Where does Ibrahim Zadran rank among the fastest starts to an ODI career?
In the ongoing ODI series between Sri Lanka and Afghanistan, 21-year-old Afghan opener Ibrahim Zadran has already registered two fifty-plus scores in two innings and is on a record-breaking spree in his young ODI career.
In the first match of the ongoing series against Sri Lanka, Zadran scored a match-winning 98, taking his team to a position of safety in a stiff run-chase of 269. That was his ninth ODI innings, and his first fifty. Before that, he had three centuries in his first eight games.
Having made his ODI debut for Afghanistan as a seventeen-year-old in 2019, Zadran has played all of ten matches at the time of writing. Yet, in such a short span of time, he has scored more ODI centuries than