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Top 10: Highest Individual Scores in SA20

The SA20 tournament is proving to be one of the most popular T20 leagues around the globe, and the reason is the top-quality cricketing action that comes along with it. We have already seen plenty of close finishes and breathtaking action in the brief history of South Africa’s premier T20 tournament.

While we have seen who has the most runs in this African T20 extravaganza, this article will list the highest individual scores. This top 10 list does have the usual suspects like Faf du Plessis, Heinrich Klaasen, and Aiden Markram, but the upcoming players in this format also feature here. The exciting thing is that this is just the beginning of SA20, and there could be plenty of changes in the coming days.

Highest Individual Scores in SA20

PlayerScore (Balls)4s/6sStrike RateAgainstVenueDate
Kyle Verreynne (PC)116* (52)7/9223.07MI Cape TownCenturion01 Feb 2024
Faf du Plessis (JSK)113* (58)8/8194.82Durban’s Super GiantsJohannesburg24 Jan 2023
Jordan Hermann (SEC)106* (62)8/6170.96MI Cape TownCape Town16 Jan 2024
Heinrich Klaasen (DSG)104* (44)10/6236.36Pretoria CapitalsCenturion05 Feb 2023
Rassie van der Dussen (MICT)104 (50)9/6208.00Joburg Super Kings Johannesburg13 Jan 2024
Will Jacks (PC)101 (42)8/9240.47Pretoria CapitalsCenturion18 Jan 2024
Aiden Markram (SEC)100 (58)6/6172.41Joburg Super Kings Centurion09 Feb 2023
Ryan Rickelton (MICT)98 (49)6/8200.00Joburg Super Kings Johannesburg13 Jan 2024
Reeza Hendricks (JSK)96 (54)11/4177.77Sunrisers Eastern CapeCenturion09 Feb 2023
Ryan Rickelton (MICT)94* (52)7/6180.76Paarl RoyalsCape Town19 Jan 2024

(You can check out other stats related to SA20 here.)

Key Stats

113: Faf du Plessis’ match-winning knock against Durban’s Super Giants in the inaugural edition of the SA20 remains the highest-ever individual score, and this was also the very first century recorded in tournament history.

55: Over 55 times a batter has scored 50 or more in an innings in SA20 to date, and it has been done by over 25 different batters. Jos Buttler leads the pack with the most half-centuries (4).

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263.15: This is the best strike rate by a batter in the history of SA20 when the score was 50 or more. This record belongs to Heinrich Klaasen of Durban’s Super Giants, who scored 50* off just 19 balls against Paarl Royals.

8: The most number of sixes hit in an innings by a batter in SA20, and 4 different players have done this. Faf du Plessis. Ryan Rickelton, Will Jacks, and Heinrich Klaasen have hit 8 sixes in an innings once each.

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