In India’s tour of Bangladesh, though the men in blue lost the series they notched up really interesting records. In the third and final ODI in Bangladesh, 24-year-old Ishan Kishan smashed a double ton and India’s run machine Virat Kohli piled up his 72nd international century. Apparently, he scored this ODI ton after three years.
He smashed the century in 85 balls against Bangladesh in the final ODI match of the series. his last ODI ton was in 2019. The former Indian skipper has now hit 44 centuries overall in ODI cricket. Kohli had played an unbeaten knock of 114 off 99 balls.
However, this time, Kohli didn’t talk of the game as youngster Ishan Kishan scored his double-century. He opened the innings and smashed a 210 off 131 balls that included 24 boundaries and 10 sixes. He became the fourth Indian to achieve it at the youngest age.
Opening batter, Ishan Kishan smashed 210 of just 131 balls with 24 boundaries and 10 sixes, thus becoming the fourth Indian to achieve the feat. Rohit Sharma has three double centuries to his credit. In ODIs, a double century has also been recorded by Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar.
India now has the most number of centuries in ODI cricket with a total of 300. They left Australia behind and have 240 in total.
Teams with the highest number of ODI centuries
- India- 300
- Australia- 240
- Pakistan 214
- West Indies- 194
- South Africa- 191
- Sri Lanka- 182
- New Zealand- 144
- Zimbabwe- 72
- Bangladesh- 62
From India, former cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has smashed the most number of centuries (49). The men in blue are in the fourth position with 4098 points while the first spot is taken by New Zealand with 2670 points.
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