Cricket has been blessed with some of the most explosive batters, like AB de Villiers, Rohit Sharma, Jos Buttler, and Glenn Maxwell. These players have left everyone in awe with their tremendous batting prowess.
Their batting was also on display when they hammered the most runs in the death overs of an ODI match. In this article, let’s take a look at the top 10 batters who scored the most runs in the last 10 overs in an ODI innings. (You can check out the same for a team here.)
Most Runs in Last 10 Overs in ODIs by a Batter
|AB de Villiers (SA)||121||West Indies||Johannesburg||18 Jan 2015|
|Rohit Sharma (IND)||110||Sri Lanka||Eden Gardens||13 Nov 2014|
|AB de Villiers (SA)||109||West Indies||Sydney||27 Feb 2015|
|Rohit Sharma (IND)||107||Sri Lanka||Mohali||13 Dec 2017|
|Glenn Maxwell (AUS)||106||Netherlands||Delhi||25 Oct 2023|
|Jos Buttler (ENG)||105||West Indies||St George’s||27 Feb 2019|
|Jos Buttler (ENG)||104||Pakistan||Dubai (DSC)||20 Nov 2015|
|Heinrich Klaasen (SA)||102||Australia||Centurion||15 Sep 2023|
|Rohit Sharma (IND)||96||Australia||Bengaluru||2 Nov 2013|
|Asif Khan (NEP)||94||United Arab Emirates||Kirtipur||16 Mar 2023|
41.67: Percentage of runs scored by Rohit Sharma in the last 10 overs off his 264-run knock. After scoring his 150 in the 39th over, Sharma started dealing mostly in boundaries, hammering 110 runs against the hapless Sri Lankan bowlers and reaching the highest individual score in ODIs.
110: With those 110 runs, Rohit Sharma became the first batter to score 100-plus runs in the last 10 overs in an ODI innings.
121: After a gap of 2 months, South Africa’s swashbuckling batter AB de Villiers broke Sharma’s record and slammed a whopping 121 runs against the West Indies in the final 10 overs.
1: Moreover, AB de Villiers is the only batter to score 100-plus runs in the slog overs twice in a calendar year, and that too against the same opposition. After his 121 in January 2015, he smacked 109 in February 2015 in the World Cup against the West Indies.
2: Apart from de Villiers, Sharma is the other batter to score 100-plus runs twice against the same opposition. Sharma did it against Sri Lanka in 2014 and 2017, and on both occasions, he scored double centuries.
3: AB de Villiers, Rohit Sharma, and Jos Buttler are the only 3 batters who have scored 100-plus runs twice in the last 10 overs in an ODI innings.