Record strike rates of cricket players in test, ODI and T20 career/innings

by on January 22, 2013
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famous batsman of New Zealand cricket team Stephen Fleming

When it comes to batting performances, batting average usually is considered for determining the success of a particular batsman in cricket. However strike rate of a batsman doesn’t go unnoticed as it reveals the names of some of the greatest batsmen who have set records for highest strike rate. They have thrilled the spectators with their hard hitting and aggressive batting styles. Strike rate however cannot be a criteria for a successful batsman in cricket. Below is the detailed account of cricket players who hold the record for highest strike rates in test, ODI and T20 cricket career and innings.

Highest strike rate by a cricket player in a test innings

Stephen Fleming of New Zealand cricket team holds the record of highest strike rate in a test innings. He maintained a strike rate of 281.81 in a match against South Africa. He scored 31 runs off 11 balls with 6 4s and 1 6.

Highest strike rate by a cricket player in ODI innings

James Franklin of New Zealand cricket team holds the record for maintain highest strike rate in an ODI innings. He maintained a strike rate of 387.50 in a match against Canada where he scored 31 runs off 8 balls.

Highest strike rate of a cricket player in ODI career

Lionel Cann of Bermuda holds the record for highest strike rate in ODI career. He maintained a strike rate of 117.06 in 26 matches.

Highest strike rate of a cricket player in a T20 innings

Darren Smith of West Indian cricket team holds the record of highest strike rate in a T20 innings. He maintained a strike rate of 414.28 against Bangladesh by scoring 29 runs off 7 balls.

Highest strike rate of a cricket player in T20 career

Andrew Symonds of Australian cricket team holds the record for having highest strike rate in T20 cricket career. His strike rate is 169.34.

 

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