Top 5 Batsmen Who Faced Most Number Of 150+ Balls In An ODI Innings
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Top 5 Batsmen Who Faced Most Number Of 150+ Balls In An ODI Innings

In the ODI cricket, while an innings can last for the limited period according to the limited numbers of overs, it is hard for the batsmen to play 150+ balls in an innings, especially when a batsman now has to play an aggressive role after getting settle down in the crease.

However, we have still experienced more than 120 ODI knocks where each batsman faced 150+ balls. Out of these, only five batsmen have managed to face 150+ balls in an innings for more than three times.

Here we are talking about the top five batsmen who faced the most number of 150+ balls in an ODI innings

Sir Gordon Greenidge (West Indies) – 4 times

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The Caribbean legend Sir Gordon Greenidge, who played the ODI cricket between 1975 and 1991, was the first cricketer to play 150+ balls in an ODI innings for more than two times as he experienced it for four times in ODI career. During those long batting, the right-handed batsman scored 106* (173 balls), 98* (155 balls), 103 (161 balls) and 102* (154 balls). As a captain, he played the 102 not out knock.

During his career, the West Indies team dominated the cricket world. Sir Gordon Greenidge was the leading run-scorer when the Caribbean team won their second Cricket World Cup in the 1979 edition.