Topyaps Logo

Topyaps Logo Topyaps Logo Topyaps Logo Topyaps Logo

Topyaps menu

Responsive image

AB De Villiers Sets New Milestone By Smashing Sourav Ganguly’s Old ODI Record

Published on 25 February, 2017 at 2:01 pm By

South African cricketer AB de Villiers on February 25 smashed former cricketer Sourav Ganguly’s record and overtook him to become the fastest cricketer to score 9,000 runs in one-day internationals (ODI).


Advertisement

 

Playing his 205th ODI innings against New Zealand, de Villiers crossed 9000 runs milestone in style when he hit a four in Lockie Ferguson’s over.

33 year-old de Villers, achieved this feat in just 205 innings which is a stunning 23 innings fewer than Ganguly, who achieved it in 228 innings.



 

DeVillers is only the 18th cricketer and second South African behind Jacques Kallis, to reach the 9,000 mark, but he has reached the target with the highest average of 53.86 and best strike-rate of 99.94.

Next person who might achieve this feat is India’s current captain Virat Kohli who currently has a ODI run-tally of 7,755 runs from 171 innings.

 


Advertisement

Virat also needs to score 245 runs in his next 10 innings to be able to break another de Villers record for fastest 8,000 runs, a milestone, he achieved in just 182 innings.

Advertisement

Latest Stories

Kangana Gave Befitting Reply To Trollers Who Criticising Her for Posing in a Bikini

Kangana Gave Befitting Reply To Trollers Who Criticising Her for Posing in a Bikini


Watch: Ranbir Kapoor Talk About His Marriage with Alia Bhatt In Recent Interview

Watch: Ranbir Kapoor Talk About His Marriage with Alia Bhatt In Recent Interview


Here’s Google’s report of the best Android apps 2020 in India

Here’s Google’s report of the best Android apps 2020 in India


Kangana Shared A Two Piece Picture of Her Got Trolled on Twitter

Kangana Shared A Two Piece Picture of Her Got Trolled on Twitter


17 Unseen Photos of Harshita Gaur, Famous Actress of Sadda Haq & Mirzapur

17 Unseen Photos of Harshita Gaur, Famous Actress of Sadda Haq & Mirzapur


Advertisement

Most Searched

More From Sports

Popular on The Web