Shai Hope, West Indies explosive batsman, has busted out Sri Lanka’s bowling line-up since his last six ODI matches. Considering West Indies’s matches against Sri Lanka since 2020, the two teams locked horns with each other in a three-match ODI series.
In all three matches, Hope’s scores were over fifty as he ended with 115, 51, and 73 runs in those three One-Day Internationals. As of now, as the two teams have taken on each other in another three-match ODI series, Hope continued to add three more back-to-back fifty-plus scores.
110, 84, and 64 are the runs he has made in the recently winded-up series. Consequently, he has six consecutive 50 plus scores; 115, 51, 73, 110, 84, and 64, which makes him join the elite list of those players with the most 50 over scores in ODIs.
Shai Hope enters the record list of most consecutive 50+ scores
He is also one of those players with 6 50+ runs in the 50-over format. Along with it, he is only the third player from West Indies with the record as the other two are Chris Gayle and Greenidge.
If we talk about the names of players of the same record as Hope, we have :
|Players||Consecutive 50+ scores||Country||Against (respectively)|
|CE Greenidge||6||West Indies||England, England,
England, England, New Zealand, England
|AH Jones||6||New Zealand||India, Pakistan, Pakistan, Pakistan, Pakistan, Pakistan|
|ME Waugh||6||Australia||Sri Lanka, England, England, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, England|
|Yousuf Yohana||6||Pakistan||Bangladesh, Bangladesh, Bangladesh, Bangladesh, South Africa|
|Kane Williamson||6||New Zealand||England, England, England, England, Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe|
|LRPL Taylor||6||New Zealand||England, Pakistan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka,|
|Chris Gayle||6||West Indies||Bangladesh, England, England, England, England, Pakistan|
|PR Stirling||6||Ireland||West Indies, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe|
|SD Hope||6||West Indies||All vs Sri Lanka|
Notably, Pakistan’s Javed Miandad holds the record for the most numbers of fifty-plus scores (9) as all of the mentioned above players rank second after him.