Stats Alert: Top 10 batsmen fastest to 9000 ODI runs

AB de Villiers became the fastest batsman to complete 9000 runs in ODI cricket during the 3rd game against New Zealand at Wellington.

The South African skipper took 205 innings to achieve the feat, surpassing the previous record set by former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly.

Here is the list of top 10 batsmen fastest to 9000 ODI runs:

No. Batsman Opposition Matches Innings
1. AB de Villiers (SA) New Zealand 214 205
2. Sourav Ganguly (IND) Australia 236 228
3. Sachin Tendulkar (IND) South Africa 242 235
4. Brian Lara (WI) Australia 246 239
5. Ricky Ponting (AUS) South Africa 248 242
6. Jacques Kallis (SA) England 256 242
7. MS Dhoni (IND) New Zealand 281 244
8. Mohammad Yousuf (PAK) Bangladesh 258 245
9. Rahul Dravid (IND) Pakistan 280 259
10. Adam Gilchrist (AUS) Sri Lanka 268 261
10. Chris Gayle (WI) Zimbabwe 266 261

Note: All stats updated till 25th February, 2017.

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