BBC – Australia captain Aaron Finch broke his own record for the highest Twenty20 international score by hitting 172 from 76 balls against Zimbabwe in Harare.

Summary

  • Australia captain Aaron Finch broke his own record for the highest Twenty20 international score by hitting 172 from 76 balls against Zimbabwe in Harare.
  • Finch beat the previous highest, which was his 156 against England in 2013.
  • He just failed to beat Chris Gayle’s record score of 175 for all T20 cricket when he was out hit wicket with two balls of Australia’s innings left.
  • Finch’s opening stand of 223 with D’Arcy Short is also a record stand for T20 internationals for any wicket.
  • Australia made 229-2, with Short scoring 46 from 42 balls, as they set the hosts 230 for victory in the third game of a T20 tri-series also involving Pakistan.


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