The ODI World Cup 2023 Match between Pakistan and Bangladesh is underway at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Bangladesh Cricket team won the toss and elected to bat first, but that was not exactly in their luck because the team lost their three precious wickets within the first powerplay.
Shaheen Afridi Has Become The Fastest Pacer to Claim 100 ODI Wickets.
Shaheen Afridi has become the start with the ball for Pakistan today as the left-arm seamer has taken two wickets in just the first two overs. And with these wickets, Shaheen Afirid has also achieved a personal milestone. He has completed 100 ODI World Cup wickets and become the faster bowler to take 100 wickets in an ODI by a seamer.
It was the 51st match for Shaheen, where he surpassed Mitchell Starc to complete the feat. Here is the list of the top 5 players to take 100 ODI wickets in fewer matches among pacers.
- Shaheen Afridi (PAK) – 51*
- Mitchell Starc (AUS) – 52
- Shane Bond (NZ) – 54
- Mustafizur Rahman (BAN) – 54
- Brett Lee (AUS) – 55
And now, overall, Shaheen has become the third player to take 100 ODI wickets behind Rashid Khan (44) and Sandeep Lamichhane (42). In the ODI World Cup 2023, Shaheen has taken a total of 15 wickets in his seven matches, which also includes a five-wicket haul against Australia.