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Dec 31, 2023

Cricket records broken in 2023


Most ODI centuries

Run-machine Virat Kohli (50) broke legendary Sachin Tendulkar's (49) record for most hundreds ever in ODIs. Kohli broke the record during the ODI World Cup semi-final against New Zealand at the Wankhede in front of the Master Blaster himself.

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Fastest T20I fifty

Nepal’s Dipendra Singh Airee shattered the record books during Asian Games, breaking Yuvraj Singh's 16-year-old record as he smashed a once-in-a-lifetime nine-ball fifty against Mongolia.

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First ODI double ton in chase

In one of the greatest ODI chases ever, Australia's swashbuckling Glenn Maxwell smashed an unbeaten 201 -- scoring the first-ever double century in a chase -- to single-handedly down Afghanistan

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First 300 in men’s T20s

In the Asian Games clash against Mongolia, Nepal hit 314 for 3 to become the first team in men’s T20 history to post a 300+ team total. Nepal broke Afghanistan's (278/3) and Czech Republic (278/4) record totals with their stupendous effort.

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Historic List A ton

Jake Fraser-McGurk blasted a world-record 29-ball century in the Marsh One-Day Cup -- the fastest white-ball ton ever scored -- against Tasmania. Jake broke AB de Villiers’ record of a 31-ball 100 to rewrite record books.

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Fastest 50 by an Indian

Railways Ashutosh Sharma also broke Yuvraj Singh's record for fastest T20 fifty by an Indian, hitting an 11-ball 50 against Arunachal Pradesh.

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First 400 in women’s T20Is

Argentina women's team shattered record books by scoring a jaw-dropping 427 for one in a T20I against Chile women to register the first-ever 400-plus score.

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Most runs in single World Cup edition

India lost the World Cup final against Australia but phenomenal Virat Kohli ended the tournament with most runs ever scored in a single edition of the tournament. Kohli (765 runs) surpassed Sachin Tendulkar (673 runs in 2003) to clinch the record.

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Most sixes in international cricket

India opener Rohit Sharma broke the record for the most international sixes across formats, going past Chris Gayle’s tally (553) during the ODI World Cup. Rohit ended the year with 582 maximums and is on course to become first batter to breach the 600-mark.

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Next: Virat Kohli's top achievements in 2023