Recently, India’s most wanted batsman Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar scored continuous 200 runs and became the first cricketer to make a double century. He made this 200 mark in a match against South Africa which was a One Day International Cricket Match. He made all Indians to be proud of him. He acquired this top position by breaking the milestone set by Charles Coventry from Zimbabwe and Pak’s Saeed Anwar. From 1999, these 2 batsmen were acquiring the position for this award and since then, nobody was able to defeat them and remove them from their throne. But our Tendulkar has did that 🙂
Now, let’s see the other Top 10 Highest One Day International Scorers:
Highest ODI Runs Players
1. Sachin Tendulkar Master Blaster: He achieved this milestone in just 147 balls. The cricket match was against South Africa and was played on 24 February 2010, the day of Wednesday. Also, his hundred was 46th one.
2. Zimbabwe’s cricketer Charles Coventry holds the 2nd position for making 194 runs. His country was playing against Bangladesh on 16 August 2009. He was not-out in this match.
3. Pakistan’s Saeed Anwar is on the 3rd place. He also made 194 runs playing against India which was played on 21 May 1997.
4. West Indies Player Viv Richards made 189 runs playing against England Team on May 31, 1984.
5. Sri Lanka’s cricketer Sanath JayaSurya also made 189 and his country was playing against India on 29 Oct 2k.
6. South African famous cricketer Gary Kirsten made a score of 188. He was not-out in the match that was being played against UAE on 16 Feb 1996.
7. Again the name comes of Sachin Tendulkar who batted 186 playing on 8 Nov 1999 against New Zealand.
8. Mahender Singh Dhoni is on number 8. He was not-out in a cricket match that his team played with Sri Lanka on Oct 31, 2005.
9. Again another Indian player but this time he is Saurav Ganguly who made 183 scores on 26 May 1999 against same country Sri Lanka.
10. Australian player Matthew Hayden is on the last position of this list who made 183 scores, remained not out, playing against New Zealand on 20 Feb 2007.