List of Twenty20 cricket records

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This is a list of Twenty20 cricket records, that is a record team or individual performances in Twenty20 cricket.

Listing criteria

In general the top five are listed in each category (except when there is a tie for the last place among the five, when all the tied record holders are noted). Currently active players are listed in bold.

Team records

Team scoring records

Most successful teams

Most wins
Rank Team Wins
1 India Kolkata Knight Riders 94
2 India Mumbai Indians 84
3 England Hampshire 77
4 England Lancashire 76
5 England Somerset 73
Source: ESPNcricinfo (updated 7 June 2015)
Highest winning percentage

Qualification: 10 matches.

Rank Team Win% Matches
1 Pakistan Sialkot Stallions 80.00% 70
2 Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 77.67% 60
3 Pakistan Lahore Lions 76.05% 71
4 South Africa Gauteng 73.91% 23
Source: ESPNcricinfo (updated 7 June 2015)

Highest innings totals

Completed innings only. Totals are for the teams in bold, with teams playing at home (where applicable) on the left.

Rank Score Teams Venue Date
1 263/5 (20 overs) India Royal Challengers Bangalore v India Pune Warriors India Bangalore 23/04/2013
2 260/6 (20 overs)  Sri Lanka v  Kenya Johannesburg 14/09/2007
3 254/3 (20 overs) England Middlesex v England Gloucestershire Uxbridge 26/06/2011
4 250/3 (20 overs) England Somerset v England Gloucestershire Taunton 27/06/2006
5 248/3 (20 overs) India Royal Challengers Bangalore v India Gujarat Lions Bangalore 14/05/2016
Source: ESPNcricinfo (updated 7 June 2015).

Lowest innings totals

Completed innings only. Totals are for the teams in bold, with teams playing at home (where applicable) on the left.

Rank Score Teams Venue Date
1 30 (11.1 overs) India Jharkhand v India Tripura Dhanbad 20/09/2009
2 39 (10.3 overs)  Sri Lanka v  Netherlands Chittagong 24/03/2014
3 44 (12.5 overs) 23x15px Leeward Islands v Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago North Sound 11/01/2012
44 (14.4 overs) South Africa North West v South Africa Boland Potchefstroom 16/11/2014
5 45 (8.4 overs) Bangladesh Mohammedan v Bangladesh Prime Bank Sylhet 26/12/2013
Source: ESPNcricinfo (updated 7 June 2015).

Highest victory margin (by runs)

Rank Winner Margin Target Opposition Venue Date
1  Sri Lanka 172 runs 261  Kenya Johannesburg 14/09/2007
2 Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 167 runs 212 Leeward Islands North Sound 11/01/2012
3 Bangladesh Prime Bank 159 runs 205 Bangladesh Mohammedan Sylhet 26/12/2013
4 Zimbabwe Northerns 158 runs 228 Zimbabwe Southerns Harare 19/03/2008
5 India Royal Challengers Bangalore 144 runs 248 India Gujarat Lions Rajkot 14/05/2016
Source: ESPNcricinfo (updated 16 May 2016).

Highest match aggregate

Rank Score Teams Venue Date
1 469/10 (40 overs) India Chennai Super Kings (246–5) v India Rajasthan Royals (223–5) Chennai 03/04/2010
2 467/13 (39.2 overs)  South Africa (231/7) v  West Indies (236/6) Johannesburg 11/01/2015
3 459/12 (39.4 overs)  England (230/8) v  South Africa (229/4) Mumbai 18/03/2016
4 457/12 (40 overs)  Australia (248–6) v  England (209–6) Southampton 29/08/2013
5 455/13 (40 overs) England Glamorgan (240–3) v England Surrey (215) Cardiff 15/05/2015
Source: ESPNcricinfo (updated 18 March 2016).

Individual records

Individual records (batting)

Highest individual score

Rank Runs Player Team Opposition Venue Date
1 175* Jamaica Chris Gayle India Royal Challengers Bangalore India Pune Warriors India Bangalore 23/04/2013
2 162* Zimbabwe Hamilton Masakadza Zimbabwe Mountaineers Zimbabwe Eagles Bulawayo 11/02/2016
3 158* New Zealand Brendon McCullum India Kolkata Knight Riders India Royal Challengers Bangalore Bangalore 18/04/2008
4 158* New Zealand Brendon McCullum England Warwickshire England Derbyshire Birmingham 03/07/2015
5 156 Australia Aaron Finch  Australia  England Southampton 29/08/2013
Source: ESPNcricinfo (updated 7 Apr 2016).

Most career runs

Rank Runs Player Teams Period
1 8,840 (241 inn.) Jamaica Chris Gayle  West Indies, Barisal Burners, Dhaka Gladiators, Jamaica, Kolkata Knight Riders,Lahore Qalandars, Matabeleland Tuskers, PCA Masters XI, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Stanford Superstars, Sydney Thunder, Western Australia, Melbourne Renegades 2005–present
2 6,998 (242 inn.) Australia Brad Hodge  Australia, Auckland, Australia A, Barisal Burners, Basnahira Cricket Dundee, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Kolkata Knight Riders, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Melbourne Renegades, Melbourne Stars, Adelaide Strikers, Northern Districts, Rajasthan Royals, Victoria 2003–present
3 6,426 (221 inn.) New Zealand Brendon McCullum  New Zealand, Birmingham Bears, Brisbane Heat, Canterbury, Glamorgan, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Kolkata Knight Riders, New South Wales, Otago, Sussex, Chennai Super Kings 2005–present
4 6,314 (207 inn.) Australia David Warner  Australia, Australia A, Delhi Daredevils, Durham, New South Wales, Sydney Sixers, Northern Districts, Middlesex, Sydney Thunder, Sunrisers Hyderabad 2007–present
5 6,101 (218 inn.) India Suresh Raina  India, Chennai Super Kings, Gujarat Lions, Uttar Pradesh 2006–present
Source: Cricinfo.com, last updated 25 April 2016

Most centuries in a career

Rank Centuries Player Teams Period
1 17 Jamaica Chris Gayle  West Indies, Barisal Burners, Matabeleland Tuskers, Kolkata Knight Riders, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Dhaka Gladiators, Lahore Qalandars, Sydney Thunder 2005–present
2 7 New Zealand Brendon McCullum  New Zealand, Kolkata Knight Riders, Brisbane Heat, Otago, Chennai Super Kings 2005–present
3 6 England Luke Wright  England, Quetta Gladiators,Dhaka Gladiators,Melbourne Stars 2004–present
4 5 Australia Michael Klinger Gloucestershire,Perth Scorchers 2006–present
5 Australia David Warner  Australia, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Sydney Thunder 2007–present
Source: Cricinfo.com, last updated 12 February 2016

Fastest 100

Rank Balls Player Team Opposition Venue Date
1 30 Jamaica Chris Gayle Royal Challengers Bangalore Pune Warriors India Bangalore 23/04/2013
2 34 Australia Andrew Symonds Kent Middlesex Maidstone 02/07/2004
3 35 Namibia Louis van der Westhuizen  Namibia  Kenya Windhoek 07/11/2011
4 37 India Yusuf Pathan Rajasthan Royals Mumbai Indians Mumbai 13/03/2010
37 New Zealand Scott Styris Sussex Gloucestershire Hove 24/07/2012
Source: Cricinfo.com, last updated 27 June 2015

Fastest 50

Rank Balls Player Team Opposition Venue Date
1 12 India Yuvraj Singh  India  England Durban 19/09/2007
12 Jamaica Chris Gayle Melbourne Renegades Adelaide Strikers Docklands Stadium 18/01/2016
3 13 England Marcus Trescothick Somerset Hampshire Taunton 09/07/2010
4 14 New Zealand Colin Munro  New Zealand  Sri Lanka Auckland 10/01/2016
14 South Africa Gerard Brophy Yorkshire Derbyshire Derby 10/07/2006
14 Pakistan Imran Nazir Sialkot Stallions Lahore Eagles Lahore 26/04/2005
14 New Zealand Kieran Noema-Barnett Central Districts Otago Invercargill 12/12/2010
14 Trinidad and Tobago Kieron Pollard Trinidad and Tobago Leeward Islands North Sound 11/01/2012
Source: Cricinfo.com, last updated 18 January 2016

Highest career strike rate

Qualification: 1,000 balls.

Rank Strike Rate Player Teams Period
1 165.56 (1,757 balls) Jamaica Andre Russell  West Indies, Comilla Victorians, Delhi Daredevils, Islamabad United, Jamaica, Jamaica Tallawahs, Khulna Royal Bengals, Kolkata Knight Riders, Melbourne Renegades 2010–present
2 155.12 (1,970 balls) Pakistan Shahid Afridi  Pakistan, Peshawar Zalmi,Deccan Chargers, Hampshire, Karachi Dolphins, Kent, Melbourne Renegades, Pakistanis, Ruhuna Royals, South Australia 2004–present
3 153.12 (3,972 balls) Trinidad and Tobago Kieron Pollard  West Indies,Adelaide Strikers, Barbados Tridents, Cape Cobras, Dhaka Gladiators, Mumbai Indians, Somerset, South Australia, Stanford Superstars 2006–2015
4 153.11 (2,020 balls) Australia Glenn Maxwell  Australia, Australia, Delhi Daredevils, Hampshire, Kings XI Punjab, Melbourne Renegades, Melbourne Stars, Mumbai Indians, Surrey, Victoria, Yorkshire 2010–present
5 150.60 (1,569 balls) England Marcus Trescothick  England, Somerset 2004–2015
Source: Cricinfo.com, Last updated: 14 April 2016

Highest career average

Qualification: 50 innings.

No. Avg Inns Player Teams Period
1 42.35 243 Jamaica Chris Gayle  West Indies, Barisal Burners, Barisal Bulls, Dhaka Gladiators, Jamaica, Jamaica Tallawahs, Kolkata Knight Riders, Lahore Qalandars, Highveld Lions,Matabeleland Tuskers, Melbourne Renegades, PCA Masters XI, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Somerset, Stanford Superstars, Sydney Thunder, West Indians, Western Australia 2005–present
2 40.89 133 Australia Shaun Marsh  Australia, Australia A, Glamorgan, Kings XI Punjab, Perth Scorchers, Western Australia 2006–present
3 40.26 186 India Virat Kohli  India,Delhi, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Indians 2007–present
4 38.89 108 Zimbabwe Hamilton Masakadza  Zimbabwe,Easterns, Mountaineers, Sylhet Royals, Zimbabwe XI, Zimbabweans 2006–present
5 38.61 194 South Africa JP Duminy  South Africa, Cape Cobras, Deccan Chargers, Delhi Daredevils, Mumbai Indians, South Africa, South Africa XI, South Africans, Sunrisers Hyderabad, Western Province Boland 2004–present
6 38.29 141 Australia Michael Hussey  Australia, Australia A, Chennai Super Kings, Gloucestershire, Northamptonshire, Perth Scorchers, Sydney Thunder 2003–present
Source: Cricinfo.com, Last updated: 10 January 2013

Most career sixes

Rank Sixes Player Teams Period
1 603 Jamaica Chris Gayle  West Indies, Barisal Burners, Lahore Qalandars, Jamaica, Kolkata Knight Riders, Matabeleland Tuskers, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Stanford Superstars, Sydney Thunder, Western Australia 2005–present
2 388 Trinidad and Tobago Kieron Pollard  West Indies, Dhaka Gladiators, Mumbai Indians, Somerset, South Australia, Stanford Superstars, Trinidad and Tobago 2006–present
3 290 New Zealand Brendon McCullum  New Zealand, Brisbane Heat, Canterbury, Glamorgan, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Kolkata Knight Riders, New South Wales, Otago, Sussex 2005–present
4 200 Australia David Hussey  Australia, Australia A, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Melbourne Stars, Northern Districts, Nottinghamshire, Victoria 2004–present
5 193 New Zealand Ross Taylor  New Zealand, Central Districts, Durham, Rajasthan Royals, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Daredevils, Victoria 2006–present
Source: Cricinfo.com, Last updated: 10 January 2013

Most sixes in an innings

Rank Sixes Player Team Opponent Venue Date
1 17 Jamaica Chris Gayle Royal Challengers Bangalore Pune Warriors India Bangalore 23/04/2013
2 16 England Graham Napier Essex Sussex Chelmsford 24/06/2008
3 15 Jamaica Chris Gayle Somerset Kent Taunton 31/05/2015
4 14 Namibia Craig Williams  Namibia  Scotland Windhoek 04/10/2011
14 Australia Aaron Finch  Australia  England Southampton 29/08/2013
Source: Cricinfo.com, Last updated: 7 June 2015

Individual records (bowling)

Best figures in a match

Rank Bowling Player Team Opponent Venue Date
1 6/5 Malaysia Arul Suppiah Somerset Glamorgan Cardiff 05/07/2011
2 6/6 Bangladesh Shakib Al Hasan Barbados Tridents Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel Bridgetown 03/08/2013
3 6/7 Sri Lanka Lasith Malinga Melbourne Stars Perth Scorchers Perth 12/12/2012
4 6/8 Sri Lanka Ajantha Mendis  Sri Lanka  Zimbabwe Hambantota 18/09/2012
5 6/9 South Africa Phaphama Fojela Border Easterns East London 14/12/2014
Source: ESPNcricinfo, last updated 30 April 2015

Most career wickets

Rank Wickets Matches Player Teams Period
1 300 289 West Indies Cricket Board Dwayne Bravo  West Indies, Chennai Super Kings, Chittagong Kings, Dolphins, Essex, Kent, Lahore Qalandars, Melbourne Renegades, Mumbai Indians, Sydney Sixers, Trinidad & Tobago, Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel, Victoria 2006–present
2 299 221 Sri Lanka Lasith Malinga  Sri Lanka, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Kent, Melbourne Stars, Mumbai Indians, Nondescripts Cricket Club, Ruhuna, Ruhuna Rhinos, Southern Express T20 2004–present
3 277 217 Pakistan Yasir Arafat  Pakistan, Barisal Burners, Canterbury, Dolphins, Hampshire, Khan Research Laboratories, Kent, Lancashire, Otago, Pakistan A, Perth Scorchers, Rawalpindi Rams, Surrey, Somerset, Sussex 2006–present
4 263 225 South Africa Alfonso Thomas  South Africa, Adelaide Strikers, Dhaka Gladiators, Dolphins, Highveld Lions, Perth Scorchers, Pune Warriors India, Somerset, Titans 2004–2015
5 257 215 Australia Dirk Nannes  Australia,  Netherlands, Basnahira Cricket Dundee, Canterbury, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Daredevils, Highveld Lions, Melbourne Renegades, Middlesex, Mountaineers, Nottinghamshire, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Somerset, Surrey, Sydney Thunder, Victoria 2007–present
Source: Cricinfo.com, last updated 30 March 2016

Individual records (wicket keeping)

Most dismissals in career

Rank Dismissals Innings Player Team Period Catches Stumpings
1 123 112 Pakistan Kamran Akmal  Pakistan, Lahore Eagles, Lahore Lions, Peshawar Zalmi, Pakistanis, Rajasthan Royals, Sylhet Royals, Wayamba United 2005–present 63 60
2 101 109 Sri Lanka Kumar Sangakkara  Sri Lanka, Deccan Chargers, Quetta Gladiators, Kandurata Kites, Kings XI Punjab, Nondescripts 2004–present 67 34
3 92 126 India Mahendra Singh Dhoni  India, Chennai Super Kings, Jharkhand, Rising Pune Supergiants 2006–present 59 33
4 84 89 Australia Adam Gilchrist  Australia, Deccan Chargers, Kings XI Punjab, Middlesex 2005–2012 62 22
5 84 105 England James Foster  England, Essex 2003–present 45 39
Source: Cricinfo.com, last updated 10 January 2013

Individual records (other)

Most matches played

Rank Matches Player Teams Period
1 223 South Africa Albie Morkel  South Africa, Delhi Daredevils, Chennai Super Kings, Durham, Somerset, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Titans, Rising Pune Supergiants 2004–present
2 187 Australia David Hussey  Australia, Australia A, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders, Melbourne Stars, Northern Districts, Nottinghamshire, Victoria 2004–present
3 156 Australia Brad Hodge  Australia, Australia A, Barisal Burners, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Kolkata Knight Riders, Lancashire, Melbourne Renegades, Northern Districts, Rajasthan Royals, Victoria 2003–present
156 England Owais Shah  England, Cape Cobras, Delhi Daredevils, Essex, Hobart Hurricanes, Kochi Tuskers Kerala, Kolkata Knight Riders, Middlesex, Wellington 2003–present
5 155 Trinidad and Tobago Kieron Pollard  West Indies, Dhaka Gladiators, Mumbai Indians, Somerset, South Australia, Stanford Superstars, Trinidad and Tobago 2006–present
Source: Cricinfo.com, last updated 25 July 2012

Partnership Records

Record wicket partnerships

Partnership Runs Players Team Opponent Venue Date
1st wicket 201 New Zealand Peter Ingram & New Zealand Jamie How Central Districts Wellington New Plymouth 18/01/2012
2nd wicket 229 South Africa AB de Villiers & India Virat Kohli Royal Challengers Bangalore Gujarat Lions Bengaluru 14/05/2016
3rd wicket 162 Pakistan Abdul Razzaq & Pakistan Nasir Jamshed Lahore Lions Quetta Bears Lahore 26/05/2009
4th wicket 202* India Manpreet Juneja & India Abdulahad Malek Gujarat Kerala Indore 30/3/2013
5th wicket 149 India Yogesh Takawale & India Sairaj Bahutule Maharashtra Gujarat Mumbai 03/04/2007
6th wicket 126* Scotland Calum MacLeod & Australia John Hastings Durham Northamptonshire Chester-le-Street 25/7/2014
7th wicket 107* Sri Lanka Lasith Abeyratne & Sri Lanka Roshan Anurudda Colombo Cricket Club Chilaw Marians Cricket Club Colombo 12/01/2016
8th wicket 120 Pakistan Azhar Mahmood & Sri Lanka Isuru Udana Wayamba United Uva Next Colombo 28/08/2012
9th wicket 64* Sri Lanka Krishal Magage & Sri Lanka Maduranga Zoysa Burgher Panadura Colombo 01/04/2012
10th wicket 63 New Zealand Grant Elliott & Pakistan Zulfiqar Babar Quetta Gladiators Peshawar Zalmi Sharjah 14/02/2016
Source: Cricinfo.com, last updated 15 February 2016
  • Note: 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).

Notes and references

See also