Tuesday, 3 May 2016

7 Mind Boggling Cricket Facts That’ll Make You Go Woah!


1. Sri Lanka has a sole Test win against the Aussies till date.
2. Sanath Jayasuriya has more ODI wickets than Shane Warne.
3. Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla stadium and Bangabandhu stadium have hosted more ODIs than Lord’s.
4. The highest number of runs scored in an over is not 36. It’s 77.This is how the over went - 0 4 4 4 6 6 4 6 1 4 1 0 6 6 6 6 6 0 0 4 0 1
5. Adam Gilchrist holds the record for playing the most number of Tests straight after debut.He played 96 Test matches between 5 th November 1999 and 24 th January 2008 without dropping out from any of them.
6. Ishant Sharma is responsible for all the three highest scores made by a batsman against India in the 21 st century.Alistair Cook – 294 Runs, Edgbaston 2011; Michael Clarke – 329 Runs, Sydney 2012; Brendon McCullum – 302 Runs, Wellington 2014. They were all dropped by Ishant Sharma early on in their innings.
7. On 12 th January 1964, Indian spinner Bapu Nadkarni bowled 21 consecutive maiden overs vs England at Chennai.His figures were 32-27-5-0 which is an economy rate of 0.15 per over which is the lowest of all bowlers where 10 or more overs were bowled.

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