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Zimbabwe Highest Individual Scores in ODI | Zimbabwe Cricket Team Records

In this article, check out the Zimbabwe Highest Individual Scores in ODI. Charles Coventry holds the record for the highest Individual ODI score by a Zimbabwean cricketer.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 28.06.2023
Zimbabwe Highest Individual Scores in ODI

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Despite not having huge success in international cricket, Zimbabwe is very popular in the cricket world, majorly for their fighting and never-give-up attitude.

The Zimbabwe national cricket team, also known as the Chevrons and on 21 July 1981, Zimbabwe became an associate member of the ICC. Zimbabwe has been a Full Member of the ICC since 1992.

Zimbabwe played it's first ODI match against the Australia on 9th june, 1983.

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In this article, we are talking about the highest ODI scores by the Zimbabwe batters.  

Article contents:

  • Highest ODI scores by Zimbabwean batters

  • Highest ODI scores at home by Zimbabwean batters

  • Highest ODI scores at home by Zimbabwean batters

  • Highest ODI scores by a Zimbabwe captain

  • Fastest ODI centuries for Zimbabwe

  • Fastest ODI 150s for Zimbabwe


Highest ODI scores by Zimbabwean batters (Top 10)

Once Zimbabwean cricketer Charles Coventry was jointly holding the record for the highest individual score in ODI history (along with Saeed Anwar’s 194 vs India at Chennai on 21 May 1997) with his 194 not out against Bangladesh at Bulawayo in 2009. However, Coventry surpassed Anwar in that list due to ending that innings in a not-out.  

Coventry still holds the record for the highest ODI score by a Zimbabwean cricketer.


Player

Runs scored

Opposition

Venue

Date

Charles Coventry

194*

Bangladesh

Bulawayo

16 August 2009

Hamilton Masakadza

178*

Kenya

Harare

18 October 2009

Sean Williams

174

USA

Harare

26 June 2023

Craig Wishart

172*

Namibia

Harare

10 February 2003

Hamilton Masakadza

156

Kenya

Harare

12 October 2009

Brendan Taylor

145*

South Africa

Bloemfontein

15 October 2010

Andy Flower

145

India

Colombo (RPS)

14 September 2002

Grant Flower

142*

Bangladesh

Bulawayo

11 April 2001

Andy Flower

142*

England

Harare

07 October 2001

Dave Houghton

142

New Zealand

Hyderabad (Dec

can)

10 October 1987

(Updated till 26 June 2023)

 

Highest ODI scores at home by Zimbabwean batters (Top 5)

With his then record-equalling 194 not out, Charles Coventry, Zimbabwe’s highest ODI scorer, also holds the record for the highest ODI scores at home by a Zimbabwe cricketer.

Player

Runs scored

Opposition

Venue

Date

Charles Coventry

194*

Bangladesh

Bulawayo

16 August 2009

Hamilton Masakadza

178*

Kenya

Harare

18 October 2009

Sean Williams

174

USA

Harare

26 June 2023

Craig Wishart

172*

Namibia

Harare

10 February 2003

Hamilton Masakadza

156

Kenya

Harare

12 October 2009

(Updated till 26 June 2023)

 

Highest ODI scores outside the home by Zimbabwean batters (Top 5)

Zimbabwean batters haven’t recorded an ODI 150 outside the home. Their highest ODI score outside the home is 145 not out by Brendan Taylor vs South Africa at Bloemfontein in 2010.


Player

Runs scored

Opposition

Venue

Date

Brendan Taylor

145*

South Africa

Bloemfontein

15 October 2010

Andy Flower

145

India

Colombo (RPS)

14 September 2002

Dave Houghton

142

New Zealand

Hyderabad (Dec

can)

10 October 1987

Grant Flower

140

Kenya

Dhaka

27 March 1999

Brendan Taylor

138

India

Auckland

14 March 2015

(Updated till 26 June 2023)


Highest ODI scores by a Zimbabwe captain (Top 5)

During a Group A match of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2023, Zimbabwe stand-in skipper Sean Williams scored 174 against USA at Harare on 26 June 2023.  

Player

Runs scored

Opposition

Venue

Date

Sean Williams

174

USA

Harare

26 June 2023

Brendan Taylor

138

India

Auckland

14 March 2015

Brendan Taylor

128*

New Zealand

Harare

20 October 2011

Craig Ervine

121*

Nepal

Harare

18 June 2023

Brendan Taylor

121

Ireland

Hobart

7 March 2015

(Updated till 26 June 2023)

 

Fastest ODI centuries for Zimbabwe (Top 5)

All-rounder Sikandar Raza recorded the fastest ODI century for Zimbabwe when he smashed a 54-ball century against Netherlands at Harare during the Group A match in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifiers 2023.


Player

Balls to complete century

Opposition

Venue

Date

Sikandar Raza

54

Netherlands

Harare

20 June 2023

Sean Williams

65

USA

Harare

26 June 2023

Sean Williams

70

Nepal

Harare

18 June 2023

Regis Chakabva

73

Bangladesh

Harare

7 August 2022

Sean Williams

77

UAE

Harare

14 April 2019

(Updated till 26 June 2023)

 

 

Fastest ODI 150s for Zimbabwe (Top 5)

Sean Williams is the record holder for the fastest ODI 150 by a Zimbabwe batter. He scored an 87-ball 150 against USA at Harare on 26 June 2023.


Player

Balls to complete century

Opposition

Venue

Date

Sean 

Williams

87

USA

Harare

26 June 

2023

Charles Coventry

137

Bangladesh

Bulawayo

16 August

 2009

Craig 

Wishart

139

Namibia

Harare

10 February 

2003

Hamilton      Masakadza

149

Kenya

Harare

12 October 

2009

Hamilton Masakadza

157

Kenya

Harare

18 October 

2009

(Updated till 26 June 2023)

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