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Stats: Teams with Most 200+ Totals in T20 World Cup History

There was a time when 160-170 totals were considered good enough to challenge the opponent in the T20 World Cup. However, those days are well past us, as batters exploit the batting-friendly conditions to the fullest.

Thus, teams need to push their run-scoring capabilities to another level. And nowadays, we are seeing a surge in teams pushing their totals above 200 runs in the global T20 tournament.

On that note, let’s look at the teams with the most 200+ totals in T20 World Cup history.

Teams with Most 200+ Totals in T20 World Cup

Team200+ TotalsWonLostTiedNR
South Africa54100
England21100
India22000
West Indies21100
Australia11000
New Zealand11000
Pakistan11000
Sri Lanka11000

Key Insights

South Africa is the only team to score 5 or more 200+ totals in T20 World Cup history.

1: In 2007, the West Indies became the first team to breach the 200-run barrier in a T20 World Cup innings. They achieved the feat in the opening match of the inaugural edition against South Africa.

260 runs posted by Sri Lanka is the highest total by a team in the T20 World Cup. They attained the feat against Kenya in the 2007 iteration.

229 runs scored by South Africa is the highest total in a losing cause in the global T20 competition. In a 2016 match at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium, England chased down South Africa’s 230-run target, making it the highest successful run chase in the tournament’s history.

England is the only team to score 200 or more runs while chasing a target in 2 or more matches.

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