Wednesday, 11 September 2013

Highest 'Second Highest' score in an Inning in ODIs and T20Is

Highest 'Second Highest' score in an Inning in ODIs (125 or more)

Score – Batsman – Highest Run getter – Match – Venue – Match Date

161 - Hamish Marshall - 166 Brendon McCullum – NZ vs Ire – Aberdeen - 01 Jul 2008
153 - Rahul Dravid - 186* Sachin Tendulkar – Ind vs NZ – Hyderabad – 08 Nov 1999
148 - Aaron Finch - 151 Shaun Marsh – Aus vs Sco – Edinburgh – 03 Sep 2013
145 - Rahul Dravid - 183 Sourav Ganguly – Ind vs SL – Taunton – 26 May 1999
134 - Aamer Sohail - 137 Inzamam-ul-Haq – Pak vs NZ – Sharjah – 20 Apr 1994
133 - Upul Tharanga - 144 Tillakaratne Dilshan – SL vs Zim – Pallekele – 10 Mar 2011
125 - Graeme Smith/AB de Villiers – SA vs SL – Johannesburg – 22 Jan 2012

Highest 3rd highest score in an ODI Inning is Ricky Ponting’s 91 for Aus vs SA at St.Kitts, 2007 where the highest score was Hayden’s 101 and second highest was M Clarke’s 92

Highest second highest score in an ODI Match is Ricky Ponting’s 164 for Aus vs SA at Johannesburg, 2006 where the highest score was Herschelle Gibbs’ 175.  

Notes:
# Among the above 7 occasions of 2 batsmen scoring 125 or more in the same ODI inning 3 occasions are by both the openers – McCullum/Marshall, Dilshan/Tharanga and Finch/Marsh.

# 125 by AB de Villiers/G Smith is the highest identical score achieved by 2 batsmen in the same ODI inning. Next highest is 103 by Gambhir/Yuvraj vs SL, Ahmedabad, 2005.

Highest 'Second Highest' score in an Inning in in T20Is (65 or more)

Score – Batsman – Highest Run getter – Match – Venue – Match Date

88 – Graeme Smith – 94 Loots Bosman – SA vs Eng – Centurion – 15 Nov 2009
74 – Tillakaratne Dilshan – 81 Sanath Jayasuriya – SL vs WI – Nottingham – 10 Jun 2009
73 – Salman Butt/Kamran Akmal – Pak vs Ban – St Lucia – 01 May 2010
68 – Kumar Sangakkara – 98 Mahela Jayawardene – Bridgetown – 07 May 2010
68 – Alex Hales – 71 Eoin Morgan – Eng vs WI – Pallekele – 27 Sep 2012
65 – Mahela Jayawardene – 88 Sanath Jayasuriya – SL vs Ken – Johannesburg – 14 Sep 2007

Highest 3rd highest score in a T20I inning is 58 by Gambhir/Yuvraj where the highest score was 68 by Sehwag vs Eng, Durban, 2007. It is the only T20 inning with 3 batsmen scoring 50+ scores.


Highest 2nd highest score in a T20I match is 90. It has been achieved twice. First by Gibbs vs WI, Johannesburg, 2007 where the highest was Gayle’s 117. Second by Joe Root vs Aus, where the highest was Finch’s 156. 

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