Shaheen becomes fastest Pakistani bowler to claim 100 ODI wkts

Shaheen Shah Afridi

KOLKATA: Pakistani fast bowler Shaheen Afridi has etched his name into the cricketing annals, achieving a remarkable milestone.

He has joined the elite list of the fastest bowlers to secure 100 wickets in One Day Internationals (ODIs).

Shaheen Afridi stands as the fastest Pakistani to accomplish this feat, doing so in just 51 matches.

The record was previously held by Australian pacer Mitchell Starc, who reached the century wicket mark in 52 matches.

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This significant milestone was attained during a World Cup match against Bangladesh, where Shaheen Afridi dismissed Bangladeshi opener Tanzid Hasan, securing his 100th ODI wicket in his very first over.

The remarkable achievement highlights Shaheen Afridi’s exceptional talent and his vital role in Pakistan’s cricketing success.

In terms of the overall rankings, Shaheen Afridi now stands as the third-fastest bowler to reach 100 ODI wickets.

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