Shai Hope on Sunday became the fastest West Indies cricketer to reach 3000 ODI runs. The right-handed batsman achieved the milestone in the 3rd ODI against India at Barbati Stadium in Cuttack when he reached 35 runs in the 15th over with a single.
Hope surpassed West Indies legends Viv Richards and Brian Lara to reach the milestone. While Richards had taken 69 innings to reach the mark, Hope reached it in his 67th innings. Lara, on the other hand, had taken 79 innings.
Here is a list of players with fewest innings to 3000 ODI runs For West Indies:
Shai hope - 67
Viv Richards - 69
Gordon Greenidge - 72
Brain Lara - 79
Chris Gayle - 80
Overall, Hope is the 2nd quickest player in the world to reach the mark, only after South Africa's Hashim Amla who had taken 57 innings to reach the mark.