Throughout T20 international history, the Indian team has played many matches. We havewitnessed various knocks scored against the Indian team during this timeline. We will nowlook at the highest individual T20I scores scored against India.
1. Tim Seifert (2019)
New Zealand hosted India for a T20I series in 2019. This was the first game, and NewZealand batted first. Their opener Tim Seifert, had a great inning. He made a blistering half-century, at a strike rate of nearly 200. New Zealand made 219, winning the game by 80 runs. Tim Seifert scored 84 runs in this match.
2. Aaron Finch (2013)
This game was the only T20I in the Australia tour of India. Australia batted first. Aaron Finchanchored well at one end, with Australia making a total of 201. The total, however, waschased successfully by India, due to a splendid batting performance by Yuvraj Singh. Aaron Finch scored 89 runs in this match.
3. Brendon McCullum (2012)
New Zealand toured India for a two-match T20I series, with this being the second one. New Zealand batted first, and Brendon McCullum scored over 90 rapidly, due to which New Zealand managed to post 167. The game ended up being very close, as New Zealand won the match by a margin of just one run. Brendon McCullum scored 91 runs in this match.
4. Kane Williamson (2020)
New Zealand hosted India for a five-match T20I series and lost the first two games. In the third game, India batted first, and scored 179. During the chase, the entire New Zealand team struggled, except Kane Williamson. He scored over 90, at a strike rate of nearly 200.The game got tied, and New Zealand lost in the Super Over. Kane Williamson scored 95 runs in this match.
5. Chris Gayle (2010)
Chris Gayle has been one of the most destructive batsmen, throughout his T20 career. This game was a Super Eight game between India and West Indies, in the 2010 T20 World Cup. India needed to win this game to have a bright chance at qualification for the semis However, Chris Gayle’s knock meant, India lost the game, and had a dim chance of getting into the semis. Chris Gayle scored 98 runs in this match.
6. Evin Lewis (2016)
This was a T20I game in the USA, between India and West Indies. West Indies batted first, and posted 245, thanks to a quickfire century by Evin Lewis. Despite the huge total, India managed to come close to the target. West Indies won the match by one run. Evin Lewis scored 100 runs in this match.
7. Colin Munro (2017)
New Zealand toured India for a T20I series in 2017. This was the third game, and New Zealand batted first. Their opener Colin Munro, had a great inning. He made a quick firecentury. New Zealand made 196, winning the game by 40 runs. Colin Munro scored 109 not out in this match.
8. Glenn Maxwell (2019)
Australia toured India for a two-match T20I series, and won the first game. In this second game, they bowled first. India had scored 190, due to a rapid half-century by Virat Kohli. However, Glenn Maxwell, with a bigger and faster knock of his own. He came in at 22-2, atfour overs. From there, he hit the ball hard till the end, and ended up winning Australia the game. Glenn Maxwell scored 113 not out in this match.
9. Shane Watson (2016)
This game was the final one of the three-match series between India and Australia. Australiahad already lost the series. In this game, Australia batted first. The captain and opener, Shane Watson, played a lone hand in leading the team to 197. He scored a significant century. However, they lost the match in a close finish, during the last ball of India’s chase.Shane Watson’s score became the highest individual score by a captain in T20Is. Shane Watson scored 124 not out in this match.
10. Evin Lewis (2017)
This game was a one-off T20I, in the India tour of the West Indies. India batted first and made 190. In response to that, the opener of West Indies, Evin Lewis, made a terrific knock .He was a part of an 82-run opening partnership with Chris Gayle, and then an unbeaten partnership of 112 runs with Marlon Samuels. He was the chief contributor to both partnerships. Evin Lewis scored 125 not out in this match.