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| On Updated : May 6, 2020 5:32 AM IST

5 Highest Individual Scores for India in T20 World Cup

The fever of T20 cricket started with the first-ever T20 World Cup held in South Africa in 2007. India became the champions of the inaugural season of the T20 World Cup. Since then, 5 other editions of the tournament have been held. T20 is said to be the game of the batsmen as the spectators come to watch the big scores and rain of fours and sixes. India batsmen have performed brilliantly over the years in the competition. Here we will take a look a the top 5 individual scores India batsmen have made for India in T20 World Cup.

5. Virat Kohli – 78* vs Pakistan (2012)

During the 2012 T20 World Cup, India went up against their arch-rivals in the group game. Pakistan won the toss elected to bat first. However, a significant effort from the Indian bowling attack meant Pakistan could only post 128 runs. Riding on Virat Kohli’s knock of unbeaten 78 runs, India successfully chased down the total with 8 wickets in hand.

4. Rohit Sharma – 79* vs Australia (2010)

India faced Australia during the 2010 edition of the T20 World Cup held in West Indies. India won the toss and asked Australia to bat first. Australia batting looked in sublime form, and they posted a total of 184/5 on a difficult pitch. India batting failed miserably chasing the total, and only Rohit Sharma could put up a fight. Sharma played a resilient knock of unbeaten 79 which wasn’t enough on the day as India lost the game by 49 runs. The knock lies at the 4th position in the list of 5 highest Individual scores for India in the T20 World Cup.

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