One of the most essential components of the game of cricket is a player’s individual performance, specifically their ability to score runs. Many great performances by players who have scored runs at an unusual rate have occurred in One Day International (ODI) cricket. In this post, we will look at the top ten highest individual ODI scores of all time. It will highlight the outstanding performances of the players who have accomplished this feat and will provide insight into the significance of individual performance in the game of cricket. It will be a fascinating read for both cricket fans and analysts.

The batters who have accomplished this feat include Rohit Sharma, Sachin Tendulkar, Martin Guptill, Virendra Sehwag, Chris Gayle, and Fakhar Zaman.

Top 10 Highest Individual Score in ODI Cricket

Martin Guptill of New Zealand scored an unbeaten 237 runs against the West Indies at Wellington on March 21, 2015, making it the second-highest individual score in an ODI. The third-highest individual score for the Indian side against the West Indies in Indore, 2011, was added by Virendra Sehwag, who scored 219 runs.

The highest individual ODI scorer for India is Rohit Sharma, who is followed by Virendra Sehwag at number two after scoring 219 runs against the West Indies on December 8, 2011, at Indore. In 264 runs against Sri Lanka, 209 runs against Australia, and an undefeated 208 runs against Sri Lanka, Rohit Sharma has scored three double century in one-day internationals.

On February 24, 2010, Sachin Tendulkar became the first player in history to reach 200 runs in an ODI while playing South Africa in Gwalior. Then, in 2011, Virendra Sehwag scored 200+ runs for India in one inning during the second ODI.

Top 10 highest individual score in ODI cricket

Batsmen (Team) Runs Against Venue Date
Rohit Sharma (India) 264 Sri Lanka Kolkata 13 Nov 2014
Martin Guptill (New Zealand) 237* West Indies Wellington 21 Mar 2015
Virendra Sehwag (India) 219 West Indies Indore 8 Dec 2011
Chris Gayle (West Indies) 215 Zimbabwe Canberra 24 Feb 2015
Fakhar Zaman (Pakistan) 210* Zimbabwe Bulawayo 20 Jul 2018
Rohit Sharma (India) 209 Australia Bengaluru 2 Nov 2013
Rohit Sharma (India) 208* Sri Lanka Mohali 13 Dec 2017
Sachin Tendulkar (India) 200* South Africa Gwalior 24 Feb 2010
Charles Coventry (Zimbabwe) 194* Bangladesh Bulawayo 16 Aug 2009
Saeed Anwar (Pakistan) 194 India Chennai 21 May 1997


Who hit the highest individual score in ODI?

With a score of 264, Rohit Sharma holds the record for the highest individual score in ODI history. With an unbroken 237 runs and the second-highest individual score, Martin Guptill is the top individual scorer in any ICC competition.

Who hit 200 Runs in ODI?

India’s Sachin Tendulkar was the first player to record a double century. On February 24, 2010, in Gwalior’s Captain Roop Singh Stadium, he amassed 200 unbeaten runs against South Africa.

Who is the longest No 1 ODI batsman?

For the most consecutive days (1,748) as the top ODI batsman, former West Indies captain Viv Richards holds the record, followed by former Australia batsman Michael Bevan (1,259 days).

Who scored the first 100 in ODI?

Denis Amiss achieved the first One Day International (ODI) century against Australia at Old Trafford in 1972, amassing 103 runs (the second official ODI on record).

Which is the lowest score in ODI?

The Zimbabwe cricket team holds the record for the lowest ODI score when they were dismissed for just 35 runs against Sri Lanka on April 25, 2004, at the Harare Sports Club.

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