Top 10 Batsmen fastest to 9000 ODI runs: Its not easy to score 9000 runs in shorter format. There are many batsmen reached the milestone of 9000 runs in ODI but only few took less time to reach this milestone. Here we collected the list of players who scored 9000 runs in least innings. Check out:-
Chris Gayle – 261 innings
Jamaican batsman Chris Gayle, who known to be the destructive batsman, reached 9000 runs in his 261st innings. This is the 10th fastest to score 9k runs in ODI format. He made his ODI debut on Sep 11, 1999 and took 15 year 166 days to reach this milestone as he reached it on Feb 24, 2015 against Zimbabwe at Canberra.
Adam Gilchrist – 261 innings
Australian left-hand opener Adam Gilchrist, who made his debut on Oct 25, 1996, took 10 year 185 days to reach this milestone. He done this on Apr 28, 2007 against Sri Lanka at Bridgetown.
Rahul Dravid – 259 innings
Indian batsman Rahul Dravid might not played aggressive but finds the No.8 spot in this list. He scored 9000 runs in his 259th innings and he played for India, Asia XI and ICC XI. He made his ODI debut on Apr 3, 1996 and reached it on Feb 19, 2006 as he took 9 year 322 days. He reached this milestone against Pakistan at Karachi.
Mohammad Yousuf – 245 innings
Pakistan’s one of the best ODI batsman Mohammad Yousuf made his ODI debut on Mar 28, 1998 and reached 9000 ODI runs in his 245th. It took 10 year 14 days as he done this against Bangladesh at Faisalabad.
Ms Dhoni – 244 innings
India’s one of the successfull captain and wicket-keeper batsman, Ms Dhoni, has played 281 matches and batted in 244 matches. He made his ODI debut on Dec 23, 2004 and took 11 year 305 days to reach this milestone. He done this against New Zealand at Mohali on Oct 23, 2016.
Jacques Kallis – 242 innings
South African legendary all-rounder Jacques Kallis made his ODI debut on Jan 9, 1996 and reached this milestone on Apr 17, 2007 against England at Bridgedown. He took 11 year 98 days to did this.
Ricky Ponting – 242 innings
Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting had taken 11 year and 18 days to reach 9000 ODI runs. He made his ODI debut on Feb 15, 1995 and reached this milestone on Mar 5, 2006 against South Africa at Port Elizabeth.
Brian Lara – 239 innings
West Indies legendary batsman Brain Lara made his ODI debut on Nov 9, 1990 and took 14 year 66 days to reach this milestone. He did this in his 239th innings against Australia at Melbourne on Jan 14, 2005.
Sachin Tendulkar – 235 innings
One of the greatest cricketer of all time Sachin Tendulkar took 235 innings to reach 9000 ODI runs. He made his debut on Dec 18, 1989 and reached this on Mar 19, 2000 against South Africa at Nagpur.
Sourav Ganguly – 228 innings
Former Indian left-hander Sourav Ganguly scored 9000 ODI runs in his 228th innings against Australia at Melbourne. He made his debut on Jan 11, 1992 and took 11 year 363 days to reach this milestone.