Afghanistan Scores highest ever T20 International Score

  • Afghanistan scored 278 for the loss of 3 wickets (in 20 overs) to register the highest-ever total in T20s at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
  • First player from Afghanistan Hazratullah Zazai scored 162 runs from just 62 balls.
  • Earlier, in 2016 Australia’s record score of 263/3 which they achieved back against Sri Lanka.
  • Zazai’s 236-run opening stand with Usman Ghani became the highest partnership in T20Is.
  • They beat 223-run stand between Australia’s Aaron Finch and Darcy Short.

Highest innings totals:

Score Batting team Opposition Venue
278/3 (20.0 overs) Afghanistan Ireland Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Dehradun
263/3 (20.0 overs) Australia Sri Lanka Pallekele Stadium, Pallekele
260/5 (20.0 overs) India Sri Lanka Holkar Stadium, Indore


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