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List of Twenty20 International records

Virat Kohli is the leading run scorer in T20 Internationals, with 2,689 runs.

This article contains records for men's Twenty20 Internationals.[1]

Lasith Malinga is the leading wicket taker in T20 Internationals, with 106 wickets.

Listing notation

Team notation

  • (100/3) indicates that a team scored 100 runs for three wickets and the innings was closed, either due to a successful run chase or if no overs remained (or are able) to be bowled.
  • (100) indicates that a team scored 100 runs and was all out, either by losing all ten wickets or by having one or more batsmen unable to bat and losing the remaining wickets.

Batting notation

  • (100*) indicates a batsman scored 100 runs and was not out.
  • (75) indicates that a batsman scored 75 runs and was out after that.

Bowling notation

  • (5/40) indicates that a bowler has captured 5 wickets while giving away 40 runs.
  • (19.5 overs) indicates that a team bowled 19 complete overs (each of six legal deliveries), and one incomplete over of just five deliveries.

Currently playing

  • Record holders who are currently playing T20Is (i.e. their record details listed could change) are shown by double-dagger in career / yearly records.

Team records

Overall results

TeamMatWonLoseTie+WTie+LNRWin %
 Afghanistan78532500067.94
 Argentina550000100.00
 Australia122655202355.46
 Austria54100080.00
 Bahrain42200050.00
 Bangladesh92306000233.33
 Belgium3030000.00
 Belize330000100.00
 Bermuda1541000128.57
 Bhutan2020000.00
 Botswana7070000.00
 Brazil41300025.00
 Bulgaria32100066.66
 Canada31121702041.66
 Cayman Islands6060000.00
 Chile41300025.00
 Costa Rica3030000.00
 Czech Republic75200071.42
 Denmark94300257.14
 England114565220451.81
 Finland51400020.00
 Germany107300070.00
 Ghana4040000.00
 Gibraltar4040000.00
 Greece32100066.66
 Guernsey92501131.25
 Hong Kong35132200037.14
ICC World XI41300025.00
 India129804410464.40
 Ireland9541461^0747.15
 Italy85200171.42
 Jersey179710055.88
 Kenya38152300039.47
 Kuwait104402050.00
 Luxembourg41300025.00
 Malawi75100183.33
 Malaysia156800142.85
 Maldives112800120.00
 Malta4040000.00
 Mexico83500037.50
 Mozambique71500116.66
 Namibia1612400075.00
   Nepal31151500150.00
 Netherlands75393201354.86
 New Zealand126615624352.03
 Nigeria92700022.22
 Norway5050000.00
 Oman33141800143.75
 Pakistan149905512161.82
 Panama32100066.67
 Papua New Guinea2617800168.00
 Peru42200050.00
 Philippines41200133.33
 Portugal42200050.00
 Qatar159420066.66
 Romania43100075.00
 Samoa41300025.00
 Saudi Arabia53200050.00
 Scotland6529321^0347.58
 Serbia2020000.00
 Singapore126600050.00
 South Africa115684501160.08
 Spain98100088.88
 Sri Lanka126596311248.38
 Thailand41300025.00
 Turkey4040000.00
 Uganda42200050.00
 United Arab Emirates44192400144.18
 United States82500128.57
 Vanuatu145900035.71
 West Indies122526221545.72
 Zimbabwe74185420025.67

The result percentage excludes no results and counts ties (irrespective of a tiebreaker) as half a win.
Last updated: 19 January 2020[2]

^ On 17 June 2018, a T20I between Scotland and Ireland was ended in a tie, though no Super Over was played. It was the tenth T20I match to end in a tie, and the first since the ICC playing conditions were implemented in September 2017 not to end with a Super Over.

Highest innings totals

ScoreBatting teamOppositionVenueDateScorecard
278/3 (20.0 overs) Afghanistan IrelandRajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Dehradun23 February 2019Scorecard
278/4 (20.0 overs) Czech Republic TurkeyMoara Vlasiei Cricket Ground, Ilfov County30 August 2019Scorecard
263/3 (20.0 overs) Australia Sri LankaPallekele Stadium, Pallekele6 September 2016Scorecard
260/5 (20.0 overs) India Sri LankaHolkar Stadium, Indore22 December 2017Scorecard
260/6 (20.0 overs) Sri Lanka KenyaWanderers Stadium, Johannesburg14 September 2007Scorecard
Updated: 30 August 2019[3]

Highest successful chases

ScoreTargetBatting teamOppositionVenueDateScorecard
245/5 (18.5 overs)244 Australia New ZealandAuckland16 February 2018Scorecard
236/6 (19.2 overs)232 West Indies South AfricaJohannesburg11 January 2015Scorecard
230/8 (19.4 overs)230 England South AfricaMumbai18 March 2016Scorecard
215/5 (19.4 overs)215 Bangladesh Sri LankaColombo10 March 2018Scorecard
209/4 (18.4 overs)208 India West IndiesHyderabad6 December 2019Scorecard
Updated: 11 Dec 2019[4]

Lowest innings totals

ScoreBatting teamOppositionVenueDateScorecard
21 (8.3 overs) Turkey Czech RepublicIlfov County30 August 2019Scorecard
28 (11.3 overs) Turkey LuxembourgIlfov County29 August 2019Scorecard
32 (8.5 overs) Turkey AustriaIlfov County31 August 2019Scorecard
39 (10.3 overs) Netherlands Sri LankaChittagong24 March 2014Scorecard
45 (11.5 overs) West Indies EnglandBasseterre8 March 2019Scorecard

Qualification: Only completed innings in matches that did not have overs reduced are included.
Updated: 31 August 2019[5]

Lowest total defended successfully

TotalDefended byOppositionVenueDateScorecard
96/9 West Indies Ireland (85/8 in 20 overs)Sabina Park, Kingston21 February 2014Scorecard
105 Zimbabwe West Indies (79/7 in 20 overs)Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain28 February 2010Scorecard
107/9 Ireland Kenya (105/7 in 20 overs)Mombasa Sports Club Ground, Mombasa24 February 2012Scorecard
113/6 Scotland Kenya (78 in 18.5 overs)Mannofield Park, Aberdeen4 July 2013Scorecard
113/5 West Indies England (88 in 16.4 overs)The Oval, London25 September 2011Scorecard
Qualification: Only completed innings in matches that did not have overs reduced are included.

Updated: 30 August 2019[10]

Highest margin of victory (by runs)

MarginTeamsVenueDateScorecard
257 runs Czech Republic (278/4) beat  Turkey (21)Ilfov County30 August 2019Scorecard
173 runs Romania (226/6) beat  Turkey (53)Ilfov County29 August 2019Scorecard
172 runs Sri Lanka (260/6) beat  Kenya (88)Johannesburg14 September 2007Scorecard
143 runs Pakistan (203/5) beat  West Indies (60)Karachi1 April 2018Scorecard
 India (213/4) beat  Ireland (70)Malahide29 June 2018Scorecard

Updated: 30 August 2019 [11]

High margin of victory (by balls remaining)

Balls RemTeamsVenueDateScorecard
104 balls Austria (33/0) beat  Turkey (32)Ilfov County31 August 2019Scorecard
101 balls Luxembourg (29/2) beat  Turkey (28)Ilfov County29 August 2019Scorecard
97 balls Namibia (50/0) beat  Botswana (46)Kampala22 May 2019Scorecard
93 balls Greece (56/0) beat  Serbia (52)Corfu15 October 2019Scorecard
90 balls Sri Lanka (40/1) beat  Netherlands (39)Chittagong24 March 2014Scorecard

Updated: 4 November 2019 [12]

Highest margin of victory (by wickets)

MarginTeamsVenueDateScorecard
10 wickets South Africa (132/0) beat  Pakistan (129/8)Johannesburg2 February 2007Scorecard
10 wickets Australia (102/0) beat  Sri Lanka (101)Cape Town20 September 2007Scorecard
10 wickets Kenya (110/0) beat  Scotland (109/9)Nairobi (Gym)1 February 2010Scorecard
10 wickets New Zealand (79/0) beat  Bangladesh (78)Hamilton3 February 2010Scorecard
10 wickets Kenya (126/0) beat  Scotland (123)Nairobi (Gym)4 February 2010Scorecard
10 wickets England (128/0) beat  West Indies (125)The Oval23 September 2011Scorecard
10 wickets New Zealand (127/0) beat  Zimbabwe (123/8)Harare15 October 2011Scorecard
10 wickets Ireland (72/0) beat  Kenya (71)Dubai (DSC)14 March 2012Scorecard
10 wickets Ireland (109/0) beat  Canada (106/8)Dubai (DSC)22 March 2012Scorecard
10 wickets South Africa (94/0) beat  Zimbabwe (93/8)Hambantota20 September 2012Scorecard
10 wickets England (143/0) beat  New Zealand (139/8)Wellington15 February 2013Scorecard
10 wickets New Zealand (171/0) beat  Pakistan (168/7)Hamilton17 January 2016Scorecard
10 wickets India (103/0) beat  Zimbabwe (99/9)Harare20 June 2016Scorecard
10 wickets Papua New Guinea (60/0) beat  Vanuatu (56/8)Port Moresby24 March 2019Scorecard
10 wickets Namibia (50/0) beat  Botswana (46)Kampala22 May 2019Scorecard
10 wickets Afghanistan (75/0) beat  Ireland (71)Dubai (DSC)20 January 2017Scorecard
10 wickets Austria (33/0) beat  Turkey (32)Ilfov County31 August 2019Scorecard
10 wickets Greece (56/0) beat  Serbia (52)Corfu15 October 2019Scorecard
10 wickets Papua New Guinea (90/0) beat  Bermuda (89)Dubai (GCA)19 October 2019Scorecard
10 wickets Australia (109/0) beat  Pakistan (106/8)Perth8 November 2019Scorecard

Updated: 4 November 2019[13]

Smallest margin of victory (by runs)

MarginTeamsVenueDateScorecard
1 run Australia (150/7) beat  New Zealand (149/5)Sydney15 February 2009Scorecard
1 run South Africa (128/7) beat  New Zealand (127/5)Lord's9 June 2009Scorecard
1 run [a] England (202/6) beat  South Africa (127/3)Johannesburg13 November 2009Scorecard
1 run New Zealand (133/7) beat  Pakistan (132/7)Bridgetown8 May 2010Scorecard
1 run South Africa (120/7) beat  West Indies (119/7)North Sound20 May 2010Scorecard
1 run Bangladesh (146/6) beat  Ireland (145/6)Belfast20 July 2012Scorecard
1 run New Zealand (167/5) beat  India (166/4)Chennai11 September 2012Scorecard
1 run India (152/6) beat  South Africa (151)Colombo (RPS)2 October 2012Scorecard
1 run India (146/7) beat  Bangladesh (145/9)Bengaluru23 March 2016Scorecard
1 run West Indies (245/6) beat  India (244/4)Florida27 August 2016Scorecard
1 run Afghanistan (145/6) beat  Bangladesh (144/6)Dehradun7 June 2018Scorecard
1 run Kenya (145/6) beat  Uganda (144/9)Kampala22 May 2019Scorecard
1 run Denmark (117) beat  Finland (116/7)Brondby13 July 2019Scorecard
1 run Ireland (186/9) beat  Scotland (185/6)Dublin (Malahide)20 September 2019Scorecard

Updated: 31 August 2019 [14]

^[a] Rain interrupted play in South Africa's innings with South Africa having scored 127/3 after 13 overs. The par score at this point was 128. Rain prevented the match from resuming and England won by 1 run.

Smallest margin of victory (by wickets)

MarginTeamsVenueDateScorecard
1 wicket England (158/9) beat  Australia (157/4)Adelaide12 January 2011Scorecard
1 wicket Netherlands (131/9) beat  Kenya (128)The Hague26 July 2012Scorecard
1 wicket Pakistan (174/9) beat  Sri Lanka (172/7)Colombo (RPS)1 August 2015Scorecard
1 wicket Ireland (183/9) beat  Netherlands (182/9)Al Amarat17 February 2019Scorecard

Updated: 20 June 2019[15]

Tied matches

Most consecutive wins by a team

WinsTeamFirst winLast win
12 Afghanistan Zimbabwe at Sharjah, 5 February 2018 (Scorecard) Bangladesh at Dhaka, 15 September 2019 (Scorecard)
11 Afghanistan West Indies at Nagpur, 27 March 2016 (Scorecard) Ireland at Greater Noida, 12 March 2017 (Scorecard)
9 Pakistan Zimbabwe at Harare, 4 July 2018 (Scorecard) New Zealand at Dubai, 4 November 2018 (Scorecard)
8 England Pakistan at Bridgetown, 6 May 2010 (Scorecard) Australia at Adelaide, 12 January 2011 (Scorecard)
8 Ireland Kenya at Mombasa, 22 February 2012 (Scorecard) Afghanistan at Dubai (DSC), 24 March 2012 (Scorecard)
8 Pakistan New Zealand at Auckland, 25 January 2018 (Scorecard) Zimbabwe at Harare, 1 July 2018 (Scorecard)
8 Papua New Guinea Vanuatu at Port Moresby, 24 March 2019 (Scorecard) Namibia at Dubai (GCA2), 20 October 2019 (Scorecard)

No results are treated the same as losses and ties in the above table. A no result occurs when a match is abandoned partway through, usually due to rain.
Updated:15 September 2019[16]

Most consecutive defeats

DefeatsTeamFirst defeatLast defeat
16 Zimbabwe Sri Lanka at Providence, 3 May 2010 (Scorecard) West Indies at North Sound, 3 March 2013 (Scorecard)
13 Zimbabwe India at Harare, 20 June 2016 (Scorecard) Ireland at Bready, 12 July 2019 (Scorecard)
12 Netherlands South Africa at Cape Town, 15 September 2007 (Scorecard) Australia at Bridgetown, 5 May 2010 (Scorecard)
9 United Arab Emirates Sri Lanka at Dhaka, 25 February 2016 (Scorecard) Ireland at Dubai, 18 January 2017 (Scorecard)
8 Bangladesh Pakistan at Kolkata, 16 March 2016 (Scorecard) Sri Lanka at Colombo (RPS), 4 April 2017 (Scorecard)
8 Sri Lanka Bangladesh at Colombo (RPS), 6 April 2017 (Scorecard) India at Mumbai, 24 December 2017 (Scorecard)

No results are treated the same as losses and ties in the above table. A no result occurs when a match is abandoned partway through, usually due to rain.
* indicates that the sequence is ongoing
Updated: 4 November 2018[17]

Most sixes in an innings

SixesBatting TeamOppositionVenueDateScorecard
22 Afghanistan IrelandDehradun23 February 2019Scorecard
21 West Indies IndiaLauderhill27 August 2016Scorecard
 India Sri LankaIndore22 December 2017Scorecard
 Austria LuxembourgIlfov County31 August 2019Scorecard
20 Scotland NetherlandsDublin (Malahide)16 September 2019Scorecard
Updated: 8 November 2019[18]

Most fours in an innings

FoursBatting teamOppositionVenueDateScorecard
30 Sri Lanka KenyaJohannesburg14 September 2007Scorecard
29 Sri Lanka IndiaNagpur9 December 2009Scorecard
29 Czech Republic TurkeyIlfov County30 August 2019Scorecard
26 West Indies South AfricaJohannesburg11 January 2015Scorecard
26 Ireland ScotlandDeventer16 June 2018Scorecard

Updated: 31 August 2019[19]

Most sixes in a match

SixesTeamsVenueDateScorecard
32 West Indies (21) v  India (11)Lauderhill27 August 2016Scorecard
32 New Zealand (18) v  Australia (14)Eden Park16 February 2018Scorecard
31 India (21) v  Sri Lanka (10)Indore22 December 2017Scorecard
30 Ireland (11) v  Netherlands (19)Sylhet21 March 2014Scorecard
30 Afghanistan (22) v  Ireland (8)Dehradun23 February 2019Scorecard

Updated: 23 February 2019[20]

Highest aggregate runs in a single match

Updated: 23 February 2019[21]
RunsTeamsVenueDateScorecard
489 West Indies (245/6) v  India (244/4)Lauderhill27 August 2016Scorecard
488 New Zealand (243/6) v  Australia (245/5) [18.5]Auckland16 February 2018Scorecard
472 Afghanistan (278/3) v  Ireland (194/6)Dehradun23 February 2019Scorecard
467 South Africa (231/7) v  West Indies (236/6) [19.2]Johannesburg11 January 2015Scorecard
459 South Africa (229/4) v  England (230/8)Mumbai18 March 2016Scorecard

Most fours in a match

FoursTeamsVenueDateScorecard
47 India (18) v  Sri Lanka (29)Nagpur9 December 2009Scorecard
45 Ireland (22) v  Scotland (23)Dublin (Malahide)17 September 2019Scorecard
44 South Africa (18) v  West Indies (26)Johannesburg11 January 2015Scorecard
43 South Africa (24) v  West Indies (19)London13 June 2009Scorecard
43 Bangladesh (22) v  Pakistan (21)Kandy25 September 2012Scorecard
43 England (24) v  Australia (19)Southampton29 August 2013Scorecard
43 Australia (24) v  India (19)Rajkot10 October 2013Scorecard
43 Netherlands (23) v  Ireland (20)Muscat17 February 2019Scorecard
Updated: 22 December 2017[22]

Individual records (batting)

Most career runs

RunsInningsBatsmanTeamT20I career span
2,68972Virat Kohli India2010–present
2,63396Rohit Sharma India2007–present
2,43680Martin Guptill New Zealand2006–present
2,263104Shoaib Malik Pakistan2007–present
2,14070Brendon McCullum New Zealand2005–2015

Updated: 12 January 2020[23]

Most runs in a calendar year

RunsInningsBatsmanTeamYear
74820Paul Stirling Ireland2019
72923Kevin O'Brien Ireland2019
70224Max O'Dowd Netherlands2019
68917Shikhar Dhawan India2018
64113Virat Kohli India2016

Updated: 2 November 2019[24]

Most 50+ scores

50+ (100+50)InningsBatsmanTeamT20I career span
24 (0+24)72Virat Kohlidouble-dagger India2010–present
23 (4+19)96Rohit Sharmadouble-dagger India2007–present
17 (2+15)80Martin Guptilldouble-dagger New Zealand2009–present
16 (0+16)71Paul Stirlingdouble-dagger Ireland2009–present
16 (1+15)76David Warner Australia2009–present

Updated: 11 December 2019[25]

Highest career strike rate

Strike rateRuns scoredBalls facedBatsmanTeamT20I career span
173.43470271Hazratullah Zazai double-dagger Afghanistan2016–present
160.001,576985Glenn Maxwell double-dagger Australia2012–present
159.35647406Evin Lewis double-dagger West Indies2016–present
158.731,500945Colin Munro double-dagger New Zealand2012–present
156.501,8781,200Aaron Finch double-dagger Australia2011–present

Qualification: 250 balls.
Updated: 23 September 2019[26]

Highest career average

AverageInnings
RunsBatsmanT20I career span
53.26702,663India Virat Kohli2010–present
50.17361,405Pakistan Babar Azam2016–present
44.4122533Netherlands Ryan ten Doeschate2008-present
41.88331047India K. L. Rahul2016–present
39.1327587India Manish Pandey2015–present

Qualification: 20 innings
Last updated: 8 December 2019[27]

Most career ducks

DucksInningsBatsmanTeamT20I career span
1079Tillakaratne Dilshan Sri Lanka2006–2016
1079Umar Akmal Pakistan2009–present
1083Kevin O'Brien Ireland2008–present
945Luke Wright England2007–2014
870Thisara Perera Sri Lanka2010–present
871Paul Stirling Ireland2009–present
891Shahid Afridi Pakistan2006–2018

Last updated: 2 November 2019[28]

Most career sixes

SixesBalls facedBatsmanTeamT20I career span
1201905Rohit Sharmadouble-dagger India2007–present
1131810Martin Guptilldouble-dagger New Zealand2009–present
1051627Chris Gayledouble-dagger West Indies2006–present
100966Colin Munro double-dagger New Zealand2012–present
961475Eoin Morgan England2009–present
Updated: 8 November 2019[29]

Most career fours

FoursBalls facedBatsmanTeamT20I career span
2501924Virat Kohli India2010–present
2341905Rohit Sharma India2007–present
2331401Paul Stirling Ireland2009–present
2231567Tillakaratne Dilshan Sri Lanka2006–2016
2181436Mohammad Shahzad Afghanistan2010–present

Updated: 6 December 2019[30]

Highest individual score

RunsBatsmanBatting teamOppositionVenueDateScorecard
172Aaron Finch Australia ZimbabweHarare3 July 2018Scorecard
162*Hazratullah Zazai Afghanistan IrelandDehradun23 February 2019Scorecard
156Aaron Finch Australia EnglandSouthampton29 August 2013Scorecard
145*Glenn Maxwell Australia Sri LankaPallekele6 September 2016Scorecard
127*George Munsey Scotland NetherlandsDublin (Malahide)16 September 2019Scorecard

Updated: 23 February 2019[31]

Highest individual score (by batting position)

RunsPositionBatsmanBatting teamOppositionVenueDateScorecard
172OpenersAaron Finch Australia ZimbabweHarare3 July 2018

Scorecard

123Position 3Brendon McCullum New Zealand BangladeshPallekele21 September 2012Scorecard
113*Position 4Glenn Maxwell Australia IndiaBengaluru27 February 2019Scorecard
105*Position 5 Romania TurkeyIlfov County29 August 2019Scorecard
87Position 6Sam Billings England West IndiesBasseterre8 March 2019Scorecard
89Position 7Mohammad Nabi Afghanistan IrelandGreater Noida12 March 2017Scorecard
84*Position 8Isuru Udana Sri Lanka South AfricaCenturion, Gauteng22 March 2019Scorecard
46Position 9Anwar Ali Pakistan Sri LankaColombo (RPS)1 August 2015Scorecard
40Position 10Sompal Kami   Nepal Hong KongColombo (PSS)24 November 2014Scorecard
18Position 11Paul van Meekeren Netherlands Hong KongDubai18 January 2017Scorecard

Updated: 15 September 2019[32]

Fastest 50

Updated: 16 September 2019[33]
BallsBatsmanBatting teamOppositionVenueDateScorecard
12Yuvraj Singh India EnglandDurban19 September 2007Scorecard
13Mirza Ahsan Austria LuxembourgIlfov County31 August 2019Scorecard
14Colin Munro New Zealand Sri LankaAuckland10 January 2016Scorecard
15Faisal Khan Saudi Arabia KuwaitMuscat24 January 2019Scorecard
16Shai Hope West Indies BangladeshSylhet17 December 2018Scorecard

Fastest 100

BallsBatsmanBatting teamOppositionVenueDateScorecard
35David Miller South Africa BangladeshPotchefstroom29 October 2017Scorecard
Rohit Sharma India Sri LankaIndore22 December 2017Scorecard
 Czech Republic TurkeyIlfov County30 August 2019Scorecard
39 Romania TurkeyIlfov County29 August 2019Scorecard
41George Munsey Scotland NetherlandsMalahide (Dublin)16 September 2019Scorecard
Updated: 16 September 2019[34]

Most sixes in an innings

Number in parentheses represents the number of balls the batsman faced during the innings.
Updated: 23 February 2019[35]
SixesBatsmanBatting teamOppositionVenueDateScorecard
16 (62)Hazratullah Zazai Afghanistan IrelandDehradun23 February 2019Scorecard
14 (63)Aaron Finch Australia EnglandSouthampton29 August 2013Scorecard
13 (51)Richard Levi South Africa New ZealandHamilton19 February 2012Scorecard
14 (56)George Munsey Scotland NetherlandsDublin16 September 2019Scorecard
12 (62)Evin Lewis West Indies IndiaJamaica9 July 2017Scorecard

Most fours in an innings

FoursBatsmanBatting teamOppositionVenueDateScorecard
16 (76)Aaron Finch Australia ZimbabweHarare3 July 2018Scorecard
14 (52)Aaron Finch Australia IndiaRajkot10 October 2013Scorecard
14 (55)Herschelle Gibbs South Africa West IndiesJohannesburg11 September 2007Scorecard
14 (65)Glenn Maxwell Australia Sri LankaPallekele6 September 2016Scorecard

Number in parentheses represents the number of balls the batsman faced during the innings.
Updated: 23 February 2019[36]

Most runs off an over

RunsSequenceBatsmanBatting teamBowlerVenueDateScorecard
366–6–6–6–6–6Yuvraj Singh IndiaEngland Stuart BroadDurban19 September 2007Scorecard
326–6–w–6–6–6–1Evin Lewis West IndiesIndia Stuart BinnyLauderhill, Florida27 August 2016Scorecard
6–6–2–nb–(nb+4)–4–6–2Jos Buttler EnglandSouth Africa Wayne ParnellEdgbaston12 September 2012Scorecard
4–wk–(nb+6)–(nb+1)–6–6–6–1[a]Jos Buttler
Jonny Bairstow
Luke Wright
 EnglandAfghanistan Izatullah DawlatzaiColombo (RPS)21 September 2012Scorecard
6–4–4–6–6–6George Munsey ScotlandNetherlands Max O'DowdMalahide (Dublin)16 September 2019Scorecard
Key:
  • nb – No-ball
    • (nb+X) – A no-ball was bowled and X runs were scored off the bat
    • Ynb – A no-ball was bowled with one run scored directly from the no-ball and Y-1 runs being scored from byes or leg byes (however, all Y runs will be scored as no-balls on the scorecard)[37]
  • w – Wide
  • wk – Wicket

Updated: 16 September 2019[38]
^[a] The over started with Buttler facing and Wright off strike. Buttler faced the first ball and was dismissed on the second ball of the over. Bairstow came in and faced the next two deliveries and Wright faced the last four deliveries.[39]

Individual records (bowling)

Most wickets in a career

WicketsMatchesBowlerTeamT20I career span
10682Lasith Malinga Sri Lanka2006–present
9899Shahid Afridi Pakistan2006–2018
9276Shakib Al Hasan Bangladesh2006–present
8560Umar Gul Pakistan2007–2016
8564Saeed Ajmal Pakistan2009–2015

Updated: 12 January 2020[40]

Most wickets in a calendar year

WicketsMatchesBowlerTeamYear
3119Andrew Tye Australia2018
2816Sandeep Lamichhane   Nepal2019
19Brandon Glover Netherlands2019
19Karan KC   Nepal2019
19Shadab Khan Pakistan2018
21Jasprit Bumrah India2016

Updated: 9 December 2019[41]

Most four-wickets-in-an-innings (and over) in a career

4+MatchesBowlerTeamT20I career span
660Umar Gul Pakistan2007–2016
542Rashid Khandouble-dagger Afghanistan2015–present
39Ajantha Mendis Sri Lanka2008–2014
438Imran Tahir South Africa2013–2019
64Saeed Ajmal Pakistan2009–2015
76Shakib Al Hasandouble-dagger Bangladesh2006–present

Updated: 9 August 2019[42]

Best career economy rate

Economy rateOvers bowledBowlerTeamT20I career span
5.70131.1Daniel Vettori New Zealand2007–2014
5.86130.0Imad Wasimdouble-dagger Pakistan2015–present
6.02144.0Rashid Khan Afghanistan2015–present
6.02171.4Sunil Narine West Indies2012–present
6.17191.0Samuel Badree West Indies2012–2018

Qualification: 500 balls bowled.
Updated: 9 July 2019[43]

Best career strike rate

Strike rateWicketsOvers BowledBowlerTeamT20I career span
12.364132.0Rashid Khan double-dagger Afghanistan2015–present
13.04495.5Ahsan Malik Netherlands2012–2017
13.262136.5Imran Tahir double-dagger South Africa2013–present
13.466147.3Ajantha Mendis Sri Lanka2008–2014
14.185200.3Umar Gul Pakistan2007–2016

Qualification: 500 balls bowled.
Updated: 11 November 2018.[44]

Best career averages

AverageWicketsRuns concededBowlerTeamT20I career span
12.4064794Rashid Khan double-dagger Afghanistan2015–present
14.4266952Ajantha Mendis Sri Lanka2008–2014
14.9552927Imran Tahir double-dagger South Africa2013–present
16.5944730Ahsan Malik Netherlands2012-2017
16.8451859Graeme Swann England2008–2012

Qualification: 500 balls bowled.
Updated: 11 November 2018.[45]

Best figures in a match

FiguresBowlerBowling teamOppositionVenueDateScorecard
6/7 (3.2 overs)Deepak Chahar India BangladeshNagpur10 November 2019Scorecard
6/8 (4.0 overs)Ajantha Mendis Sri Lanka ZimbabweHambantota18 September 2012Scorecard
6/16 (4.0 overs)Ajantha Mendis Sri Lanka AustraliaPallekele8 August 2011Scorecard
6/25 (4.0 overs)Yuzvendra Chahal India EnglandBangalore1 February 2017Scorecard
5/3 (2.0 overs)Rashid Khan Afghanistan IrelandGreater Noida10 March 2017Scorecard
5/3 (3.3 overs)Rangana Herath Sri Lanka New ZealandChittagong31 March 2014Scorecard

Updated: 10 November 2019[46]

Most runs conceded in an innings

RunsBowling figuresBowlerBowling teamOppositionVenueDateScorecard
754–0–75–0Kasun Rajitha Sri Lanka AustraliaAdelaide27 October 2019Scorecard
704–0–70–1 Turkey Czech RepublicIffov County30 August 2019Scorecard
694–0–69–0Barry McCarthy Ireland AfghanistanGreater Noida12 March 2017

Scorecard

684–0–68–1Kyle Abbott South Africa West IndiesJohannesburg11 January 2015Scorecard

Bowling figures given above are in the form of "Overs-Maidens-Runs-Wickets".
Updated: 27 October 2019[47]

Hat-tricks

As of 10 November 2019, there have been 12 hat-tricks in T20 Internationals, with Lasith Malinga being the only player to take two.

Individual records (fielding)

Most catches in T20I career

CatchesInningsFielderTeamT20I career span
5071David Miller South Africa2010–present
50111Shoaib Malik Pakistan2006–present
4682Martin Guptill New Zealand2009–present
4452AB de Villiers South Africa2006–2017
4495Ross Taylor New Zealand2006–present

The list excludes catches made as wicket-keeper
Updated: 5 December 2019[48]

Individual records (wicket-keeper)

Most dismissals in career

DismissalsCatchesStumpingsInningsPlayerTeamT20I career span
91573497MS Dhoni India2006–present
60283253Kamran Akmal Pakistan2006–2017
58382068Denesh Ramdin West Indies2006–present
58302875Mushfiqur Rahim Bangladesh2006–present
54262864Mohammad Shahzad Afghanistan2010–present

Innings refers to when the player was the designated keeper. All figures exclude catches not made as a wicketkeeper.
Updated:7 October 2019[49]

Most catches in career

CatchesInningsWicket-keeperTeamT20I career span
5797MS Dhoni India2006–present
3868Denesh Ramdin West Indies2006–present
3637Quinton de Kock South Africa2012–present
3557Sarfaraz Ahmed Pakistan2010–present
3075Mushfiqur Rahim Bangladesh2006–present

Innings refers to when the player was the designated keeper. All figures exclude catches not made as a wicketkeeper.
Updated: 7 October 2019[50]

Most stumpings in career

StumpingsInningsWicket-keeperTeamT20I career span
3497MS Dhoni India2006–present
3258Kamran Akmal Pakistan2006–2017
2865Mohammad Shahzad Afghanistan2010–present
2879Mushfiqur Rahim Bangladesh2006–present
2068Dinesh Ramdin West Indies2006–present

Updated: 7 October 2019[51]

Individual records (others)

Most matches played in career

MatchesPlayerTeamT20I Career Span
111Shoaib Malikdouble-dagger Pakistan2006–present
104Rohit Sharmadouble-dagger India2007–present
99Shahid Afridi Pakistan2006–2018
98MS Dhonidouble-dagger India2006–present
95Ross Taylordouble-dagger New Zealand2006–present

Updated: 11 December 2019[52]

Most matches as captain

MatchesPlayerTeamT20I captaincy career span
72MS Dhoni India2007–2016
56William Porterfield Ireland2008–2017
47Darren Sammy West Indies2011–2016
46Asghar Afghan Afghanistan2015–present
44Shahid Afridi Pakistan2009–2018

Updated: 11 December 2019[53]

Oldest players

Age at last matchPlayerTeamOppositionLast T20I date
59 years, 181 days Turkey Romania29 August 2019
57 years, 89 days Turkey Romania29 August 2019
57 years, 56 days Turkey Austria31 August 2019
54 years, 98 days Turkey Austria31 August 2019
53 years, 287 daysJames Moses Botswana Namibia22 May 2019

Updated: 31 August 2019[54]

Youngest players

Age on debutPlayerTeamT20I debut date
14 years, 211 daysMeet Bhavsardouble-dagger Kuwait20 January 2019
15 years, 128 daysdouble-dagger Greece15 October 2019
15 years, 138 daysdouble-dagger Denmark13 July 2019
15 years, 201 daysdouble-dagger Mozambique7 November 2019
15 years, 206 daysKushal Malladouble-dagger   Nepal27 September 2019

Updated: 20 November 2019[55]

Most matches as an umpire

MatchesUmpireCountryT20I Career Span
47Ahsan Raza Pakistan2010–present
46Aleem Dar Pakistan2009–present
37Ian Gould England2006–2016
36Shaun George South Africa2010–present
35Rod Tucker  Australia2009–present

Updated: 2 November 2019[56]

Most matches as a match referee

MatchesRefereeCountryT20I Career Span
122Jeff Crowe New Zealand2005–present
102Ranjan Madugalle Sri Lanka2006–present
101Chris Broad England2005–present
84Andy Pycroft Zimbabwe2009–present
81Javagal Srinath India2006–present

Updated: 20 January 2020[57]

Most Player-of-the Match Awards

No. of AwardsPlayerTeamMatchesT20I Career Span
12Mohammad Nabi Afghanistan752010–present
Virat Kohli India752010–present
11Shahid Afridi Pakistan992006–2018
9Chris Gayle West Indies582006–present
Shane Watson Australia582006–2016
Mohammad Shahzad Afghanistan652010–present
David Warner Australia762009-present
Mohammad Hafeez Pakistan892006–present
Rohit Sharma India1042007–present

Last updated: 11 December 2019[58]

Partnership records

Highest overall partnership runs by a pair

RunsInningsPlayersBatting teamHighestAverage100/50T20I career span
174352Shikhar Dhawan & Rohit Sharma India16033.514/72013–present
134834Kyle Coetzer & George Munsey Scotland20039.642/102015–present
115437David Warner & Shane Watson Australia13331.183/62009–2016
115124Martin Guptill & Kane Williamson New Zealand171*50.043/82012–present
111032 Kevin O'Brien & Paul Stirling Ireland15434.683/42010–present

An asterisk (*) signifies an unbroken partnership (i.e. neither of the batsmen was dismissed before either the end of the allotted overs or the required score being reached).
Updated: 20 January 2020[59]

Highest partnerships (any wicket)

RunsPartnershipPlayersBatting teamOppositionVenueDateScorecard
2361st wicketUsman Ghani & Hazratullah Zazai Afghanistan IrelandDehradun23 February 2019Scorecard
2231st wicketAaron Finch & D'Arcy Short Australia ZimbabweHarare3 July 2018Scorecard
2001st wicketGeorge Munsey & Kyle Coetzer Scotland NetherlandsMalahide (Dublin)16 September 2019Scorecard
1823rd wicketDawid Malan & Eoin Morgan England New ZealandNapier8 November 2019Scorecard
171*1st wicketMartin Guptill & Kane Williamson New Zealand PakistanHamilton17 January 2016Scorecard

An asterisk (*) signifies an unbroken partnership (i.e. neither of the batsmen was dismissed before either the end of the allotted overs or the required score being reached).
Updated: 8 November 2019[60]

Highest partnerships (by wicket)

PartnershipRunsBatsmenBatting teamOppositionVenueDateScorecard
1st wicket236Usman Ghani & Hazratullah Zazai Afghanistan IrelandDehradun23 February 2019Scorecard
2nd wicket166Mahela Jayawardene & Kumar Sangakkara Sri Lanka West IndiesBridgetown7 May 2010Scorecard
3rd wicket182Dawid Malan & Eoin Morgan England New ZealandNapier8 November 2019Scorecard
4th wicket161David Warner & Glenn Maxwell Australia South AfricaJohannesburg6 March 2016Scorecard
5th wicket119*Shoaib Malik & Misbah-ul-Haq Pakistan AustraliaJohannesburg18 September 2007Scorecard
6th wicket101*Cameron White & Michael Hussey Australia Sri LankaBridgetown9 May 2010Scorecard
7th wicket91Paul Collingwood & Michael Yardy England West IndiesLondon28 June 2007Scorecard
8th wicket80Preston Mommsen & Safyaan Sharif Scotland NetherlandsEdinburgh11 July 2015Scorecard
9th wicket66Dwayne Bravo & Jerome Taylor West Indies PakistanDubai (DSC)23 September 2016Scorecard
10th wicket38 & Saudi Arabia QatarMuscat21 January 2019Scorecard

An asterisk (*) signifies an unbroken partnership (i.e. neither of the batsmen was dismissed before either the end of the allotted overs or the required score being reached).
Updated:8 November 2019[61]

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