Imam ul Haq ODI: Pakistan’s opening batsman Imam ul Haq has completed 3,000 runs in ODIs. He touched this figure in the match against Sri Lanka in the World Cup. Imam became the second fastest batsman to score 3 thousand runs in ODI. The Pakistani opener has also overtaken Virat Kohli and Babar Azam in terms of completing the fastest 3000 runs in ODIs. However, he could not overtake Hashim Amla, who holds the record of scoring 3,000 runs in the fewest innings in ODIs.
Imam ul Haq took 67 innings to score 3 thousand runs in ODIs. Hashim Amla, who was at number one, had played 57 innings to reach this figure. At the same time, Shai Hope of West Indies and Pakistan’s other opener Fakhar Zaman also completed 3 thousand runs in 67 innings of ODI. Whereas Pakistan captain Babar Azam took 68 innings to complete 3 thousand runs in ODIs. Whereas former Indian captain Virat Kohli had touched the figure of 3 runs in 75 innings of ODI. Virat is at number 14 in the list of fastest scorer of 3000 runs in ODI.
Top-5 batsmen who scored fastest 3 thousand runs in ODI
- Hashim Amla (South Africa) – 57 innings
- Shai Hope (West Indies) – 67 innings
- Fakhar Zaman (Pakistan) – 67 innings
- Imam ul Haq (Pakistan) – In 67 innings.
- Babar Azam (Pakistan) – In 68 innings.
Have debuted in all three formats
It is noteworthy that Imam has debuted for Pakistan in all three formats. Although he has played only 2 T20 International matches. He played his last T20I match in 2019. He has played 22 Tests and 68 ODIs. In Tests, he has scored 1474 runs at an average of 38.79. Apart from this, he has scored 3003 runs in ODIs at an average of 49.23. He has scored 21 runs in two T20 matches.
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