13. INCOMPLETE ACHIEVEMENT
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, India’s most successful captain, dynamic player and finisher as well. Under his Captaincy, India has won lots of ICC tournaments. He was also proved as non stoppable hero in World Cup 2011 final. But apart from all these success, he never scored an ODI century outside Asia.
14. CONTRIBUTED FOR TWO TEAMS
Another Surprise is how an individual player can play for two different teams. But it’s real fact that Dirk Nannes was firstly played for Netherlands, but his performance was so splendid that Aussies had offered him to play for their own team.
15. LONG LASTING CAPTAINSHIP
Leading an International team isn’t so easy as it looks. But South Africa takes a shocking decision and hand over the leadership to a 22 years old boy, Graeme Smith in 2002. Later their sudden decision was proven absolutely right as Smith was outstandingly lead the team for 100 test matches, only player to lead for such a long time.
16. TALENT COINCIDES CONSISTENCY
India’s all time favorite Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar made their debut in international cricket in 1989 at the age of only 16. Simultaneously 23 other cricketers played their first international match, but all were get retired till 2004, almost a decade before Sachin’s retirement. It was amazing to believe that how can a single player played for such a long period of time.
17. UNDISMISSED TILL END
Evergreen legendary bowler from West Indies, Courtney Walsh has named a unique record of not to be dismissed till end in international cricket. It is astonishing to know how a batting record title named to a bowler.
18. ERA OF DOMINANCE
Continuously lifting world cup isn’t like as to walk on flower bed unless and until the team is Australia. They have literally proved their dominance by achieving apex level of success.
19 SCORING WHEN IT NEEDED MOST
World Cup matches are quite difficult for world-class players as they have so much responsibilities along with expectations of nation lovers. But Srilankan all time favorite batsman Mahela Jayawardene overcame all these hindrance and scored century in both finals and semifinals, but still not prevailed to lift trophy.
20. CENTURY OF CENTURIES
God of Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar ,created another record of 100 centuries (51 in test cricket and 49 in ODI) before taking retirement. So many records are titled with the name of this great personality. On looking at the records of Sachin Tendulkar, no need to explain why youth of our country found him an ideal sportsman.