Babar breaks ODI World Record, leaves behind Amla, Kohli for mega milestone

Sports Tak Staff
May 5, 2023

Pakistan skipper Babar Azam scripted history as he has created yet another World Record in the ODIs

Babar became the fastest batsman to amass 5000 runs in the One Day International during the 4th ODI against New Zealand

Babar took just 97 innings to launch this World Record on Friday (May 5).

Babar left behind the likes of Hashim Amla, Virat Kohli, Vivian Richards, David Warner for this mega milestone. Let's have a look at the list of cricketers who were quickest to 5000 ODI runs.

Before Babar, former South Africa opener Hashim Amla held this record as he took 101 innings to score 5,000 ODI runs

West Indies' batting legend Viv Richards took 114 innings to score 5000 ODI runs

Virat Kohli, who was fastest Asian batter before Babar to complete 5000 ODI runs, took 114 innings to achieve the feat.

Australia's star batter David Warner took 115 innings to complete 5000 ODI runs

England's star batter Joe Root took 116 innings to complete 5000 ODI runs

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