Highest Individual Score in T20 for India

Shubman Gill got past Virat Kohli by making the highest individual score in T20 for India in the series decider against NZ in Ahmedabad.

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Scoring centuries in the shortest format is always difficult. However, Indian batters have made it easy for them. Virat Kohli's 122 runs against Afghanistan in the Asia Cup was the highest individual score in T20 for India. Shubman Gill has been breaking and making many records in recent times like he has found the cheat code for scoring centuries. Now, let's go through the stats below.

Highest Individual Score in T20 for India: Top 5 Players

1. Shubman Gill | 126* Runs

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Shubman Gill after scoring Century against New Zealand

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There is no other better way to prove yourself than scoring a century in an important match in Cricket. Shubman Gill's last two t20 matches didn't go according he planned for him. He made his maiden T20 international century against New Zealand in the Series deciding match at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. An impressive knock of 126* in just 63 deliveries with 12 fours & 7 sixes. Shubman Gill owned and destroyed the bowling lineup of New Zealand.

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2. Virat Kohli | 122* Runs

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Virat Kohli after scoring the Century against Afghanistan in Asia Cup
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If Cricket is an Art then Virat Kohli is the Artist. There is no one, who can talk about cricket and avoid Virat Kohli. He is just that Great at this Game. Kohli had zero T20 international centuries before the Asia Cup. He fulfilled that chapter with an unbelievable Century. He gave a Masterclass Performance against Afghanistan in Asia Cup 2022 by scoring 122* in just 61 deliveries with 12 fours & 6 sixes. Afghanistan had no options left to stop The King of Cricket.

3. Rohit Sharma | 118 Runs

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Rohit Sharma against Sri Lanka
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It becomes impossible to stop Rohit Sharma when he Plays with dominance and elegance. Sri Lanka has been always a favorite opposition for Rohit Sharma. He made his highest score in ODI against Sri Lanka. He also made his highest individual score in T20 against Sri Lanka. The Hitman scored 118 runs in just 43 deliveries with 12 fours & 10 sixes. His 35-balls Century is the joint fastest Century in T20 Internationals.

4. Suryakumar Yadav | 117 Runs

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Suryakumar Yadav after his maiden T20 ton against England
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Suryakumar Yadav's 117 against England in 2022 was a fighting inning. Yadav dominated the English bowlers with his wide range of shots and excellent strike rate. He hit 14 fours and 6 sixes en route to his 55-ball knock and played a crucial role in India's 193/5 total. It was his maiden T20 International Century. Yadav's innings was a demonstration of his T20 skills but he failed to take his team over the line as team India fell short by 17 runs while chasing 216 runs.

5. Suryakumar Yadav | 112* Runs

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Suryakumar Yadav's Century against Sri Lanka
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Suryakumar Yadav struck an unbeaten 112 off 51 balls, with seven fours and nine sixes. He showed just why he's the world's top-ranked men's batter in the format. His fast-paced century made it the second-quickest ton for India after Rohit Sharma (35 balls) in 2017, also against Sri Lanka. Yadav's innings was proof of his T20 skills and his ability to perform under pressure.

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