Top 10 batsman who have faced most balls in a 50 overs ODI innings
Updated - Feb 22, 2015 12:27 pm
Top 10 batsman who have faced most balls in a 50 overs ODI innings:
A 50 over ODI innings contain 300 legal deliveries for 11 batsmen to play. A batsman making a century may play 100 of those deliveries, but it is rarely seen a batsman playing more than 50% of the legal deliveries single-handedly.
Here are Top 10 batsmen who played the most balls in a 50 over innings.
10. Desmond Haynes (West Indies) 164
138* v England Gwalior 1989
Desmond Haynes carried his bat through the innings with 138* to his name against England in 1989 Nehru Cup. He played 164 balls for his score. West Indies scored 265/5 in 50 overs with Richie Richardson scoring 44.
England was dismissed for 239 runs thanks to Malcolm Marshall’s 4/33 in 10 overs giving West Indies the win by 26 runs.