Top 10: Most 4s in an ODI innings

ODI cricket was earlier known as the game of singles and doubles. However, ODI Cricket has witnessed a huge change in the mindset of batsmen in the last 5 years. The England men’s cricket team has shown teams how to play ODIs aggressively. They have completely revolutionised ODI cricket with their attacking style of play.

Nowadays, every team has an aggressive batsman to hit fours consistently. England ODI team bat deep; as a result, they play with attacking intent throughout the innings without fearing the fall of the wicket. In addition, the external changes such as the Pitches becoming flat and outfield becoming faster have resulted in more fours being hit.

Hitting fours is also as essential as rotating strikes in ODI Cricket. It’s beautiful to see a batsman finding the gaps to get the boundary. This article will look at the batsmen who have hit the most number of fours in an ODI innings. Usually, those batsmen who bat long have the best chance of hitting more fours in the ODI innings.

Rohit Sharma (IND)33264173
Sachin Tendulkar (IND)25200147
Virender Sehwag (IND)25219149
Sanath Jayasuriya (SL)24157104
Ishan Kishan (IND)24210131
Martin Guptill (NZ)24237163
David Warner (AUS)24173136
Fakhar Zaman (PAK)24210156
Calum Macleod (SCO)23157146
Saeed Anwar (PAK)22195146
Virat Kohli (IND)22183148
Top 10: Most 4s in an ODI innings

Stats Insights

Rohit Sharma holds the record of hitting the most 4s in an ODI innings (33). He accomplished this feat during his marathon knock of 264 runs against Sri Lanka – the highest score by a batsman in an ODI innings. Hitman is the only batsman to score 3 double centuries in ODI Cricket.

The record innings of Rohit took 173 balls, which is the longest innings played by a batsman in a 50-over game in terms of balls faced.

The top three names in this list are Indians. Calum Macleod and Virat Kohli are the only non-openers on this list. Openers dominate this list because they get to face all the 50 overs and have the cushion of the powerplay.

Martin Guptill is the only player on this list to accomplish this feat during a World Cup game. He did this against West Indies in QF of ODI WC 2015. Sanath Jayasuriya has the best ratio of 4s hits per 100 balls in an ODI innings.

Virat Kohli has the best batting average in ODI among all the batsmen present on this list. While Sachin Tendulkar has the most number of runs in the format. Virender Sehwag has the highest Strike rate among all the batsmen present on the list. Find here the fastest five 150 scores in ODI cricket.

It looks difficult to break the record of Rohit Sharma because it took marathon innings from Rohit to make this record.

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