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Top 10: Highest Individual Score in List A Cricket

Everyone knows India’s prolific opener, Rohit Sharma, has scored the highest individual score in ODIs. But do you know who has scored the highest individual score in List A cricket?

Just like Rohit holds this record in international cricket, there is another Indian player who holds this record in List A cricket. Who is that player?

Well, let’s get to know about him, along with the other top scores. So, here are the top 10 highest individual scores in List A cricket.

Highest Individual Score in List A Cricket

PlayerScore (Balls)TeamAgainstVenueDate
Narayan Jagadeesan277 (141)Tamil NaduArunachal PradeshBengaluru21 Nov 2022
Ali Brown268 (160)SurreyGlamorganThe Oval19 Jun 2002
Rohit Sharma264 (173)IndiaSri LankaEden Gardens13 Nov 2014
D’Arcy Short257 (148)Western AustraliaQueenslandSydney28 Sep 2018
Shikhar Dhawan248 (150)India ASouth Africa APretoria12 Aug 2013
Prithvi Shaw244 (153)NorthantsSomersetNorthampton9 Aug 2023
Martin Guptill237* (163)New ZealandWest IndiesWellington21 Mar 2015
Travis Head230 (137)Western AustraliaQueenslandAdelaide13 Oct 2021
Ben Dunk229* (157)TasmaniaQueenslandNorth Sydney18 Oct 2014
Prithvi Shaw227* (152)MumbaiPuducherryJaipur25 Feb 2021

Key Insights

250: List A cricket has seen 4 batters score 250+ runs, with 2 of them from India, 1 from England, and the other from Australia. Only Rohit Sharma’s 264 came in an ODI match against Sri Lanka, which is the highest individual score in the format.

20: Tamil Nadu’s Narayan Jagadeesan set a new record by accumulating 277 runs in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, making it the highest individual score in List A cricket. He broke the 20-year-old record set by Surrey’s Ali Brown, who had previously scored 268 runs in 2002. 

196.45: Jagadeesan amassed his 277 runs at a staggering strike rate of 196.45, which is the most by any batter with a double century in List A matches.

506: Moreover, Jagadeesan’s massive score helped Tamil Nadu post the highest team total in List A cricket with 506 runs on the board. Tamil Nadu went past England’s record of 498 runs, which is the highest ODI score by a team.

222: Former South African left-hand batter, Graeme Pollock, notched up the first double century in limited overs cricket. Pollock scored an unbeaten 222 for Eastern Province against Border in the 1974 Gillette Cup in East London, South Africa.

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200: India’s Sachin Tendulkar, who has many records to his name, etched another record when he scored the first double ton in ODIs. The Master Blaster scored an unbeaten 200 against South Africa in 2010.

40: There are more than 40 instances of batters scoring 200+ runs, with over 15 belonging to Indian batters.

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