Cricket

India vs New Zealand: Mohammed Shami becomes fastest Indian to claim 100 ODI wickets

  • Press Trust of India
  • January 23rd, 2019
  • 10:11:49 IST

Seamer Mohammed Shami on Wednesday became the fastest Indian to claim 100 wickets in One-day Internationals, reaching the mark in the opening match against New Zealand in Napier.

This was his 56th game in the 50-over format.

Shami's wicket number 100 was New Zealand opener Martin Guptill, who played onto his stumps a delivery that moved in after pitching on a good length.

With his brilliant opening burst at McLean Park, the 28-year-old Shami continued his good showing in the limited-overs' format, having impressed in Australia prior to this five-match ODI series.

Before Shami, Irfan Pathan reached the 100-wicket mark in 59 ODIs, while Zaheer Khan (65 matches), Ajit Agarkar (67) and Javagal Srinath (68) are the other Indian bowlers to complete a century of wickets in the quickest time.

Updated Date: January 23, 2019 10:11:49 IST

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