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CT 2017: Approaching milestones ahead of the semi-finals

Here we look at the approaching milestones of players ahead of the Champions Trophy semi-finals

Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh
Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh of India. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

After 12 hard fought matches, England, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh made it to the semi-finals of the CT 2017. While these 4 teams get ready to play in the knockout stage and bag the title, a few players from these teams will be aiming at some individual achievements simultaneously.

Here we look at the approaching milestones of players ahead of the Champions Trophy semi-finals:

47 – Wickets picked by Moeen Ali in ODIs so far; he needs 3 more wickets to complete 50 ODI wickets and become the 6th spinner to take 50 ODI wickets for England.

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49 – Matches played by Alex Hales in ODI format so far. The semi-final against Pakistan could be his 50th ODI.

98 – Sixes hit by Shoaib Malik in his ODI career so far. He needs two more sixes to complete 100 sixes in ODIs. In International cricket, Malik has hit 149 sixes so far and is one short of completing 150 sixes across formats in international matches.

149 – Number of sixes Eoin Morgan has hit in ODI cricket so far; he needs to hit one more six to become only the 12th player to hit 150 ODI sixes.

299 – Number of matches Yuvraj Singh has played in the ODI format so far; he needs one more ODI appearance to become the 5th Indian to feature in 300 ODIs.

899 – Number of fours Yuvraj Singh has hit in his ODI career so far; he needs to hit one more four to become the 17th player to hit 900 fours in ODIs.

959 – Runs scored by Soumya Sarkar in ODIs so far; he needs 41 more runs to complete 1000 ODI runs. If he completes his 1000-run milestone in the Champions Trophy; he will be the 2nd fastest player from Bangladesh to get there.

4968 – Runs scored by Shakib Al Hasan in ODI cricket so far; he needs 32 more runs to become the 2nd Bangladesh player after Tamim Iqbal to score 5000 ODI runs.

4995 – Runs scored by Eoin Morgan for England in ODIs; he needs 5 more runs to become the 3rd player to score 5000 ODI runs for England.

7912 – Runs scored by Virat Kohli in ODI cricket so far; he need to score 88 more runs to complete 8000 ODI runs and become the fastest to the milestone.

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