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List of double Centuries in ODI Cricket

There was a time when scoring a double century in the One Day International (ODI) match was just like a dream. But Belinda Clark of Australia was the first cricketer who achieved this feat and scored 229* runs against Denmark on 16 December 1997. 

Sachin Tendulkar was the first male cricketer who scored the first double century (200*) in the ODI against South Africa in 2010. 

Till date 10 cricketers have scored 10 double centuries in the ODIs that includes 3 Indian batsmen. Rohit Sharma is the only player who has scored 3 double centuries in the ODI history.

The list of cricketers who have scored a double century in the ODI is;




1. Rohit Sharma

264 (Highest)

Sri Lanka, 2014

2. Martin Guptill


West Indies, March 2015

3. Amelia Kerr


Ireland, June 2018

4. Belinda Clark

229* (First female)

Denmark, December 1997

5. Virender Sehwag


West Indies, December 2011

6. Chris Gayle

215  (Fastest)

Zimbabwe, February 2015

7. Fakhar Zaman


Zimbabwe, July 2018

8. Rohit Sharma


Australia, November 2013

9. Rohit Sharma


Sri Lanka December 2017

10. Sachin Tendulkar

200* (First man)

South Africa, February 2010

Records of centuries and double centuries in ODI

1. The first fifty of ODI matches was scored by John Edrich (England) against Australia. He scored 82 runs at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne on 5 January 1971.

2. Dennis Amiss (England) was the first cricketer who scored the first century in the ODI cricket. He scored a first century (103) of ODI history against Australia on 24 August 1972.

3. Rohit Sharma is the highest individual run scorer (264 runs) in the ODIs.

4. The record of the fastest double century in ODI is held by Chris Gayle. He broken the record of Virender Sehwag. Chris Gayle has scored 200 runs in just 138 balls while Sehwag achieved this feat in 140 balls.

5. Vivian Richards was the first player who scored 180 plus score in the ODI in 1984. But this record was broken by the Gary Kirsten who scored 188* runs against the United Arab Emirates on 16 February 1996.

6. Saeed Anwar (Pakistan) was the first player who entered into the 190 plus score in ODI. Anwar's record of 194 runs against India on 21 May 1997 remained intact till December 1997. This record was broken by the Australian woman cricketer Belinda Clark. She cracked into 200 plus mark and scored unbeaten 229 runs against Denmark at the MIG Club Ground, Mumbai. 

So this was the list of all double centuries in the ODI cricket. I hope, more double centuries would be scored by Indian batsmen in the near future. 
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