50 wickets may seem like a small number for the audience but only the bowlers can feel the pride, pressure, and real efforts behind those numbers. These 10 players have crossed their first half-century with wickets in ODI cricket. These wickets are not only pride for those bowlers but also the key to proving to the world that they are one of the best bowlers in their period. Since 50 is a smaller number, these players have achieved it at a young age in their career. Many bowlers take many years to achieve this mark in their bowling record, but these players have attained this in their early stages.
1. Ajantha Mendis
The player at the top of this list is the bowler AJANTHA MENDIS from team Sri Lanka for his amazing performance in his ODI career by having the fastest 50 wickets. He took 277 days and 19 matches. He took his 50th wicket in an ICC ODI match between SL and Zimbabwe in the year 2008, and this was played in the Mirpur ground.
2. Sandeep Lamichhane
The player at the 2nd spot is the bowler and cricketer SANDEEP LAMICHHANE from team Nepal for his excellent 50 wickets in a short period of his ODI career. This took a total of 3 years and 237 days. He took his 50th wicket in a game between Nepal and PNG in the Kirtipur ground on 26 Mar 2022.
3. Ajit Agarkar
At the 3rd spot is the famous and talented bowler AJIT AGARKAR from team India for his brilliant bowling performance and fast 50 wickets in his ODI career which took him a total of 182 days and a total of 23 ODI matches. He took his 50th wicket in a game between India and Zimbabwe on the Harare ground on 30 Sep 1998.
4. Mitchell Mcclenaghan
The player at the 4th spot is the former bowler and cricketer MITCHELL MCCLENAGHAN from team New Zealand for his amazing deliveries and fast 50 wickets in his ODI career which took him a total of 1 year and 278 days and 23 matches. His 50th wicket was in an ICC ODI match between NZ and South Africa in the year 2013.
5. Dennis Lillee
The player at the 5th spot is the former and one of the earliest cricketers and bowler DENNIS LILLEE from team Australia for his fast 50 wickets in his ODI career bowling which took him a total of 24 matches in 8 years and 116 days. His 50th wicket was in an ODI match between Australia and India on Sydney ground in 1980.
6. Hasan Ali
The player at the 6th spot is the current bowler and cricketer HASAN ALI from team Pakistan for his amazing ODI career record in having the fastest 50 wickets, and it took him a total of 24 matches in 1 year and 61 days. He took his 50th wicket in an ODI match between Pakistan and SL in Abu Dhabi on 18 Oct 2017.
7. Kuldeep Yadav
The player at the 7th spot is the talented bowler and cricketer KULDEEP YADAV from team India for his amazing ODI career record in having the fastest 50 wickets and it took him a total of 24 matches in 1 year and 87 days. His 50th wicket was in an ODI match between India and Hong Kong in the Dubai ground on 18 Sep 2018.
8. Shane Warne
The player at the 8th spot is the famous spin master SHANE WARNE from team Australia and his performance in ODI cricket. His bowling records need no introduction and he took his 50 wickets in 25 matches in 1 year and 173 days. This 50th wicket was taken in an ODI match between Australia and SL in the year 1994.
9. Matt Henry
The player at the 9th spot is the bowler and cricketer MATT HENRY from the New Zealand team and his performance in the ODI cricket in which he took his fastest 50 wickets in a span of 25 matches in 2 years and 8 days. This was created in the ODI match between NZ and Australia in the Hamilton ground on 8 Feb 2016.
10. Barry Mccarthy
The player at the 10th spot is the bowler and cricketer BARRY MCCARTHY from team Ireland for his performance in the ODI cricket which he started in 2016 and it took him 25 matches in 2 years and 323 days to completer his 50 wickets. This was completed in an ODI match between Ireland and WI in the year 2019.