ICC T20 World Cup 2024
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Records broken by Legends in T20 World Cup 2024:The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024, held in West Indies and USA, was an extraordinary event not only for the cricketing action on the field but also for the remarkable records broken throughout the tournament.

This edition, which featured 20 teams for the first time, will be remembered for its thrilling matches and extraordinary performances.

T20 World Cup 2024 Finalists

The final was a historic encounter between two undefeated teams: India and South Africa. Both sides finished the tournament with eight wins each, setting a new standard for most wins in a single T20 World Cup.

India missed out on a ninth win due to rain against Canada during the group stage.

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India’s score of 176/7 in the final was the highest ever in a men’s T20 World Cup final, surpassing Australia’s score of 173/2 against New Zealand in 2021.

Rohit Sharma further cemented his reputation in cricket history by being the oldest skipper to lead his team to victory in the T20 World Cup at the age of 37 years and 60 days.

T20 World Cup 2024 Bowling Attack

Most wickets in a match: Wanindu Hasaranga of Sri Lanka had previously held the mark of 17 wickets, which was broken by Afghanistan’s Fazalhaq Farooqi and India’s Arshdeep Singh.

Best bowling average: India’s Jasprit Bumrah recorded the best bowling average in a single T20 World Cup edition with 8.3, surpassing Anrich Nortje’s 8.5 in 2022.

Bumrah also maintained an economy rate of 4.17 and was named the player of the tournament.

Best bowling strike-rate: England’s Chris Jordan set a new record with a strike rate of 8.3, breaking Jacques Kallis’ previous record of 9.4 in 2012.

Jordan’s stellar performance included an unprecedented quadruple-wicket maiden over against the USA.

Most Maiden Overs: New Zealand’s Lockie Ferguson created history by bowling four maiden overs in a single match, finishing with figures of 3/0 (4) against Papua New Guinea.

T20 World Cup 2024 Batting Records

Most Boundaries: The 2024 edition saw the most boundaries in a single T20 World Cup, with 1,478 boundaries being hit, surpassing the previous record of 1,349 in 2021.

Most Sixes: A record 515 sixes were hit during the tournament, surpassing the 405 sixes recorded in 2021.

Most Sixes by a Player: West Indies’ Nicholas Pooran set a new record for most sixes in a T20 World Cup, hitting 17 sixes and breaking his compatriot Chris Gayle’s record of 16.

The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 will be remembered as one of the most thrilling and record-breaking editions in the tournament’s history.

From outstanding team performances to individual brilliance, this World Cup had it all, making it a truly spectacular event for cricket fans around the world.

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Source: ICC