Stats: Most Centuries by a Wicketkeeper in T20I Cricket – CricIndeed

Apart from the quick glove work behind the stumps, wicketkeepers also need to score runs at a faster pace with the bat. In T20Is, we have seen keeper-batters displaying their splendid strokeplay and accumulating significant runs.

Scoring a century in the shortest format is a ravishing achievement, and a handful of keeper-batters have notched up hundreds in T20Is.

So here are the wicketkeeper-batters with the most centuries in T20Is.

Most Centuries by a Wicketkeeper in T20I

Wicketkeeper Innings Centuries High Score
Leslie Dunbar (SRB) 19 2 117
Jos Buttler (ENG) 91 1 101*
Quinton de Kock (SA) 78 1 100
Brendon McCullum (NZ) 42 1 123
Mohammad Rizwan (PAK) 71 1 104*
Mohammad Shahzad (AFG) 72 1 118*
Rahmanullah Gurbaz (AFG) 44 1 100
Saim Hussain (BUL) 17 1 108*
Phil Salt (ENG) 9 1 119
Kayron Stagno (GIBR) 14 1 101
Morne van Wyk (SA) 5 1 114*

Key Insights

2: Leslie Dunbar became the first wicketkeeper batter to score 2 centuries in the T20I format. The Serbian batter scored both of his hundreds against Bulgaria in 2019 and 2022, respectively.

1: Dunbar whacked an unbeaten 104 against Bulgaria in his debut T20I match, making him the first wicketkeeper-batter to score a hundred on T20I debut. 

Also Read | Stats: Fastest Century on Debut in T20I

43: Quinton de Kock brought up his maiden T20I century with a bang against the West Indies in 2023. The South African keeper-batter took only 43 balls to reach his 100. This is the fastest T20I hundred by a wicketkeeper-batter. (You can check out de Kock’s hundreds across format here.)

123: Brendon McCullum hammered the first century as a wicketkeeper in T20I cricket. He scored 123 runs off 58 balls against Bangladesh in the 2012 T20 World Cup. McCullum’s 123 still remains the highest score by a wicketkeeper-batter in T20Is.

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