ODI cricket has come a long way since it first burst on to the scene way back in the 1970’s. From being a format that was predominantly owned by the fast bowlers in its early days, the game has evolved to being a paradise for batsmen. Thereby, when one compares the batting greats of the earlier eras, to the modern day giants, it hardly does make any sense.
With restrictions on batting being at its minimal, there has been a constant run glutton in this format. The 2010’s decade has been owned by batsmen in all aspects as some eye popping numbers have been piled up by absolute champions.
With AB de Villiers now becoming the quickest batsman to get to 9000 career ODI runs, we have a look at the top 10 batsmen who get to the milestone in the least number of innings.