List of Twenty20 International records

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

Virat Kohli is the fastest batsman to 2,000 runs and 1,000 runs.
Shahid_Afridi
Shahid Afridi is the highest wicket-taker in T20I cricket.

Contents

Listing notation[edit]

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.

Team records[edit]

Overall results[edit]

Team Mat Won Lost Tie+W Tie+L NR Win %
 Afghanistan 66 44 22 0 0 0 66.66
 Australia 106 56 47 0 2 1 54.28
 Bangladesh 79 23 54 0 0 2 29.87
 Bermuda 3 0 3 0 0 0 0.00
 Canada 19 4 14 0 1 0 23.68
 England 104 49 50 1 0 4 49.50
 Hong Kong 24 10 14 0 0 0 41.66
ICC World XI 4 1 3 0 0 0 25.00
 India 104 65 36 1 0 2 64.21
 Ireland 67 27 33 0^ 0 6 45.08
 Kenya 29 10 19 0 0 0 34.48
   Nepal 11 3 8 0 0 0 27.27
 Netherlands 49 26 21 0 0 2 55.31
 New Zealand 111 54 49 2 3 3 52.31
 Oman 17 5 11 0 0 1 31.25
 Pakistan 133 83 47 1 2 0 63.53
 Papua New Guinea 9 3 6 0 0 0 33.33
 Scotland 50 20 26 0^ 0 3 43.90
 South Africa 103 60 42 0 0 1 58.82
 Sri Lanka 106 54 50 1 0 1 51.90
 United Arab Emirates 26 9 17 0 0 0 34.61
 West Indies 98 46 45 2 1 4 50.53
 Zimbabwe 59 13 45 1 0 0 22.88

The result percentage excludes no results and counts ties (irrespective of a tiebreaker) as half a win.
Last updated: 8 July 2018[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[edit]

Score Batting team Opposition Venue Date Scorecard
263/3 (20.0 overs)  Australia  Sri Lanka Pallekele 6 September 2016 Scorecard
260/5 (20.0 overs)  India  Sri Lanka Indore 22 December 2017 Scorecard
260/6 (20.0 overs)  Sri Lanka  Kenya Johannesburg 14 September 2007 Scorecard
248/6 (20.0 overs)  Australia  England Southampton 29 August 2013 Scorecard
245/5 (18.5 overs)  Australia  New Zealand Auckland 16 February 2018 Scorecard
Updated: 16 February 2018[3]

Highest successful chases[edit]

Score Batting team Opposition Venue Date Scorecard
245/5 (18.5 overs)  Australia  New Zealand Auckland 16 February 2018 Scorecard
236/6 (19.2 overs)  West Indies  South Africa Johannesburg 11 January 2015 Scorecard
230/8 (19.4 overs)  England  South Africa Mumbai 18 March 2016 Scorecard
215/5 (19.4 overs)  Bangladesh  Sri Lanka Colombo 10 March 2018 Scorecard
211/4 (19.2 overs)  India  Sri Lanka Mohali 12 December 2009 Scorecard
Updated: 10 March 2018[4]

Lowest innings totals[edit]

Score Batting team Opposition Venue Date Scorecard
39 (10.3 overs)  Netherlands  Sri Lanka Chittagong 24 March 2014 Scorecard
53 (14.3 overs)    Nepal  Ireland Belfast 13 July 2015 Scorecard
56 (18.4 overs)  Kenya  Afghanistan Sharjah 30 September 2013 Scorecard
57 (19.3 overs)  New Zealand  Sri Lanka Chittagong 31 March 2014 Scorecard
60 (13.4 overs)  West Indies  Pakistan Karachi 1 April 2018 Scorecard

Qualification: Only completed innings in matches that did not have overs reduced are included.
Updated: 12 March 2017 [5]

Highest margin of victory (by runs)[edit]

Margin Teams Venue Date Scorecard
172 runs  Sri Lanka (260/6) beat  Kenya (88) Johannesburg 14 September 2007 Scorecard
143 runs  Pakistan (203/5) beat  West Indies (60) Karachi 1 April 2018 Scorecard
143 runs  India (213/4) beat  Ireland (70) Malahide 29 June 2018 Scorecard
130 runs  South Africa (211/5) beat  Scotland (81) London 7 June 2009 Scorecard
119 runs  New Zealand (243/5) beat  West Indies (124) Mount Maunganui 3 January 2018 Scorecard

Updated: 29 June 2018 [10]

Highest margin of victory (by balls remaining)[edit]

Balls Rem Teams Venue Date Scorecard
90 balls  Sri Lanka (40/1) beat  Netherlands (39) Chittagong 24 March 2014 Scorecard
76 balls  Ireland (72/0) beat  Kenya (71) Dubai (DSC) 14 March 2012 Scorecard
74 balls  New Zealand (74/1) beat  Kenya (73) Durban 12 September 2007 Scorecard
73 balls  Afghanistan (75/0) beat  Ireland (71) Dubai 20 January 2017 Scorecard
72 balls  Ireland (54/2) beat    Nepal (53) Belfast 13 July 2015 Scorecard

Updated: 12 March 2017 [11]

Highest margin of victory (by wickets)[edit]

Margin Teams Venue Date Scorecard
10 wickets  New Zealand (171/0) beat  Pakistan (168/7) Hamilton 17 January 2016

Scorecard

10 wickets  England (143/0) beat  New Zealand (139/8) Wellington 15 February 2013 Scorecard
10 wickets  South Africa (132/0) beat  Pakistan (129/8) Johannesburg 2 February 2007 Scorecard
10 wickets  England (128/0) beat  West Indies (125) London (Oval) 23 September 2011 Scorecard
10 wickets  New Zealand (127/0) beat  Zimbabwe (123/8) Harare 15 October 2011 Scorecard
10 wickets  Kenya (126/0) beat  Scotland (123) Nairobi (Gym) 4 February 2010 Scorecard

Updated: 12 March 2017[12]

Smallest margin of victory (by runs)[edit]

Margin Teams Venue Date Scorecard
1 run  West Indies (245/6) beat  India (244/4) Florida 27 August 2016 Scorecard
1 run  India (146/7) beat  Bangladesh (145/9) Bengaluru 23 March 2016 Scorecard
1 run  Australia (150/7) beat  New Zealand (149/5) Sydney 15 February 2009 Scorecard
1 run  South Africa (128/7) beat  New Zealand (127/5) Lord's 9 June 2009 Scorecard
1 run [a]  England (202/6) beat  South Africa (127/3) Johannesburg 13 November 2009 Scorecard
1 run  New Zealand (133/7) beat  Pakistan (132/7) Bridgetown 8 May 2010 Scorecard
1 run  South Africa (120/7) beat  West Indies (119/7) North Sound 20 May 2010 Scorecard

Updated: 27 August 2016 [13]

^[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)[edit]

Margin Teams Venue Date Scorecard
1 wicket  England (158/9) beat  Australia (157/4) Adelaide 12 January 2011 Scorecard
1 wicket  Netherlands (131/9) beat  Kenya (128) The Hague 26 July 2012 Scorecard
1 wicket  Pakistan (174/9) beat  Sri Lanka (172/7) Colombo (RPS) 1 August 2015 Scorecard

Updated: 3 April 2016 [14]

Tied matches[edit]

Teams Tie Break Venue Date Scorecard
 West Indies (126/8) tied  New Zealand (126/7) New Zealand won bowl-out Auckland 16 February 2006 Scorecard
 India (141/9) tied  Pakistan (141/7) India won bowl-out Durban 14 September 2007 Scorecard
 Canada (135/7) tied  Zimbabwe (135/9) Zimbabwe won bowl-out King City 11 October 2008 Scorecard
 West Indies (155/8) tied  New Zealand (155/7) West Indies won Super Over Auckland 26 December 2008 Scorecard
 Australia (214/4) tied  New Zealand (214/6) New Zealand won Super Over Christchurch 28 February 2010 Scorecard
 Australia (151/4) tied  Pakistan (151/8) Pakistan won Super Over Dubai (DSC) 7 September 2012 Scorecard
 Sri Lanka (174/6) tied  New Zealand (174/7) Sri Lanka won Super Over Pallekele 27 September 2012 Scorecard
 West Indies (139) tied  New Zealand (139/7) West Indies won Super Over Pallekele 1 October 2012 Scorecard
 England (154/8) tied  Pakistan (154/7) England won Super Over Sharjah 30 November 2015 Scorecard
 Scotland (185/4) tied  Ireland (185/6) No Super Over Sportpark Het Schootsveld, Deventer 17 June 2018 Scorecard

Even though tie-breakers were used to determine a winner in these matches, for statistical purposes, these matches are considered as ties.
Updated: 17 June 2018 [15]

Most consecutive wins by a team[edit]

Wins Team First win Last win
11  Afghanistan  West Indies at Nagpur, 27 March 2016 (Scorecard)  Ireland at Greater Noida, 12 March 2017 (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)
7  South Africa  Australia at Johannesburg, 27 March 2009 (Scorecard)  India at Nottingham, 16 June 2009 (Scorecard)
7  Pakistan  New Zealand at London (Oval), 13 June 2009 (Scorecard)  New Zealand at Dubai (DSC), 13 November 2009 (Scorecard)
7  India  Pakistan at Ahmedabad, 28 December 2012 (Scorecard)  South Africa at Dhaka, 4 April 2014 (Scorecard)
7  India  Sri Lanka at Ranchi, 12 February 2016 (Scorecard)  Bangladesh at Dhaka, 6 March 2016 (Scorecard)
7  India  Bangladesh at Colombo, 8 March 2018 (Scorecard)  England at Manchester, 3 July 2018 (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: 11 July 2018[16]

Most consecutive defeats[edit]

Defeats Team First defeat Last defeat
16  Zimbabwe  Sri Lanka at Providence, 3 May 2010 (Scorecard)  West Indies at North Sound, 3 March 2013 (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, 4 April 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: 12 April 2017[17]

Most sixes in an innings[edit]

Sixes Batting Team Opposition Venue Date Scorecard
21  West Indies  India Lauderhill 27 August 2016 Scorecard
 India  Sri Lanka Indore 22 December 2017 Scorecard
19  Netherlands  Ireland Sylhet 21 March 2014 Scorecard
18  Australia  England Southampton 29 August 2013 Scorecard
 New Zealand  Australia Auckland 16 February 2018 Scorecard
Updated: 16 February 2018[18]

Most fours in an innings[edit]

Fours Batting team Opposition Venue Date Scorecard
30  Sri Lanka  Kenya Johannesburg 14 September 2007 Scorecard
29  Sri Lanka  India Nagpur 9 December 2009 Scorecard
26  West Indies  South Africa Johannesburg 11 January 2015 Scorecard
25  Australia  Sri Lanka Pallekele 6 September 2016 Scorecard
24  South Africa  West Indies Johannesburg 11 September 2007 Scorecard

Updated: 6 September 2016[19]

Most sixes in a match[edit]

Sixes Teams Venue Date Scorecard
32  West Indies (21) v  India (11) Lauderhill 27 August 2016 Scorecard
32  New Zealand (18) v  Australia (14) Eden Park 16 February 2018 Scorecard
31  India (21) v  Sri Lanka (10) Indore 22 December 2017 Scorecard
30  Ireland (11) v  Netherlands (19) Sylhet 21 March 2014 Scorecard
28  Afghanistan (16) v  Ireland (12) Greater Noida 12 March 2017 Scorecard

Updated: 22 December 2017[20]

Highest aggregate runs in a single match[edit]

Runs Teams Venue Date Scorecard
489  West Indies (245/6) v  India (244/4) Florida 27 August 2016 Scorecard
488  New Zealand (243/6) v  Australia (245/5)[18.5] Auckland 16 February 2018 Scorecard
467  South Africa (231/7) v  West Indies (236/6) [19.2] Johannesburg 11 January 2015 Scorecard
459  South Africa (229/4) v  England (230/8) Mumbai 18 March 2016 Scorecard
457  Australia (248/6) v  England (209/6) Southampton 29 August 2013 Scorecard

Updated: 7 September 2016[21]

Most fours in a match[edit]

Fours Teams Venue Date Scorecard
47  India (18) v  Sri Lanka (29) Nagpur 9 December 2009 Scorecard
44  South Africa (18) v  West Indies (26) Johannesburg 11 January 2015 Scorecard
43  South Africa (24) v  West Indies (19) London 13 June 2009 Scorecard
43  Bangladesh (22) v  Pakistan (21) Kandy 25 September 2012 Scorecard
43  England (24) v  Australia (19) Southampton 29 August 2013 Scorecard
43  Australia (24) v  India (19) Rajkot 10 October 2013 Scorecard
Updated: 22 December 2017[22]

Individual records (batting)[edit]

Most career runs[edit]

Runs Innings Batsman Team T20I career span
2,271 73 Martin Guptill  New Zealand 2009–present
2,140 70 Brendon McCullum  New Zealand 2005–2015
2,121 96 Shoaib Malik  Pakistan 2006–present
2,102 58 Virat Kohli  India 2010–present
2,086 77 Rohit Sharma  India 2007–present

Updated: 8 July 2018[23]

Most runs in a calendar year[edit]

Runs Innings Batsman Team Year
641 13 Virat Kohli  India 2016
520 15 Mohammad Shahzad  Afghanistan 2016
516 13 Fakhar Zaman  Pakistan 2018
497 18 Rohit Sharma  India 2016
472 13 Martin Guptill  New Zealand 2012

Updated: 8 July 2018[24]

Most 50+ Scores[edit]

50+ (100+50) Innings Batsman Team T20I career span
18 (0+18) 58 Virat Kohlidouble-dagger  India 2010–present
18 (3+15) 77 Rohit Sharmadouble-dagger  India 2007–present
16 (2+14) 73 Martin Guptilldouble-dagger  New Zealand 2009–present
15 (2+13) 52 Chris Gayledouble-dagger  West Indies 2006–present
15 (2+13) 70 Brendon McCullum  New Zealand 2005–2015

Updated: 8 July 2018[25]

Highest career strike rate[edit]

Strike rate Balls faced Batsman Team T20I career span
165.68 647 Glenn Maxwell double-dagger  Australia 2012–present
163.59 717 Colin Munro double-dagger  New Zealand 2012–present
154.96 468 Evin Lewis double-dagger  West Indies 2016–present
151.69 795 Aaron Finch double-dagger  Australia 2011–present
150.75 932 Shahid Afridi  Pakistan 2006–2016

Qualification: 250 balls.
Updated: 21 February 2018[26]

Highest career average[edit]

Average Innings Runs Batsman T20I career span
53.00 20 742 Pakistan Babar Azam 2016–present
48.88 58 2,102 India Virat Kohli 2010–present
45.60 42 1,596 Australia Aaron Finch 2011–present
42.91 21 515 India Manish Pandey 2015–present
37.95 70 1822 South Africa JP Duminy 2007–present
Qualification: 20 innings

Source: Cricinfo. Last updated: 8 July 2018.

Most career ducks[edit]

Ducks Innings Batsman Team T20I career span
10 79 Tillakaratne Dilshan  Sri Lanka 2006–2016
9 45 Luke Wright  England 2007–2014
9 58 Kevin O'Brien  Ireland 2008–present
8 77 Umar Akmal  Pakistan 2009–2016
8 91 Shahid Afridi  Pakistan 2006–2018

Last updated: 3 July 2018[27]

Most career sixes[edit]

Sixes Balls faced Batsman Team T20I career span
103 1123 Chris Gayledouble-dagger  West Indies 2006–present
103 1709 Martin Guptilldouble-dagger  New Zealand 2009–present
91 1571 Brendon McCullum  New Zealand 2005–2015
89 1522 Rohit Sharmadouble-dagger  India 2007–present
83 1006 Shane Watson  Australia 2006–2016
Updated:8 July 2018[28]

Most career fours[edit]

Fours Balls faced Batsman Team T20I career span
223 1567 Tillakaratne Dilshan  Sri Lanka 2006–2016
216 1410 Mohammad Shahzad  Afghanistan 2010–present
214 1543 Virat Kohli  India 2010–present
200 1709 Martin Guptill  New Zealand 2009–present
199 1571 Brendon McCullum  New Zealand 2005–2015

Updated:9 July 2018[29]

Highest individual score[edit]

Runs Batsman Batting team Opposition Venue Date Scorecard
172 Aaron Finch  Australia  Zimbabwe Harare 3 July 2018

Scorecard

156 Aaron Finch  Australia  England Southampton 29 August 2013 Scorecard
145* Glenn Maxwell  Australia  Sri Lanka Pallekele 6 September 2016 Scorecard
125* Evin Lewis  West Indies  India Kingston 9 July 2017 Scorecard
124* Shane Watson  Australia  India Sydney 31 January 2016 Scorecard

Updated: 3 July 2018[30]

Highest individual score (by batting position)[edit]

Runs Position Batsman Batting team Opposition Venue Date Scorecard
172 Position 1 Aaron Finch  Australia  Zimbabwe Harare 3 July 2018

Scorecard

145* Position 2 Glenn Maxwell  Australia  Sri Lanka Pallekele 6 September 2016 Scorecard
123 Position 3 Brendon McCullum  New Zealand  Bangladesh Pallekele 21 September 2012 Scorecard
110* Position 4 K. L. Rahul  India  West Indies Lauderhill 27 August 2016 Scorecard
101* Position 5 David Miller  South Africa  Bangladesh Potchefstroom 29 October 2017 Scorecard
85* Position 6 Cameron White  Australia  Sri Lanka Bridgetown 9 May 2010 Scorecard
89 Position 7 Mohammad Nabi  Afghanistan  Ireland Greater Noida 12 March 2017 Scorecard
57* Position 8 Simi Singh  Ireland  Netherlands Rotterdam 12 June 2018 Scorecard
46 Position 9 Anwar Ali  Pakistan  Sri Lanka Colombo (RPS) 1 August 2015 Scorecard
40 Position 10 Sompal Kami    Nepal  Hong Kong Colombo (PSS) 24 November 2014 Scorecard
18 Position 11 Paul van Meekeren  Netherlands  Hong Kong Dubai 18 January 2017 Scorecard

Updated: 3 July 2018[31]

Fastest 50[edit]

Balls Batsman Batting team Opposition Venue Date Scorecard
12 Yuvraj Singh  India  England Durban 19 September 2007 Scorecard
14 Colin Munro  New Zealand  Sri Lanka Auckland 10 January 2016 Scorecard
17 Paul Stirling  Ireland  Afghanistan Dubai (DSC) 24 March 2012 Scorecard
17 Stephan Myburgh  Netherlands  Ireland Sylhet 21 March 2014 Scorecard
17 Chris Gayle  West Indies  South Africa Cape Town 9 January 2015 Scorecard

Updated: 29 August 2016[32]

Fastest 100[edit]

Balls Batsman Batting team Opposition Venue Date Scorecard
35 Rohit Sharma  India  Sri Lanka Indore 22 December 2017 Scorecard
35 David Miller  South Africa  Bangladesh Potchefstroom 29 October 2017 Scorecard
45 Richard Levi  South Africa  New Zealand Hamilton 19 February 2012 Scorecard
46 K. L. Rahul  India  West Indies Florida 27 August 2016 Scorecard
46 Francois du Plessis  South Africa  West Indies Johannesburg 11 January 2015 Scorecard
Updated: 22 December 2017[33]

Most sixes in an innings[edit]

Sixes Batsman Batting team Opposition Venue Date Scorecard
14 (63) Aaron Finch  Australia  England Southampton 29 August 2013 Scorecard
13 (51) Richard Levi  South Africa  New Zealand Hamilton 19 February 2012 Scorecard
11 (48) Chris Gayle  West Indies  England Mumbai 16 March 2016 Scorecard
10 (41) Corey Anderson  New Zealand  Bangladesh Mount Maunganui 8 January 2017 Scorecard
10 (43) Rohit Sharma  India  Sri Lanka Indore 22 December 2017 Scorecard
10 (53) Colin Munro  New Zealand  West Indies Mount Maunganui 3 January 2018 Scorecard
10 (57) Chris Gayle  West Indies  South Africa Johannesburg 11 September 2007 Scorecard


Updated: 3 January 2018

Most fours in an innings[edit]

Fours Batsman Batting team Opposition Venue Date Scorecard
16 (76) Aaron Finch  Australia  Zimbabwe Harare 3 July 2018 Scorecard
14 (55) Herschelle Gibbs  South Africa  West Indies Johannesburg 11 September 2007 Scorecard
14 (52) Aaron Finch  Australia  India Rajkot 10 October 2013 Scorecard
14 (65) Glen Maxwell  Australia  Sri Lanka Pallekele 6 September 2016 Scorecard
13 (53) Ricky Ponting  Australia  India Mumbai 20 October 2007 Scorecard

Number in parentheses represents the number of balls the batsman faced during the innings.
Updated: 3 July 2018[34]

Most runs off an over[edit]

Runs Sequence Batsman Batting team Bowler Venue Date Scorecard
36 6–6–6–6–6–6 Yuvraj Singh  India England Stuart Broad Durban 19 September 2007 Scorecard
32 6–6–w–6–6–6–1 Evin Lewis  West Indies India Stuart Binny Lauderhill, Florida 27 August 2016 Scorecard
32 6–6–2–nb–(nb+4)–4–6–2 Jos Buttler  England South Africa Wayne Parnell Edgbaston 12 September 2012 Scorecard
32 4–wk–(nb+6)–(nb+1)–6–6–6–1[a] Jonny Bairstow
Luke Wright
 England Afghanistan Izatullah Dawlatzai Colombo (RPS) 21 September 2012 Scorecard
31 6–6–6–6–6–1 David Miller  South Africa Bangladesh Mohammad Saifuddin Potchefstroom 29 October 2017 Scorecard
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)[35]
  • w – Wide
  • wk – Wicket

Updated: 29 October 2017[36]
^[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.[37]

Individual records (bowling)[edit]

Most wickets in a career[edit]

Wickets Innings Bowler Team T20I career span
98 97 Shahid Afridi  Pakistan 2006–2018
90 68 Lasith Malinga  Sri Lanka 2006–2017
85 60 Umar Gul  Pakistan 2007–2016
85 63 Saeed Ajmal  Pakistan 2009–2015
77 65 Shakib Al Hasan  Bangladesh 2006–present

Updated: 01 November 2017[38]

Most wickets in a calendar year[edit]

Wickets Matches Bowler Team Year
28 21 Jasprit Bumrah  India 2016
27 14 Dirk Nannes  Australia 2010
25 16 Saeed Ajmal  Pakistan 2012
23 11 Yuzvendra Chahal  India 2017
23 15 Rashid Khan  Afghanistan 2016
23 17 Ravichandran Ashwin  India 2016

Updated: 8 July 2018[39]

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

4+ (4+5) Matches Bowler Team T20I career span
6 (4+2) 60 Umar Gul  Pakistan 2007–present
5 (3+2) 39 Ajantha Mendis  Sri Lanka 2008–2014
4 (4+0) 64 Saeed Ajmal  Pakistan 2009–2015

Updated: 3 April 2016[40]

Best career economy rate[edit]

Economy rate Overs bowled Bowler Team T20I career span
5.70 131.1 Daniel Vettori  New Zealand 2007–2014
5.93 121.0 Rashid Khan double-dagger  Afghanistan 2015–present
5.98 169.0 Samuel Badree double-dagger  West Indies 2012–present
6.02 171.4 Sunil Narine double-dagger  West Indies 2012–present
6.07 90.0 Imad Wasim double-dagger  Pakistan 2015–present

Qualification: 500 balls bowled.
Updated: 21 February 2018[41]

Best career strike rate[edit]

Strike rate Wickets Overs Bowled Bowler Team T20I career span
12.96 56 121.0 Rashid Khan double-dagger  Afghanistan 2015–present
13.0 44 95.5 Ahsan Malik double-dagger  Netherlands 2012–present
13.4 66 147.3 Ajantha Mendis  Sri Lanka 2008–2014
13.9 57 132.5 Imran Tahir double-dagger  South Africa 2013–present
14.1 85 200.3 Umar Gul double-dagger  Pakistan 2007–present

Qualification: 500 balls bowled.
Updated: 21 February 2018.[42]

Best career averages[edit]

Average Wickets Runs conceded Bowler Team T20I career span
12.82 56 718 Rashid Khan double-dagger  Afghanistan 2015–present
14.42 66 952 Ajantha Mendis  Sri Lanka 2008–2014
15.85 57 904 Imran Tahir double-dagger  South Africa 2013–present
16.59 44 730 Ahsan Malik double-dagger  Netherlands 2012–present
16.84 51 859 Graeme Swann  England 2005–2012

Qualification: 500 balls bowled.
Updated: 21 February 2018.[43]

Best figures in a match[edit]

Figures Bowler Bowling team Opposition Venue Date Scorecard
6/8 (4.0 overs) Ajantha Mendis  Sri Lanka  Zimbabwe Hambantota 18 September 2012 Scorecard
6/16 (4.0 overs) Ajantha Mendis  Sri Lanka  Australia Pallekele 8 August 2011 Scorecard
6/25 (4.0 overs) Yuzvendra Chahal  India  England Bangalore 1 February 2017 Scorecard
5/3 (3.3 overs) Rangana Herath  Sri Lanka  New Zealand Chittagong 31 March 2014 Scorecard
5/3 (2.0 overs) Rashid Khan  Afghanistan  Ireland Greater Noida 10 March 2017 Scorecard

Updated: 10 March 2017[44]

Most runs conceded in an innings[edit]

Runs Bowling figures Bowler Bowling team Opposition Venue Date Scorecard
69 4–0–69–0 Barry McCarthy  Ireland  Afghanistan Greater Noida 12 March 2017

Scorecard

68 4–0–68–1 Kyle Abbott  South Africa  West Indies Johannesburg 11 January 2015 Scorecard
64 3.1–0–64–0 Ben Wheeler  New Zealand  Australia Auckland 16 February 2018 Scorecard
64 4–0–64–1 James Anderson  England  Australia Sydney 9 January 2007 Scorecard
64 4–0–64–0 Sanath Jayasuriya  Sri Lanka  Pakistan Johannesburg 17 September 2007 Scorecard
64 4–0–64–0 Yuzvendra Chahal  India  South Africa Centurion 21 February 2018 Scorecard

Bowling figures given above are in the form of "Overs-Maidens-Runs-Wickets".
Updated: 21 February 2018[45]

Hat-tricks[edit]

Key
Hat-trick taken in a World Cup match
(b) Bowled
(c) Caught
(c b) Caught and bowled
(lbw) Leg before wicket
(st) Stumped
dagger Wicket-keeper
No. Bowler For Against Wickets Venue Date Ref.
1 Brett Lee  Australia  Bangladesh Newlands Cricket Ground, Cape Town 16 September 2007 [46]
2 Jacob Oram  New Zealand  Sri Lanka Premadasa Stadium, Colombo 2 September 2009 [47]
3 Tim Southee  New Zealand  Pakistan Eden Park, Auckland 26 December 2010 [48]
4 Thisara Perera  Sri Lanka  India JSCA International Stadium Complex, Ranchi 12 February 2016 [49]
5 Lasith Malinga  Sri Lanka  Bangladesh R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo 6 April 2017 [50]
6 Faheem Ashraf  Pakistan  Sri Lanka Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi 27 October 2017 [51]

Source: ESPNcricinfo. Last Updated: 27 October 2017

Individual records (fielding)[edit]

Most catches in T20I career[edit]

Catches Innings Fielder Team T20I career span
44 81 Ross Taylor  New Zealand 2006–present
44 52 AB de Villiers  South Africa 2006–2018
42 76 Suresh Raina  India 2006–present
41 70 David Warner  Australia 2009–present
40 101 Shoaib Malik  Pakistan 2006–present

The list excludes catches made as wicket-keeper
Updated: 4 July 2018[52]

Individual records (Wicket-Keeper)[edit]

Most dismissals in career[edit]

Dismissals Catches Stumpings Innings Wicket-keeper Team T20I career span
78 49 33 87 MS Dhonidouble-dagger  India 2006–present
60 28 32 53 Kamran Akmal  Pakistan 2006–2017
52 25 27 59 Mohammad Shahzaddouble-dagger  Afghanistan 2010–present
51 32 19 58 Denesh Ramdin  West Indies 2006–2016
47 22 25 58 Mushfiqur Rahimdouble-dagger  Bangladesh 2006–present

Innings refers to when the player was the designated keeper. All figures exclude catches not made as a wicketkeeper.
Updated: 21 February 2018[53]

Most catches in career[edit]

Catches Innings Wicket-keeper Team T20I career span
49 87 MS Dhonidouble-dagger  India 2006–present
32 58 Denesh Ramdin  West Indies 2006–present
28 53 Kamran Akmal  Pakistan 2006–2017
30 31 Quinton de Kockdouble-dagger  South Africa 2012–present
26 34 Wesley Barresidouble-dagger  Netherlands 2012–present

Innings refers to when the player was the designated keeper. All figures exclude catches not made as a wicketkeeper.
Updated: 21 February 2018[54]

Most stumpings in career[edit]

Stumpings Innings Wicket-keeper Team T20I career span
33 90 MS Dhonidouble-dagger  India 2006–present
32 54 Kamran Akmal  Pakistan 2006–2017
27 59 Mohammad Shahzaddouble-dagger  Afghanistan 2010–present
25 57 Mushfiqur Rahimdouble-dagger  Bangladesh 2006–present
20 56 Kumar Sangakkara  Sri Lanka 2006–2014

Updated: 03 July 2018[55]

Individual records (others)[edit]

Most matches played in career[edit]

Matches Player Team T20I Career Span
103 Shoaib Malikdouble-dagger  Pakistan 2006–present
99 Shahid Afridi  Pakistan 2006–2018
93 Mahendra Singh Dhonidouble-dagger  India 2006–present
84 Rohit Sharmadouble-dagger  India 2007–present
83 Mohammad Hafeezdouble-dagger  Pakistan 2006–present

Updated: 8 July 2018[56]

Most matches as a captain[edit]

Matches Player Team T20I Career Span
72 MS Dhoni  India 2007–2016
56 William Porterfield  Ireland 2008–2017
47 Darren Sammy  West Indies 2011–2016
44 Shahid Afridi  Pakistan 2009–2018
41 Asghar Stanikzaidouble-dagger  Afghanistan 2015–present

Updated: 15 June 2018[57]

Most matches as an umpire[edit]

Matches Umpire Country T20I Career Span
43 Aleem Dardouble-dagger  Pakistan 2009–present
37 Ian Gould  England 2006–2016
35 Rod Tucker  Australia 2009–2016
34 Simon Taufel  Australia 2007–2012
33 Shaun Georgedouble-dagger  South Africa 2010–present

Updated: 17 June 2018[58]

Most matches as a match referee[edit]

Matches Referee Country T20I Career Span
87 Ranjan Madugalle  Sri Lanka 2006–present
84 Chris Broad  England 2005–present
80 Jeff Crowe  New Zealand 2005–present
61 Javagal Srinath  India 2006–present
53 David Jukes  England 2010–present

Updated: 10 March 2017[59]

Most Player-of-the Match Awards[edit]

No. of Awards Player Team Matches T20I Career Span
11 Shahid Afridi  Pakistan 99 2006–2018
10 Virat Kohlidouble-dagger  India 57 2010–present
9 Chris Gayledouble-dagger  West Indies 55 2006–present
Mohammad Nabidouble-dagger  Afghanistan 60 2010–present
Mohammad Shahzaddouble-dagger  Afghanistan 60 2010–present
Shane Watson  Australia 58 2006–2016

Last updated: 17 March 2018[60]

Partnership records[edit]

Highest overall partnership runs by a pair[edit]

Runs Innings Players Batting team Highest Average 100/50 T20I career span
1154 37 David Warner & Shane Watson  Australia 133 31.18 3/6 2009–2016
1151 24 Martin Guptill & Kane Williamson  New Zealand 171* 50.04 3/8 2012–Present
1138 37 Shikhar Dhawan & Rohit Sharma  India 160 30.75 2/4 2013-present
1046 39 William Porterfield & Paul Stirling  Ireland 109* 29.05 1/6 2009–Present
831 22 Martin Guptill & Brendon McCullum  New Zealand 127* 41.55 2/4 2009–2015

An asterisk (*) signifies an unbroken partnership (i.e. neither of the batsmen were dismissed before either the end of the allotted overs or they reached the required score).
Updated: 8 July 2018[61]

Highest partnerships (any wicket)[edit]

Runs Partnership Players Batting team Opposition Venue Date Scorecard
223 1st wicket Aaron Finch & D'Arcy Short  Australia  Zimbabwe Harare 3 July 2018 Scorecard
171* 1st wicket Martin Guptill & Kane Williamson  New Zealand  Pakistan Hamilton 17 January 2016 Scorecard
170 1st wicket Graeme Smith & Loots Bosman  South Africa  England Centurion 15 November 2009 Scorecard
165 1st wicket Rohit Sharma & K. L. Rahul  India  Sri Lanka Indore 22 December 2017 Scorecard
166 2nd wicket Mahela Jayawardene & Kumar Sangakkara  Sri Lanka  West Indies Bridgetown 7 May 2010 Scorecard

An asterisk (*) signifies an unbroken partnership (i.e. neither of the batsmen were dismissed before either the end of the allotted overs or they reached the required score).
Updated: 3 July 2018[62]

Highest partnerships (by wicket)[edit]

Partnership Runs Batsmen Batting team Opposition Venue Date Scorecard
1st wicket 223 Aaron Finch & D'Arcy Short  Australia  Zimbabwe Harare 3 July 2018 Scorecard
2nd wicket 166 Mahela Jayawardene & Kumar Sangakkara  Sri Lanka  West Indies Bridgetown 7 May 2010 Scorecard
3rd wicket 152 Alex Hales & Eoin Morgan  England  Sri Lanka Chittagong 27 March 2014 Scorecard
4th wicket 161 David Warner & Glenn Maxwell  Australia  South Africa Johannesburg 6 March 2016 Scorecard
5th wicket 119* Shoaib Malik & Misbah-ul-Haq  Pakistan  Australia Johannesburg 18 September 2007 Scorecard
6th wicket 101* Cameron White & Michael Hussey  Australia  Sri Lanka Bridgetown 9 May 2010 Scorecard
7th wicket 91 Paul Collingwood & Michael Yardy  England  West Indies London 28 June 2007 Scorecard
8th wicket 80 Preston Mommsen & Safyaan Sharif  Scotland  Netherlands Edinburgh 11 July 2015 Scorecard
9th wicket 66 Dwayne Bravo & Jerome Taylor  West Indies  Pakistan Dubai (DSC) 23 September 2016 Scorecard
10th wicket 31* Wahab Riaz & Shoaib Akhtar  Pakistan  New Zealand Auckland 26 December 2010 Scorecard

An asterisk (*) signifies an unbroken partnership (i.e. neither of the batsmen were dismissed before either the end of the allotted overs or they reached the required score).
Updated: 3 July 2018[63]

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