25 ODI Cricket Records You Need to Know About
- Team Records
- 1. Highest Team Score Batting First: 481/6
- 2. Highest Team Score Batting Second: 438/9
- 3. Highest Match Aggregate: 872
- 4. Highest Average of Runs Per Wicket: 399
- 5. Most Hundreds in an Innings: 3
- 6. Most Hundreds in a Match: 4
- 7. Highest Margin of Victory by Runs: 290 Runs
- 8. Most Sixes in a Team Innings: 21
- 9. Most Sixes in a Match: 46
- Individual Records
- 1. Highest score batting first:264
- 2. Most runs in an over: 36
- 3. Most Runs in a Match on the Losing Side: 194
- 4. Most runs in debut match: 148
- 5. Most Hundreds in Consecutive Innings: 4
- 6. Hundred in the last match: Dennis Amiss
- 7. Longest individual innings by balls: 201 balls
- 8. Most sixes in an innings:17
1. Highest Team Score Batting First: 481/6
The record was set at Nottingham by England, playing against Australia on 19 June 2018. Batting first, England made 481/6, helped by innings of 82 by Jason Roy, 139 by Jonny Bairstow, 147 by Alex Hales and 67 by Eoin Morgan.
2. Highest Team Score Batting Second: 438/9
The record was set by South Africa, playing against Australia at Johannesburg on 12 March 2016.
3. Highest Match Aggregate: 872
The record was set in a match between South Africa and Australia held at Johannesburg on 12 March 2006. The teams scored 872, losing just 13 wickets in the process. Batting first, Australia made 434/4, thanks to the innings of 164 off 105 balls by Ricky Pointing and 81 off 51 balls by Michael Hussey. South Africa chased it down with a ball to spare, thanks to the innings of 175 off 111 balls by Herschelle Gibbs and 90 off 55 balls by Graeme Smith.
4. Highest Average of Runs Per Wicket: 399
The record was set by Pakistan, playing against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo on 20 July 20 2018. Pakistan batted first and posted a score of 399/1. The lone wicket to fall was that of Iman-ul-Haq who made 113 off 122 balls before getting out with the score at 304. Fakhar Zaman with 210 and Asif Ali with 50 were at the crease when the innings ended.
5. Most Hundreds in an Innings: 3
The record was set in a match between South Africa and the West Indies at Johannesburg on 18 January 2015. Batting first, South Africa made 439/2, thanks to centuries by Hashim Amla (153 not out), RR Rossouw (128) and AB de Villiers (149).
6. Most Hundreds in a Match: 4
The record was set in a match between Pakistan and Australia held at Lahore on 10 November 1998. Batting first, Pakistan made 315/8, with centuries by Ijaz Ahmed (111) and Md Yousuf (100). Australia replied with 316/4 in 48.4 overs, including centuries by Adam Gilchrist (103) and Ricky Ponting (124).
7. Highest Margin of Victory by Runs: 290 Runs
The record was set in a match between New Zealand and Ireland at Aberdeen on 1 July 2008. Batting first, New Zealand scored 402, thanks to the innings of 161 by JAH Marshall and 166 by Brendon McCullum. They then bowled out Ireland for 112, with three wickets each to Mason and Southee.
8. Most Sixes in a Team Innings: 21
The record was set in a match between England and Afghanistan at Manchester on 18 June 2019. England batted first and scored 397 for 6. Of the 21 sixes, Bairstow hit 3 in his innings of 90, while Root hit one in his effort of 88 and Morgan hit the remaining 17 in his knock of 148 off 71 balls.
9. Most Sixes in a Match: 46
The record was set in a match between England and the West Indies played at St George’s on 27 February 2019. England batted first and scored 418/6. Bairstow (4), Hales (2), Morgan (6) and Buttler (12) contributed 24 sixes. The West Indies replied with 389. Gayle (14), Campbell (1), Bravo (4), Hetmyer (1) and Braithwaite (2) made 22 sixes to add up to an aggregate of 46.
1. Highest score batting first:264
The record was set by India’s Rohit Sharma against Sri Lanka at Kolkata on 13 November 2014. Sharma made the runs in 173 balls with 33 fours and 9 sixes.
2. Most runs in an over: 36
South Africa’s Herschelle Gibbs scored six sixes in an over from DLS van Bunge of the Netherlands at St Kitt’s during the ICC World Cup in 2007.
3. Most Runs in a Match on the Losing Side: 194
CK Coventry of Zimbabwe scored an unbeaten 194 against Bangladesh at Bulawayo on 16 August 2009.
4. Most runs in debut match: 148
Desmond Haynes of the West Indies made 148 in his debut innings against Australia at St John’s on 22 February 1978.
5. Most Hundreds in Consecutive Innings: 4
Sri Lanka’s Kumar Sangakkara scored innings of 105 not out, 117 not out, 104 and 124 in consecutive knocks against Bangladesh, England, Australia and Scotland during the ICC World Cup in Australia.
6. Hundred in the last match: Dennis Amiss
England’s Dennis Amiss was the first to achieve the feat at the Oval on 6 June 1977 when he made 108 off 146 balls against Australia.
7. Longest individual innings by balls: 201 balls
New Zealand’s Glenn Turner faced 201 balls while scoring 171 not out against East Africa at Birmingham on 7 June 1975 during the ICC World Cup in England.
8. Most sixes in an innings:17
England’s EJG Morgan scored 148 off 71 balls with 17 sixes against Afghanistan at Manchester on 18 June 2019 during the ICC World Cup.
1. Best figures in an innings: 8/19
Sri Lanka’s Chaminda Vaas took 8 wickets for 19 runs in 8 overs against Zimbabwe at Colombo on 8 December 2001.
2. Best economy rate in an innings: 4 wickets for 3 runs in 10 overs
The West Indies bowler PV Simmons accomplished the feat against Pakistan at Sydney on 17 December 1992.
3. Best strike rate in an innings: 4.2
S Dhaniram of Canada achieved bowling figures of 2.5 overs, 1 maiden, 10 runs and 4 wickets to register a strike rate of 4.2 against Bermuda at Nairobi on 2 February 2007.
4. Most Consecutive Five wickets in an Innings: 3
Pakistan’s Waqar Younis had three consecutive fifers: 5/11 against New Zealand at Peshawar on 4 November 1990, 5/16 against New Zealand at Sialkot on 6 November 1990 and 5/52 against the West Indies at Karachi on 9 November 1990.
1. Most dismissals in an innings: 6
Adam Gilchrist was the first to achieve this against South Africa at Cape Town on 14 April 2000.
2. Most runs in an innings by a wicketkeeper: 183
India’s MS Dhoni scored 183 not out in 145 balls against Sri Lanka at Jaipur on 31 October 2005.
3. Most stumpings in an innings: 3
Pakistan’s Saleem Yousuf made three stumpings against New Zealand at Lahore on 2 November 1990.
1. Most catches in an innings: 5
South Africa’s Jonty Rhodes took five catches against the West Indies at Mumbai on 14 November 1993.
2. Most catches by a substitute in an innings: 4
JG Bracewell, playing as a substitute for New Zealand, took 4 catches against Australia at Adelaide on 23 November 1980.
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