Pakitsan’s Fakhar Zaman becomes fastest player to score 1000 ODI runs
Fakhar Zaman from Pakistan has become the fastest player to score 1000 runs in One-Day International (ODI) cricket during the 5th match against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo on July 22, 2018. He took 18 innings to achieve the feat and broke West Indies great Vivian Richards’ record. Richards was the first crickter to complete 1000 runs in ODIs, in Jan 1980, in his 21st innings. Apart from this, Zaman also became the first Pakistan batsman to score a double ton in ODI cricket history and also stitched a world record partnership of 304 runs for the opening wicket with Imam-ul-Haq. For India, Captain Virat Kohli holds the record for being the fastest Indian to cross the 1000-run mark after he took 24 innings to reach the milestone.
Topics: Batting • Century • Cricket • Fakhar Zaman • Imam-ul-Haq • Pakistani cricket team in Zimbabwe • Partnership • Pashtun people • Punjabi people • Team sports • Virat Kohli • Wisden Cricketers of the Year