T20 World Cup : Highest scores in T20 WC semi-finals

Two of the top five run-scorers in the semi-finals of the ICC Twenty20 World Cup are West Indies players. They are Lendl Simmons and Chris Gayle.  Simons scored 82 runs in the 2016 semi-finals.  Gayle also scored 75 Runs in 2012. Former Sri Lanka opener Tillakaratne Dilshan is the highest run-scorer in the semi-finals. He scored 96 not out.

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The highest scorers in the semi-finals are:

01 Tilakaratne Dilshan

At the 2009 World Cup, Dilshan scored 96 not out.  It was against the mighty West Indies.

02 Virat Kohli

Kohli scored 89 Runs in the semi-finals of the 2016 Twenty20 World Cup. That was against the West Indies.

03 Lendl Simmons

Simon scored 82 runs in 2016 against India.

India set a target of 196. Accordingly, Simmons launched great innings. Simmons also became the man of the match.

04 Jason Roy

In the semi-finals of the 2016 World Cup, Roy scored 78 runs. It was against a strong New Zealand team.

05 Chris Gayle

West Indies’ Gayle scored an unbeaten 75 against a strong Australia side in the 2012 semi-finals. 41 balls were spent in this innings. This innings helped the West Indies to a big score of 210.  Gayle was also the hero of the match.

In addition, Kohli and Mitchell are ranked 6th and 7th on the list

 

 

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