In this let us know about the Top 10 cricketers who scored most runs in an innings in ODI
One day International is the form of limited overs cricket (50 overs). In the past, it was limited to 55 to 60 overs. It’s played between two teams of 11 players each that last up to 9 hours, and it is shortly called ODI. It is one of the famous formats in cricket.
One day International is also said to have the Limited over International(LOI)
The first One-Day International (ODI) was held on 5 January 1971 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground between Australia and England.
Who scored Most Runs in an Innings in ODI
Rohit Sharma, an Indian cricket player, holds the record for Most runs in an innings in ODI, scoring 264 runs in 173 balls against Srilanka on 13th November 2014. Till now, he played in 233 matches and 226 innings.
MJ Guptil and V Sehwag are in the line of top 2nd and 3rd cricketers to score most runs in an innings in ODI with 237* and 219 runs, respectively.
|v Sri Lanka
|13 Nov 2014
|ODI # 3544
|v West Indies
|21 Mar 2015
|ODI # 3643
|v West Indies
|8 Dec 2011
|ODI # 3223
|24 Feb 2015
|ODI # 3612
|20 Jul 2018
|ODI # 4020
|2 Nov 2013
|ODI # 3428
|v Sri Lanka
|13 Dec 2017
|ODI # 3941
|v South Africa
|24 Feb 2010
|ODI # 2962
|16 Aug 2009
|ODI # 2873
|21 May 1997
|ODI # 1209
1. Rohit Sharma – Batsman with Most runs in an innings in ODI
Rohit Sharma has scored most runs in an innings in ODI
Rohith Sharma is one of the greatest batsmen in Indian Cricket history. He is the current captain of the Indian National team.
Sharma currently holds the world record for the highest individual score in a one-day international match scoring 264 against Srilanka.
He is the only international cricket player to score three double-centuries in one-day internationals.
Rohit Sharma was born on April 30, 1987, in a Telugu Brahmin family in Bansod, Nagar, Maharashtra. Poornima and Gurunath Sharma are his parents.
Sharma ODI career and achievements:
Rohit Sharma made his first ODI debut on June 23 2007, against Ireland in Belfast.
He won the ICC Men’s ODI Cricketer of the Year award after scoring five hundred during the 2019 World Cup.
Sharma has won two prominent national awards:
- The Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna in 2020
- Arjuna Award in 2015.
Sharma is the first Player to score two double centuries in One-day-international.
3rd Indian Player to score more than 1000 runs against Australia in ODI, after Sachin Tendulkar and M S Dhoni
2. Martin James Guptill – Top 2nd batsman with most runs in ODI
MJ Guptill is an international cricket player from New Zealand who plays as an opening batsman in One day International.MJ Guptill is the 2nd batsman to score most runs in an innings in ODI career behind Rohit Sharma.
MJ Guptill (Martin James Guptill) was born on 30 September 1986 in Auckland, New Zealand.
Guptill is called “Toe toes.”
Guptill ODI Cricket career and achievements
MJ Guptill made his first day international on 10 January 2009 against West Indies in his birthplace Auckland.
Guptill is the highest individual scorer as an opener till now and remained unbeaten throughout the innings of an ODI (237*)
Guptill has three ODI scores over 180, the most scores by any New Zealand cricketer in cricket history.
3. Virendra Sehwag – Top 3rd batsman with most runs in ODI
Alt text: Virendra Sehwag, Former Indian Cricket player.
Virendra Sehwag was an international cricket player from India. He is one of the greatest batsmen in One day International. Sehwag is the 3rd batsman to score most runs in an innings in ODI career behind Rohit Sharma and MJ Guptil.
He represented India from 1999 to 2013
Virendra Sehwag was born on 20th October 1978, in Haryana, India.
His father’s name is Krishna Sehwag, who was a grain merchant. He has three siblings, Manju and Anju and his younger brother Vinod.
He completed his schooling at Aurora Vidya School, Delhi and graduated from Jamia Milia Islamia College, New Delhi.
Sehwag’s ODI cricket career and achievements
Virendra Sehwag made his first one-day international debut on 1st April 1999 against Pakistan.
The government of India honoured Sehwag with the most prestigious award, “Arjuna Award”, in 2002
Top 1 cricketer to score most runs in an innings as a captain (219)
He received the title “ICC test player of the year” in 2010
He was honoured with the fourth highest civilian award “Padma Shree” in 2010
Sehwag is the second Indian batsman after Sachin Tendulkar to hit a maiden double century in ODI cricket.
4. Chirs Gayle (WI) – Top 4th batsman with most runs in ODI
CH Gayle (Chris Gayle) is an international cricket player from Jamaica who plays for the West Indies cricket team. He is a left-handed batsman. Gayle is the 4th batsman to score most runs in an innings in ODI career.
Gayle was born on 21st September 1979 in Kingston, Jamaica, west indies. He completed his Excelsior high school in Jamaica.
CH Gayle, his full name is Christopher Henry Gayle, is called Crampy, Gayleforce, Master Storm, and Universe boss by the fans.
His parents are Dudley Gayle, who worked as a policeman, and Mother Hazel Gayle, who used to see peanuts and snacks.
Gayle’s ODI cricket career and achievements
Gayle played his first One-day international debut on 11th September 1999, against India.
Gayle is very famous for his destructive batting style.
Gayle, one of the modern game’s hardest hitters of the cricket ball, is known for putting pressure on the opponent bowlers with his no-holds-barred style.
First West Indian to score more than 7000 runs and take 150 wickets in ODIs
The first player to score a century in all the three formats of cricket
He holds the record for hitting the most sixes in international cricket history.
He is the first player to score a double century in the world cup.
5. Fakhar Zaman – Top 5 th batsman with most runs in ODI
Fakhar Zaman was an international cricket player from Pakistan. Zaman is the 5th batsman to score most runs in an innings in ODI career.
Fakhar Zaman is an International Pakistani Cricket player born on 10th April 1990, in Mardan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
He completed his schooling at Pakistan Navy School, Karachi.
Fakhar ODI Cricket career and achievements
Fakhar Zaman is a left-handed batsman who plays for the Pakistan team.
He played his first One-day-international debut on 7th June 2017, against South Africa in Birmingham
He became the fastest player in ODI cricket to score 1000 runs just in 18 innings in 2018.
In the same year, 2018, He is the first Pakistani batsman to score a double century in an ODI match.
6th and 7th most run scorer is Rohit Sharma, who holds the record of top 1 cricketer who scored most runs in an innings in ODI
8. Sachin Tendulkar – Top 8th batsman with most runs in ODI
SR Tendulkar (Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar) was the greatest batsman in cricket history. He is the 8th batsman to score most runs in an innings in ODI career.
Sachin Tendulkar was born on 24th April 1973 in Nirmal Nursing Home in Dadar, Bombay, Maharashtra, India.
He completed his schooling at the Indian Educational Society’s New English school in Bandra, Mumbai and Shardashram Vidyamandir School, Dadar, Mumbai.
He has been married to Anjali Tendulkar know 24th May 1995
He received several awards and broken many records, receiving the name “God of Cricket.”
Sachin ODI cricket career and achievements
He played his 1st one-day-international on 18th March 2012 against Pakistan in Dhaka.
Several names call him.
Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar is on the batting field and is a commentator’s favourite phrase to say, as well as the festival to watch his batting for his cricket fans.
Most number of ODI matches played by international cricketers: 463
Only batsman to score 100 international centuries
First batsman to score a double century in one-day-international
Most number of ODI centuries – 49.
Scored most of ODI hundreds in a calendar year (9 ODI centuries in 1998)
Received nine times Man of the Match title in the world cup, which is the highest to date
*Arjuna Award – 1994
*Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna – 1997-98
*Padma Shri – 1999
*Maharashtra Bhushan Award – 2001
*Padma Vibhushan – 2008
*Bharat Ratna – India’s highest civilian award – 2014
9. Charles Coventry – Top 9th batsman with most runs in ODI
CK Coventry is an international cricket player from Jamaica who plays for the Zimbabwe cricket team.
He is a right-handed batsman and occasional wicket-keeper. Coventry is the 9th batsman to score most runs in an innings in ODI.
Coventry ODI Career and achievements
Alt text: CK Coventry, Youngest Zimbabwe cricket player
CK Coventry (Charles Coventry) is an aggressive middle-order batsman who sometimes plays as an opening batsman in ODI for the Zimbabwe team.
He played his first ODI debut in 2003 but struggled to stay in the zimbabwe cricket team.
His score of 194* against Bangladesh holds the record for Most runs in a match on the losing side.
10. Saeed Anwar – Top 10th batsman with most runs in ODI
Alt text: Saeed Anwar, Pakistani Cricket player
Saeed Anwar is an international cricket player who plays for the Pakistan cricket team. He is a prolific left-handed batsman. Saeed Anwar is the 10th batsman to score most runs in an innings in ODI.
Saeed Anwar Pakistani Cricketer, was Born on September 06, 1968, in Karachi, Pakistan
Anwar’s ODI cricket career and achievements
Alt text: Saeed Anwar
Anwar was one of the best openers in the ODI format and an occasional slow left-arm orthodox bowler.
Anwar scored over two successive hundreds and made 20 hundred in One Day Internationals as a Pakistani opening batsman.