Umar Gul takes 100th ODI Wicket

Posted on November 9, 2009
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Few hours ago when Umar Gul got A.J. Redmond out on his ball (c Aamer b Umar: 27), he completed his 100 ODI wickets. He thus became Pakistans 16th and World’s 96th bowler to do so. Before we go into the the table of all Pakistan bowlers who have taken 100 ODI wickets, how about we take a look at a few yorkers from Umar Gul.

Following is the list of Pakistani bowlers with 100 or more ODI wickets in career. Number in parenthesis is their world rank in terms of highest career wickets in ODIs.

1 (2). Wasim Akram: 502 wickets at 23.52 runs/wicket
2 (3). Waqar Younis: 416 wickets at 23.84 runs/wicket
3 (12). Saqlain Mushtaq: 288 wickets at 21.78 runs/wicket
4 (15). Shahid Afridi: 268 wickets at 34.52 runs/wicket
5 (18). Abdul Razzak: 254 wickets at 31.12 runs/wicket
6 (26). Shoaib Akhtar: 223 wickets at 23.86 runs/wicket
7 (35). Imran Khan: 182 wickets at 26.61 runs/wicket
8 (36). Aaqib Javed: 182 wickets at 31.43 runs/wicket
9 (41). Mushtaq Ahmed: 161 wickets at 33.29 runs/wicket
10 (63). Abdul Qadir: 132 wickets at 26.16 runs/wicket
11 (65). Shoaib Malik: 130 wickets at 36.59 runs/wicket
12 (70). Azhar Mahmood: 123 wickets at 39.13 runs/wicket
13 (72). Mohammad Sami: 118 wickets at 28.44 runs/wicket
14 (82). Mudassar Nazar: 111 wickets at 30.91 runs/wicket
15 (89). Rana Naved-ul-Hasan: 104 wickets at 28.18 runs/wicket
16 (96). Umar Gul: 100 wickets at 26.51 runs/wicket

24 responses to “Umar Gul takes 100th ODI Wicket”

  1. Umar bhaai is a great bowler MashAllah.

  2. sayali says:

    congratulation,keep it up Mr.Umar Gul.Allha aup ko salamat rakhkhe,Khudahapis.

  3. Riaz Haq says:

    With an unbeaten 73 in a record 10th wicket partnership of 103 against New Zealand, Pakistani tail-end batsman Mohammed Aamer’s performance with Saeed Ajmal was nothing short of awe-inspiring. After the rest of the Pakistani batting collapsed in chasing a paltry total of only 212 runs, Aamer and Ajmal put on a fierce fight, almost clinching the series.

    In his impeccable batting against NZ that featured three huge sixes and seven confident fours, 17-year-old Aamer put his senior team-mates to shame and showed the way for Pakistani youngsters to never give up—-in play or in real life. It is an absolute confidence booster for a nation that really needs it in this difficult hour.

    http://www.riazhaq.com/2009/11/pakistani-tail-enders-inspiring.html

  4. Ali says:

    Mohammed ‘Sher Dil’ Aamer

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