Hundred and double hundred can be considered as the highest individual scores in cricket but in every format of cricket, we have seen some huge runs knocks. Whether it is T20 or test in each of the respective formats players have made massive individual scores. So here are the highest individual scores in every format and ICC tournament.
Rohit Sharma has scored the highest individual score of One-day internationals. In 2014 while playing against Sri Lanka in Kolkata. Rohit scored 264 runs in the 4th ODI in 173 balls. He played with a strike rate of 152.60 and smashed 33 fours and 9 sixes in that match. Rohit now has scored three double hundreds in ODIs so far.
The only batsman in the history of cricket who has scored 400 individual runs in one single inning of a test match is Brian Lara. In 2004 against England in the fourth test match of that series at St John’s West Indies batted first and Brian Lara who was also the captain of West Indies at that time came to bat at No.3 and made the individual score of 400* in 582 balls with a strike rate of 68.72. There were 43 fours and 4 sixes included in his innings.
Australian captain Aaron Finch has made the highest individual score in T20Is. In the 3rd T20 match at Harare against Zimbabwe Finch made 172 runs while opening for Australia. His 172 runs inning is the highest individual runs innings in T20Is. He made 172 off 76 balls with 16 fours and 10 sixes and a strike rate of 226.31.
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T20 World Cup
In the 2012 T20 world cup, New Zealand was playing against Bangladesh at Pallekele when New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum scored the highest individual score in the T20 world cup. He made 123 off 58 balls with 11 fours and 7 sixes. He played with a strike rate of 212.06.
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It was the fourth quarter-final between New Zealand and the West Indies of the 2015 World Cup at Wellington. New Zealand opener Martin Guptill made the highest individual score of the World Cup in that match. He made 237* in 163 balls with a strike rate of 145.39.