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T20 World Cup 2024

Every important achievement in the Men’s T20 World Cup so far: The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 has seen a thrilling array of cricket, with fans witnessing shocking upsets, thrilling matches, and incredible individual performances in the Super Eight stage. This article highlights the notable milestones and records set so far in this exciting tournament.

Mitchell Starc
Mitchell Starc

Mitchell Starc: The King of World Cup Wickets

Australian pacer Mitchell Starc has created history by becoming the joint-highest wicket-taker in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup (ODI and T20). Starc surpassed Sri Lankan legend Lasith Malinga by dismissing Tanjid Hasan during Australia’s win over Bangladesh to take his total to 95 wickets in the World Cup. The feat cements Starc’s legacy as one of the premier bowlers in World Cup history.

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World Cup (ODI and T20I): Top Wicket-Takers

PlayerNationWickets in CWC/T20WCTotal Wickets in World Cups
Mitchell StarcAustralia65/3095
Lasith MalingaSri Lanka56/3894
Shakib Al HasanBangladesh43/4992
Trent BoultNew Zealand53/3487
Muttiah MuralitharanSri Lanka68/1179

West Indies equal record for most runs in a T20I

West Indies tied the record for most runs in a Twenty20 International over, showcasing their explosive batting ability.

Nicholas Pooran played a key role, smashing three sixes and two fours to score 26 runs in that over alone.

His 98-run knock played a key role in West Indies’ stunning 104-run win.

Pat Cummins’ Hat-trick Heroics

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Pat Cummins

Australian pacer Pat Cummins has added his name to the prestigious list of bowlers to take a hat-trick in the Men’s T20 World Cup.

Facing Bangladesh in the Super Eights, Cummins achieved the feat by dismissing Mohammad Mahmudullah, Mahedi Hasan and Tauheed Hridaya on consecutive balls.

Cummins is only the seventh player to take a hat-trick in the tournament’s history, and he joins the likes of Brett Lee and Wanindu Hasaranga.Record-Breaking Partnerships

Afghanistan’s Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Ibrahim Zadran made the second-highest opening partnership in T20 World Cup history with a 154-run stand against Uganda.

The partnership is behind the 170-run stand made by England’s Alex Hales and Jos Buttler against India in the 2022 semi-final.

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup: Highest Opening Partnerships

Alex Hales and Jos ButtlerEnglandIndia2022170
Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Ibrahim ZadranAfghanistanUganda2024154
Mohammad Rizwan and Babar AzamPakistanIndia2021152
Dwayne Smith and Chris GayleWest IndiesSouth Africa2007145
Salman Butt and Kamran AkmalPakistanBangladesh2010142

Also, West Indies’ Sherfane Rutherford and Gudakesh Moti set the record for the highest partnership for the 10th wicket by scoring 37 runs against New Zealand. The partnership helped West Indies recover from a poor start and secure a crucial win.

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T20 World Cup: Most catches

Displaying excellence in fielding, both Glenn Maxwell (Australia) and Aiden Markram (South Africa) equalled Darren Sammy’s record of four catches in a single T20 World Cup game.

Maxwell achieved the feat against Namibia, while Markram equalled the record in South Africa’s match against Bangladesh.

T20 World Cup: Most Catches List

Daren SammyWest IndiesIreland20104
Aiden MarkramSouth AfricaBangladesh20244
Glenn MaxwellAustraliaNamibia20244
Brett LeeAustraliaSri Lanka20073
Sulieman BennWest IndiesAustralia20093

T20 World Cup: Aaron Jones equals Gayle’s record for most sixes in an innings

USA captain Aaron Jones equaled Chris Gayle’s record of hitting 10 sixes in a T20 World Cup innings in the first Group A match against Canada. Jones smashed 94 off 40 balls to guide the USA to a historic win. The feat puts Jones in the league of T20 greats and highlights his brilliant hitting ability.

T20 World Cup: Most Six Record List

Chris Gayle TATA IPL
Chris Gayle
Chris GayleWest IndiesEngland201611
Chris GayleWest IndiesSouth Africa200710
Aaron JonesUSACanada202410
Rilee RossouwSouth AfricaBangladesh20228
Nicholas PooranWest IndiesAfghanistan20248
Shai HopeWest IndiesUSA20248

Anrich Nortje: South Africa’s leading wicket-taker

Anrich Nortje
Anrich Nortje

Anrich Nortje is in great form and has become South Africa’s leading wicket-taker in the men’s T20 World Cup.

Nortje, who took 11 wickets at an average of 12.9 in the tournament alone, had his most notable performance against England, where he dismissed Harry Brook at a crucial juncture to cement his place at the top of South Africa’s T20 World Cup wicket-takers list.

T20 World Cups: Most Wickets for South Africa

PlayerWicketsAverageBest Performance in an Innings
Anrich Nortje3110.964/7
Dale Steyn3019.304/17
Morne Morkel2418.834/17
Kagiso Rabada2423.543/18
Imran Tahir1811.884/21

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Source: ICC