The highest T20 score in cricket: Find out who has scored the most runs.

In the past two decades, the popularity of cricket has surged, with T20 cricket being the primary reason. This format has attracted audiences towards the game.

In this thrilling contest of 20 overs, there is a deluge of sixes and fours. The outcome of matches that produce high scores and astonish is the hallmark of this format.

Currently, Nepal holds the record for the highest T20 score. During the group matches of the 2023 Asian Games held in Hangzhou, China, Nepal’s team scored a massive 314/3 against Mongolia. This is also the highest score in T20 International (T20I) cricket. It’s worth mentioning that for the first time, a score of 300 has been surpassed in the shortest format of men’s cricket.

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314/3NepalMongoliaSeptember 26, 2023
287/3Sunrisers HyderabadRoyal Challengers BangaloreApril 15, 2024
278/3AfghanistanIrelandFebruary 23, 2019
278/4Czech RepublicTurkeyAugust 30, 2019
277/3Sunrisers HyderabadMumbai IndiansMarch 27, 2024
275/6PunjabAndhraOctober 17, 2023
273/2Melbourne StarsHobart HurricanesJanuary 19, 2022
272/7Kolkata Knight RidersDelhi CapitalsApril 3, 2024
271/3TitansKnightsOctober 31, 2022
268/4MalaysiaThailandOctober 2, 2023
267/2Trinbago Knight RidersJamaica TallawahsSeptember 13, 2019
267/3EnglandWest IndiesDecember 19, 2023
266/7Sunrisers HyderabadDelhi CapitalsApril 20, 2024
265/5SomersetDerbyshireJuly 9, 2022
263/5Royal Challengers BangalorePune WarriorsApril 23, 2013
263/3AustraliaSri LankaSeptember 6, 2016
262/4North WestLimpopoSeptember 15, 2018
262/3Multan SultansQuetta GladiatorsMarch 11, 2023
262/6Royal Challengers BangaloreSunrisers HyderabadApril 15, 2024
262/2Punjab KingsKolkata Knight RidersApril 26, 2024
261/2BearsNottinghamJune 17, 2022
261/6Kolkata Knight RidersPunjab KingsApril 26, 2024
260/6Sri LankaKenyaSeptember 14, 2007
260/4YorkshireNorthantsAugust 17, 2017
260/5IndiaSri LankaDecember 22, 2017

In the cricket field of Jiangxi University of Technology, Pingxiang, Hangzhou, Nepal’s Kushal Malla set the record for the fastest T20 century by any batsman, scoring it in just 34 balls. In the same innings, Deepender Singh Airee played a 50-run inning off just nine balls, which is the fastest fifty in T20 cricket.

In this match, Mongolia was dismissed for just 41 runs. The victory margin of 273 runs is the largest win (in terms of runs) in T20 cricket.

Before this record by Nepal in Hangzhou, Afghanistan and Czech Republic jointly held the record for the highest team score in a T20 innings.

Playing at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Dehradun, Afghanistan’s opening batsman Hazratullah Zazai scored an unbeaten 162 runs off 62 balls, while Usman Ghani supported him with 73 runs, and both batsmen shared a record partnership of 236 runs for the first wicket.

In response, Ireland managed to score 194/6 in their 20 overs, and Afghanistan won the match by 84 runs.

Similarly, six months later, Czech Republic equaled this record by scoring 278/4 against Turkey in the Continental Cup on August 30, 2019.

Sudesh Vikramsekhar was the key batsman for Czech Republic, playing a century off 36 balls, while Sumit Pokhriyal contributed with 79 runs. In reply, the Turkish team was bowled out for 21 runs in 8.3 overs.

Before making their mark in the history of Afghanistan and Czech Republic, the Australian cricket team set a record by scoring 263/3 against Sri Lanka in 2016.

Opening batsman Glenn Maxwell scored an unbeaten 145 runs off 65 balls, while David Warner, Usman Khawaja, and Travis Head also made significant contributions. Sri Lanka had to face a defeat by 85 runs in that match.

In 2022, in the Big Bash League held in Australia, Melbourne Stars made their mark in the list of highest T20 scores. Once again, Glenn Maxwell played a crucial role, playing an explosive inning of 154 unbeaten runs. With his help, Melbourne Stars scored 273/2 against Hobart Hurricanes.


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