Most runs in an ODI innings as opener

Openers have one of the toughest jobs in the 24 yards. A rollicking start at the top of the order can put the team in the driver’s seat while a poor start can put them under real test. But some of the premier batters have made it look easy while facing the new ball from experienced pacers in ODI cricket.

Data Last Updated: July 21, 2022
PlayerCountryRunsBalls4s6sSRTeamOppositionMatch Date
RG SharmaIndia264173339152.6Indiav Sri Lanka2014-11-13 00:00:00
MJ GuptillNew Zealand237*1632411145.39New Zealandv West Indies2015-03-21 00:00:00
V SehwagIndia219149257146.97Indiav West Indies2011-12-08 00:00:00
CH GayleWest Indies2151471016146.25West Indiesv Zimbabwe2015-02-24 00:00:00
Fakhar ZamanPakistan210*156245134.61Pakistanv Zimbabwe2018-07-20 00:00:00
RG SharmaIndia2091581216132.27Indiav Australia2013-11-02 00:00:00
RG SharmaIndia208*1531312135.94Indiav Sri Lanka2017-12-13 00:00:00
SR TendulkarIndia200*147253136.05Indiav South Africa2010-02-24 00:00:00
Saeed AnwarPakistan194146225132.87Pakistanv India1997-05-21 00:00:00
Fakhar ZamanPakistan1931551810124.51Pakistanv South Africa2021-04-04 00:00:00
MJ GuptillNew Zealand189*155192121.93New Zealandv England2013-06-02 00:00:00
ST JayasuriyaSri Lanka189161214117.39Sri Lankav India2000-10-29 00:00:00
G KirstenSouth Africa188*159134118.23South Africav U.A.E.1996-02-16 00:00:00
SR TendulkarIndia186*150203124Indiav New Zealand1999-11-08 00:00:00
SR WatsonAustralia185*961515192.7Australiav Bangladesh2011-04-11 00:00:00
SC GangulyIndia183158177115.82Indiav Sri Lanka1999-05-26 00:00:00
ML HaydenAustralia181*1661110109.03Australiav New Zealand2007-02-20 00:00:00
MJ GuptillNew Zealand180*1381511130.43New Zealandv South Africa2017-03-01 00:00:00
JJ RoyEngland180151165119.2Englandv Australia2018-01-14 00:00:00