Most Double Centuries In ODI Cricket

Most Double Centuries In ODI Cricket

ODI Cricket is full of records, but hitting a double century in an ODI match is truly extraordinary. It’s a batsman’s ultimate display of power, precision, and poise.

In this article, we will explore the top 5 batsmen who have scored the most double centuries in ODI cricket.

Who Has Scored The Most Double Centuries In ODIs?

1. Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma Double Centuries In ODIs

Rohit Sharma is widely known as ‘The Hitman’ for good reason. His ability to convert promising starts into monumental innings is truly exceptional.

Sharma has made a name for himself by achieving double centuries in ODIs not once, not twice, but an incredible three times! His effortless stroke play and impeccable timing make him a formidable force at the top of the batting order.

Sharma made a resounding entry into the double-century club by delivering a spectacular 209 against Australia in Bangalore In 2013.

He did not stop there, as he went on to produce a staggering 264 against Sri Lanka in Kolkata in 2014. And to extend his remarkable streak, he scored an unbeaten 208 against Sri Lanka in Mohali in 2017.

2. Martin Guptill

Martin Guptill

Martin Guptill from New Zealand has secured the second spot on the list of most double centuries in ODIs. With his explosive batting style and ability to dominate the opposition, Guptill consistently poses a threat on the field.

He scored a double century against the West Indies in Wellington In 2015. Guptill played an unbeaten knock of 237 runs. His remarkable performance played a crucial role in leading New Zealand to a commanding victory.

3. Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag's double century against West Indies

Despite retiring from cricket, Virender Sehwag has left an everlasting mark on the history of One Day International (ODI) cricket.

His fearless style was exemplified by his unforgettable double century against the West Indies in Indore in 2011. Scoring an impressive 219 runs, Sehwag showcased his exceptional skill in overpowering any bowling attack with his audacious stroke play.

4. Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle's ODI double Hundred

When it comes to powerful batting, Chris Gayle is in a league of his own. The Universe Boss showcased his immense power-hitting abilities during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.

He scored an astonishing 215 runs against Zimbabwe, leaving everyone in awe of his power-hitting skills. Gayle’s ability to dismantle bowling attacks was truly remarkable.

5. Fakhar Zaman

Fakhar Zaman's double century in ODI

Fakhar Zaman made history by scoring an incredible double-century against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo in 2018. His unbeaten innings of 210 showcased his ability to both steady the game and hit boundaries with finesse. This remarkable achievement added another remarkable chapter to Pakistan’s cricketing legacy.

List Of Double Centuries In ODI Cricket

Here is a list of 11 double hundred in ODI cricket history:

PlayerTeamRunsBallsSROppositionGroundMatch Date
Rohit SharmaIndia264173153v Sri LankaEden Gardens13-Nov-14
Martin GuptillNew Zealand237*163145v West IndiesWellington21-Mar-15
Virender SehwagIndia219149147v West IndiesIndore8-Dec-11
Chris GayleWest Indies215147146v ZimbabweCanberra24-Feb-15
Fakhar ZamanPakistan210*156135v ZimbabweBulawayo20-Jul-18
Ishan KishanIndia210131160v BangladeshChattogram10-Dec-22
Rohit SharmaIndia209158132v AustraliaBengaluru2-Nov-13
Rohit SharmaIndia208*153136v Sri LankaMohali13-Dec-17
Shubman GillIndia208149140v New ZealandHyderabad18-Jan-23
Glenn MaxwellAustralia201*128157v AfghanistanWankhede7-Nov-23
Sachin TendulkarIndia200*147136v South AfricaGwalior24-Feb-10

Data Source: Espn Cricinfo


Q1: Who has the most double centuries in ODI cricket?

A1: Rohit Sharma has scored three double centuries in ODIs.

Q2: Who scored the first double century in ODI cricket?

A2: The first cricketer to score a double century in ODIs was India’s Sachin Tendulkar, who achieved this feat against South Africa in 2010.

Q3: Who is No 1 double century in ODI?

A3: Rohist Sharma the captain of the Indian Cricket team with 3 double centuries in ODI Cricket, is on the top of the ODI’s double centuries list.

Q4: Who scored 3 double century in ODI?

A4: Rohit Sharma has scored 3 double centuries in ODI.

Q: Who has scored the fastest double century in ODI cricket?

A5: Indian opener Ishan Kishan at the age of 24 years and 145 days scored his first Double Century in ODI which became the world fastest double century in ODI cricket. He is also the youngest player to score double century in ODI cricket.

Q6: Which country has the most double centuries in ODI?

A6: India has 7 double centuries in ODI Cricket.

Q7: Who scored 200 in the World Cup?

A7: Three batsmen have scored double centuries in ODI Cricket World Cup history.

No. 1. Martin Guptill (NZ) scored 237* runs against West Indies in the World Cup 2015.

No. 2. Chris Gayle (WI) scored 215 runs against Zimbabwe in the World Cup 2015. 

No. 3. Glenn Maxwell (AUS) scored 201* runs against Afghanistan in the World Cup 2023.

Q8: Who is the first Pakistani to score 200 in ODI?

A8: Fakhar Zaman is the first and only Pakistani batsman who scored 200 in ODI Cricket.

Q9: How many players make 200 in ODI?

A9: Currently as of 03-12-2023, 9 batsmen have scored double centuries in ODI.

The exclusive roster of cricketers achieving double centuries in ODIs forms a prestigious group, highlighting the batting mastery of these players.

Rohit Sharma stands at the forefront, displaying exceptional consistency, while other legends such as Martin Guptill, Virender Sehwag, Chris Gayle, and Fakhar Zaman have made an enduring impact on the cricketing stage.

As the sport evolves, enthusiasts eagerly anticipate the emergence of the next batsman poised to carve their name into the annals of history with a double century in the electrifying realm of ODI cricket.

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