In the T20I cricket, 50+ scores are possible but 100? Only openers have a chance to hit 100 in this shorter format. So far, Only 17 batsman have managed to score a ton in T20 Internationals. Chris Gayle is the first batsman to reach the 100 in 20 over cricket. New Zealand’s Brendon McCullum is the only one to do it twice while Aaron Finch has highest score in T20I format. Here are the top 5 highest individual scores in T20I.
Mohammad Shahzad – 118*
Mohammad Shahzad made a record-breaking ton against Zimbabwe in the second T20I in Sharjah on January 10,2016. He scored 118 runs in just 67 balls, it is the highest individual score from an Associate nation in T20Is and fifth overall. Shahzad hit 8 sixes in his ton, all of them were massive ones.
Faf du Plessis – 119
South Africa T20I skipper Faf du Plessis hit a 46 ball century to lead South Africa to a total of 231. Du Plessis hammered 199 off 56 balls before he was caught out in the deep off the last ball of the 19th over. It was South Africa’s highest individual T20I score. He smashed 11 boundaries and 5 maximums.
Brendon McCullum – 123
Brendon McCullum smashed the bangladeshi bowlers and scored 123 at Pallekele on September 21, 2012. He consumed just 58 deliveries to score a brilliant 123, which was studded with 7 sixes and 11 fours.
Shane Watson – 124*
Shane Watson, who blasted the century in T20I against India at SCG. He scored an unbeaten knock of 124* off 71 balls including 10 fours and 6 sixes. He is the first batsman to score hundred on a captaincy debut in T20I.
Aaron Finch – 156
Finch blasted the highest ever individual score in T20I against England in Southampton, England. Aaron Finch smashed a excellent 156 off just 63 balls as Australia earned their first victory in any format of the game in more than 200 days. He smashed 14 sixes and 11 fours. He easily surpassed the previous T20I highest score of 123 which is set by Brendon McCullum and he is the first Australian to score 100 in T20I format.