Smriti Mandhana has become the fastest Indian woman to complete 3000 runs in an ODI (One Day International). And she is the third Indian player who has achieved a landmark in women’s ODI. Mandhana has become the fastest Indian women's player and the 3rd fastest Indian after Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli.
Whereas, Dhawan reached 3000 ODI runs in 72 innings and Kohli reached 75 innings. Mandhana took one more inning than Kohli, achieving the milestone in her 76th innings.
Mandhana achieved the feat in her 76th ODI innings, surpassing India legend Mithali Raj, who crossed the mark in 88 innings. Mandhana achieved this feat during the second ODI match of the three-match series against England in Canterbury. Smriti Mandhana has completed 3,000 runs in ODI cricket at an average of 43+ and 85 strike rates.
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In 2013, the left-handed opener, who made her ODI debut has 5 centuries and 24 half-centuries in the format and is the 3rd Indian women's player after Mithali Raj and Harmanpreet Kaur to the 3000-run mark in the format.
There are 22 women players who have made 3000 runs in ODI, But only 2 women have reached the landmark faster than Mandhana. These two are Belinda Clark (62 innings) and Meg Lanning (64 innings).
Currently, the series is the 2nd series between Belinda Clark (62 innings) and Meg Lanning (64 innings) between India and England.