In modern day cricket there are batsmen who score centuries in Test matches, One day Internationals but scoring centuries in T-20 is some special quality. They put pressure on the batsmen and do not allow them to settle. Here we look at the top 5 players with most centuries in T-20 cricket.
1. Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle is one of hardest hitter of cricket ball in modern day, especially in T-20 format. He has 15 centuries to his name. He has played for 13 franchises all over the world. His best ability is to smash the bowler all over the park and create havoc in the minds of the bowlers. He has played for Royal Challengers Bangalore and Kolkata Knight in the Indian Premier League. His strike rate 142.59 makes him a dangerous and attacking player.
2. Brendon McCullum
Brendon McCullum is another explosive batsman with so much talent and destroys the opponent team with his explosive batting. He has 6 centuries to his name. He opens the batting and has played for 10 franchises all over the world. His strike rate of 136.21 tells how the McCullum dominates the bowling. He plays innovative strokes and creates pressure on the bowlers. In the IPL 8 he scored a century playing for Chennai Super Kings.
3. Luke Wright
Luke Wright is another explosive batsman in T-20 cricket. He has 5 T-20 centuries to his name. He has played for 6 franchises around the world. Luke Wright has played T-20 cricket for England. Luke Wright made T-20 debut for Sussex in 2004 and has been playing for Sussex since 11 years. He has strike rate of 137.00 and can hit the ball a long way. His highest score in T-20 international cricket is 99 not out.
4. Michael Klinger
Micheal Klinger is another explosive batsman of T-20 cricket. He too, like Wright, has 5 centuries to his name in this format. He has played for 8 franchises all over the world. His top score in T-20 has been 108 not out and has played 77 matches so far. His strike rate of 126.43 which is decent, but scoring runs for which ever team he plays, makes him one of the consistent performers in T20 circuit. He made his T-20 debut in 2006 against the Victoria for Western Australia.
5. David Warner
David Warner the opener of the Australia is an explosive batsman in T-20 cricket. He has attacking instinct by nature. He made his T-20 international debut against South Africa in 2009. He too has 5 centuries to his name with a strike rate of 138.84. He makes the batting look so pleasing and hits innovative strokes, does not allow the bowlers to settle in tight line and length. David Warner in the IPL was at his best and was the backbone of Sunrisers Hyderabad team. His highest score in T-20 cricket is 90 not out.