In the last 20 years, Team India has emerged as a significant power in one-day international cricket, and a large part of their success is credited to the potent batting lineup they have always had. The powerful squad would also have some of the best records to their credit. Let's look at some of India's highest ODI totals. et us look at the highest totals by team India.
1. 418/5 Vs. West Indies
India's best ODI score occurred in the fourth match in a five-match series against West Indies in 2011 at Indore. Virender Sehwag became the second Indian to reach a double century in that game. With their fifty-run contributions, Gautam Gambhir and Suresh Raina helped India to a massive total of 418/5. In response, West Indies could only muster 265 runs as spinners Rahul Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja each claimed three victims. India secured the series win with a commanding 153-run victory in the game. The player of the Match was Virender Sehwag.
2. 414/7 Vs. Sri Lanka
To assist India in reaching the staggering 414/7, Sehwag hit 146, MS Dhoni scored 72, and even Sachin Tendulkar played a stroke-filled knock of 69. Jadeja and Kohli's late cameos at 30* and 27, respectively, are also of attention. Though it appeared that Sri Lanka was out of the game, Tilakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara, and Upul Tharanga had other plans. Dilshan scored 160 runs on his own out of the 316 runs the trio scored collectively. However, effective bowling in the latter stages enabled India to keep Sri Lanka's deficit to three runs.
3. 413/5 Vs. Bermuda
In that game, everyone played well with the bat, including Virender Sehwag (114), Sourav Ganguly (89), Yuvraj Singh (83), and Sachin Tendulkar (57*). Yuvraj's 83-run innings, which required only 46 deliveries, was the most impressive. Together, these wickets enabled India to amass a staggering score of 413/5. Bermuda, who had no chance against the Indian team, was dismissed for just 156 runs. The victory margin of 257 runs demonstrates how resounding India's victory was, and once more, all praise must go to the batters.
4. 409/8 Vs. Bangladesh
After suffering two disappointing defeats in the three-match ODI series against Bangladesh, Team India came back with an astounding total of 409/8 in the first innings in the decisive match, with Ishan Kishan scoring his first ODI double-century and Virat Kohli scoring his 72nd international century. One of India's best batting displays in ODI history is this.
5. 404/5 Vs. Sri Lanka
Rohit Sharma's ODI innings of 264 (33 fours and nine sixers) and Virat Kohli's 66 off 64 deliveries helped India make the most of their toss victory and compile a total of 404/5. Even cunning Ajantha Mendis failed to pick up a wicket in his seven overs as he went for 70 runs. The Lankans got out by India for just 251. Lahiru Thirimanne and skipper Angelo Mathews provided weak resistance in the fifties. With 4/34 in his ten over, Dhawal Kulkarni was India's standout bowler. Rohit Sharma earned Player of the Match, as was expected.
6. 401/3 Vs. South Africa
Sachin Tendulkar scored the first solo ODI double hundred in this game, making it a significant match. With 25 fours and three sixes off 147 balls, he slammed 200 unbeaten. He received fifty from MS Dhoni and Dinesh Karthik to help him. Thus, India accumulated 401/3. The Proteas got dismissed for just 248 runs in 42.5 overs by the Indian bowlers. The hundred by AB de Villiers was not effective. S Sreesanth, an Indian bowler, took the most wickets for his team (3/49). Tendulkar was the player of the Match, which was not surprising.
7. 392/4 Vs. New Zealand
The toss favored the Kiwis, who then bowled first. India took advantage of the chance and compiled 392/4, with Sachin Tendulkar leading the way with 163 off 133 balls and 16 fours, and five sixes. Yuvraj Singh (87 off 60), MS Dhoni (68 off 58), and Suresh Raina all contributed to his success (38 off 18). Even Tim Southee, who is usually reliable, managed only 0/105 in his ten overs. The Kiwis eventually got out for 334 in 45.1 overs.
8. 392/4 Vs. Sri Lanka
Rohit Sharma helped India pile up 392/4, making Sri Lanka rue choosing to field first (208 off 153 balls with 13 fours and 12 sixers). Then, the Indian bowlers raised their hands and restricted the Lankans to 251/8. Only Angelo Mathews' 111 off 132 balls, which included nine fours and three sixes, provided any relief. The other Lankan batters were also unable to reach fifty. Yuzvendra Chahal (3/60) and Jasprit Bumrah (2/43) were the finest Indian bowlers. The player of the Match was Rohit Sharma, who scored an outstanding double-century.
9. 387/5 Vs. England
Yuvraj Singh (138 off 78 balls), Viru Sehwag (85 off 73), and Gautam Gambhir were the primary contributors for India as they amassed 387/5 after being allowed to bat first (51 off 63). England struggled and could only score 229 runs. In 37.4 overs, they were all out. On 3/26, Zaheer Khan led the team. The player of the Match went to Yuvi.
10. 385/9 Vs. New Zealand
In the third and last ODI, India defeated New Zealand by 90 runs. With the win, India whitewashed the visitors in the three-match series and climbed to the top of the ODI standings. India scored 385 for 9 with hundreds from Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill, who both stood out. The opening partnership for India put up 212 runs for the first wicket, after which the game was in India’s favor. Both Shardul Thakur and Kuldeep Yadav took 3 important wickets.