11 Amazing Cricket Facts That You should know!Sudhakar Kumar Fri 11th Mar 2016 Write your Article
But what many people don’t know is that the bowling team allowed the batting team to get close enough to the target and give them a chance to win so that they take risks and get out!
2. Adam Gilchrist holds the record for playing the most number of Tests straight after debut.
3. On 12 th January 1964, Indian spinner Bapu Nadkarni bowled 21 consecutive maiden overs vs England at Chennai.
4. Chris Martin and B.S Chandrasekhar have taken more Test wickets in their career than the test runs they scored.
5. Wilfred Rhodes took 4,204 wickets in First Class cricket.
6. In a World Cup Match, chasing 335, Sunil Gavaskar scored an unbeaten 36 off 174 balls.
7. The player with the most number of not outs in Test cricket is not Rahul Dravid, but Courtney Walsh.
8. Virender Sehwag’s highest scores in T20, ODI and Tests are 119, 219 and 319 respectively.
119 was scored in an IPL game.
9. The England Cricket Team is the only team in ODI history to lose a 60 over ODI Final (1979 World Cup), a 50 over ODI Final (1992 World Cup and 2004 Champions Trophy) and a 20 over ODI Final (2013 Champions Trophy) in ICC tournaments.
10. Sachin Tendulkar got out for a duck only once in his Ranji career. Bhuvaneshwar Kumar got him.
11. Shoaib Akhtar handed Sachin Tendulkar a Golden Duck the first time these two came head to head.