New Delhi. Indian cricket team’s star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has achieved a special milestone in his 182nd ODI International. Jadeja joined the exclusive club of Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh as soon as he took the first wicket in the Super 4 of Asia Cup 2023 against Bangladesh. Jadeja achieved this feat by LBWing Shamim Hussain. He completed 200 wickets in ODI cricket.
He became the third spin bowler to do so for India. At the same time, he became the 7th bowler for India to enter this club. Not only this, Ravindra Jadeja became the Indian bowler who took the most wickets in the last match of the ODI Asia Cup. As soon as he took the first wicket in this match, he equaled Pakistani spinner Saeed Ajmal. Overall, he has become the joint fourth bowler to take the most wickets in the history of this tournament.
A Special DOUBLE HUNDRED
Well done, Ravindra Jadeja!
— BCCI (@BCCI) September 15, 2023
Indian bowlers who took 200 wickets in ODI cricket
- Anil Kumble- 337 wickets
- Javagal Srinath- 315 wickets
- Ajit Agarkar- 288 wickets
- Zaheer Khan- 282 wickets
- Harbhajan Singh- 269 wickets
- Kapil Dev- 253 wickets
- Ravindra Jadeja- 200 wickets (so far)
Ravindra Jadeja’s best ODI figures
Ravindra Jadeja has so far taken 200 wickets in 182 ODI matches with an economy of 4.9. Talking about the world, former Sri Lankan bowler Nuwan Kulasekara and former West Indies bowler Dwayne Bravo have 199-199 wickets in their names. That means Jadeja has gone ahead of these two in the list of bowlers taking the most wickets in ODI cricket. His figures in ODI cricket are excellent. He has also scored more than 2000 runs as a batsman. His batting average in ODIs is more than 32.
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