Australian batter Glenn Maxwell carved his name into T20I history among the batters with most T20I centuries with a sensational century against the West Indies at the Adelaide Oval.

Maxwell’s unbeaten 120 off just 55 balls propelled Australia to a commanding total of 241/4, showcasing his prowess as one of the game’s premier hitters.

Maxwell’s remarkable feat placed him alongside Indian captain Rohit Sharma at the top of the list for the most T20I centuries, with five each.

Let’s delve into the elite club of batters, who crossed the three-figure mark in T20I cricket most number of times.

Babar Azam – Pakistan (3)

The former Pakistan captain boasts three T20I centuries, including a scintillating 122 against South Africa, a match-winning 110* versus England, and a powerful 101* against New Zealand.

He smacked 122 off 59 balls against South Africa at Centurion in April 2021, a knock featuring 15 fours and four sixes.

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He later slammed 110* off 66 balls versus England in Karachi in September 2022. Meanwhile, his last century came in 2023, when he hit 101* off 58 balls against New Zealand in Lahore.

Colin Munro – New Zealand (3)

New Zealand’s Colin Munro has three T20I tons to his credit, highlighted by a blistering 109* against India and two other explosive centuries against Bangladesh and the West Indies.

He whacked a 54-ball 101 against Bangladesh at Mount Maunganui in January 2017, striking seven fours and as many sixes.

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In November of the same year, he hammered 109* off 58 balls against India, featuring seven fours and as many sixes.

Munro’s third T20I ton came in January 2018 as he clubbed 104 off 53 balls against the West Indies at Mount Maunganui.

Suryakumar Yadav – India (4)

India’s dynamic batter Suryakumar Yadav has four T20I hundreds to his name, with memorable knocks against England, New Zealand, and Sri Lanka, showcasing his ability to dominate any attack.

His maiden hundred came against England in July 2022, when he slammed 117 off 55 balls, hitting 14 fours and six sixes.

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In the same year, he registered his second T20I century against New Zealand. He smacked 111* off 51 balls, followed by a hammering 112* off 51 deliveries against Sri Lanka in January 2023.

His last T20I ton came while leading India against South Africa in December 2023. The 360-degree batter struck 100 off 56 balls, striking seven fours and eight sixes.

Rohit Sharma – India (5)

Indian skipper Rohit Sharma’s five T20I centuries include breathtaking innings against South Africa, Sri Lanka, England, West Indies, and a recent scorching 121* against Afghanistan.

The hitman’s first T20I century came eight years after his debut in the format, when he struck 106 off 66 deliveries against South Africa in 2015.

Two years later, he smashed 118 off only 43 balls in against Sri Lanka. During this innings, the opener raced to his hundred in 35 balls, which is the joint-second fastest century in the T20I format.

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He later slammed 100* off 56 against England in July 2018, followed by a hammering 111* off 61 balls in the November versus West Indies.

Rohit’s record-fifth T20I ton came in January 2024 when he slapped 121* off 69 balls against Afghanistan in Bengaluru. The Indian captain’s knock included 11 fours and eight sixes.

Glenn Maxwell – Australia (5)

The ‘Big Show’ has stamped his authority with five T20I hundreds, starting with a stunning 145* against Sri Lanka in 2016, which included 14 fours and nine sixes.

The Aussie maverick then struck 103* off 58 balls against England in February 2018, while his third T20I century was registered against India in February 2019, where he whacked 113* off 55 balls, with seven fours and nine sixes.

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Maxwell’s fourth T20I ton also came against the Men in Blue in November 2023, just days after Australia had hammered India in the ODI World Cup. He smashed 104* off 48 balls, an innings punctuated with eight fours and as many sixes.

His latest century against the West Indies adds another chapter to his illustrious T20I career, leaving fans in awe of his remarkable hitting prowess.

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