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Know The Most Surprising Records In International Cricket

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Records In International Cricket

Cricket is known for many unique and interesting records, so for all cricket fans, here are some of the most surprising facts and Records In International Cricket.

  • Sanath Jayasuriya has more wickets than Shane Warne in One Day Internationals:

You might be surprised to know that Australian star spinner Shane Warne has taken 293 wickets in ODI’s, while Srilankan left-handed opening batsman Sanath Jayasuriya, being a part-time spinner, has 323 wickets.

  • SriLanka has beaten Australia only once in test series:

Out of 11 test series held between Australia and SriLanka, Australia has won 10 and SriLanka have won only one (1999).

sri lanka beats australia match
Via – imgci.com

 

  • Indian spinner Bapu Nadkarni had 21 successive maiden overs in one test inning

Bapu had done this on 12 January 1964 against England. He had excellent figures of 32-27-5-0 in that match. He owns a record of consecutive 131 dot balls.

Via – thepost24

 

  • Brendon McCullum had played 101 continue test matches right after his debut

McCullum owns a record of playing most number of consecutive test matches. He had played all the matches from 10 March 2004 to 20 Feb 2016 without being dropped.

Brendon McCullum debut match
Via – sportskeeda.in

 

  • The top three highest scorers against India in the 21st century had one thing in common

Yes, Alastair Cook – 294 runs (Edgbaston 2011), Michael Clarke – 329 series (Sydney 2012), Brendon Mccullum – 302 runs (Wellington 2014), all three of them were dropped early in their innings by ‘Ishant Sharma’.

  • Vinod Kambli has better test average than Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar.

Yes this quite shocking but this is a fact. Sachin has an average of 53.78 after his 200 tests, while his childhood friend Vinod Kambli has an average of 54.20. But he had played only 17 test matches.

Vinod kambli master blaster
Via – tosshub.com

 

  • India is the only country who had won many titles in many formats.

And lastly, you would be glad to know that India is the only country to win the 60 overs, 50 overs, and 20 overs World Cup.

indian cricket team
Via – ICC cricket.org

If you know more such interesting facts on Records In International Cricket, then don’t forget to comment below.

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