Scoring runs against Team India is quite a challenge as the nation has plenty of talented bowlers who can give the opposition batsmen a run for their money. However, some batters defied the odds and came through with flying colours, courtesy of their fearless brand of cricket, which helped them to hit the peak.
In the process, they would go on to register their highest individual score against the Men in Blue. Notably, all the five batters whom we are going to discuss have scored a century. In this listicle, we will now talk about the names of five cricketers who registered the highest T20I score against India.
1. Evin Lewis
West Indies international Evin Lewis comes first on the list as he piled up the highest T20I score against Team India. The left-handed batsman who is known for his ability to score runs at a rate of knots has scored an unbeaten 125* off 62 balls against India. His innings came in a winning cause in the run-chase as he smacked 6 fours and 12 sixes during his stay at the crease. West Indies chased down 191 and won the game by 9 wickets in Kingston in 2017.
2. Shane Watson
Shane Watson was a highly accomplished and versatile batter, who is known for his aggressive style of play and ability to adapt to different formats of the game, which makes him a match-winner. He registered the second-highest score against India in T20Is as he chipped in with an unbeaten 124* off 71 balls including 10 fours and 6 sixes in Sydney in 2016. His innings came in a losing cause as India chased down 198 and won the game by 7 wickets.
3. Glenn Maxwell
Glenn Maxwell is known for his aggressive batting style and is considered one of the most explosive batsmen in limited-overs cricket. Notably, he registered the third-highest score against India in T20Is as he chipped in with an unbeaten 113* off 55 balls including 7 fours and 9 sixes. His innings came in a winning cause as Australia won the game by seven wickets as they chased down India’s target of 191.
4. Josh Inglis
Australian international has been a consistent performer in domestic T20 leagues. Inglis has played in T20 leagues around the world, including Australia’s premier T20 competition, the Big Bash League (BBL). Josh Inglis comes fourth on the list as he registered an impeccable 110 off 50 balls including 11 fours and 8 sixes against India in Vizag in first T20I in 2023.
5. Colin Munro
New Zealand’s left-handed batsman Colin Munro is known for his aggressive batting approach and potential to score runs at a rapid pace. He often opens the innings in T20s and plays the quintessential role of a hard-hitting top-order batsman. He scored an unbeaten 109* off 58 balls including 7 sixes and 7 fours against India in Rajkot. His innings came in a winning cause as New Zealand won the game by 40 runs.