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What is the highest score in T20 history?

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The shortest and most thrilling format of the cricket is Twenty20 Cricket. It is completely different from the Test Cricket and One Day Cricket format. Since the innings are only limited to 20 overs cricket fans witness that teams are going on attack from the very start. In this 20 overs limited format to score a century or half-century is a very tough task.

ICC Men’s T20I World Cup 9th edition is a few months away. It will be the biggest cricket tournament of the year. A total of 20 national teams will be featured in the upcoming T20I World Cup. So far many unbeaten records have been set in the Twnety20 limited overs match. Take a look at the record of highest score by Individual as well as team.

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Which player hit the highest score in the Twenty20 Match?

Chirs Gayle scored the Highest Individual score in a Twenty20 Cricket match. In the year 2013 IPL, Chris Gayle scored a whopping 175* runs against the Pune Warriors India team. He only faced 66 balls, he hit 13 fours and 17 sixes in a single match. So along with the highest score he also owns the record for most sixes hit in a match with 17 sixes.

Since 2013 no one has ever broken Chris Gayle’s Highest Individual score record. Following Chirs Gayle, Aaron Finch scored the second-highest individual score. He scored 172 runs in just 76 balls. Aaron Finch is the only player who was very close to breaking the record for the Highest Individual score, he was short with 3 runs. In his knock, he hit 16 fours and 10 sixes.

What is the highest score in T20 history?

DatePlayer NameTeamRuns scoredOpponent TeamVenue
23 April 2013Chris GayleRoyal Challengers Bangalore175*Pune WarriorsBangalore
3 July 2018Aaron FinchAustralia172ZimbabweZimbabwe
11 February 2016Hamilton MasakadzaMountaineers162*EaglesBulawayo
23 February 2019Hazratullah ZazaiAfghanistan162*IrelandDehradun
31 October 2022Dewald BrevisTitans162KnightsPotchefstroom

Highest Total Score by the Team in Twenty20 Match:

In Twenty20 Cricket matches the average total score by the teams is between 160 runs to 190 runs. Nepal’s national cricket team surpassed all of the records and scored 314 runs with 3 wickets loss in 20 overs. They faced only 120 balls and managed to score 314 runs. Nepal is the only cricket team to cross the 300-run mark in Twenty20 Cricket matches. Afghanistan is standing at the 2nd position in the list with 278 runs/3.

DateTeamRuns ScoredOpponentVenue
27 September 2023Nepal314/3MangoliaHangzhou
23 February 2019Afghanistan278/3IrelandDehradun
30 august 2019Czech Republic278/4TurkeyIlfov Country
17 October 2023Punjab275/6AndhraRanchi
28 January 2022Melbourne Stars273/2Hobart HurricanesMelbourne
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