WC 2015: Top 10 individual scores by left-handers in ODIs

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Bengaluru, Feb 24: West Indian opener Chris Gayle on Tuesday became the first left-handed batsman to score a double hundred in a 50-over match. The 35-year-old batsman, who ended India's domination in the 200 club, eclipsed the record of Pakistan's Saeed Anwar (194) as the previous highest scorer in one-day internationals.

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Here is the list of left-handed batsmen with the highest individual scores in one-day internationals:

  • Chris Gayle (West Indies) 215 off 147 balls against Zimbabwe at Canberra in 2015
  • Saeed Anwar (Pakistan) 194 off 146 balls against India at Chennai in 1997
  • Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka) 189 off 161 balls against India at Sharjah in 2000
  • Garry Kirsten (South Africa) 188* off 159 balls against UAE at Rawalpindi in 1996
  • Sourav Ganguly (India) 183 off 158 balls against Sri Lanka at Taunton in 1999
  • Matthew Hayden (Australia) 181* off 166 balls against New Zealand at Hamilton in 2007
  • Upul Tharanga (Sri Lanka) 174* off 159 balls against India at Kingston in 2013
  • Adam Gilchrist (Australia) 172 off 126 balls against Zimbabwe at Hobart in 2004
  • Brian Lara (West Indies) 169 off 129 balls against Sri Lanka at Sharjah in 1995
  • Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) 169 off 137 balls against South Africa at Colombo in 2013

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