England vs India, 2018: ODI series – Approaching milestones

All the approaching milestones for England and India players ahead of the ODI series.

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England and India will face-off in a mouth-watering 3-match ODI series starting 12th July after a hard-fought T20I series won by the visitors. The top two ODI teams will face off for the first time in four years in England which could serve as practice for the Cricket World Cup 2019. Both England and India are full-fledged sides and the players have a chance to reach new milestones in their careers during the course of the series.

All the approaching milestones for England and India players ahead of the ODI series:

43 – Number of wickets Yuzvendra Chahal has taken in his 23-match ODI career. He needs seven more wickets in the next four ODIs to become the 2nd fastest Indian to complete 50 ODI wickets after Ajit Agarkar (23 matches).


48 – Jonny Bairstow needs to feature in two more matches to complete 50 appearances in ODI cricket. He scored 1856 runs thus far at an average of 51.56 with six centuries and seven fifties.


50 – England’s left-arm pacer David Willey (43) is seven short of 50 wickets in the ODI cricket while India’s left-arm spinner Axar Patel (45) needs five more wickets for the same milestone.


148 – Bhuvneshwar Kumar needs two more scalps to complete 150 wickets in List A cricket. The right-arm pacer is ten wickets away from completing 100 wickets in ODI format.


893 – Number of boundaries Virat Kohli has hit in the ODI format. The Indian skipper needs seven more fours to become the 6th Indian and overall the 18th player to hit 900 fours.


7941 – Runs Suresh Raina has scored in his International career so far. The left-hander needs 59 more runs to become the 15th player to score 8000 runs for India in International cricket.


9965 – Runs Eoin Morgan has scored in his List A career thus far. The England skipper is 35 more runs short of 10000 runs in List A cricket while the young Indian all-rounder Hardik Pandya needs 38 more runs to reach the 1000-run milestone in List A cricket.


9967 – MS Dhoni has 9967 runs in his 318-match ODI career thus far. The keeper-batsman just has to score 33 more runs to become the 12th player and the 4th Indian to score 10000 runs in this format.


16871 – Joe Root needs 129 more runs to complete 17000 runs across all formats in his professional career.

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