Smashing a double century in ODI cricket is one of the rare milestones that only a few cricketers have achieved in international cricket so far. Sachin Tendulkar was the first cricketer to smash a 200-run knock in ODIs. Later, some more players managed to achieve this impeccable feat.
So far, there are only 9 double centuries witnessed in ODI cricket. Players who smash double centuries in ODIs have to smack many boundaries during their innings. As a result, they also come up with quickfire knocks during his double century, batting with a brilliant strike rate. Here we talk about the 3 fastest double centuries in ODI cricket.
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Top 3 Fastest Double Centuries In ODI Cricket
3. Virender Sehwag (140 balls)
Virender Sehwag takes the 3rd spot on this list. The right-handed batsman slammed a double century off 140 balls. In December 2011 in an ODI game against West Indies, the former India opener smacked a 219-run knock.
He played 149 total balls during his innings. During the match, he smacked 25 boundaries and 7 sixes. India also won the match by 153 runs after smashing 418-5 o the board in the 1st innings. Sehwag won the man of the match for his outstanding knock.
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