We have seen many quality bowlers in ODI cricket who were the main players for their teams. In this article, we will see the top 5 bowlers fastest to 200 ODI wickets who were pure wicket takers and you will also notice one thing 4 out of 5 are fast bowlers and one is a spinner.
#5 Waqar Younis
Former Pakistani right-arm fast bowler was one of the best fast bowlers Pakistan has ever produced. Pakistan will always know for its quality fast bowlers. Waqar Younis completed his 200 ODI wickets in 118 matches.
#4 Allan Donald
Former South African legendary fast bowler Allan Donald is a legend in South African cricket. He is the fourth fastest to reach the 200 wickets mark in ODIs. Donald completed his 200 ODI wickets in 117 matches.
#3 Brett Lee
Former Australian legendary speedster, Brett Lee is at No.3 on our list. Brett Lee was one of the best of his time and even today his fans are everywhere. Bret Lee is third fastest to achieve the 200 ODI wickets mark in only 112 matches.
#2 Saqlain Mushtaq
The only spinner on our list is none other than former Pakistani legend and current coach of the Pakistan cricket team, Saqlain Mushtaq who is also the second Pakistani player to appear on our list. Saqlain Mushtaq is the second fastest player in the history of ODI cricket to achieve the 200 wickets mark in only 104 matches.
#1 Mitchell Starc
Mitchell Starc broke the record of the fastest player to reach the 200 ODI wickets mark in a match against Zimbabwe where he became the fastest to reach the milestone in only 102 matches. Mitchell Starc is the best ODI bowler in Australia at the moment and there is something about him that makes him more dangerous in ICC tournaments. His wicket-taking abilities are just fabulous and his in-swinging Yorkers are just delightful to watch.