England all-rounder Ben Stokes missed scoring a double century in ODI cricket. He played an inning of 182 runs against New Zealand at The Oval ground in London. In this innings he hit 15 fours and 9 sixes. This is the highest individual score in England's ODI history. Before Stokes, Jason Roy had scored 180 runs against Australia in 2018.
New Zealand won the toss and chose to bowl first at the Kennington Oval ground in London. Batting first, the England team was all out after scoring 368 runs in 48.1 overs. Trent Boult took 5 wickets from New Zealand. In reply, the New Zealand team collapsed after scoring 187 runs and lost the match by 181 runs. England is leading 2-1 in the 4-match series. The fourth ODI will be played on 15 September.
|Ben Stokes||182 Run||New Zealand||London||2023|
|Jason Roy||180 Run||Australia||Melbourne||2018|
|Alex Hales||171 Run||Pakistan||Nottingham||2016|
|Robin Smith||167* Run||Australia||Birmingham||1993|
If Stokes had batted for the full 50 overs, he would have scored a double century for England. He would have become the first player from England and the 9th player in the world to do so. So far, 8 players from 4 countries have scored 10 double centuries in ODIs. India's Rohit Sharma has 3 double centuries to his name. He scored 264 runs against Sri Lanka in 2014. This is the biggest score in ODI history.
Apart from Rohit, 4 more players from India have also achieved the feat of scoring double century in ODI. These include Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Shubman Gill and Ishan Kishan.
Among other countries, Pakistan's Fakhar Zaman (210* runs), West Indies' Chris Gayle (215 runs) and New Zealand's Martin Guptill (237* runs) have also achieved the feat of scoring double centuries in ODIs.
|Rohit Sharma||India||264 Run||Sri Lanka||Kolkata||2014|
|Martin Guptill||New Zealand||237* Run||West Indies||Wellington||2015|
|Virender Sehwag||India||219 Run||West Indies||Indore||2011|
|Chris Gayle||West Indies||215 Run||Zimbabwe||Canberra||2015|
|Fakhar Zaman||Pakistan||210* Run||Zimbabwe||Bulbayo||2018|