Stats: Top 5 players with highest individual innings in T20 cricket
The essence of T20 cricket is smashing the ball out of boundary that causes plethora of joy to the fans. There are batsmen who can hit ball the ball better than others, and they do that more and more whenever they get going. Bowlers suffered their onslaught. Their Blitzkrieg innings are not too short, their innings are long. Nevertheless, they use to score four times more than the ball they take to score their century. It is not that they create the blood rushing moment once in their life. To some players scoring long innings in the shortest format of the game is not difficult job. They do that often.
Here is the list of TOP 5 highest individual innings in t20 cricket, including the international cricket:
5# Luke Right, 153* off 66 balls
The England discard was playing for Sussex while hitting a blitzkrieg 66 balls 153 run innings comprised of 12 fours and 11 sixes against Essex at Chelmsford in July 25, 2014.
#4 Aaron Finch, 156 off 63
The Australian brought more grievances for England than any other player in past couple of years. England, who won the Ashes 3-0 against Australia, were on a high. Aaron Finch added salt on the wound of England. He hit an innings of 156 off 63 balls comprised of 14 sixes and 11 fours.
#3 Brendon MacCullum 158* off 64
“The Bazza” is one of the two T20 players who love to play long innings. His 158 is the latest T20 century included in the long list of highest T20 innings. On this Friday, he repeated his 158 run innings in club cricket once again. During the NatWestT20 Blast match he scored 158 run innings for Warwickshire against Derbyshire. He hit 13 fours and 11 sixes.
2# Brendon MacCullum 158* off 73 balls
For the first time McCullum scored his 158 at Bangalore in the inaugural IPL match for Kolkata Knight Riders against Bangalore. His innings was the highest in kind of t20 cricket at that time. He hit 13 sixes and 10 fours.
1# Chris Gayle 175* off 66 balls
The West Indian knows how to destroy the bowlers. He has scored century in the T20 cricket very often. For him scoring century in T20 cricket is like having a glass of beer. In April 23, 2013 he murdered the now defunct IPL franchise Pune Warriors bowlers. He took just thirty balls to reach his hundred and played thirty six more balls to add another 75 runs to his innings total 175 not out. His innings was comprised of 17 sixes and 13 fours. That means he sent thirty balls out of the park among the sixty six balls he played.
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