One-day International cricket has been revolutionized over the past decade, a century is a significant achievement in any format of cricket, but scoring a double century in the high-pressure, time-crunched environment of limited overs cricket is a greater achievement. In this we will talk about the players who have scored double centuries in ODIs.
|India vs Bangladesh
|Australia vs Afghanistan
|Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan
|West Indies vs Zimbabwe
|India vs West Indies
On 8 December 2011, Virender Sehwag became the second batsman to score a double century in ODIs during the match against West Indies in Indore. Opening the batting for India, Sehwag hit a number of strokes around the ground, bringing up his 200. Sehwag scored 219 runs in 149 balls, which included 25 fours and 7 sixes.
Chris Gayle of West Indies scored a double century in ODI against Zimbabwe during ICC World Cup 2015. Gayle played an explosive inning of 215 runs in 147 balls and completed the 200 mark in just 138 balls. In which he hit 10 fours and 16 sixes.
Pathum Nissanka scored 200 runs in 136 balls with 20 fours and 8 sixes against Afghanistan at Pallekele on 9 February, becoming the first Sri Lankan to score a double century in a One Day International.
Glenn Maxwell played an unbeaten inning of 201 runs in 128 balls against Afghanistan in the ICC World Cup 2023, which included 21 fours and 10 sixes. On the basis of this inning, Australia reached the semi-finals.
In December 2022, Ishan Kishan scored 200 off just 126 balls during India's third ODI against Bangladesh, the fastest in ODI cricket, which included 10 sixes and 24 fours.