Records to Be Broken at the 2024 T20 World Cup

Records to Be Broken at the 2024 T20 World Cup

The dazzling exhibition of batting prowess and power-hitting witnessed during IPL 2024 has ignited speculation about the potential establishment of new benchmarks for the T20 format. The IPL, often regarded as a breeding ground for innovation and talent, showcased a plethora of breathtaking innings characterized by explosive strokeplay and towering sixes.

This display of batting excellence has not only enthralled cricket enthusiasts but also raised expectations for the upcoming T20 World Cup. The remarkable performances by batsmen in IPL 2024 have set a high standard, prompting anticipation that similar feats may be replicated on the global stage.

As teams gear up for the T20 World Cup, the momentum and confidence gained by batsmen during IPL 2024 could prove instrumental in reshaping records. With the boundaries seemingly shrinking and run-scoring becoming increasingly prolific, there is a palpable sense of excitement surrounding the prospect of witnessing history being rewritten in the upcoming tournament.

Moreover, the T20 World Cup provides a platform for the world’s best cricketers to showcase their skills and compete at the highest level.

While it’s true that the pitch and batting conditions in the USA and West Indies, the co-hosts of the tournament, will differ significantly from the flat tracks in India, the evolution of batsmen in white-ball cricket suggests that there will be no shortage of boundaries and sixes being hit.

Get prepared to witness historic moments as teams converge for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in the West Indies and USA. Renowned for its record-breaking achievements, let’s explore the potential for new records to be established in this tournament.

Records to Be Broken at the 2024 T20 World Cup: Most Fours in a T20 World Cup 

In the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, Virat Kohli has accumulated 103 fours, closely trailing Sri Lanka’s Mahela Jayawardena’s 111 fours. With the record for the highest run tally in the tournament already in his name, Kohli, known for his prowess in chasing, aims to secure another accolade. Following closely is Rohit Sharma, currently fourth on the list with 91 fours, who also seeks to claim the top spot, along with David Warner, who presently has 86 fours to his credit.

Records to Be Broken at the 2024 T20 World Cup
India’s T20 World Cup 2024 Squad


Records to Be Broken at the 2024 T20 World Cup: Most runs in a single edition

In this edition of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, the total number of teams has expanded to a record 20 from 16. As a result, teams have the opportunity to play up to nine matches in the tournament. With this increase in the number of matches, it’s likely that the record for the total runs scored in a single edition will be challenged. Currently, this record is held by Virat Kohli, who amassed 319 runs in 6 matches during the 2014 edition of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup.

Records to Be Broken at the 2024 T20 World Cup: Australia eye historic sweep

Last year, under the leadership of Pat Cummins, Australia made history by clinching both the ICC Test Championship and ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup titles in 2023. In the Caribbean this year, they have the chance to achieve another milestone by potentially becoming the first team ever to concurrently hold the ICC Trophies in all three formats of the game if they secure victory in the 2024 T20 World Cup. Additionally, Australia currently holds the defending champion titles in the ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup, the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, and the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup.

Records to Be Broken at the 2024 T20 World Cup: Most catches by a fielder

AB de Villiers leads the Men’s T20 World Cup record for most catches as a fielder with 23 catches, followed by David Warner with 21 catches. As Warner prepares for another T20 World Cup, he aims to surpass de Villiers and claim the top spot. Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma and Glenn Maxwell are also contenders for the record, currently tied for fourth place with 16 catches each. (With inputs from

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