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Shaheen Afridi becomes the fastest pacer to complete 100 ODI Wickets

The 23-year-old Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi created a new history by becoming the fastest pacer to complete 100 ODI wickets.

Sandipan Ghosh
Last updated: 31.10.2023
Shaheen Afridi becomes the fastest pacer to complete 100 ODI Wickets

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The 23-year-old Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi created a new history by becoming the fastest pacer to complete 100 ODI wickets.

Shaheen Shah Afridi completed 100 ODI wickets

Pakistan fast-bowler Shaheen Shah Afridi completed his 100 ODI wickets during the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 match against Bangladesh at Eden Gardens (Kolkata). During the first over of the match, Afridi trapped the Bangladesh opener Tanzid Hasan for a five-ball duck.

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Although Hasan went for the DRS, he was unlucky as it ended with an umpire’s call. By confirming that wicket, Afridi completed 100 wickets in his ODI career.

It was the 51st ODI match for Afridi, where the Pakistan left-arm fast bowler completed 100 ODI wickets. Here are some key stats on Afridi’s 100 ODI wickets achievement.

  • Afridi became the fastest pacer to record 100 ODI wickets.

  • Afridi became the third-fastest bowler to record 100 wickets in ODI cricket.

Fastest bowlers to complete 100 ODI wickets


Player (Team)

Bowling style

Matches to complete 100 ODI wickets

Sandeep Lamichhane (Nepal)

Right-arm leg-spinner

42

Rashid Khan (Afghanistan)

Right-arm leg-spinner

44

Shaheen Shah Afridi (Pakistan)

Left-arm fast

51

Mitchell Starc (Australia)

Left-arm fast

52

Saqlain Mushtaq (Pakistan)

Right-arm off-spinner

53

(Updated until October 31, 2023)

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