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| On Jan 15, 2022 1:20 PM IST

Fastest 4000 Runs in ODI – One Day Internationals Record


Fastest 4000 runs in ODI – The hunger of cricketers to score runs and take wickets has taken the game of cricket to newer levels.

Fastest 4000 runs in ODI

Let’s look at a list of batsmen who have scored fastest 4000 runs in ODI

Player Team Innings taken
1. Hashim Amla South Africa 81
2. Vivian Richards West Indies 88
3. Joe Root England 91
4. Virat Kohli India 93
5. David Warner Australia 93

1. Hashim Amla – 81 innings 

Hashim Amla holds the record of fastest 4000 runs in ODI. He completed his 4000 runs in his 81st innings in a match against India at Durban in 2013. The right-hander won many matches for his country and apart from fastest to 4000 runs, he is also fastest to 3000, 5000, 6000 and 7000 ODI runs.

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2. Viv Richards – 88 innings

Viv Richards is second on the list of quickest 4000 runs in ODI. He was the mainstay of the West Indian bowling line-up during his playing days and etched many records to his name. He scored his 4000th run in his 88th innings and in a game against New Zealand at Albion in 1985. The batter was amongst the greats to have played the game of cricket and ended his career with 15,261 runs to his name.

3. Joe Root – 91 innings 

Considered as one among the modern-day greats, Joe Root has the fourth Fastest 4000 runs in ODI. It’s fair to say that he’s the most consistent English batter. The right-hander achieved the feat in his 91st match when England squared off against West Indies in Southampton in 2017. The right-hander is still going strong and breaking numerous records along the way.

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4. Virat Kohli – 93 innings 

Virat Kohli’s name on the list of Fastest 4000 runs in ODI won’t surprise you, considering his mettle and ability as a player. He’s arguably one of the best ODI players with more than 12,000 runs and 43 centuries to his name. He scored his 4000th run in his 93rd innings when Team India played England at Ranchi in 2013. The right-hander is still going strong in all the formats of the game and is expected that he’ll break more records.

5. David Warner – 93 innings 

Explosive Australian opener David Warner is fifth on the list. Considered as one of the best openers in modern-day cricket, Warner, like Kohli, achieved the feat in his 93rd innings when his side was playing Bangladesh in The Oval. The southpaw so far has amassed 5455 runs in ODI at an average of 45.08.

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