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World Record for Most Sixes in an ODI Set by England Captain

England captain Eoin Morgan set the world record for most sixes (17) in a One Day International (ODI).
World Record for Most Sixes in an ODI Set by England Captain

Details:

  • He achieved this record during his 71-ball 148-run knock against Afghanistan in the World Cup on 18th June 2019.
  • Morgan was assisted by Joe Root in the 189-run partnership for the third wicket during which Root made 88 runs off 82 balls.

Previous record:

  • The previous record for most sixes (16 sixes) was jointly held by Rohit Sharma, Chris Gayle and AB de Villiers.
  • England ended up with the 6th highest team total in a World Cup match with 397 for 6 in 50 overs after they opted to bat first at Old Trafford cricket ground.

4th fastest hundred in a World Cup:

  • Morgan hit his century off 57 balls. It was the fourth fastest hundred in a World Cup match.
  • The first three ranks were set up by:
    1. Ireland's Kevin O'Brien (50 balls), against England in 2011
    2. Australia's Glenn Maxwell (51 balls), against Sri Lanka in 2015
    3. South Africa's AB de Villiers (55 balls), against West Indies in 2015

Question:

Q. Which player has set the world record for most sixes (17) in a One Day International (ODI)?
a. Eoin Morgan

b. Joe Root
c. Rohit Sharma
d. Chris Gayle 
World Record for Most Sixes in an ODI Set by England Captain World Record for Most Sixes in an ODI Set by England Captain Reviewed by Shweta Kashyap on June 20, 2019 Rating: 5

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