Stats Corner: Top 10 Fastest Batsmen to 8000 ODI runs in ODIs

Cricket is an intriguing contest between the clash of the titans as one tries to get the better of the other. We might have heard what collective performance is all about and at the same time, individual recitals can be so searing that his endeavours on the turf are directly proportional to multiple players’ efforts as well.

Keep the milestones aside but what’s more important than the team enjoying the complete recital of the victory? At times, personal records too speak volumes when the batsman is a touch concerned about his form. It’s better to be consistent rather than blooming once in a blue moon that never pays off.

Let’s take a look at the Top 10 batsmen who scored the fastest 8000 ODI runs.

#10. Chris Gayle – 221 innings

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The Calypso Steel king-sized Godzilla has carved out a reputation for himself as a dangerous hitter. Right from ball one, he can smash it over the park such is the strength and agility in his hands.

Many won’t be astonished by the fact that he generates searing bat speed than the pace of the ball. The Caribbean achieved the feat against Bangladesh in Dhaka on March 4, 2011.

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