Shakib adds another feather to galore of records


PV Sports Desk : World’s leading all rounder Shakib Al Hasan added another feather to his galore of records as he scored the quickest double of 5,000 ODI runs and 200 ODI wickets as he scored 17 runs today against South Africa to reach this landmark on Sunday in the first ODI at Kimberly.

Shakib is just the fifth player in ODI history to achieve the mark with 224 wickets. He reached the mark in 178 matches and in 168 innings. Shakib had also reached the 200-wicket mark against South Africa in Chittagong in June 2015.

The players who reached the milestone before him are a who’s who of limited-overs giants: Sanath Jayasuriya (13,340 runs and 323 wickets), Jacques Kallis (11,579 runs and 273 wickets), Shahid Afridi (8,064 runs and 395 wickets) and Abdur Razzak (5,080 runs and 269 wickets).