Babar Azam set to leave Kohli, Richards, Amla behind to become fastest on this ODI list

Sports Tak Staff
May 4, 2023

Babar Azam is just 19 runs away from completing 5,000 ODI runs

If Babar Azam scores 19 runs in 4th ODI vs New Zealand, he will become fastest to 5,000 ODI runs

Babar Azam is likely to achieve the outstanding feat in his 97th ODI innings

Former South Africa opener Hashim Amla is currently the fastest to 5,000 ODI runs from 101 innings

Amla is followed by legendary West Indies batter Viv Richards who achieved the feat from 114 innings

The fastest Asian batter on the list is former Virat Kohli who completed 5,000 ODI runs in 114 innings as well

Before Babar Azam breaks the record, Saeed Anwar is fastest Pakistan batter to 5,000 ODI runs from 138 innings

In the third ODI Babar scored 54 runs as Pakistan beat New Zealand by 26 runs to take unassailable 3-0 lead in series

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