In the T20 World Cup 2021, England’s opener Jos Buttler scored a brilliant century (101 *) in the match against Sri Lanka on Monday. Thanks to his unbeaten century, England registered their victory in the semi-finals by 26 runs. This is the first century of the T20 World Cup being played at the moment. Let’s take a look at Butler’s T20 stats.
Butler scored a century in 67 balls
Butler carried his innings brilliantly on the difficult pitch of Sharjah. He completed his fifty in 45 balls, which was his slowest fifty in T20 Internationals. Buttler then batted fast and completed his century, scoring 51 runs in the next 22 balls. Buttler scored an unbeaten 101 off 67 balls. His innings included six fours and six sixes. Achievement
Butler became the second batsman to score a century in the World Cup as a wicket-keeper
Butler has become only the second batsman to score a century as a wicket-keeper batsman in the T20 World Cup. Brendon McCullum (123) holds the record for the highest score in this competition as a wicket-keeper batsman. McCullum scored a century against Bangladesh in the 2012 edition. Apart from these two batsmen, no wicket-keeper batsman in T20 World Cup history has scored 80 or more runs. Records
Butler made these other records during the century innings
Buttler’s century against Sri Lanka is the second century by an English batsman in the T20 World Cup. Before him, Alex Hales had scored an unbeaten 116 against Sri Lanka in the 2014 edition itself. Butler became only the fourth batsman from England to score a century in T20 Internationals. With this Buttler became the first to score a century in all three formats of the game. English men have become batsmen.Buttler became the fastest English opener to score 1,000 T20 International runs
During his innings, Buttler also completed his 1,000 runs in T20 Internationals as an opener. By doing so in the 26th innings, Buttler became the fastest English opener to score 1,000 T20 International runs.Butler has been successful as an opener
Buttler’s figures as an opener have been unbelievable. He has scored 1,089 runs in 26 innings at an average of 60.50 while opening the innings for England. Butler, who is known for his aggressive cricket, has a strike rate of 149.17 meanwhile. He has also scored a century and 11 half-centuries in his T20 International career as an opener.Butler completes 2,000 runs
Buttler achieved another feat against Sri Lanka. He has become only the second England batsman after Eoin Morgan to complete 2,000 runs in T20 Internationals. are made. Let us tell you that Eoin Morgan scored his 2,000th run in his 84th innings. Butler now has 2,085 runs in 86 matches at an average of 34.75.