Team India, on Saturday, December 10, registered their fourth-highest team total in ODIs. The visitors rode on Ishan Kishan’s double century to post a mammoth total of 409 runs on the board for the loss of eight wickets in the third and final match of the series against Bangladesh at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram.
India’s highest score in ODIs is 418 runs for five, which came against the West Indies back in December 2011 in Indore while their second highest score came against Sri Lanka, where they scored 414 runs for the loss of three wickets in December 2009 in Rajkot.
The Blue Shirts’ third-highest ODI score came against Bermuda, where the Indian team posted a mammoth total of 413 runs for the loss of five wickets in March 2007 in Port of Spain. Also, it is the sixth time that Men in Blue breached the 400-run mark in One-Day Internationals.
Team India’s Highest Total in ODIs
418/5 – vs West Indies, 2011
414/7 – vs Sri Lanka, 2009
413/5 – vs Bermuda, 2007
409/8 – vs Bangladesh, 2022*
404/5 – vs Sri Lanka, 2014
Ishan Kishan – Virat Kohli’s Belligerent Knocks Propels India to 409/8
Ishan Kishan, who opened the innings in the absence of Indian captain Rohit Sharma clobbered the Bangladesh bowlers all over the park and scored the fastest double-century in ODIs. He ended up scoring 210 runs from 131 balls, laced with 24 boundaries and 10 sixes.
Virat Kohli also ended his three years long ODI century drought as he scored 113 runs from 91 balls. With this, he went past Ricky Ponting’s tally of 71 international centuries and is now only behind legendary Sachin Tendulkar who has 100 international tons to his name.