Bangladesh Highest Score in T20

By Hitesh Jain on Sep 10, 2021 | T20 World Cup 2021

Being an authorized team of ICC cricket in all formats, the Bangladesh cricket team ranks at 7th position in the ICC ranking. Till 8th Sep 2021, Bangladesh cricket squad has taken part in overall 111 T20I matches, out of which they have won 41 matches, lost 68 and 2 T20I with no result. Bangladesh carried a winning percentage of 37.61 till Sep 2021. The team has scored 200+ runs in T20I on the 3 occasions and the highest team score of Bangladesh in T20I is 215/5 against Sri Lanka in 2018. For the Twenty20 World Cup 2021, Bangladesh Cricket Board has selected Mahmudullah as the captain.

List of the Highest Team Score of Bangladesh in T20I

Score

Overs

Against

Venue

Date

215/5

19.4

Sri Lanka

Colombo (RPS)

10 Mar 2018

211/4

20

West Indies

Dhaka

20 Dec 2018

200/3

20

Zimbabwe

Dhaka

9 Mar 2020

194/5

19.2

Zimbabwe

Harare

25 Jul 2021

193/5

20

Sri Lanka

Dhaka

15 Feb 2018

190/5

20

Ireland

Belfast

18 Jul 2012

189/9

20

New Zealand

Dhaka

6 Nov 2013

184/5

20

West Indies

Lauderhill

5 Aug 2018

181/7

20

Sri Lanka

Pallekele

31 Mar 2013

180/2

20

Oman

Dharamsala

13 Mar 2016

Bangladesh Highest Score in T20

215/5 vs Sri Lanka – 2018

The 1st highest team total of Bangladesh in T20I is 215 for 5 against Sri Lanka at Colombo (RPS) on 10 Mar 2018. In the 3rd T20I match of the Nidahas Twenty20 Tri-Series, Sri Lanka put a massive total of 214 runs on the scoreboard. The target of 215 was not easy for Bangladeshi batters but the opening pair started well. They played their shots without any fear and did not allow Sri Lankan bowlers to dominate the game from the beginning. Mushfiqur Rahim in the middle overs played an awesome and match-winning inning of 72 from 35 balls helped Bangladesh to achieve the target. This was their highest run chase and highest team total in the history of T20I.

211/4 vs West Indies – 2018

The 2nd highest team score of Bangladesh in T20I is 211 against West Indies at Dhaka on 20 Dec 2018. Bangladesh defeated West Indies by 36 runs in the 2nd T20I match of the West Indies tour of Bangladesh. Liton Das' 60 runs off 34 balls and Mahmudullah's unbeaten 21-ball 43 runs complimented Shakib Al Hasan's all-around dominance, Shakib made 42 from 26 balls and took 5 wickets in his 4 overs. In response, West Indies did not start well and only Rovman Powell, who scored 50 off 34 balls for the West Indies, kept them in the game. After the dismissal of Powell, the entire Indies squad was wiped out at 175 in 19.2 overs.

200/3 vs Zimbabwe -2020

The 3rd highest team score of Bangladesh in T20I is 200 for 3 against Zimbabwe at Dhaka on 9 Mar 2020. Zimbabwe offered the opposition to bat first and this proved to be a big mistake for them. Bangladeshi batters were all set to dominate with their top-order attack. They started well with Tamim Iqbal’ 41, Liton Das 59, and Soumya Sarkar’s unbeaten 62 from 32 balls. When it comes to bowling, Mustafizur Rahman led the charge and took 3 wickets. Aminul Islam also did well with the ball and got 3 wickets.

194/5 vs Zimbabwe – 2021

The 4th highest team total of the Bangladeshi in T20I is 194 for 5 against Zimbabwe at Harare on 25 Jul 2021. While batting first, Zimbabwe got a nice start and their top order, Wessley Madhevere, struck 54 runs from 36 balls. Regis Chakabva also supported him well and contributed 48 off 22 balls. This helped them to reach a defending total of 193. In reply, Soumya Sarkar started well and made 68 from49 balls. But in the end, Shamim Hossain showed off his brilliance once again and struck unbeaten 31 off 16 balls at the much-needed time. Bangladesh got the target with the remaining 4 balls and won the match by 4 wickets. They registered this total as their 2nd highest team score in T20I while chasing.

193/5 vs Sri Lanka – 2018

193 for 5 against Sri Lanka is the 5th highest score for Bangladesh in T20I. This match was played in Dhaka on 15 Feb 2018. Bangladeshi batsmen Soumya Sarkar and Mushfiqur Rahim played well and both contributed the 50s for their team that helped them to reach a total of 193 runs. During the chase, Sri Lankan opener Kusal Mendis and Dasun Shanaka played really well to achieve the target very comfortably in just 16.4 overs. Kusal Mendis was included in place of Kusal Perera, he proved himself by smashing his debut fifty in T20I. 

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