On June 18, West Indies recorded the fifth-highest total in the history of the T20 World Cup during their last group fixture against Afghanistan. The match took place at the Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in Gros Islet, St. Lucia on Tuesday, June 18. West Indies came up with a history-creating total of 218 runs and went on to register one of the biggest wins by a margin of 104 runs. 

Highest totals in the history of T20 World Cup

The past editions of the tournament have also seen several record-making or breaking. In this article, we will look at the highest totals in the T20 World Cup history. 

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Sri Lanka vs Kenya: 260/6, T20 World Cup 2007

In the eighth match of the ICC World Twenty20, 2007 at The Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg, Sri Lanka posted the highest score in the history of the ICC tournament. Batting first, the Islanders posted 260 runs for six wickets over a weak Kenya and went on to win the game by 172 runs after restricting their counterparts to just 88 runs.