The year 2022 has seen some thrilling Twenty20 matches played so far. This is also a special year for T20 as World T20 took place in Australia. While there have been some great team performances, there have also been some innings that have simply been breathtaking. From Virat Kohli’s innings in the World T20 to Suryakumar Yadav’s magnificent century we have covered the 7 best T20I innings of 2022 for you to watch out for.
In this article, we will take a look at 7 of the best T20i innings played in the year 2022.
1. Virat Kohli’s 82* against Pakistan in October 2022
King Kohli scored a fluent 82* off just 53 balls to lead his team to victory over Pakistan. He hit 6 fours and 4 sixes as India chased down Pakistan’s total of 159/8 with 4 wickets in hand. Kohli’s twin sixes off Haris Rauf changed the course of the game. The six against Haris Rauf which was hit straight down the ground was regarded as a shot of the century from Virat Kohli. Kohli innings of 82 is regarded as the best T20I innings ever played.
2. Sikandar Raza’s 87 against Singapore in July 2022
Zimbabwe’s Sikandar Raza batted amazingly throughout his entire innings to score a brilliant 87 off just 40 balls leading his team to victory over Singapore. He hit 8 fours and 5 sixes as Zimbabwe registered their highest total of 236/5 in the short format of the game.
3. Mohammed Rizwan’s 88* against England in September 2022
Pakistani wicketkeeper Mohammed Rizwan played crucial innings of 88* off just 51 balls to guide his team to victory over England. He hit 5 fours and 4 sixes as Pakistan chased down England’s total of 199/5 with 3 balls to spare. Pakistan however lost the home series against England by 4-3.
4. Alex Hales 86* against India in November 2022
England opener Alex Hales scored a superb 86* off just 47 balls to lead his team to victory over India. He hit 4 fours and 7 sixes as England chased down India’s total of 168/6 with 10 wickets in hand. He was man of the match for his splendid performance in the World T20 Semifinal.
5. Suryakumar Yadav’s 117 against England in July 2022
Although India’s Mr. 360 scored an impressive 117 off just 55 balls, England ultimately won the match by 17 runs. In 20 overs, India scored 198/9, but England’s total of 215/7 proved too much for them. Suryakumar Yadav smashed 14 fours and 6 sixes in his innings.
6. Devon Conway’s 92* against Australia in October 2022
New Zealand’s Devon Conway played brilliant innings of 92* off just 58 balls to lead his team to victory over Australia. He hit 7 fours and 2 sixes as New Zealand thrashed Australia by 89 runs.
7. Marcus Stoinis’ 59* against Sri Lanka in October 2022
Australian all-rounder Marcus Stoinis played match-winning innings of 59* off just 18 balls to guide his team to victory over Sri Lanka. He hit 4 fours and 6 sixes as Australia chased down Sri Lanka’s total of 157/6 with 21 balls to spare.
These were some of the best T20i innings of 2022. Each of these batsmen played crucial roles in their team’s victories and their performances will be remembered for a long time.
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