Afridi joins 300-club in one-day cricket

Updated: 27 February 2011 00:12 IST

Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi completed 300 one-day wickets when he dismissed Sri Lanka counterpart Kumar Sangakkara in his team's 11-run World Cup win at R. Premeadasa stadium on Saturday.

Colombo:

Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi completed 300 one-day wickets when he dismissed Sri Lanka counterpart Kumar Sangakkara in his team's 11-run World Cup win at R. Premeadasa stadium on Saturday.

Afridi took 4-34 as Pakistan defended a challenging 278-run target.

Afridi is the 11th bowler to take 300 or more wickets in one-day matches and the third Pakistani behind Wasim Akram (502) and Waqar Younis (416)

The list, headed by Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan with 522 wickets, have three each from Pakistan and Sri Lanka, two each from India, Australia and one from South Africa.

Bowlers who have 300-plus wickets in ODIs (player, country, wickets, best, 4-wicket matches):

Muttiah Muralitharan (SRI) 343 522 7-30 23.19 14

Wasim Akram (PAK) 356 502 5-15 23.52 17

Waqar Younis (PAK) 262 416 7-36 23.84 14

Chaminda Vaas (SRI) 322 400 8-19 27.53 09

Shaun Pollock (RSA) 303 393 6-35 24.50 12

Glenn McGrath (AUS) 250 381 7-15 22.02 09

Brett Lee (AUS) 194 337 5-22 23.09 11

Anil Kumble (IND) 271 337 6-12 30.89 08

Sanath Jayasuriya (SRI) 444 322 6-29 36.72 08

Javagal Srinath (IND) 229 315 5-23 28.08 07

Shahid Afridi (PAK) 314 301 6-38 34.52 03

Topics : Cricket Shahid Afridi Pakistan Sri Lanka ICC World Cup, 2011
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