Sri Lanka are the current defending champions. The WT20 was won by India, Pakistan, England and West Indies (in that order) before. (Pic/ AFP)
West Indies won the title in 2012. The team were famously known for the 'Gangnam style' celebrations which created a rage online. (Pic/ AFP)
Mahela Jayawardene is the highest run scorer in the tournament with 1016 runs from 31 matches.
India's star batsman Virat Kohli too has a number of records to his name - Most runs in a series (319) and the highest average of 72. (Pic/ AFP)
Brendon McCullum scored the highest individual score with his 123 runs off 58 balls against Bangladesh in 2012. (Pic/ Atul Kamble)
West Indies powerhouse Chris Gayle has a number of records to his name. Here they are - most scores above 50 runs (8), most sixes overall (49) as well as in an innings (10). (Pic/ AFP)
Rohit Sharma's total of 585 runs is the most by an Indian in WT20. (Pic/ AFP)
Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara hold the highest partnership with 166 runs off 99 balls in 2010 against West Indies.
Tillakaratne Dilshan and Lasith Malinga have played the 31 matches which is the most by any player. (Pic/ Getty Images)
Yuvraj Singh has scored the most runs in a single over when he hit 36 runs in the match against England in 2007. (Pic/ AFP)
Lasith Malinga is the highest wicket taker overall with 38 wickets in 31 matches. (Pic/ AFP)
Ajanta Mendis has the best bowling figures with his 6/8 against Zimbabwe in 2012. In that same year he picked up the most wickets in a single tournament (15). (Pic/ AFP)
Saeed Ajmal has the most four-wicket hauls achieving the feat 3 times. (Pic/ AFP)
Two Kiwis hold the best economy rates top two spots - Sunil Narine and Daniel Vettori. (Pic/ Atul Kamble)
Kieron Pollard has the most expensive bowling rate with 9.95 in 20 overs. (Pic/ Suresh K.K.)
Pakistan's Kamran Akmal has the most dismissals taken by a wicket-keeper with 30. (Pic/ Suresh K.K.)
AB de Villers has taken the most catches with a total of 21.
About The Gallery
As the latest edition of the ICC World Twenty20 tournament begins on March 8, 2016, in India, we give you some interesting records and figures about the event