Mohammed Shami became the fastest Indian bowler to 150 ODI wickets in first India vs England ODI at the Kennington Oval. The seamer needed 80 matches to 150 ODI wickets. Shami achieved the feat with his second wicket of the match. Overall, Shami is third joint-fastest to reach 150 ODI wickets.
Shami also became the joint-third fastest ever to take 150 ODI wickets along with Afghanistan’s Rashid Khan. Australia’s Mitchell Starc (77 matches) and Pakistan’s Saqlain Mushtaq (78 matches) hold the top-two positions for the fastest bowlers to reach 150 ODI wickets.
Fastest Indian to take 150 wickets in ODI format
- Mohammed Shami: 80 games
- Ajit Agarkar: 97 games
- Zaheer Khan: 103 games.