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ODI Cricket Records: Unbelievable Feats in One Day International Cricket

One Day International (ODI) cricket has witnessed moments of sheer brilliance and excellence that have left cricketing fans in awe. These astonishing world cricket records not only showcase the talent of players but also exemplify the thrilling nature of the sport.

12 One Day International’s Unbelievable Cricket Records

Let’s dive into the world of record-breaking moments in ODI cricket.

1. Fastest Century: AB de Villiers

  • Record Date: January 18, 2015
  • Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
  • South African superstar AB de Villiers holds the record for the fastest ODI century, reaching his ton in just 31 balls against the West Indies.

2. Highest Score in ODI By Team: England

  • Record Date: June 19, 2018
  • Location: Nottingham, England
  • In 2018, England showcased their batting prowess by amassing a staggering 481/6 against Australia, the highest score by a team in ODI history.

3. ODI Most Runs in an Innings: Rohit Sharma

  • Record Date: November 13, 2014
  • Location: Kolkata, India
  • Rohit Sharma’s incredible 264 runs against Sri Lanka in 2014 remains the highest individual score in an ODI innings.

4. Most ODI Centuries: Sachin Tendulkar

  • Record Date: March 16, 2012
  • Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • The “Little Master” Sachin Tendulkar leads the pack with 49 ODI centuries, a record that may never be surpassed.

5. Fastest Double Century: Rohit Sharma

  • Record Date: November 2, 2013
  • Location: Bengaluru, India
  • Rohit Sharma’s 209 runs off 158 balls against Australia in 2013 made him the first player to score an ODI double-century.

6. Most Wickets in ODIs: Muttiah Muralitharan

  • Record Date: August 11, 2009
  • Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lankan spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan retired with a staggering 534 wickets, the most in ODI history.

7. Hat-Trick Hero: Lasith Malinga

  • Record Date: Various
  • Location: Various
  • Sri Lankan pacer Lasith Malinga holds the record for the most ODI hat-tricks, with an astonishing four to his name.

8. Most Catches in ODI: Mahela Jayawardene

  • Record Date: April 2, 2011
  • Location: Mumbai, India
  • Mahela Jayawardene, another Sri Lankan great, took 218 catches in ODI cricket, the most by any fielder.

9. Most Sixes in an Innings in ODI: Eoin Morgan

  • Record Date: June 18, 2019
  • Location: Manchester, England
  • Eoin Morgan smashed 17 sixes during his innings against Afghanistan in the 2019 World Cup, setting a record for the most sixes in an ODI innings.

10. Fastest 150 in ODI: AB de Villiers

  • Record Date: January 18, 2015
  • Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
  • AB de Villiers also holds the record for the fastest 150 in ODI history, achieving the milestone in just 64 balls against the West Indies in 2015.

11. Youngest ODI Centurion: Shahid Afridi

  • ¬†Record Date: October 4, 1996
  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Pakistan’s Shahid Afridi became the youngest player to score an ODI century at the age of 16 years and 217 days against Sri Lanka in 1996.

12. ODI Most Runs in ODI Career

  • Sachin Tendulkar, India holds the record of most ODI cricket runs.
  • He scored 18,426 runs in a span of 1989 to 2012.
  • His highest score is 200 not out

These remarkable records epitomize the extraordinary talent and determination of cricketers who have graced the ODI format. They remind us why ODI cricket continues to be a source of immense excitement and inspiration for fans worldwide.

Also Read: Cricket Records: Unforgettable Records in ICC World Cup

Info Jankari Team
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