Finch Slams World Record Score in Australia’s Demolition of Zimbabwe

Finch Slams World Record Score in Australia’s Demolition of Zimbabwe

Finch Slams World Record Score in Australia’s Demolition of Zimbabwe

The 223 partnership between Finch and Short is the highest stand ever in T20Is.

He plundered 16 fours and 10 sixes in the highest individual innings in T20 global cricket, which only ended when he overbalanced chasing a wide one and hit wicket off the penultimate delivery of the innings.

Finch blasted 16 fours and 10 sixes on his way to 172 runs from just 76 balls.

The wickets continued to tumble thereafter, with Andrew Tye claiming a hugely impressive 3-11 from his four overs, and slow-left-arm spinner Ashton Agar pitching in with 2-16 as Zimbabwe crumbled to 129-9, slipping to a second defeat in two.

In the process, he registered the highest individual score in T20I cricket, breaking his own record.

Australia´s Aaron Finch smashed his own record for the highest individual score in a Twenty20 global on Tuesday, blasting 172 off 76 balls in a tri-series match against Zimbabwe in Harare.

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Along with his partner D'Arcy Short (46), Finch also registered the first 200-run stand in T20I history. However, Finch missed out by 4 runs in becoming the highest run scorer in the shortest format. The right hander scored 50 runs from 22 balls before bringing up his second T20I hundred in 50 balls.

"It came on well", Finch said at the innings break. No other Australian scored as many as 10 sixes in a T20I inning. "The wicket's very good as we know the ball travels here", he said following the knock.

The 124 runs Finch scored in boundaries in this match are the 2nd highest in a T20I game behind 128 during his innings of 156 in 2013.

After toying with Zimbabwe bowlers, Finch told the host broadcaster, "It feels good".

172 - This is the highest score by any batsman in T20Is.

Finch's previous record knock stood for almost five years: 156 off 63 against England at Southampton in 2013.

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