Highest ODI Cricket Scores

Since its inception in 1971 ODI cricket has transformed a lot and ODI Cricket Scores which seemed impossible merely a decade ago are scored and chased down with utmost ease. No team is safe these days while batting first as totals of 350-400 are chased with relative comfort.

• Sri Lanka: The brutal force of Sanath Jayasuriya literally tormented a listless Dutch attack at Amstelveen and Dilshan complemented him tremendously well with both scoring tons as the islanders amassed the highest ODI total in the history of the game 443/9 on 4th July 2006

• South Africa: Hashim Amla and Rilee Rossouw scored magnificent centuries but both their centuries were overshadowed by a breathtaking knock by the cricketer of the modern generation AB De Villiers. His 149 of a mere 44 balls laid the foundation for a humungous total of 439/2 on 18th January 2015.

• South Africa: In a record run chases, the Proteas chased down the then highest total of 434 set by Australia courtesy a once in a lifetime knock by Herschelle Gibbs with the skipper chipping in with a valuable 90 and team total scored 438/9. This match was held in Johannesburg on 12th March 2006. It was the series decider and it enabled the Proteas to clinch the series 3-2.

• South Africa: Now it was the turn of the men in Blue to suffer at the hands of AB De Villiers. A brilliant 61 ball 119 complemented with beautifully crafted centuries by Quinton De Kock and Francois Du Plessis propelled the Proteas to a huge score of 438/4 on 25th October 2015 in Mumbai.

• Australian: Before Herschelle Gibbs, it was the turn of Ricky Ponting to enlighten the Johannesburg crowd with a swashbuckling 163 that took the Aussies to 434/4 which were the then highest total only to be overtaken hours later. This match was held on 12th March 2006.

• South Africa: Against Zimbabwe, wicketkeeper Mark Boucher scored a brilliant 147 ably supported by Loots Bosman and Alviro Peterson with scores of 88 and 81 respectively which helped the Proteas post a huge score of 418/5 on 20th September 2006

• India: The Holkar Stadium has treated Virender Sehwag tornado and it was only the 2nd time in the history of ODI cricket that a batsman went past a double century. His brilliant 219 took India to a massive score of 418/5 in a match against West Indies on 8th December 2011.

• Australia: The Aussies literally slaughtered the Afghan bowling all round the park during a wide range of stroke play by David Warner and Glenn Maxwell. Warner went on to score a brilliant 178 which took their score to 417/6 on 4th March 2015.

• India: It was again the turn of Virender Sehwag to entertain the Rajkot crowd during his terrific knock of 146 .He literally smashed the Sri Lankans around the park during his stay in the middle and with Sachin and Mahi also scoring half-centuries the Indians scored a mammoth 414/7 on 15th December 2009.

• India: On 9th March 2007, In ICC Cricket World Cup match in the West Indies which was a disappointing one for the men in blue , the only bright spot was their batting display against minnows Bermuda where they scored 413/5 courtesy a brilliant century by Virender Sehwag .

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