Babar Azam has now become the fastest batsman to complete 5000 runs in ODIs. Babar achieved this position in just 97 innings, breaking Hashim Amla’s record.

Babar Azam Becomes The Fastest To Reach 5000 Runs In ODIs :

Pakistan cricket team captain Babar Azam has now made another big record in ODI cricket. Babar has now become the fastest batsman to complete 5,000 runs in ODIs. Before Babar, this record was in the name of former South African veteran player Hashim Amla. Amla completed his 5,000 runs in ODI format in 101 innings.

A moment to remember for Babar Azam #Photo credit – ICC

Babar Azam achieved this record in the fourth match of the ODI series being played against New Zealand at home. Babar has now left behind all the veterans by achieving this position in just 97 innings in ODIs. While Babar is now in the first place in the list, Hashim Amla has reached the second number.

Former West Indies legend Vivian Richards completed his 5,000 runs in 114 innings in ODIs. Former Indian team captain Virat Kohli is also in fourth place in this list with 114 innings. Australian opening batsman David Warner has now reached number 5 in this list with 115 innings.

Babar Azam is the second fastest player to complete 4000 Runs

In ODI format, Babar Azam is continuously making many records with his bat. Babar is the second fastest player to complete 4,000 runs in ODIs. Babar had achieved this position in just 81 innings.

Babar Azam has so far been seen scoring runs at an average of around 60 in the ODI format. Babar has 17 centuries and 27 half-century innings in ODIs. Babar scores runs in ODIs at a strike rate of 89.24.

Top 10 Fastest Player to Score 5000 Runs

PlayerOppositionGroundMatInnsMatch DateDebutTime
Babar Azam (PAK)v New ZealandKarachi99975 May 202331 May 20157y 339d
Hashim Amla (SA)v West IndiesDurban10410116 Jan 20159 Mar 20086y 313d
IVA Richards (WI)v EnglandMelbourne12611430 Jan 19877 Jun 197511y 237d
Virat Kohli (IND)v West IndiesKochi12011421 Nov 201318 Aug 20085y 95d
David Warner (AUS)v IndiaWankhede11711514 Jan 202018 Jan 200910y 361d
JE Root (ENG)v West IndiesBridgetown12211620 Feb 201911 Jan 20136y 40d
Q de Kock (SA)v EnglandCape Town1161164 Feb 202019 Jan 20137y 16d
Brian Lara (WI)v South AfricaLahore1201183 Nov 19979 Nov 19906y 359d
Shikar Dhawan (IND)v New ZealandNapier11911823 Jan 201920 Oct 20108y 95d

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