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INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT CRICKET

Here is a list of some great facts about cricket which you are going to love. More like this on http://trendingonindia.com/cricket/

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Sir Don Bradman

Sir Don Bradman

Sir Don Bradman has only hit 6 sixes in his career. That’s nothing to do with his strike rate, as he was quite a hitter of his times.

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Vinod Kambli

Vinod Kambli

Vinod Kambli’s Test match average is better than his friend Sachin Tendulkar. Kambli averaged 54.20 in test cricket while Tendulkar averaged 53.80. Though there is one minor difference as Kambli layed only 17 test and Tendulkar 200

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Alec Stewart

Alec Stewart

Alec Stewart was born on 8-4-63 and he scored 8463 Test runs. That’s what we call Jo-Incidence with a ‘C’.

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Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle is the only batsman to hit a six off the first ball of a Test match. Sehwag was the only competitor he had, but Sehwag never been able to do that.

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ML Jaisimha and Ravi Shastri

ML Jaisimha and Ravi Shastri

ML Jaisimha and Ravi Shastri are the only Indians to bat on all five days of a Test. That’s quite an achievement.

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Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi aka Tiger Pataudi.

Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi aka Tiger Pataudi.

The only cricketer to play Test cricket for India and England is Saif Ali Khan’s grandfather, Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi aka Tiger Pataudi. He played for England before Independence and for India after Independence.

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Wilfred Rhodes

Wilfred Rhodes

Wilfred Rhodes of England played Test cricket till he was 52!
He also took more than Four Thousand wickets. He also happened to score 39, 969 runs.

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Allan Border

Allan Border

Allan Border played 153 consecutive Test matches. Hmmmm…No Doubt he was a genius player.

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On the morning of 11/11/11

On the morning of 11/11/11

On the morning of 11/11/11 South Africa needed 111 runs to win at 11:11. Another freakish coincidence which we love.

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Sri Lanka has a sole Test win against the Aussies till date

Sri Lanka has a sole Test win against the Aussies till date

Sri Lanka has a sole Test win against the Aussies till date. Sad isn’t it! Even with legend like Sanga, Mahela and Murli in the team. Though that win came in Sri lanka at Kandy and Sri Lanka won that series 1-0.

Total 26 Played. 1 won by Sri Lanka and Australia won 17. Draw – 8