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Most Appearances in T20 World Cup

Most T20 World Cup Appearances by Player

Sri Lanka's T. Dilshan has appeared for a total of 35 matches, which is the most appearances by any player in all of the T20 World Cups.

Pos Player Team Span Matches
1 T. Dilshan Sri Lanka 2007-2016 35
2 Shahid Afridi Pakistan 2007-2016 34
3 Dwayne Bravo West Indies 2007-2021 34
4 Shoaib Malik Pakistan 2007-2021 34
5 MS Dhoni India 2007-2016 33
6 Chris Gayle West Indies 2007-2021 33
7 Mushfiqur Rahim Bangladesh 2007-2021 33
8 Rohit Sharma India 2007-2021 33
9 Mahela Jayawardene Sri Lanka 2007-2014 31
10 Lasith Malinga Sri Lanka 2007-2014 31
Most Catches in T20 World Cup

Most Catches in T20 World Cup

South Africa's AB de Villiers has take 23 catches in T20 World Cups, which makes him the player with most number of Catches in all of the T20 World Cups.

Pos Player Team Matches Innings Catches
1 AB de Villiers South Africa 30 25 23
2 Martin Guptill New Zealand 28 28 19
3 David Warner Australia 30 30 18
4 Rohit Sharma India 33 33 15
5 Dwayne Bravo West Indies 34 34 15
6 Steve Smith Australia 18 18 14
7 Glenn Maxwell Australia 20 20 14
8 Ross Taylor New Zealand 28 28 14
9 Nathan McCullum New Zealand 22 22 13
10 Darren Sammy West Indies 25 25 13
T20 World Cup Winning Captains List

T20 World Cup Winning Captains List

Most Successful Captains in T20 World Cup

Name No. of Titles Team Year
Daren Sammy 2 West Indies 2012, 2016
Mahendra Singh Dhoni 1 India 2007
Younis Khan 1 Pakistan 2009
Paul Collingwood 1 England 2010
Lasith Malinga 1 Sri Lanka 2014
Aaron Finch 1 Australia 2021

Most T20 World Cup winning Captain

Daren Sammy is the only captain to have won multiple ICC T20 World Cup trophies. India’s MS Dhoni, England’s Paul Collingwood, Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga and Pakistan’s Younis Khan have lifted this trophy once in their careers. Notably, none of the five names will be a part of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021.

ICC T20 World Cup Winning Captains over the Years

It has been 14 years since the inaugural ICC T20 World Cup, and only six captains have been awarded the opportunity to lift the ICC T20 World Cup Trophy. Given below is an IPL winning captain's list, who have led their teams to victory.

Year Winners Captain of the Winning Team
2021 Australia Aaron Finch
2016 West Indies Daren Sammy
2014 Sri Lanka Lasith Malinga
2012 West Indies Daren Sammy
2010 England Paul Collingwood
2009 Pakistan Younis Khan
2007 India MS Dhoni

Most Successful Captains : Win %

Player Matches Team Won Lost Tied NR  Win %
MS Dhoni 33 India 20 11 1 1 64.06
Daren Sammy 18 West Indies 11 5 1 1 67.64
Paul Collingwood 17 England 8 8 0 1 50
Graeme Smith 16 South Africa 11 5 0 0 68.75
William Porterfield 15 Ireland 3 9 0 3 25
Kumar Sangakkara 14 Sri Lanka 10 4 0 0 71.42
Daniel Vettori 13 New Zealand 6 7 0 0 46.15
Mahela Jayawardene 10 Sri Lanka 6 4 1 0 59.09
George Bailey 10 Australia 5 5 0 0 50
Peter Borren 10 Netherlands 4 5 0 1 44.44
Mohammad Hafeez 10 Pakistan 6 4 0 0 60
Shahid Afridi 10 Pakistan 3 7 0 0 30
Stuart Broad 9 England 3 6 0 0 33.33
Chris Gayle 9 West Indies 5 4 0 0 55.55
Mushfiqur Rahim 9 Bangladesh 2 7 0 0 22.22
Asghar Stanikzai 7 Afghanistan 4 3 0 0 57.14
Michael Clarke 7 Australia 6 1 0 0 85.71
AB de Villiers 7 South Africa 3 4 0 0 42.85
Faf du Plessis 7 South Africa 4 3 0 0 57.14
Brendon McCullum 7 New Zealand 4 3 0 0 57.14
Mashrafe Mortaza 7 Bangladesh 2 4 0 1 33.33
Mohammad Ashraful 7 Bangladesh 1 6 0 0 14.28
Shoaib Malik 7 Pakistan 5 1 1 0 78.57
Younis Khan 7 Pakistan 5 2 0 0 71.42
Eoin Morgan 6 England 4 2 0 0 66.66
Ricky Ponting 6 Australia 2 4 0 0 33.33
Brendan Taylor 5 Zimbabwe 2 3 0 0 40
Ross Taylor 5 New Zealand 1 2 2 0 40
Kane Williamson 5 New Zealand 4 1 0 0 80

Who is the Best T20 Captain?

West Indies ex-T20 captain Darren Sammy is the best T20 Captain as he has won the T20 World Cup twice, which is the most by any T20 World Cup captain.

Who has won the most number of T20 World Cup matches?

India ex-T20 captain MS Dhoni has won 20 matches out of the 33 games played and has a winning percentage of 64.06%, which is the most by any T20 captain till date.

Oldest T20 World Cup Player

Oldest T20 World Cup Player

Player Team Age* DOB
Brad Hogg Australia 43 6 February 1971
Chris Gayle West Indies 42 21 September 1979
Mohammad Hafeez Pakistan 41 17 October 1980
T. Dilshan Sri Lanka 39 14 October 1976
Michael Hussey Australia 37 27 May 1975
Rangana Herath Sri Lanka 37 19 March 1978
Kevin O'Brien Ireland 37 4 March 1984
Dawyne bravo West Indies 37 17 October 1983
Ravi Rampaul West Indies 37 15 October 1984
Ricky Ponting Australia 36 19 December 1974

*- Age at which they played their last-ever T20 World Cup Match.

Youngest T20 World Cup Player

Youngest T20 World Cup Player

Waqas Khan is the Youngest Player in all of the T20 World Cups, as he made his T20 World Cup debut for Hong Kong at the age of 16.

Player Team Age* DOB
Waqas Khan Hong Kong 16 10 March 1999
Piyush Chawla India 19 24 December 1988
Mark Watt Scotland 19 29 July 1996
Umar Akmal Pakistan 19 26 May 1990
Kagiso Rabada South Africa 20 25 May 1995
Rohit Sharma India 20 30 April 1987
Steve Smith Australia 20 2 June 1989
Mustafizur Rahman Bangladesh 20 6 September 1995
Tim Southee New Zealand 21 11 December 1988
Mohammad Nawaz Pakistan 21 21 March 1994
Ravindra Jadeja India 21 6 December 1988
Dinesh Chandimal Sri Lanka 21 18 November 1989

*- Age at which they played their first-ever T20 World Cup Match.

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