9 Amazing Cricket Facts and Records You Didn’t Know

By November 23, 2018 No Comments

Cricket has more than over 1 billion fans worldwide, with the Indian sub-continent solely building more than 90 percent of them. For many people in India, cricket is something beyond a game. I bet you may know some of the facts still, Here are a few amazing cricket facts and records from international cricket.

9. India is the one nation to win the 20-Over, 50-Over and 60-Over World Cup.


8. Alec Stewart was born on 8-4-63 and he has scored 8463 Test runs.


7. Mithali Raj has scored 6550 runs in ODI and has played most matches as captain by any women cricketer i.e 120.


6. MM Lanning (AUS-W) has scored 5 centuries in an addition of world cup even Sachin Tendulkar can score only 6 in 5 world cups.


5. It took 137 years to make history six on the first ball of the test match – This accomplishment was accomplished by Chris Gayle on the first ball of the Mirpur Test in 2012.


4. Yes, Sanath Jayasuriya has higher ODI wickets than Shane Warne.


3. Jhonty Rhodes played hockey for South Africa in 1992 Olympic qualifiers.


2. New Zealand’s Amelia Kerr was just 17 when she scored 232 not out and taking 5 for 17 in a women’s ODI against Ireland.


1. On 12th January 1964, Indian spinner Bapu Nadkarni bowled 21 back-to-back maiden overs vs England at Chennai.

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