This player had scored the first century of T20I
The first international T20 match was played in the year 2005. The first match was played between New Zealand and Australia.
Australia captain Ricky Ponting scored 98 runs in the first match of T20I. Although 2 runs away from the century.
But do you know which player has scored the first century of T20I. Come on, today we tell you about it.
The record of making the first century in T20 International cricket is in the name of West Indies' brilliant stormy batsman Chris Gayle.
Left-handed batsman Chris Gayle scored his first T20 century against South Africa in 2007.
This match against South Africa and West Indies was played at the Wanderers Cricket Ground Johannesburg.
In this match, stormy batsman Chris Gayle scored 117 runs in just 57 balls.
During this, he hit 10 skyscraper sixes and 7 fours and his strike rate was 205.26.
Chris Gayle has so far scored only 2 centuries in his T20 International career. He scored the second century against England in 2016.
Gayle has played a total of 79 T20 matches in his international career so far. During this, he has scored 1899 runs with the help of 14 half-centuries and 2 centuries.