Highest Individual Score in T20 World Cup

South Africa batter Rilee Rossouw enters at the top five list of players with the highest individual score in T20 World Cup stage.

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Scoring a century in a World Cup is a huge moment for any batsman as it will be etched in history for a long time. With T20s being the game's shortest format, scoring a hundred in T20 World Cup is always considered a big knock.

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Brendon McCullum holds the record for highest individual score in T20 World Cup history

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It takes a batter to bat at least 50% of the team's balls in that innings, and most importantly, it should come with a better strike rate. You don't see batters taking their time to settle in T20s, which will affect the team's winning chances. In this article, we will take a look at the top 10 highest individual scores in T20 World Cup.

Chris Gayle is the only player to score two centuries in T20 World Cups. He also scored two 80+ scores (98 against India and 88 against Australia) in the tournament. Mahela Jayawardene is the other player to score four 80+ runs in the tournament, including a hundred.

Alex Hales' 116 against Sri Lanka in 2012 is the highest score by a batsman while chasing in T20 World Cup matches. Chris Gayle's 11 sixes in his 100* against England in Mumbai in 2016 is the most number of sixes hit in a T20 WC match. 

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Highest Individual Score in T20 World Cup: Top 10

Batsmen Score Balls Taken Strike Rate Against Year Venue
Brendon McCullum (NZ) 123 58 212.06 Bangladesh 2012 Pallekelle
Chris Gayle (WI) 117 57 205.26 South Africa 2007 Johannesburg
Alex Hales (ENG) 116* 64 181.25 Sri Lanka 2014 Chattogram
Ahmed Shehzad (PAK) 111* 62 179.03 Bangladesh 2014 Dhaka
Rilee Rossouw (SA) 109 56 194.64 Bangladesh 2022 Sydney
Glenn Phillips (NZ) 104 64 162.5 Sri Lanka 2022 Sydney
Tamim Iqbal (BAN) 103* 63 163.49 Oman 2016 Dharamsala
Jos Buttler (ENG) 101* 67 150.74 Sri Lanka 2021 Sharjah
Suresh Raina (IND) 101 60 168.33 South Africa 2010 Gros Islet
Chris Gayle (WI) 100* 48 208.33 England 2016 Mumbai
Mahela Jayawardene (SL) 100 64 156.25 Zimbabwe 2010 Providence
Last updated on 27/10/2022
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