Double Centuries in ODI Cricket: There was a time when scoring a double century in a One Day International (ODI) match was just like a dream. But Belinda Clark of Australia was the first cricketer who achieved this feat and scored 229* runs against Denmark on 16 December 1997.
Sachin Tendulkar was the first male cricketer who scored the first double century (200*) in the ODI against South Africa in 2010.
To date, 10 cricketers have scored 10 double centuries in the ODIs that includes 3 Indian batsmen. Rohit Sharma is the only player who has scored 3 double centuries in ODI history.
In the recent bilateral ODI series between India and New Zealand, Indian batsman Shubman Gill scored a double century and scored five sixes in five balls. Additionally, he is the fastest Indian cricketer to have scored 1000 runs in ODI.
The list of cricketers who have scored a double century in the ODI is;
|1. Rohit Sharma||264 (Highest)||Sri Lanka, 2014|
|2. Martin Guptill||237*||West Indies, March 2015|
|3. Amelia Kerr||232*||Ireland, June 2018|
|4. Belinda Clark||229* (First female)||Denmark, December 1997|
|5. Virender Sehwag||219||West Indies, December 2011|
|6. Chris Gayle||215||Zimbabwe, February 2015|
|7. Fakhar Zaman||210*||Zimbabwe, July 2018|
|8. Ishan Kishan||210||Bangladesh, December 2022|
|9. Rohit Sharma||209||Australia, November 2013|
|10. Rohit Sharma||208*||Sri Lanka December 2017|
|11. Shubman Gill||208||New Zealand 2023|
|12. Sachin Tendulkar||200* (First man)||South Africa, February 2010|
Rohit Sharma is the highest individual run scorer (264 runs) in the ODIs.
The first fifty of ODI matches was scored by John Edrich (England) against Australia. He scored 82 runs at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 5 January 1971.
Vivian Richards was the first player who scored 180 plus score in the ODI in 1984. But this record was broken by Gary Kirsten who scored 188* runs against the United Arab Emirates on 16 February 1996.
The record of the fastest double century in ODI is held by Ishan Kishan. Earlier, this record was held by Chris Gayle, but Ishan recently shattered the record by hitting the fastest century ever in the history of ODI. in the final and third ODI match of the series opposite Bangladesh at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittogram, the man notched up a fantastic double century off just 126 balls.
Dennis Amiss (England) was the first cricketer who scored the first century in ODI cricket. He scored the first century (103) of ODI history against Australia on 24 August 1972.
- First double century in the ODI list
- Highest double century in ODI
- Most double centuries in test cricket
- Second double century in ODI
- Double century in test
- Double century in ODI by Indian batsman list
- Most centuries in ODI
- Highest score in ODI
Additionally, it is essential to note that he became the seventh batsman in the world to achieve the milestone after Sachin Tendulkar, Rohit Sharma, and Virender Sehwag.
A hat-trick of sixes to get to his double hundred ⭐
— ICC (@ICC) January 18, 2023