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Interesting Facts About Cricket in English
1. You will be surprised to know that Sachin Tendulkar, who is called the God of cricket world, has been the most bowled out (68 times) in the history of One Day cricket.
2. The first ODI match of cricket was played between England and Australia in the year 1971.
3. Rahul Dravid is the first batsman in the world to score 10,000 runs while batting at number three.
4. Sourav Ganguly is the only captain in the world who has scored the most centuries in a single World Cup season.
5. The ball used in women’s cricket match weighs less than the ball of men’s cricket match.
6.Virat Kohli is the only batsman in the world to score the fastest four thousand, five thousand, six thousand, seven thousand, eight thousand and nine thousand international runs as a captain.
7. Chris Gayle is the only batsman in the world to hit a sixer on the first ball of a Test match.
8. Sourav Ganguly is the only Indian batsman who has won the man of the match title four times in a row.
9. India’s fast bowler Irfan Pathan is the only player who has scored a hat-trick in the very first over of a Test match.
10.India is the only country that has won the World Cup in all three formats of 60 overs, 50 overs and 20 overs.
11. Australia is a country that did not lose a single match during the Cricket World Cup matches of the year 2003 and 2007.
12. The final match of the 2007 World Cup was reduced from 50 overs to 38 overs due to rain.
13. Sachin Tendulkar has won the Man of the Match award 8 times in World Cup matches.
14. Sri Lankan player Chaminda Vaas is the only bowler who has taken the most wickets for the least runs. He took 8 wickets for 19 runs.
15. Shahid Afridi scored the fastest century in 36 balls with the bat of Sachin Tendulkar.
16. The record of scoring a century for the first time is in the name of England batsman Dennis Amis, he scored 103 runs.
17. When the rule of third umpire came in cricket, then the first third umpire out decision was for Sachin Tendulkar.
18. If we talk about Pakistani players, then Inzamam-ul-Haq is such a Pakistani player who took a wicket on the first ball for the first time.
19. Wasim Akram is the only player in the world who has scored a hat-trick in both Test matches and ODIs.
20. You will be surprised to know that Australia has won the most cricket matches and Bangladesh has lost the most cricket matches.
21. V VS Laxman is the only player who has never played any World Cup match but has played more than 100 Test matches.
22. Rohit Sharma is the only player who has scored a double century thrice, his first double century in 2013 against Australia and in 2014 against Sri Lanka. The third double century was also scored against Sri Lanka on December 13, 2017.
Interesting Facts About Cricket in English
23. The record of scoring 100 centuries in international cricket is in the name of Sachin Tendulkar, that is why Sachin is called the God of Cricket.
24. Mahendra Singh Dhoni holds the world record for most centuries while batting at number seven.
25. Rinke Ponting is the only batsman in the world who has played the most matches of the World Cup i.e. 46.
26. Muttiah Muralitharan, who is a Sri Lankan player, has taken 534 wickets in ODI matches.
27. Sachin Tendulkar scored his first century after playing 79 matches.
28. The record of scoring the most runs in international cricket is in the name of Sachin Tendulkar.
29. Sunil Gavaskar holds the record of getting out on the first ball of Test matches three times in a row in his career.
30. Anil Kumble is the only bowler who has taken 10 wickets in an innings.
31.अगर बात की जाए सबसे अधिक चौकों की तो सचिन तेंदुलकर ने कुल 2016 चौके लगाए है, जो कि सबसे ज्यादा है।
32.वहीं अगर हम बात कर सबसे अधिक छक्के किसने लगाए है तो इस लिस्ट में पाकिस्तानी खिलाड़ी शाहिद अफरीदी का नाम आता है। जिसने 351 छक्के लगाए है।
33.वर्ष 2014 में श्रीलंका के खिलाफ हुए एक सीरीज में रोहित शर्मा ने 264 रन बनाए थे, जो कि एक शानदार रिकॉर्ड है।