Introduction to T20 International Records
T20 international records refer to the records set by players and teams during international T20 cricket matches. These records include most runs scored, highest individual scores, most wickets taken, highest team totals and most matches won.
T20 cricket is the fastest and most exciting form of cricket. It is also the most popular form of cricket, with many international teams competing in the T20 format. With such intense competition, records are often broken and players and teams strive to set new ones.
T20 International Records
Most Runs Scored
The highest run-scorer in T20 international cricket is Indian batsman Virat Kohli. He has scored 2,928 runs in 77 matches, at an average of 50.76. He is followed by Martin Guptill of New Zealand, who has scored 2,707 runs in 75 matches, at an average of 38.90.
Highest Individual Scores
The highest individual score in T20 international cricket is held by Aaron Finch of Australia. He scored an unbeaten 172 against Zimbabwe in 2018. The next highest individual score is held by Rohit Sharma of India, who scored an unbeaten 164 against Sri Lanka in 2019.
Most Wickets Taken
The highest wicket-taker in T20 international cricket is Lasith Malinga of Sri Lanka. He has taken 104 wickets in 71 matches, at an average of 19.02. He is followed by Ravichandran Ashwin of India, who has taken 97 wickets in 57 matches, at an average of 18.36.
Highest Team Totals
The highest team total in T20 international cricket is held by Australia. They scored a massive 263/3 against Sri Lanka in 2016. The next highest team total is held by India, who scored 260/5 against Sri Lanka in 2018.
Most Matches Won
The team with the most wins in T20 international cricket is India. They have won 65 out of their 106 matches, giving them a win percentage of 61.32%. They are followed by Pakistan, who have won 57 out of their 101 matches, giving them a win percentage of 56.44%.
T20 international records are a testament to the skill and dedication of the players and teams involved in the game. These records are a reminder of the exciting and intense competition that takes place in T20 cricket. With more matches being played every year, these records are sure to be broken and new ones set in the future.