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Top 5 Highest individual scores for Australia in ODIs

Highest individual scores for Australia in ODIs: In the ever-evolving landscape of cricket, the ODI format has witnessed a paradigm shift in batting approaches. Batsmen now balance the need for initial settling with the T20-inspired aggression, resulting in monumental centuries. While Australia may lack a double centurion, the country boasts a lineup of formidable players with impressive ODI hundreds.

Let’s have a look into Top 5 Highest individual scores for Australia in ODIs

#PlayerRunsBalls Faced4s6sSRAgainstVenueDate
1Glenn Maxwell2011282110157.03AfghanistanWankhede07-Nov-2023
2Shane Watson185961515192.70BangladeshMirpur11-Apr-2011
3Matthew Hayden1811661110109.03New ZealandHamilton20-Feb-2007
4David Warner179128195139.84PakistanAdelaide26-Jan-2017
5David Warner178133195133.83AfghanistanPerth04-Mar-2015

1. Glenn Maxwell – 201*

Breaking records and making history, Glenn Maxwell tops the list with an extraordinary 201* against Afghanistan in the Cricket World Cup 2023. In a seemingly one-sided match for Australia, Maxwell’s solo act added a new chapter to the record books, marking the highest individual score in ODI for Australia after 12 years.

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Top 5 Highest individual scores for Australia in ODIs

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2. Shane Watson – 185*

Former all-rounder Shane Watson carved his name in history during the second game of the ODI series against Bangladesh at Mirpur. Watson’s colossal 185* off just 96 balls showcased a display of power-hitting, with 15 fours and an equal number of sixes. A remarkable feat that remains etched as the second-highest individual score for Australia in ODIs.

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3. Matthew Hayden – 181*

Matthew Hayden’s unbeaten 181* against New Zealand at Hamilton held the third spot for nearly four years. The match saw Hayden’s dominance with 11 fours and 10 sixes, contributing to Australia’s formidable total of 346/5. Despite the heroics, New Zealand chased down the target, winning by just one wicket.

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Top 5 Highest individual scores for Australia in ODIs

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4. David Warner – 179

Known for his explosive batting, David Warner claimed the fourth position with a scintillating 179 against Pakistan at Adelaide. Warner’s innings, featuring 19 fours and five sixes, played a pivotal role in Australia posting a massive total of 369/7. Although Pakistan put up a fight, they fell short, succumbing to a total of 312.

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5. David Warner – 178

David Warner secures a second entry in the top 5 with his remarkable 178 against Afghanistan in Perth. Warner’s innings, adorned with 19 fours and five sixes, showcased his prowess as one of the best openers in the modern era. The aggressive opener played a crucial role in Australia’s imposing total, leaving a lasting mark in ODI history.

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Top 5 Highest individual scores for Australia in ODIs

As the game continues to witness dynamic performances, these outstanding individual efforts highlight the resilience and firepower of Australia’s batting lineup in the ODI arena. The records may evolve, but these innings remain etched in the annals of Australian cricket history.

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