Double century in ODI: List of Indian batters who have scored a double ton in ODIs

Updated on: Jan 18, 2023 7:17 pm IST

  • Double century in ODI

    Double century in ODI: A double century in ODI cricket is a dream of every cricketer. It is the highest individual score ever achieved in 50-over format and requires immense skill, patience and endurance to reach it. It is worth mentioning that there have been only 8 players who have achieved this feat in the history of ODI cricket so far, out of which 5 are Indians.

    The double century has become one of the most coveted records in ODI cricket and has set many milestones for future players to look up to. With modern day batsmen having better techniques and improved fitness levels, it can be expected that the number of players achieving this feat will increase in future years. In this post, we will be talking about Indian batters who have scored a 200 in their ODI career. So without any further ado, let’s take a look.

    Double century in ODI by Indian players

    1. Sachin Tendulkar (200* vs South Africa, 2010)

    Double century in ODI

    Sachin Tendulkar will forever remain the flag bearer of Indian batting. The little-master also happens to be the first man to score a double ton in ODI cricket. Sachin smashed an unbeaten 200 against the mighty South African bowling lineup at the Captain Roop Singh Stadium in Gwalior.

    2. Virender Sehwag (219 vs West India, 2011)

    Double century in ODI

    The second ODI double century was scored by the ‘Nawab of Najafgarh’ i.e., Virender Sehwag. The swashbuckling opener scored 219 against West Indies in Indore to register the second double century in ODI by any player.

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