Tim Southee picks up his 200th ODI Wicket

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Tim Southee 200th ODI Wicket

Veteran New Zealand Bowlers creates History after picking up his 200th ODI wicket

Tim Southee 200th ODI Wicket: With his 200th wicket in a one-day match, Black Caps bowler Tim Southee set a new record. In international cricket, Southee currently holds the record for 200 or more ODI wickets and 100 or more Twenty20 victims after he dismissed Indian opener, Shikhar Dhawan, on Friday at Eden Park, Auckland.

In addition, Southee finished the innings with 202 after taking two more wickets in the final over to become the fifth male bowler from New Zealand to reach 200 ODI wickets.

New Zealand Leading Wicket-Taker in ODI’s;

  1. Daniel Vettori 297 wickets
  2. Kyle Mills 240 wickets
  3. Chris Harris 203 wickets
  4. Tim Southee 202 Wickets
  5. Chris Cairns has 200 wickets.

Nz vs Ind First ODI, First Innings;

In the first of three games in the series, India scored 306-7 in their 50 overs, with Shreyas Iyer leading the way with 80 runs and Dhawan contributing 72. Southee finished with a 3-73, while the hosts’ Lockie Ferguson had a 3-59.

Career Stats

In ODI cricket, Southee is New Zealand’s fifth-highest run-scorer. The right-arm seamer has collected 199 wickets from 148 ODIs over the course of a career spanning more than ten years at an average of 33.97. The total includes 3 five-fours and 5 four-wicket hauls. In ODI cricket, he has an economy rate of 5.42. In the 2015 World Cup match against England, he had his best bowling stats of 7/33.

Great Seven Wicket Haul in 2015

Southee (7/33) made history in 2015 by becoming the first bowler from New Zealand to take seven wickets in an ODI. Two years later, his countryman Boult accomplished the same feat by taking 7/34 against the West Indies. In New Zealand, Southee and Boult both completed their seven figures in their career.

Creates History

Southee completes 200 wickets in 50 overs of cricket, becoming the second-fastest Kiwi bowler to do so. Among New Zealand bowlers, Mills tops this category with 200 kills in 135 ODIs. His current closest competition is still Vettori. And as of the right moment, Southee has played in 149 ODIs.

Southee-Boult partnership throughout these years

The important attribute of Southee is his rapid reading of a surface, which allows him to change his pace, lengths, and line with ease. He had a clever nature that allowed him to adjust the pace over time, a talent that made him stand out in white-ball cricket.

Trent Boult, a player of extraordinary potential, joined the team recently. They together have formed one of the world’s top new-ball partnerships. The pair benefits from one another and frequently causes chaos in the opposing batting lineups.

The Southee-Boult partnership played a significant role in Brendon McCullum’s ultra-aggressive captaincy style. Which changed the cricketing fortunes of the New Zealand team.

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