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Shai Hope enters the record list of most consecutive 50+ scores

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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.

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