The West Indies team is currently touring Sri Lanka. Shai Hope played a century in the first ODI against Sri Lanka, and during this time he made a unique record.
The only batsman to score 1000 ODI runs in 15 innings
Shai Hope became the number-1 batsman to score the fastest 1000 ODI runs in Asia. Hope did this feat in 15 innings. Before this, no batsman in the world has been able to score 1000 ODI runs in 15 innings in Asia.
Top-8 batsmen to score fastest 1000 ODI runs in Asia
Pakistan's explosive batsman Babar Azam has come in second place in this list. Before Shai Hope, Babar Azam's record of scoring the fastest 1000 ODI runs in Asia was.
Babar Azam crossed the 1,000-run mark in 17 innings in Asia. Third on the list is South African Gary Kirsten, who did it in 18 innings.
Includes an indian
An Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan is also included in this list. Shikhar Dhawan is the 7th batsman in the world to score the fastest 1000 ODI runs in Asia.