ENG vs NED 1st ODI: The first match of the three-match ODI series between England and Netherlands (ENG vs NED) was played on Friday in the city of Amstelveen. In this match, England, batting first, scored 498 runs in 50 overs for the loss of 4 wickets. This is the highest score ever in ODI cricket. Even before this, the biggest score of ODI cricket was recorded in the name of England only. Not only this, England also occupies the first three places in the top-5 highest score of ODIs.
Highest ODI score No.3: England scored 444 runs against Pakistan in the 2016 ODI match played in Nottingham. With this score, England broke the 10-year-old Sri Lanka’s record of highest score of 443 runs. In this match, Alex Hals was the ‘Player of the Match’ after scoring 171 runs off 122 balls. Apart from him, Jos Buttler played an unbeaten and quick innings of 90 runs in 51 balls. Captain Eoin Morgan was also unbeaten on 57 off 27 balls. England won this match by 169 runs. This score has now reached number-3 in the list of highest scores of ODI cricket.
Highest ODI score No.2: England surpassed their highest ODI score only after two years. In the year 2018 against Australia in Nottingham, the English team scored 481 runs for the loss of 6 wickets. This time also Alex Hales was the ‘Player of the Match’. He played an innings of 147 runs in 92 balls. Along with Alex, Jonny Bairstow scored 139 runs off 92 balls, Jason Roy scored 82 runs off 61 balls and captain Eoin Morgan scored 67 runs off 30 balls. England won this match by 242 runs. This is now the second highest score in ODI cricket.
Highest score of ODI No.3: On last night (17 June 2022), England once again demolished their record of highest score. In this match, three batsmen scored centuries from England’s side. Phil Salt played an innings of 122 runs off 93 balls. At the same time, David Malan scored 25 runs in 109 balls. Jos Buttler scored 162 runs in 70 balls. He hit 14 sixes in his innings. After this, Liam Livingstone also made 66 runs in 22 balls while batting explosively. Thanks to these unmatched innings, England scored 498 runs for the loss of 4 wickets. England won this match by 232 runs. Now this is the highest score in ODI cricket.