20 Interesting Cricket Facts That You Must Know As A Fan

6. WASHING THE RIVALS

The two magical spinners Jim Laker (from England) in 1956 and Anil Kumble (from India) in 1999 had taken 10 wickets in a single inning against Australia and Pakistan respectively.

7. TECHNIQUE ALWAYS WINS

Well known as Don of Cricket, Late Sir Don Bradman, nightmare for the bowlers. He is one of the best Cricketer of all time but he didn’t even hit more than six sixes in his entire career, shows how much class he had.

8. RUTHLESS COMPETITION

It is necessary to say that limited over Cricket varied with respect to over, year by year, from 60 to 50 then now a new format of 20 overs has reached a peak level of popularity. Moreover it is more surprising to tell that England is the only team which has lost ODI finals in all three formats .Although,as an Indian, feeling is proud to say that India is only team which has won finals in all these three formats.

9. DOUBLE HUNDRED IN ODI

Sachin Tendulkar, only name is enough, God of Cricket is the first ever player who scored double century in limited over Cricket (ODI). After him, Rohit Sharma(India), Virendra Sehwag (India), Chris Gayle(West Indies) and Martin Guptil (New Zealand) have also followed the footsteps of Sachin Tendulkar by hitting double century.

10. CONSISTENCY AT APEX

One of the most skilled, mature players as well as captain of Australia in 80’s, Allan Border has played consistently 153 test matches without taking break from even a single match off. Although to play even only 100 consecutive test matches isn’t everyone’s cup of tea.

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11. MIRACLE

Alec Stewart played an outstanding role as a player in England Cricket Team. He has contributed 8463 runs in his career for his team.The most surprising and strange thing that makes it weird is he was born on 8-4-63.

12. ONE-DAY TEST MATCHES

Don’t take it as a fun because words which you are going to read will perhaps make you laugh. But veracity is little bit hard to believe. There are two unbelievable test matches (England VS West Indies) in 2000 and (Australia VS South Africa) in 2011 in which all the four inning were played in just a single day.

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Harsh Solanki
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