Sandeep Lamichhane has become the fastest bowler in One Day International (ODI) cricket history to take 100 wickets. He accomplished this feat in Nepal’s 50th ODI, breaking the previous record held by Afghan superstar Rashid Khan.
Sandeep Lamichhane accomplished this feat in 42 matches, breaking Khan’s previous record of 44 ODIs. In 52 and 53 games, respectively, Mitchell Starc of Australia and Shaqlin Mushtaq of Pakistan are the bowlers who reached 100 ODI wickets the second and third quickest.
He bowled Adeel Shafique out with the third ball of the 13th over. Sandeep Lamichhane became the first player from Nepal to acquire 100 ODI wickets with incredible performance. It was his first of the game against Oman in Nepal’s second ACC Premier Cup match on Friday at TU Cricket Ground. In the same over, he dismissed Zeeshan Maqsood for a duck, followed by a wicket of Kashyap Prajapati in the next.
The 22-year-old made his ODI debut against the Netherlands in August 2018, in Nepal’s first-ever ODI match. In his debut, he took one wicket, dismissing Stephan Myburgh. He has established himself as a key player on the team’s bowling lineup. With three five-wicket hauls and eight subsequent four-wicket hauls, he established this record.
Sandeep Lamichhane: Total Wickets against various nations:
Papua New Guinea – 25 wickets (9 matches)
UAE has 22 wickets in 10 matches.
15 wickets – USA (6 matches)
Namibia has 14 wickets in four matches.
Scotland – 10 wickets in 4 games
Oman has 9* wickets in 7 matches.
Netherlands – 4 wickets in 2 games