One-day international cricket, commonly called ODI cricket, is one of the oldest formats of cricket. It is a 50-over format game for each side, and currently, Australia is the No. 1 ranked team. This format of cricket has seen many wonders, like teams scoring more than 400 runs, batters scoring double centuries, bowlers picking up five wickets, and many more.
Well, where teams have scored over 400 runs in 50 overs, there are teams that have even failed to score less than 50 runs. So let’s take a look at the lowest ODI score in cricket.
|Sri Lanka||43||South Africa|
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Which team has the lowest ODI score in cricket?
Zimbabwe has the lowest-ever score in ODI cricket at just 35 runs. This came against Sri Lanka on April 25, 2004. Sri Lanka had won the toss and decided to field first. The game began with two consecutive maiden overs by the Sri Lankan bowlers.
The first wicket of the game came in the form of a run-out. Then it was Chaminda Vaas, Dilhara Fernando, and Farveez Mahroof who bowled out the Zimbabwe team.
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The lowest ODI score of each team
- Australia: 70 vs England
- England: 86 vs Australia
- India: 54 vs Sri Lanka
- New Zealand: 64 vs Pakistan
- Pakistan: 43 vs West Indies
- South Africa: 69 vs Australia
- West Indies: 54 vs South Africa
- Sri Lanka: 43 vs South Africa
- Afghanistan: 58 vs Zimbabwe
- Bangladesh: 58 vs West Indies
- Zimbabwe: 35 vs Sri Lanka
- Canada: 36 vs Sri Lanka
- Namibia: 54 vs Australia
- Ireland: 77 vs Sri Lanka
- Kenya: 69 vs New Zealand
- Nepal: 103 vs UAE
- Netherlands: 80 vs West Indies