The T20 World Cup is starting from October 17, which will be played in the United Arab Emirates and Oman till November 14.
T20 is a game of fours and sixes. The number of fours and sixes that are hit in this format are not seen in any other format. When the batsman comes down, he tries to hit as many boundaries as he can. The T20 World Cup is starting from 17 October. Same thing will happen here too. Fours and sixes will hit. We are going to tell you about those batsmen who are included in the top-5 in terms of hitting most fours in the T20 World Cup.
Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene is at number one in this list. Mahela has hit 111 fours in 31 matches of the T20 World Cup played from 2007 to 2014. He has scored 1016 runs that too at a strike rate of 134.74.
In second place is a Sri Lankan player. The name of this batsman is Tillakaratne Dilshan. Dilshan participated in the T20 World Cup from 2007 to 2016. He has hit 101 fours in 35 matches. He has scored 897 runs at an average of 30.93. During this his strike rate was 124.06.
Chris Gayle is at number three. This stormy batsman of West Indies took part in the first edition in 2007 and this time he will also take part in the World Cup being played in United Arab Emirates and Oman. Gayle has played 28 matches in the World Cup so far and has hit 75 fours. He has scored 920 runs at a strike rate of 146.73.
Gayle is followed by Indian team captain Virat Kohli. Kohli played his first T20 World Cup in 2012. He has played only 16 matches in this ICC tournament so far and has hit 73 fours, during which his strike rate has been 133.04 and 777 runs have come out of his bat.
Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum is at number five. This player has played 25 matches in the T20 World Cup from 2007 to 2014 and hit 67 fours. 637 runs came from McCallum’s bat during this period. His strike rate has been 128.42.