His first ODI century and he converted it into a double ton. India might have lost the 3 match ODI series vs Bangladesh, but Ishan Kishan‘s incredible heroics with the bat, which also made him the youngest to accomplish the feat.
TimesofIndia.com here takes a look at all the records Ishan Kishan broke and rewrote thanks to his incredible knock of 210 off 131 balls:
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# Ishan Kishan, playing in his tenth ODI, posted a career-best score, obliterating the 93 against South Africa at Ranchi on October 9, 2022.
Ishan Kishan (ANI Photo)
# Ishan Kishan has created cricket history by becoming the first player to convert his maiden century into a double hundred in Men’s ODIs.
# Ishan is the first Indian player to post a double hundred away from home in ODIs. His innings is the highest by any batsman against Bangladesh in ODIs, bettering the 194 not out by Charles Coventry for Zimbabwe at Bulawayo on August 16, 2009.
# Ishan is the first to record a double century in ODIs on Bangladesh soil, surpassing the 185 not out by Shane Watson for Australia against Bangladesh at Mirpur on April 11, 2011.
# Ishan is the third left-handed player to register a double hundred in ODIs – the first two being West Indian Chris Gayle – 215 off 147 balls vs Zimbabwe at Canberra on February 24, 2015 and Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman – 210 not out off 156 balls vs Zimbabwe at Bulawayo on July 20, 2018.
# Ishan, at 24 years 145 days, is the youngest batter to post the double century in ODIs, surpassing Rohit Sharma’s record, who had accomplished the feat at the age of 26 years 186 days while registering 209 off 158 balls against Australia at Bengaluru on November 2, 2013.
# Ishan’s splendid strike rate is the highest in a knock of 200-plus in ODIs. The players with best strike rates are:
|152.60||264||173||Rohit Sharma||India||Sri Lanka||Kolkata||13-11-2014|
|146.97||219||149||Virender Sehwag||India||West Indies||Indore||8-12-2011|
|146.25||215||147||Chris Gayle||West Indies||Zimbabwe||Canberra||24-2-2015|
|145.39||237*||163||Martin Guptill||New Zealand||West Indies||Wellington||21-3-2015|
|136.06||200*||147||Sachin Tendulkar||India||South Africa||Gwalior||24-2-2010|
# Ishan has managed 68.6% of runs during his 290-run partnership with Virat Kohli for the third wicket – the highest contribution by a player in a stand of 200-plus.
# Ishan has deservedly got his first Man of the Match award in ODIs.
# At the end of 30 overs, Ishan had posted 179 not out off 113 balls – the most by an Indian batsman in an ODI after 30 overs, eclipsing Shikhar Dhawan’s 132 not out vs Sri Lanka at Dambulla on August 20, 2017.
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# Ishan had reached 150 off 103 balls – the least balls taken by an Indian batter to this milestone, outstripping the 112 balls taken by Virender Sehwag, during the course of his 219 off 149 balls against West Indies at Indore on December 8, 2011.
# Ishan’s 126-ball is a new record for the fastest double hundred in ODIs, outstripping Chris Gayle’s 138-ball double century (215 off 147 balls) against Zimbabwe at Canberra on February 24, 2015.