World Cup 2019, BAN vs SA: Shakib Al Hasan fastest to 5000 runs and 250 wickets

Shakib is the fastest to do so in 199 games — followed by Abdul Razzaq, Shahid Afridi, Jacques Kallis and Sanath Jayasuriya.

Shakib along with Mushfiqur Rahim stitched together the highest partnership (142) for Bangladesh in World Cups on Sunday.

Shakib along with Mushfiqur Rahim stitched together the highest partnership (142) for Bangladesh in World Cups on Sunday.   -  Getty Images

In Bangladesh's opening match at World Cup 2019 against South Africa on Sunday, Shakib Al Hasan became the fifth player in ODI history to complete an all-round double of 5000 runs and 250 wickets.

Moreover, he is also the fastest to do so, in 199 games — followed by Abdul Razzaq, Shahid Afridi, Jacques Kallis and Sanath Jayasuriya.

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Shakib along with Mushfiqur Rahim also put up the highest partnership (142) for Bangladesh in World Cups. Previously, it was 141-run stand between Mahmudullah and Mushfiqur for the fifth wicket in 2015 World Cup.

Put in to bat by South Africa, Bangladesh too recorded its best ODI total of 330/6.