Fastest to 100 ODI Wickets

Sandeep Lamichhane holds the record for the fastest bowler in the history of One Day International Cricket to complete 100 ODI Wickets.

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Fastest to 100 ODI Wickets

Bowlers play a significant role in winning or losing the game. Taking the fastest 100 wickets in an ODI or One Day International is one of the most huge achievements of any bowler. It's time We enlist a list of the top 10 players who took the fastest 100 ODI wickets.

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Top 5 Players to Take the Fastest 100 ODI Wickets

1. Sandeep Lamichhane | Nepal | 42 matches

Sandeep Lamichhane holds the record for the fastest bowler in the history of One Day International (ODI) Cricket to complete 100 wickets. He reached the milestone in just 42 matches during the match against Oman (Nepal's 50th ODI match) in the ACC Premier Cup.

2. Rashid Khan | Afghanistan | 44 matches

Rashid Khan is second on the list of the top 10 fastest bowlers to take 100 ODI wickets. It took him only 44 matches to achieve this milestone. Currently, he is one of the best leg spinners in both the formats - T20 and ODI. The Afghan spinner has been an exceptional bowler for his side. Within a short period, he proved his bowling skills in International Cricket.

3. Shaheen Afridi | Pakistan | 51 matches

Shaheen Shah Afridi became the fastest Pakistani bowler to claim 100 ODI wickets. He achieved this feat in the 51st match during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 match against Bangladesh in Kolkata. He is also the fastest pacer to achieve that feat. Afridi has been one of the most key players in Pakistan's lineup and currently leading the bowling attack.

4. Mitchell Starc | Australia | 52 matches

Mitchell Starc is one of the best fast bowlers in all the formats of the cricket game. He is the fourth-fastest player to get the 100 wickets in ODI, and it took him only 52 matches to achieve it. He joined the fastest 100 ODI wickets group on 21 August 2016 against Sri Lanka. In the 52nd match, he superseded Saqlain Mushtaq's 19-year-old record of taking the fastest hundred wickets in ODI. But Shaheen Afridi, Rashid Khan and Sandeep Lamichhane ultimately surpassed him.

5. Saqlain Mushtaq | Pakistan | 53 matches

Saqlain Mushtaq revolutionised off-spin in the modern era. Pakistan is known for its fast bowlers, but Saqlain Mushtaq became the finest spinner in the Pakistan cricket team. He is best known for his signature bowling delivery doosra. Saqlain took the fastest 100 ODI wickets in his 53rd match and came fifth in the list of fastest to take 100 ODI wickets.

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