In a T20 International between India and Australia in Jan 2016, Australia scored a massive 197/5 in their first innings. Shane Watson scored 124* in just 71 Balls. However, Australia lost this match and thus, Shane Watson’s 124* Runs is the Highest Individual Score In A T20 International On The Losing Side.
It was the collective batting approach of the Indian team due to that, India won this match on the last ball by scoring 200 for 3 in 20 overs.
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About Shane Watson (from Wikipedia Page)
Shane Robert Watson is an Australian former cricketer, and occasional captain in all formats, who has played for Australia’s national cricket team.
He is a right-handed batsman and a right-handed fast-medium swing bowler who played international cricket between 2002 and 2016.
He was the world No. 1 T20I all-rounder for 150 weeks, including an all-time record of 120 consecutive weeks (13 Oct 2011 – 30 January 2014).
He was the last player to retire from Australia’s golden era of the early 2000s.
Watson holds several records in T20Is, ODIs and T20s. According to Forbes, Watson was the highest-paid non-Indian cricketer in the world for five consecutive years between 2011 and 2015.
He is considered one of the most influential white ball all-rounders in this era and won the Player of the Series or Most Valuable Player award in a number of crucial tournaments, including the 2009 Champions Trophy, 2012 World T20, 2008 IPL and 2013 IPL.
He is one of the two players to score a century and take a hat-trick in the Indian Premier League.
He was the second player to score a century in the IPL final, after Wriddhiman Saha.
On 2 November 2020, he announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
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