10 One Day International Cricket Records


Cricket might be sports for the world; it is nothing less than a religion in India. Just like a religion, the cricket followers pour their heart and soul into it. One can easily witness the love for cricket in every household. ‘Love’ might be an understatement for few; you can consider it obsession.

The history of cricket may not be as rich as that of many known and ancient sports, but the popularity is spreading like a fire in the forest. The number of matches per year is increasing at an inclined rate, and the followers and their love for it too.

Here is a list of 10 records in the history of One day international format of cricket.

1. Most Centuries

Player: Sachin Tendulkar

Nation: India

Innings: 452

Centuries:  49

I don’t believe it is possible if anyone on this planet is not aware of this, but I still decided to start this list with the god of cricket, Sachin Tendulkar.

most-centuries

2. Most Stumpings

Player: Kumar Sangakkara

Nation: Sri Lanka

Innings: 353

Stumping: 99

This might be the present record but Mahendra Singh Dhoni is on the second position after making 91 successful stumping. It won’t take much time for Dhoni to snatch the first spot.

most-stumpings

 

3. Most Catches in ODI Career

Player: Mahela Jayawardene

Nation: Sri Lanka

Matches: 448

Catches: 218

He is leading the ranking with a major number of catches.

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4. Most Wickets

Player: Muttiah Muralitharan

Nation: Sri Lanka

Matches: 350

Wickets: 534

Sri Lanka and Pakistan have some of the best bowlers. The bowlers of both the countries have set records in all format of cricket.

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5. Most Sixes in An Innings

Player: Rohit Sharma/AB de Villiers/Chris Gayle

Nation: India/South Africa/West Indies

Sixes: 16

Total runs of that inning: 209/149/215

Opposition: Australia/West Indies/Zimbabwe

This is a tie. Three players of three different nations hold the record of maximum sixes in a single inning.

NAGPUR, INDIA - MARCH 12: Sachin Tendulkar of India raises his bat on scoring his century during the Group B ICC World Cup Cricket match between India and South Africa at Vidarbha Cricket Association Ground on March 12, 2011 in Nagpur, India. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

6. Highest Partnerships

Players: Chris Gayle (215) & Marlon Samuels (133*)

Nation: West Indies

Runs: 372 (2nd wicket) †

Opposition: Zimbabwe

Chris Gayle has created numerous records n the world of cricket. He has set many personal records in every possible format of cricket.

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7. Most Consecutive Wins

Nation: Australia

Wins: 21

First win: England

Last win: West Indies

Their consecutive 21 victories was the topic of many sports based media. They were widely covered for their achievement.

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8. Highest Runs in Successful Chasing

Team: South Africa

Score: 438–9 (49.5 overs)

Opposition: Australia

Date: 12 March 2006

I still remember the thrilling match. Everyone supporting South Africa lost their hope, but the match ended on a plot twist

9. Greatest Win Margin (by runs)

Winning team: New Zealand (402–2)

Losing team: Ireland (112)

Margin: 290 runs

Date: 1 July 2008

New Zealand is one of the strongest teams of cricket and Ireland is a decent team, more or less.

The result of this match wasn’t the known element of this match, they way it ended was.

10. Greatest Win Margin (by balls remaining)

Winning team: England

Losing team: Canada

Margin: 277 balls

Date: 13 June 1979

Many may not know but Canada did play Cricket for a while and then disappeared. Well, now we all know why they disappeared.

 


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