Ishan Kishan makes world record of fastest double century in ODI
Ishan Kishan made a world record of making the fastest double century in a One Day International (ODI). He scored his double century in just 126 balls against Bangladesh in the match played at Chattogram, Bangladesh on 10 December 2022.
The record was earlier held by Chris Gayle of West Indies who scored a 138 balls double century against Zimbabwe in the 2015 World Cup .The quickest double in all ODIs [across men and women] was held by Amelia Kerr of New Zealand . She scored her double century in 134 balls against Ireland in 2018.
Youngest player to score a double century in men’s ODI
Ishan Kishan also became the youngest player to score a double hundred in men’s ODI. He was 24 years 145 days old when he scored his double century. The previous youngest was of Rohit Sharma, who was 26 years and 186 days old at the time of his first double in 2013 against Australia.
He also became the first player to score a double century against Bangladesh in an ODI.
Other records made
First time any team has made 400 or more runs against Bangladesh in an ODI.
In the match batting first the Indian team made 409 for 8 in their allotted 50 overs. However India’s highest score in ODIs remains to be 418 for five against the West Indies back in December 2011 in Indore. Bangladesh leads the three match ODI series 2-0.
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