Adil Rashid set a record for England team, became the first spinner to take 150 ODI wickets. The three-match ODI series between hosts England and Ireland is being played in Southampton. The England team has captured the series by winning the first two matches of the ODI series being played at the Agus Bowl Stadium in Southampton.
The second match of the series was played on Saturday, in which the England team defeated Ireland by 4 wickets. In this match, English spinner Adil Rashid took a big record.
Indeed, leg-spinner Adil Rashid made his 150th victim in this match. With this, he became the first spinner for the England team to take 150 wickets in One Day International cricket. No English spin bowler has done this feat before them. However, before him, four bowlers have taken 150 or more wickets for England, but all of them are fast bowlers.
The record of taking the most ODI wickets for the England team is in the name of James Anderson, who has taken 269 wickets in 194 matches, while Darren Gough is named second. Gough has taken 234 wickets in 158 matches for England in ODI cricket. At the same time, Stuart Broad took 178 wickets in 121 matches, while Andrew Flintoff took 168 wickets in 138 ODIs.
On the other hand, Adil Rashid has completed 150 ODI wickets in his 102 matches. The record of taking 150 wickets in the fewest matches for England is named by Stuart Broad, who did this amazing in 95 matches.
At the same time, the second number is named Darren Gough, who completed 150 wickets in 97 matches. In this case, Adil Rashid is at number three, who has done this feat in 102 matches. Jimmy Anderson took 150 wickets in 115 matches.
Bowlers taking highest ODI wickets for England
269 wickets – James Anderson
234 wickets – Darren Gough
178 wickets – Stuart Broad
168 wickets – Andrew Flintoff
150 wickets – Adil Rashid