Statistics: List of cricketers fastest to 11000 ODI runs
Kumar Sangakkara, the veteran Sri Lankan batsman was at his mercurial best today in the 3rd ODI against Bangladesh when he became the fifth fastest batsman in the history of ODI cricket to reach an incredible feat of 11000 runs in a career. When he was dismissed for a quick-fire 48 off 49 balls in the 36th over, Bangladesh must have felt a sigh of relief as they were finally successful in dismissing him under 50 for the very first time in the series.
The former Sri Lankan captain has joined the elite company headed by India’s Sachin Tendulkar who achieved the feat in just 276 innings against England at Kanpur in 2002, followed by Australian legend Ricky Ponting.
Here is the list of cricketers fastest to 11000 ODI runs (in terms of innings):
*Stats are updated up to 28th March, 2013.