One Day International or ODI is the most important cricket format. The format gives some athletic stretching muscles to the teams & players to prove themselves & has produced some of the best & interesting clashes between teams cricket has ever seen.
The first ODI match at Melbourne Cricket Ground between Australia and England was in Jan 1971. Australia won the most ODI matches as they won 594 out of 978 matches with a winning percentage of 63.40%. India won 539 matches out of 1029 matches. Pakistan comes to the 500th mark of winning ODI matches out of 949 matches with a winning percentage of 54.25%.
India is the only Team with more than 1000 ODI matches; overall, more than 4000 ODIs are being played by different teams. With this win, Pakistan has registered itself as the third team to win more than 500 ODIs after India & Australia. Read Also: Dhoni explains his close bond with Jaipur stadium after the match against RR
Pakistan’s journey to this milestone has been a long and illustrious one. They played their first ODI in 1973 against New Zealand, and have come a long way. With legendary players like Imran Khan, Wasim Akram, and Waqar Younis, Pakistan has been a force to be reckoned with in the world of cricket. The remarkable feat Pakistan’s cricket team achieved after defeating New Zealand by 5 wickets in a 5-day tournament at Pindi Cricket stadium.