Top 5 highest individual scores by Indian players in T20Is

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli

T20 has now become the most loved and watched cricket format. We do not see many big individual scores in T20Is however Australian captain Aaron Finch has crossed the mark of 150 in T20Is as well. That tells us how the T20 format is also changing towards milestones. So, in this article, we will see the top 5 highest individual score by Indian players in T20Is.

#5 KL Rahul – 110*

In a match against West Indies in 2016, Indian opener KL Rahul made 110* while chasing a target of 246 in just 51 balls. Rahul played with a strike rate of 215.68 with 12 fours and 5 sixes. India lost that match by only 1 run but it was Rahul’s innings that completely stole the show.

#4 Rohit Sharma – 111*

Indian captain Rohit Sharma has 4 centuries in the shortest format and one of them which came against West Indies in 2018 is his second highest. Rohit made 111* against West Indies in 61 balls with 8 fours and 7 sixes. Rohit played with a strike rate of 181.56.

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#3 Surya Kumar Yadav – 117

One of the best T20I batsmen at the moment, Surya Kumar Yadav made a sensational century against England in the third T20I of the three-match T20I series in 2022. England made 200+ targets and in response, it was Surya who made 117 in 55 balls with 14 fours and 6 sixes. Surya’s strike rate in the match was 212.73.

#2 Rohit Sharma – 118

Rohit played one of the best T20I innings against Sri Lanka in 2017. India batted first and it was Rohit Sharma who made 118 in just 43 balls with 12 fours and 10 sixes. Rohit was unstoppable that day and he played that innings with a strike rate of 274.41. it was Rohit’s highest score in the shortest format. India made 260 in that match and won the match too.

#1 Virat Kohli – 122*

Out of form, Virat Kohli came back to life when he scored his much-awaited century in the Asia Cup 2022 and also his maiden century in the shortest format of the game. King Kohli made 122* against Afghanistan in 61 balls with 12 fours and 6 sixes. Kohli’s strike rate in that innings was 200.00. Virat made the highest score by an Indian player in the T20 format against Afghanistan that day.