17 Amazing Facts About Cricket That You Most Definitely Never Knew
           

17 Amazing Facts About Cricket That You Most Definitely Never Knew

Being a cricket fan, you think you know it all when it comes to facts and figures in cricket. But it’s not true! You may not be even aware of some amazing facts which relates to the Indian Cricket Team.

We bring to you some incredible facts which we feel would have missed your attention.

1. Wasim Akram known as one of the greatest bowler also has Test innings score of 257 not out
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2. Ab de Villiers is the only International cricketer who was shortlisted for national hockey and football squads
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3. Alec Stewart was born on 8-4-63 and he scored 8463 Test runs
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4. Graeme Smith is the only player to have captained a team for more than 100 Test matches
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5. Allan Border played 153 consecutive Test matches
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6. The player with the most number of not outs in Test cricket is Courtney Walsh with 61 not outs in 185 innings.
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7. Adam Gilchrist holds the record for playing the most number of 96 Tests straight after debut.
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8. Chris Gayle is the only batsman to hit a six off the first ball of a Test match
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9. Virender Sehwag hit first-ball-four in each of India’s first four matches of the group stages in the 2011 World Cup.
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