Shakib becomes fastest to score 5000 runs and claim 200 wickets in ODI

Shakib on brink of 5000 ODI runsBangladesh ace all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has rostered another record beside his name. On the way to his innings of 20 not out so far against South Africa in the first ODI, Shakib bolstered in the top position of all-rounders registering fastest 5000 runs and 200 wickets in ODIs. [বাংলায় পড়ুনঃ ক্যালিস-জয়াসুরিয়াদের ছাড়িয়ে নতুন কীর্তি সাকিবের]

In his 178th match, Shakib Al Hasan crossed 5000 run mark, eclipsing former South African great Jacques Kallis. Kallis played 221 matches to score 5000 run and claim 200 wickets.

Sri Lankan batting all-rounder Sanath Jayasuriya is third in the list. He has 235 matches beside his name to do so.

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Two Pakistani former all-rounders Shahid Afridi and Abdur Razzak is in third and fourth spot respectively.

Afridi needed 239 matches while Razzak took 258 matches to do so.

At the De Beer Diamond Oval in Kimberly, visiting Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza won the toss and decided to bat first.

Losing two openers, the Tigers are now in 118 in 24 overs.