Amazing Cricket Facts That’ll Blow Your Mind

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  1. Wilfred Rhodes’s Unbelievable Record in taking wickets-

A talented and A talented and a tireless gentleman named Wilfred Rhodes who plays for the England cricket team took about 4204 wickets during his period in first-class cricket who played for England ended up taking a total of 4,204 wickets during his stint in first-class cricket.

  1. Fastest Ball In Cricket-

Shoaib Akhtar from the Pakistani cricket team holds the record for the fastest bowling in cricket history. He delivers the ball at the speed of 100.23, piles per hour during the world cup held in South Africa 2003.

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  1. Attacking In A Test Match-

Test matches can be known for its grueling affairs that will last for five days unlike other match or sport in the world. During the match, all the player play the game cautiously, especially the batsmen who play the game in defensive mode. All of this did not matter to west indies player Chris Gayle as he is the first player to hit a six on the first ball of the match.

  1. Cleaning Out The Entire Opposition-

Only two bowlers in cricket history who has taken about ten wickets in the innings during a test match. This is a rare sight that never is replicated. Anil Kumble from the Indian cricket team did this in 1999, and Jim Laker from the England team did it in 1956.

  1. Highest Runs taken in a Single Over-

Believe it or not, the highest runs took in an over in not 36 runs but 77 runs. This rare run was done in a match between Canterbury and Wellington, and the batsmen who have this record is R.H Vance.

  1. Longest Innings In Cricket History-

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The amazing Pakistani all-rounder Hanif Mohammad spent about 970 minutes at the match during his marathon innings of 337 against the West Indies Cricket in the year 1957- 58.  This is the longest time spent by a player in the field for a single inning. He is one of the rare bowlers in cricket history to be able to deliver the ball with two hands.

  1. Merciless Game ever held-

The England team is the only team in the world to be in defeated in 60-over final, 20-over final and 50-over ODI final. On the other hand, Indian cricket is the only team in cricket history to have won all three kinds of finals.

  1. Technique Always work –

The late great Don Bradman was considered to be the greatest batsmen to have ever played the sport, he had his batting style and Is the only to score a six during his entire International Career.

  1. Double Hundred In only One-Day Cricket-

Only three players in cricket history have ever hit a double century in one day cricket. All the three players are from India, and they are Rohit Sharma, Sachin Tendulkar, and Virender Sehwag.

  1. Merciless Game ever held

The England team is the only team in the world to be in defeated in 60-over final, 20-over final and 50-over ODI final. On the other hand, Indian cricket is the only team in cricket history to have won all three kinds of finals.

 

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