Championship and the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup in 2023, Pat Cummins led them to history last year.

If the Caribbean squad wins the 2024 T20 World Cup, they will have the chance to make history by being the first team to ever hold ICC trophies in all three game formats at the same time.

In addition, Australia is the reigning winner of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, ICC Under-19 Men’s Cricket World Cup, and ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup.

Most catches by a fielder

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AB De villiers

AB de Villiers currently tops the list of most catches as a fielder in Men’s T20 World Cups, with 23 catches to his name. With 21 catches, David Warner is ranked second on the list.

The Australian will be looking to add to this record as they gear up to play another T20 World Cup. Rohit Sharma and Glenn Maxwell are also in the race for the top spot, as they both are tied for fourth with 16 catches.

Most runs in a single season of a T20 WC tournament

The total number of teams in this edition of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup has increased from 16 to a record 20, so teams have the possibility of playing a maximum of nine matches in the tournament.

With this increase in the number of matches, the record for total runs scored in a single edition can be expected to be challenged. Currently, this record is held by Virat Kohli, who scored 319 runs in 6 matches in the 2014 edition of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.

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