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Shikhar Dhawan Fifth Fastest to Reach 2000 ODI Runs


  • India’s Shikhar Dhawan became the fifth fastest batsman to cross the 2000 runs in ODI’s. He achieved this in the third ODI against Sri Lanka, his 49th ODI and 48th innings. South Africa’s Hashim Amla is the fastest to reach that mark as he crossed 2000 ODI runs in 40 innings. Amla is followed by Pakistan’s Zaheer Abbas who took 5 innings more than the South African.

    West Indian great Viv Richards too took 48 innings to cross the landmark score in ODI’s. Dhawan surpassed NS Sidhu, who took 52 innings as the fastest Indian to reach the milestone.

    S.No

    Name

    Country

    Matches

    Innings

    Year

    1

    Hashin Amla

    South Africa

    41

    40

    2011

    2

    Zaheer Abbas

    Pakistan

    45

    45

    1983

    3

    Kevin Pietersen

    England

    45

    45

    2007

    4

    Jonathan Trott

    England

    47

    47

    2012

    5

    Shikhar Dhawan

    India

     49

    48

    2014

     *Stats updated till 9 November 2014

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