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Shakib Al Hasan became the first Bangladeshi bowler to take 300 wickets

By Kaif - March 7, 2023 - Last updated on Mar 07, 2023 04:26 PM
Shakib Al Hasan became the first Bangladeshi bowler to take 300 wickets

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Shakib Al Hasan became the first Bangladeshi bowler to take 300 wickets. Most wickets in men's ODI cricket

Shakib became the third bowler to score more than 6000 runs and take more than 300 wickets in ODIs and the first Bangladeshi bowler to take 300 ODI wickets.

Shakib Al Hasan became the first Bangladeshi bowler to take 300 wickets, Bangladesh's Shakib Al Hasan created history in the third ODI against England. Shakib Al Hasan became the first Bangladesh bowler to take 300 ODI wickets. He achieved this feat by taking the wicket of Rehan Ahmed in the third ODI against England at Chittagong.

Apart from this, Shakib has become the third all-rounder to score more than 6000 runs and more than 300 wickets in ODIs. Before him this feat was done by Sanath Jayasuriya and Shahid Afridi. Shakib became the third left-arm spinner after Daniel Vettori and Jayasuriya to achieve this feat.

Let us tell you that during the home ODI series against the Indian team, Shakib became the first all-rounder to complete 3,000 runs and 150 wickets at home. Jayasuriya has left far behind Shakib in terms of this record. Jayasuriya had scored 3880 runs in ODIs on home pitch and also took 119 wickets. Currently, he has retired from international cricket long back.

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Shakib Al Hasan first ODI wicket

Shakib Al Hasan got his first ODI wicket in the form of Elton Chigumbura against Zimbabwe in 2006. Asad Shafiq became Shakib's 100th victim in ODIs in 2010 during the Asia Cup. In 2015, he got his 200th wicket by dismissing Hashim Amla. Shakib became the highest wicket-taker for Bangladesh in 2021, surpassing Mashrafe Mortaza (269) as soon as he took his 270th wicket.

Spinners with most wickets in ODI

  • Muttiah Muralitharan - 534
  • Shahid Afridi - 395
  • Anil Kumble - 337
  • Sanath Jayasuriya - 323
  • Daniel Vettori - 305

Most wickets in men's ODI cricket

Bowler wickets
Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka) 534
Wasim Akram (Pakistan) 502
Waqar Younis (Pakistan) 416
Chaminda Vaas (Sri Lanka) 400
Shahid Afridi (Pakistan) 395
Shaun Pollock (South Africa) 393
Glenn McGrath (Australia) 381
Brett Lee (Australia) 380
Lasith Malinga (Sri Lanka) 338
Anil Kumble (India) 337
Sanath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka) 323
Javagal Srinath (India) 315
Daniel Vettori (New Zealand) 305
Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh) 300
Shane Warne (Australia) 293

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