In the modern day cricket, the pitches are favourable to the batsmen. The top three can make use of the conditions and one of them can carry the whole innings which can help their team to score big runs to put pressure on the opposition.
Denis Amiss from England scored the first century in One day international against Australia at Old Trafford in 1972. Top players like Brian Lara, Sachin Tendulkar, AB de Villiers, Kumar Sangakkara continued to take the One-day international cricket to a new level with their positive approach.
Sinc 2010 onwards, 6 double centuries have been scored. Sachin Tendulkar was the first batsman to score a double century against South Africa in 2010. So far in ODI cricket, Rohit Sharma holds the record of the highest individual score with 264* against Sri Lanka in 2014, Chris Gayle and Fakhar Zaman scoring double centuries against Zimbabwe. Virender Sehwag is in the elite list of scoring the double century against West Indies.
With the way the modern day cricketers are playing ODI format, we could see a triple century soon.
Here we look at the 6 batsmen who have the ability to score a triple century in ODI format