Few Amazing Cricket RecordsAugust 13, 2022 | Rahul Shriwastav
Cricket is an unpredictable game where records are constantly being broken. Even while some cricket records can seem impossible to top, every record has an expiration date, hence there is no such thing as an impossible record in the sport.
However, there are some astounding statistics and facts that not everyone may be aware of. Today, we are going to have a look at such facts, records and stats.
List of Few Amazing Cricket Records :
1. Sourav Ganguly: He is the only player to have won ODI MoM awards four times in a row.
2. India is the only team to have won 60, 50, and 20 over ICC events, whereas ENG is the only team to have lost 60, 50, and 20 over championships ( CT 13 ) Finals of the ICC ODI Tournament
3. Saeed Ajmal is regarded as one of the best spin bowlers and even tops the ICC ODI bowling ranking but has never won any MOM award.
4. Mathew Hayden, Ricky Ponting & Virat Kohli are the only players to top the ICC Batter ranking in all 3 formats.
5. Sourav Ganguly and Rohit Sharma are the only Indian batsmen to have reached a century in World Cup knockout games so far.
6. Mahela Jayawardene is the only cricketer to score 100 in the World Cup's semifinal and Final games.
7. Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi, Saif Ali Khan's grandfather, is the first Indian cricketer to have played in Test matches for both India and England.
8. Abhimanyu Mithun and Peter Siddle are the only bowlers to complete a hat trick on their birthday.
9. Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni and Sourav Ganguly have the highest Individual score of 183
10. In all three formats, Bhuvneshwar Kumar has already claimed a wicket with the opening delivery of the game.
11. Rahul Dravid has the most consecutive international inning without Duck
12. AB De Villiers has the best strike rate for a batsman playing the minimum 10 balls in an IPL match
13. David Warner's 173 vs Sout Africa is the highest Individual ODI score without hitting 6.
14. Rahul Dravid is the only international player to have formed partnerships of 100 run, more than 10 times times with 4 different players ( Sachin, Sehwag, Ganguly and Laxman )
15. Dale Steyn is only fast bowler to have taken 5 Wicket Hauls vs All 9 Test Playing Nation
There are still many of amazing cricket records which might be unknown. Which one among the above is a surprise for you?
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