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
|Narayan Jagadeesan||277 (141)||Tamil Nadu||Arunachal Pradesh||Bengaluru||21 Nov 2022|
|Ali Brown||268 (160)||Surrey||Glamorgan||The Oval||19 Jun 2002|
|Rohit Sharma||264 (173)||India||Sri Lanka||Eden Gardens||13 Nov 2014|
|D’Arcy Short||257 (148)||Western Australia||Queensland||Sydney||28 Sep 2018|
|Shikhar Dhawan||248 (150)||India A||South Africa A||Pretoria||12 Aug 2013|
|Prithvi Shaw||244 (153)||Northants||Somerset||Northampton||9 Aug 2023|
|Martin Guptill||237* (163)||New Zealand||West Indies||Wellington||21 Mar 2015|
|Travis Head||230 (137)||Western Australia||Queensland||Adelaide||13 Oct 2021|
|Ben Dunk||229* (157)||Tasmania||Queensland||North Sydney||18 Oct 2014|
|Prithvi Shaw||227* (152)||Mumbai||Puducherry||Jaipur||25 Feb 2021|
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.
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.