In the matter of scoring the most runs in an innings in ODIs, Indians have scored, 8 players have scored double century, Rohit on top
Shubman Gill faced a total of 149 balls to score 208 against New Zealand in Hyderabad. He is the fifth Indian and eighth international batsman to score a double century in 50 overs cricket.
Team India opener Shubman Gill has become the youngest player to score a double century. The stylish batsman achieved the feat in the first ODI between India and New Zealand in Hyderabad on Wednesday. In the first ODI, Gill scored 208 runs in just 149 balls. He hit 19 fours and nine sixes in his innings. His strike rate during the innings was 139.60. With this, Gill has become the 8th batsman to score a double century in ODIs, while Gill is the fifth Indian batsman to score a double century in the ODI format.
The record for scoring the first double century in ODIs is held by India legend Sachin Tendulkar, while the record for the highest individual score in ODIs is held by India captain Rohit Sharma, who scored 264 against Sri Lanka in 2014. Here we are going to tell you about his 10 highest individual scores in which Gill has been involved.
Sachin Tendulkar (200*)
India’s legend Sachin Tendulkar is the batsman to score a double century in ODI format. He did this feat against South Africa in 2010. Sachin remained unbeaten after scoring 200 runs in 147 balls in Gwalior.
Virender Sehwag (219)
Former India opener Virender Sehwag is the second player to score a double century. He scored 219 runs in the match against West Indies on 8 December 2011.
Rohit Sharma (209)
Rohit Sharma scored the first double century of his ODI career in 2013 against Australia. He scored 209 runs in 158 balls against Australia in the match played in Bangalore.
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Rohit Sharma (264)
Rohit Sharma holds the record for the highest individual score by a batsman in ODI format in 2014 against Sri Lanka. He scored 264 runs in 173 balls in the match played at Eden Gardens in 2014.
Chris Gayle (215)
West Indies batsman Chris Gayle scored a double century in ODIs against Zimbabwe. In 2015, he scored 215 runs in 147 balls in a match against Zimbabwe. He became the fourth player.
Martin Guptill (237*)
Former New Zealand opener Martin Guptill scored a double century against the West Indies in 2015. He scored an unbeaten 237 in the 2015 ODI World Cup.
Rohit Sharma (208)
Indian team opener Rohit Sharma scored the third double century of his ODI career. He scored 208 against Sri Lanka in Mohali in 2017.
Fakhar Zaman (210)
Pakistan batsman Fakhar Zaman is the first Pakistani batsman to score a double century. He scored an unbeaten 210 against Zimbabwe in 2018.
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Ishan Kishan (210)
Team India’s young opener Ishaan Kishan became the fourth batsman to score a double century in the ODI format. He scored a strong 210 off 131 balls in 2022 against Bangladesh.
Shubman Gill (208)
Indian team’s star batsman Shubman Gill has become the youngest batsman to make it to the list of players who have scored a double century. He scored 208 runs in 149 balls against New Zealand.