In this article, let’s take a look at the top 5 batsmen who scored the fastest 150 in ODI career. An amazing array of statistics that identify the truly strongest batsmen in world cricket. Although there are few names in the list, their batting power is consistent. He made his name in the world based on his explosive batting. The cricketing world does not appreciate mediocre and skill-controlled batsmen/bowlers on the cricket field. You may hear about batsmen who scored the fastest century or double century, but here are the athletes who scored the fastest 150 runs. Jos Buttler, AB de Villiers and Chris Gayle are some of the names who will soon achieve this feat. All these batsmen are highly explosive and destructive in their batting nature.
But, his inclusion in the list will determine his impact on cricket, especially when he comes to bat in the one-day format of the game. Ricky Ponting is the most successful batsman in this list as he scored 30 centuries in his ODI career, although his name is not in the top 5. He played 375 matches and scored 13704 runs in his ODI career. An amazing average of 42.16.
Top 5 Fastest 150 in ODI
- AB de Villiers 64 balls vs West Indies (2015)
- Jos Buttler 65 balls Netherlands (2022)
- Jos Buttler 76 balls West Indies (2019)
- Shane Watson in 83 balls against Bangladesh (2011)
- Chris Gayle in 85 balls against England (2019)
Fastest 150 Scores in ODI Cricket
|AB de Villiers||South Africa||64||West Indies||2015|
|Jos Buttler||England||76||West Indies||2019|
|Chris Gayle||West Indies||85||England||2019|
1. AB de Villiers 64 balls vs West Indies (2015)
In the 2015 Men’s Cricket World Cup, AB de Villiers scored 166* in just 66 balls against West Indies captain Darren Sammy. He smashed 150 runs off 64 balls with 8 fours and 17 sixes at a strike rate of 245. Although he failed to make it past 200, it proved to be one of the most unbeaten innings in the final. De Villiers. South Africa posted a total of 408/5 while West Indies managed only 151 runs.
2. Jos Buttler 65 balls Netherlands (2022)
In his second 150+ score in ODIs, Jos Buttler came into bat in the 30th over of England’s innings when the team was 223/2. Opening batsman Phil Salt has already scored a century while number 3 batsman David Malan is on the brink of a score. Buttler attacked the Netherlands bowlers the most as he hit 14 sixes and 7 fours. The English cricketer, who continued his orange-cap form from the last IPL season, reached three figures in 47 balls, his and his team’s second-fastest century in ODIs. And completed 150 off 65 balls, one of the fastest. At the end of the innings, England won the Man of the Match with an unbeaten score of 162 runs off 70 balls.
3. Jos Buttler 76 balls West Indies (2019)
Jos Buttler was the first man after de Villiers to destroy the West Indies bowling department. He crossed this score on the 76th ball in the first innings of 150 runs in ODIs. He hit 12 sixes and 13 fours in his innings and scored a brisk 194.80. As expected, England won the game and the ‘Player of the Match’ award went to Jos Buttler.
4. Shane Watson in 83 balls against Bangladesh (2011)
Shane Watson is the only Australian batsman who has scored 150 runs in the fastest time. He played an innings of 185 runs off 96 balls and destroyed the Bangladesh team’s score for just 230 runs. He crossed the 150 mark off the 83rd ball of his innings and hit a total of 16 sixes and 15 fours. And without any doubt, he was awarded ‘Player of the Match’.
5. Chris Gayle in 85 balls against England (2019)
Chris Gayle scored 162*(97) in his last matches with this amazing inning. In the 2019 ODI series, England broke the huge score of 418 runs. With this, West Indies scored 389/10 and lost by 28 runs. Chris Gayle scored 150 runs off 83 balls with 11 fours and 14 sixes at a strike rate of 167.01.