T20 World Cup trophy
T20 World Cup trophy. (Picture Supply: Twitter)

With the ICC T20 World Cup  2022 simply across the nook, all eyes will probably be on the Indian group’s rock-solid batting line-up comprising skipper Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli and the middle-order sensations Hardik Pandya and Dinesh Karthik respectively.

Nevertheless, it’s to be famous that just one Indian participant has up to now scored a century within the seven editions of the T20 World Cup. The document doesn’t belong to batting megastar Virat Kohli, who completed because the Participant of the Match in two consecutive editions- 2014 and 2016 respectively. The best particular person rating of Virat within the event stays 89* that he had scored in opposition to the West Indies at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium within the semi-final of the 2016 version.

The honour belongs to none aside from veteran Suresh Raina, who at one cut-off date was one in all India’s saviours within the center overs. Raina scored his first and solely T20 World Cup century in the course of the 2010 version within the Caribbean.

When Suresh Raina achieved a novel feat for India on the T20 World Cup

India and South Africa locked horns in a Group C encounter in Gros Islet on Could 2, 2010. Batting first, the Males in Blue posted a grand whole of 186/5 on the board with Suresh Raina doing the majority of scoring.

The southpaw went on to attain a blistering 101 runs off 60 deliveries together with 9 fours and 5 maximums at an excellent strike charge of 168.33. The southpaw dismantled the Proteas bowling line-up consisting of Dale Steyn, Albie and Morne Morkel, Jacques Kallis, and, spinner Roelof van der Merwe.

In reply, the South Africans had been restricted to 172/5 as India got here out on prime by 14 runs.

In the meantime again then, the knock had made Raina the very first Indian to register a century within the shortest format and third general behind West Indies power-hitter Chris Gayle and former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum.