20 Fastest Bowlers To Take 100 Wickets In One Day International
The first ODI (One Day International) match was played between Australia and England on 5 January 1971 at Melbourne Cricket Ground. The Indian team played its first ODI in 1974. And now this team has played the most total of 987 ODIs. After this, Australia has played 949 matches.
From the Indian ODI team, a total of 229 players have made a place in the team so far. Navdeep Saini is the latest player to play ODI matches for India. He made his West Indies debut in December 2019 and took 2 wickets in the first match.
Cricket is considered to be a game of batsmen, while bowlers also have an important role in the team’s defeat and victory. Countless matches have been played in which the team has won the match only on the basis of bowlers.
yet to come. Sri Lankan Muttiah Muralitharan has set a world record of taking 534 wickets in 341 ODI innings.
Pakistan’s Wasim Akram is the second bowler to have taken 500 ODI wickets. So far, 13 players have taken more than 300 wickets in one-day internationals including 2 Indians.
In ODI cricket, many records have been made by bowlers. In this article, we have published a list of 20 bowlers who have taken the fastest 100 wickets in One Day International (ODI) cricket.
List of fastest 100 wicket takers in ODIs: –
|1. Rashid Khan (AFG)||2 years 158 days||44|
|2. Mitchell Starc (AUS)||5 years, 306 days||52|
|3. Saklen Mushtaq (PAK)||1 year, 225 days||53|
|4. Shane Bond (NZ)||5 years, 12 days||54|
|5. Mustafizur Rahman (BDESH)||4 years, 17 days||54|
|6. Brett Lee (AUS)||3 years, 16 days||55|
|7. Tent Bolt (NZ)||5 years, 165 days||56|
|8. Mohammed Shami (IND)||6 years, 17 days||56|
|9. Jaspreet Bumrah (IND)||3 years, 164 days||57|
|10. Imran Tahir (SA)||5 years, 112 days||58|
|11. Kuldeep Yadav (IND)||2 years, 208 days||58|
|12. Waqar Younis (PAK)||3 years, 110 days||59|
|13. Irfan Pathan (IND)||2 years, 100 days||59|
|14. Morne Morkel (SA)||5 years, 230 days||59|
|15. Dennis Lillee (AUS)||10 years, 289 days||60|
|16. Shane Warne (AUS)||3 years, 257 days||60|
|17. Shoaib Akhtar (PAK)||4 years, 24 days||60|
|18. Nathan Bracken (AUS)||6 years, 72 days||60|
|19. Kirtley Ambrose (WI)||3 years, 310 days||61|
|20. Ian Bishop (WI)||7 years, 208 days||61|
Among the top 20 players, Saqlain Mushtaq (Pakistan) has set a record of taking 100 wickets in just 1 year and 225 days in the shortest time. Dennis Lillee (AUS) holds the record for the most time in the top 20 players taking 100 ODI wickets in 10 years and 289 days.
Jasprit Bumrah is the second fastest 100 wicket-taker for India. He achieved this feat in 57 innings. While his teammate Mohammed Shami has achieved the distinction of being the fastest Indian to take 100 wickets in just 56 innings.
Other Indians who have taken the fastest 100 wickets in ODIs; Zaheer Khan (65), Ajit Agarkar (67) and Javagal Srinath (68).