50 Highest Runs scored by an Individual in One Day Cricket

This list features 50 highest runs scored by an individual in one day international cricket. Virender Sehwag made 219 in 149 balls today which is the highest ODI runs scored by an individual in a single inning. Previously the record was made by Sachin Tendulkar who scored 200* (not out) in 147 balls in 24th February 2010.
Longest surviving record of highest runs (above 150 runs) scored by an individual in ODI cricket was made by IVA Richards of West Indies. He scored 189* in 170 balls in 31st May 1984. After 13 years Saeed Anwar broke that record in 21st May 1997 when he scored 194 in 146 balls.
SR Watson scored 185* in 4th November 2011 with a massive strike rate of 192.7 which is the highest in this list. He hit 15 sixes in his fantastic inning which is also the highest. For number of fours both Sachin & Sehwag hit 25 boundaries in their innings.

Highest runs scored by an Individual in One Day International Cricket

Match DatePlayerRunsBalls4s6sSRTeamOppositionGroundCityCountry
2011-12-08V Sehwag219149257146.97IndiaWest IndiesHolkar Cricket StadiumIndoreIndia
2010-02-24SR Tendulkar200*147253136.05IndiaSouth AfricaCaptain Roop Singh StadiumGwaliorIndia
2009-08-16CK Coventry194*156167124.35ZimbabweBangladeshQueens Sports ClubBulawayoZimbabwe
1997-05-21Saeed Anwar194146225132.87PakistanIndiaMA Chidambaram StadiumChennaiIndia
1984-05-31IVA Richards189*170215111.17West IndiesEnglandOld TraffordManchesterEngland
2000-10-29ST Jayasuriya189161214117.39Sri LankaIndiaSharjah Cricket StadiumSharjahU.A.E
1996-02-16G Kirsten188*159134118.23South AfricaU.A.E.Rawalpindi Cricket StadiumRawalpindiPakistan
1999-11-08SR Tendulkar186*150203124IndiaNew ZealandLal Bahadur Shastri StadiumHyderabad (Deccan)India
2011-04-11SR Watson185*961515192.7AustraliaBangladeshShere Bangla National StadiumDhakaBangladesh
2005-10-31MS Dhoni183*1451510126.2IndiaSri LankaSawai Mansingh StadiumJaipurIndia
1999-05-26SC Ganguly183158177115.82IndiaSri LankaToronto Cricket, Skating and Curling ClubTauntonEngland
2007-02-20ML Hayden181*1661110109.03AustraliaNew ZealandSeddon ParkHamiltonNew Zealand
1987-10-13IVA Richards181125167144.8West IndiesSri LankaNational StadiumKarachiPakistan
2009-10-18H Masakadza178*167174106.58ZimbabweKenyaHarare Sports ClubHarareZimbabwe
2010-09-07PR Stirling177134215132.08IrelandCanadaToronto Cricket, Skating and Curling ClubTorontoCanada
1983-06-18N Kapil Dev175*138166126.81IndiaZimbabweNevill GroundTunbridge WellsEngland
2006-03-12HH Gibbs175111217157.65South AfricaAustraliaThe Wanderers StadiumJohannesburgSouth Africa
2009-11-05SR Tendulkar175141194124.11IndiaAustraliaRajiv Gandhi International StadiumHyderabad (Deccan)India
2011-02-19V Sehwag175140145125IndiaBangladeshShere Bangla National StadiumDhakaBangladesh
2001-02-09ME Waugh173148163116.89AustraliaWest IndiesMelbourne Cricket GroundMelbourneAustralia
2003-02-10CB Wishart172*151183113.9ZimbabweNamibiaHarare Sports ClubHarareZimbabwe
2004-01-16AC Gilchrist172126133136.5AustraliaZimbabweBellerive OvalHobartAustralia
2005-08-24L Vincent172120169143.33New ZealandZimbabweQueens Sports ClubBulawayoZimbabwe
1975-06-07GM Turner171*20116285.07New ZealandEast AfricaEdgbastonBirminghamEngland
1994-12-11DJ Callaghan169*143194118.18South AfricaNew ZealandSuperSport ParkCenturionSouth Africa
1995-10-16BC Lara169129154131West IndiesSri LankaSharjah Cricket StadiumSharjahU.A.E
1993-05-21RA Smith167*163173102.45EnglandAustraliaEdgbastonBirminghamEngland
2008-07-01BB McCullum1661351210122.96New ZealandIrelandMannofield ParkAberdeenScotland
2006-03-12RT Ponting164105139156.19AustraliaSouth AfricaThe Wanderers StadiumJohannesburgSouth Africa
2009-03-08SR Tendulkar163*133165122.55IndiaNew ZealandAMI StadiumChristchurchNew Zealand
2011-01-16SR Watson161*150124107.33AustraliaEnglandMelbourne Cricket GroundMelbourneAustralia
1996-03-05AC Hudson161132134121.96South AfricaNetherlandsRawalpindi Cricket StadiumRawalpindiPakistan
2008-07-01JAH Marshall161141114114.18New ZealandIrelandMannofield ParkAberdeenScotland
2007-03-21Imran Nazir160121148132.23PakistanZimbabweSabina ParkKingstonWest Indies
2009-12-15TM Dilshan160124203129.03Sri LankaIndiaMadhavrao Scindia Cricket GroundRajkotIndia
2002-03-19D Mongia159*147171108.16IndiaZimbabweNehru StadiumGuwahatiIndia
1983-01-15DI Gower158118184133.89EnglandNew ZealandBrisbane Cricket GroundBrisbaneAustralia
2007-03-27ML Hayden158143144110.48AustraliaWest IndiesSir Vivian Richards StadiumNorth SoundWest Indies
2011-02-27AJ Strauss158145181108.96EnglandIndiaM.Chinnaswamy StadiumBangaloreIndia
2008-08-22XM Marshall157*1181112133.05West IndiesCanadaMaple Leaf (North-West Ground)King CityCanada
2006-07-04ST Jayasuriya157104241150.96Sri LankaNetherlandsVRA Cricket GroundAmstelveenNetherlands
2005-01-28BC Lara156138125113.04West IndiesPakistanAdelaide OvalAdelaideAustralia
2005-12-07A Symonds156127128122.83AustraliaNew ZealandWestpac StadiumWellingtonNew Zealand
2009-10-12H Masakadza156151116103.31ZimbabweKenyaHarare Sports ClubHarareZimbabwe
1999-02-07AC Gilchrist154129144119.37AustraliaSri LankaMelbourne Cricket GroundMelbourneAustralia
2009-08-16Tamim Iqbal15413876111.59BangladeshZimbabweQueens Sports ClubBulawayoZimbabwe
2010-07-12AJ Strauss154140165110EnglandBangladeshEdgbastonBirminghamEngland
1979-12-09IVA Richards153*130161117.69West IndiesAustraliaMelbourne Cricket GroundMelbourneAustralia
1998-04-09M Azharuddin153*150171102IndiaZimbabweBarabati StadiumCuttackIndia

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