World record of most runs in an innings of one-day internationals (men)

Question: World record of most runs (481) in an innings was made in the England-Australia Men’s ODI match, concluded on June 19, 2018. Against which of the following teams this record has been made?
(a) Australia
(b) New Zealand
(c) India
(d) England
Answer: (d)
Related Facts:

  • England scored 481 runs for 6 wickets in Nottingham in the third match of the five-match series against Australia, and set the world record for most runs in an innings in ODIs. (June 19, 2018).
  • Earlier this record was the name of England, when team scored 444 runs for 3 wickets on the same ground in ODIs in August, 2016.
  • Alex Hales contributed 147 runs (92 balls) and Jonny Bairstow contributed 139 runs (92 balls) in these 481 runs.
  • This was the first time when the men’s cricket team has scored over 450 runs in the International One day match.
  • In this match, England defeated Australia by 242 runs and it was England’s biggest win and Australia’s biggest defeat in figure of runs.
  • Morgan scored a fiftieth on 21 balls and became the second English batsman to make the fifties on the lowest balls.
  • Earlier, Jos Buttler had scored a fiftieth century against Pakistan in 22 balls on this ground.
  • Morgan has so far scored 5443 runs in 180 ODIs for England.
  • He left behind Ian Bell’s record (161 matches, 5416 runs).
  • Although Morgan’s name is 6187 runs in total 203 ODIs.
  • Prior to England, he has scored 744 runs in 23 ODIs for Ireland.
  • England made the record of putting the second most number of sixes (21) in an innings in ODIs.
  • The world record for most 22 sixes in an innings is the name of New Zealand, which was made against the West Indies at Queenstown in January 2014.


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