India’s greatest batsman Sachin Tendulkar was the first to score 200 runs in the world.
Explosive batsman Sehwag broke the record of Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar in the very next year.
New Cricket Records: In the era of instant cricket, new records are being made every day. In the last month of the year 2022, Indian cricket team’s smoky batsman Ishaan Kishan surprised people by playing an inning of 219 runs in 131 balls with the help of 24 fours and 10 sixes against Bangladesh in Chittagong. Just a month had passed after playing this spectacular innings, then Indian batsman Shubman Gill performed brilliantly by scoring 208 runs in 149 balls with the help of 19 fours and 9 sixes in the first ODI match against New Zealand on 18 January 2023. did. Even before this, the feat of scoring 200 or more runs has happened many times in ODIs, but Shubman Gill’s Doha century became special for a different reason.
When Ishaan Kishan scored 219 runs in an ODI against Bangladesh on 10 December 2022, he was 24 years 4 months and 10 days old. At the same time, when Shubman Gill scored a double century, he was 23 years, 4 months and 10 days old. With this, he became the youngest batsman to score a double century in One Day International match. Now this record has also been added to his many records. Earlier this record was in the name of Ishaan Kishan. It took only one month for Shubman Gill to snatch this record from him.
Virender Sehwag broke Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 200 runs the very next year.
Sachin became the first batsman in the world to score 200 runs
Sachin Tendulkar, the greatest batsman in the history of cricket, became the first batsman in the world to score 200 runs. He scored 200 not out on 24 February 2010 against South Africa in Gwalior. He made this record in his name by hitting 25 fours and 3 sixes in 147 balls. Sachin Tendulkar was 37 years old at that time. Indian team’s explosive batsman Virender Sehwag took more than a year to break this record. He showed this feat at the age of 33 on 8 December 2011 against West Indies in Indore. Sehwag scored 219 runs in 149 balls with the help of 25 fours and 7 sixes. Sachin himself had said after scoring 200 runs, ‘If anyone can break this record of mine, it will be Virender Sehwag.’
Rohit Sharma has scored 3 double centuries so far. At the same time, Ishaan Kishan has scored a double century in December 2022 itself.
Rohit Sharma’s record of 264 runs has not been broken yet
The current captain of the Indian cricket team and explosive batsman Rohit Sharma has scored more than 200 runs in his career so far. Not only this, his record of 264 runs has not yet been broken by any batsman in the world. He scored a blistering 264 off 173 balls in the ODI match played against Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens on 13 November 2014. In this innings, he hit 33 fours and 9 sixes. At this time his age was 27 years. Earlier, at the age of 26, he scored 209 runs in 158 balls with the help of 12 fours and 16 sixes in a match played against Australia in Bengaluru on 2 November 2013. During this, he missed breaking Sehwag’s record. After this, he had to wait till 13 December 2017 for the next double century. On this day, he scored 208 runs in 153 balls against Sri Lanka in Mohali with the help of 13 fours and 12 sixes.
Foreign players have also scored more than 200 runs
Apart from Indian batsmen, West Indies explosive batsman Chris Gayle scored 215 runs in 147 balls with the help of 10 fours and 16 sixes in the ODI match against Zimbabwe in Canberra on 24 February 2015 at the age of 36. At the same time, New Zealand’s MJ Guptill, at the age of 29, scored 237 runs in 163 balls in the ODI match against West Indies on March 21, 2015 in Wellington. In this he hit 24 fours and 11 sixes. After this, Fakhar Zaman of India’s neighboring country Pakistan scored 210 not out against Zimbabwe on 20 July 2018 at the age of 28 with the help of 24 fours and 5 sixes in 156 balls.
FIRST PUBLISHED : January 19, 2023, 15:39 IST