A World Record ODI Total, Thanks To IPL Hero Jos Buttler; Check Top 5 Scores

Amstelveen: Jos Buttler, who set the IPL on fire playing for Rajasthan Royals, was at it again on Friday – this time in the England jersey.

Buttler, batting at No. 4 in the opening ODI against the Netherlands, plundered 162 off only 70 balls with 7 fours and 14 sixes as England amassed 498/4 in their allotted 50 overs.

Dawid Malan (125) and Phil Salt (122) also helped themselves to centuries to help England erase their own record of 481/6, scored against Australia at Nottingham in 2018.

Interestingly, the top 3 ODI totals have all been recorded by England.


* England498/4 in 50 ovs vs Netherlands (Amstelveen, 2022)

* England481/6 in 50 ovs vs Australia (Nottingham, 2018)

* England444/3 in 50 ovs vs Pakistan (Nottingham, 2016)

* Sri Lanka – 443/9 in 50 ovs vs Netherlands (Amstelveen, 2006)

* South Africa – 439/2 in 50 ovs vs West Indies (Jo’burg, 2015)

Note: India’s best – 418/5 in 50 ovs vs West Indies (Indore, 2011).

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