Rohit Sharma Surpasses Sachin Tendulkar, David Warner; List of Top 5 Batsmen With Most 150+ Scores in ODI History
(L-R) David Warner | Rohit Sharma | Sachin Tendulkar | (Photo Credits: Getty Images | IANS)

Rohit ‘Hitman’ Sharma broke yet another One Day International (ODI) record, as he went past batting greats after hitting a spectacular century against the West Indies, on Sunday. Chasing the target of 323 runs in the first ODI match, Rohit Sharma remained unbeaten on 151* runs, as India cruised to a comfortable victory at Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati. India vs West Indies 1st ODI: Virat Kohli Feels Bowlers Could Have Performed Better.

Rohit Sharma’s century against West Indies was his 20th ODI hundred. The dashing opener scored his 6th score of 150 runs or more in ODI cricket. The innings saw him surpass the previous record held by India’s Sachin Tendulkar, and Australia’s David Warner. We take a look at the list of batsmen who have scored the most 150+ runs in ODI history.

List of Batsmen with Most 150+ Runs in an Innings in ODI Cricket:

Sr. No. Player Matches Runs Average 100s 150s
1. Rohit Sharma

(India)

189 7,217 47.16 20 6
2. Sachin Tendulkar

(India)

463 18,426 44.83 49 5
3. David Warner

(Australia)

106 4,343 43.43 14 5
4. Chris Gayle

(West Indies)

284 9,727 37.12 23 4
5. Sanath Jayasuriya

(Sri Lanka)

445 13,430 32.60 28 4

Rohit Sharma is the only batsman in cricket history to score three double-centuries in ODI format. In yesterday’s match, his mammoth partnership with Virat Kohli saw the Indian team cruised to a comprehensive victory against Windies. India vs West Indies 2018 1st ODI Video Highlights: Rohit Sharma & Virat Kohli’s Centuries Help Ind Thrash WI by 8 Wickets.

The Indian team won the match by 8 wickets after chasing the target of 323 runs in only 43 overs. Skipper Virat Kohli scored a century too, his 36th ODI hundred in the career.

India is one ahead in the five-match ODI series; it will be interesting to see if the West Indies team bounces back in the second ODI. For now, fans are excited to see the duo of Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli breaking records, one after another.