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24th Feb- God hits the first double hundred in ODI's in men's cricket history

ODI cricket has a long history. Starting as 60 over per side, the ODI eventually turned into a 50 overs per side game. Scoring a hundred in this shorter format of the game was a challenge in itself. But it happened, and with increasing strike rates of batters, there was a time when individual scores close to 200 were reached by batters who barely missed register the double hundred. While in Women's cricket, Belinda Clark had already done it in 1998 with a blistering knock of 228, there was no instance of the same feat in men's cricket. It took 12 long years when in 2010, the first double hundred in men's cricket was registered. And it was registered by the greatest player to have ever played the game, master blaster, Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar.