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Highest Individual Score in ODI

S. No.ScoreBalls4/6Player NameTeamAgainstDateResult
126417333/9Rohit SharmaIndiaSri Lanka13-Nov-14Won
2237*16324/11Martin GuptillNew ZealandWest Indies21-Mar-15Won
321914925/7Virender SehwagIndiaWest Indies08-Dec-11Won
421514710/16Chris GayleWest IndiesZimbabwe24-Feb-15Won
520915813/16Rohit SharmaIndiaAustralia02-Nov-13Won
6208*15313/12Rohit SharmaIndiaSri Lanka13-Dec-17Won
7200*14725/3Sachin TendulkarIndiaSouth Africa24-Feb-10Won
8194*15616/12Charles CoventryZimbabweBangladesh16-Aug-09Lost
919414622/5Saeed AnwarPakistanIndia21-May-97Won
10189*17021/5Vivian RichardsWest IndiesEngland31-May-84Won
11189*15519/2Martin GuptillNew ZealandEngland02-Jun-13Won
1218916121/4Sanath JayasuriyaSri LankaIndia29-Oct-00Won
13188*15913/4Gary KirstenSouth AfricaUAE16-Feb-96Won
14186*15020/3Sachin TendulkarIndiaNew Zealand08-Nov-99Won
15185*9615/15Shane WatsonAustraliaBangladesh11-Apr-11Won
1618514116/3Faf du PlessisSouth AfricaSri Lanka07-Feb-17Won
17183*14515/10Mahendra Singh DhoniIndiaSri Lanka31-Oct-05Won
1818315817/7Sourav GangulyIndiaSri Lanka26-May-99Won
1918314822/1Virat KohliIndiaPakistan18-Mar-12Won
20181*16611/10Matthew HaydenAustraliaNew Zealand20-Feb-07Lost
21181*14717/6Ross TaylorNew ZealandEngland07-Mar-18Won
2218112516/7Vivian RichardsWest IndiesSri Lanka13-Oct-87Won
23180*13815/11Martin GuptillNew ZealandSouth Africa01-Mar-17Won
2418015116/5Jason RoyEnglandAustralia14-Jan-18Won
2517912819/5David WarnerAustraliaPakistan26-Jan-17Won
26178*16717/4Hamilton MasakadzaZimbabweKenya18-Oct-09Won
2717813319/5David WarnerAustraliaAfghanistan04-Mar-15Won
2817811316/11Quinton de KockSouth AfricaAustralia30-Sep-16Won
2917713421/5Paul StirlingIrelandCanada07-Sep-10Won
30176*13017/7Evin LewisWest IndiesEngland27-Sep-17Won
3117610415/7AB de VilliersSouth AfricaBangladesh18-Oct-17Won
32175*13816/6Kapil DevIndiaZimbabwe18-Jun-83Won
3317511121/7Herschelle GibbsSouth AfricaAustralia12-Mar-06Won
3417514119/4Sachin TendulkarIndiaAustralia05-Nov-09Lost
3517514014/5Virender SehwagIndiaBangladesh19-Feb-11Won
3617513914/5Colin MacLeodScotlandCanada23-Jan-14Won
37174*15919/3Upul TharangaSri LankaIndia02-Jul-13Won
3817314816/3Mark WaughAustraliaWest Indies09-Feb-01Won
3917313624/0David WarnerAustraliaSouth Africa12-Oct-16Won
40172*15118/3Craig WishartZimbabweNamibia10-Feb-03Won
4117212613/3Adam GilchristAustraliaZimbabwe16-Jan-04Won
4217212016/9Lou VincentNew ZealandZimbabwe24-Aug-05Won
43171*20116/2Glenn TurnerNew ZealandEast Africa07-Jun-75Won
44171*16313/7Rohit SharmaIndiaAustralia12-Jan-16Lost
4517112222/4Alex HalesEnglandPakistan30-Aug-16Won
46170*9914/9Luke RonchiNew ZealandSri Lanka23-Jan-15Won
47169*14319/4Dave CallaghanSouth AfricaNew Zealand11-Dec-94Won
4816912915/4Brian LaraWest IndiesSri Lanka16-Oct-95Won
4916913718/6Kumar SangakkaraSri LankaSouth Africa20-Jul-13Won
501691218/11Dinesh RamdinWest IndiesBangladesh25-Aug-14Won

 

When we talk about highest scores in the One Day International cricket matches, the very first thoughts are about having double hundreds in a 50 over game. While this thing was just a dream for the cricket fans until 2010 when it was made possible by the God of Cricket himself.

 

Australia v India - Game 1


The case wasn't that there had been no attempts at achieving 200s. The only hindrance was the completion of innings, whether by winning or by completion of the said 50 overs. For instance, Charles Coventry (194), Martin Guptill (189) and MS Dhoni (183) were all unbeaten and had to lose the opportunity of scoring a 200 due to unavailability of balls. Even Sachin Tendulkar had tried it back in 1999 but he failed.

 

After the emergence of players like Virender Sehwag, Sanath Jayasuriya, Chris Gayle, etc. who are hard hitters, the score of 200 was now very much achievable. The only thing required was a mindset and great form. That's the reason why there have been seven instances of double hundreds in ODIs after Sachin did it in 2010.

 

The score of 200 by a player guarantees the team a victory might be true but the statement fails when the score is a little low. There have been instances where such a high score couldn't lead the team to victory. Coventry (194) and Matthew Hayden (181) are the ones who would be remembered for such instances. And it is an interesting fact that Sachin Tendulkar has his name on the list as well. This is the proof that cricket is a team sport.

 

The score of 175 by Kapil Dev was considered to be one of the best performances in the World Cup. But as time and techniques evolved, players went on to score highest numbers in the world tournament as well.

 

Martin Guptill and Chris Gayle are the two examples of players who have a 200 in a World Cup tournament.

 

One of the records that can be broken in near future is that a 300 in the 300 - ball game. Now, this might seem to be going too far on expectations, but it takes just one over to make 36 runs. And if Rohit Sharma has got a score of 264, the 300 mark is not unachievable.



*Last updated on 18 February, 2019


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