Fantasy Cricket vs Fantasy Football Popularity

Cricket is widely popular around the world and with people participating in the online fantasy cricket games, its popularity has boosted up. However, is cricket as popular as football?  

If we go by the statistics football has more audience than cricket, football has more foreign visitors than cricket. Ticket price for the Football World Cup is higher than the Cricket World Cup. Revenue generated at football is more than cricket, television audience is more and the geographical spread is wider. 

With all the statistics, fantasy football is surely weighing more than cricket. Yet, we Indians and millions and millions of cricket fans from around the world cannot live without cricket. We can find many homes where cricket and football are equally loved and is popular amongst the members. They even play both fantasy cricket and fantasy football league at 11wickets App with equal enthusiasm. 

Let’s find out some reasons for football’s more popular than cricket. Read on: 

England is the birthplace of cricket and hence cricket is only played by a few countries, most of them which were colonized by the British. The British play a major role in introducing cricket to the world. Football on the other hand, has many nations participating and plus leagues such as Spanish Fantasy Premier League make it even more popular and the fan following is rising day by day. Also, the superpower countries like USA don`t play cricket and have their own replacement sport called Baseball. 

Cricket is supposed to be a gentleman`s game 

Earlier, it was only a game of “rich” people due to the over expensive kit required. The game was of great discipline and focus. Football on the other hand, well, all you have to do is kick the ball. You could also injure a person resulting in a foul. In cricket, if at all you injure a person by mistake (which is rare) the usual scenario is the two players will apologize and continue the game. 

Cricket follows great discipline 

You won`t usually see cricketers stripping of their shirts and running in excitement, except for the West Indians who have made it a recent fashion in their country, that too only if they win a tournament. Yes, celebrations do happen in cricket as well. Especially, after the team takes a wicket. But the celebrations are more decent giving it a “gentleman`s” feel where they just hug each other in excitement. Those dances and interaction with the crowd are not common, they celebrate among themselves. Whereas footballers love to interact with the crowd and give kisses in the air. They also dance and stuff and most of them have their own way of celebrations. To be precise, celebrations in online fantasy cricket are more disciplined and they celebrate among themselves without interacting with the crowd. 

Patience 

A test match lasts for 5 days, which includes a lunch break, tea break, etc. ODI matches for around 7 hours, whereas T20 matches for more than 3 hours, we suppose. People don`t have this much time, especially when the matches take place on weekdays. They have their jobs, plus they want to spend time with family at the weekend. Hence, they go with the football, where a match is done within 90 minutes and some extended few minutes. 

Football is more unpredictable than cricket. Not saying that cricket is predictable, not at all. But you never know at what moment a goal might show up and the scores will be even. Cricket on the other hand; you do have a bit of an idea as the game progresses. 

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10 Top Successful Captains in T20 Games Cricket

The T20 Games Cricket is all set to come back for its thirteenth edition from March 29. The cash-rich tournament is renowned as the ‘best cricket T20 leagues in the world’ due to various reasons. 

Over the years, various captains have taken up the responsibility of taking their team for the competition. Some have been able to achieve the expectations from the Indian cricket league T20 team. And some have failed succumbing to pressure. 

Here we glance at the top 10 captains in the twelve-year-history of T20 cricket game. Read them and play your game at 11Wickets App. 

David Warner 

David Warner’s breakthrough season of the T20 league as a captain was back in 2016, where he guided the Team Hyderabad to their maiden title. Warner impressed with his captaincy skillsWarner holds a record of 26 wins in the 47 games he has captained his side, with a win percentage of 55.31. 

Steve-Smith 

Steve Smith, boasts a win% record of 67.85 in the tournament. Smith captained the Team Pune in the 2017 edition and took the side into the finals of the tournament. Smith captained the side in 29 games and ended up on the winning side on 18 occasions, with only nine losses to his name. 

Sachin Tendulkar 

The maestro of batting, Sachin Tendulkar, managed to erase his forgetful captaincy record at the international level with his stint as a captain of Team Mumbai. In the 51 games as captain, Tendulkar managed to pull Team Mumbai Indians on the winning side on 30 occasions, with a win percentage of 58.82. 

Virender Sehwag 

Former captain of the Team Delhi and Team Punjab, Virender Sehwag led his side on 53 occasions, out of which his team went on to win 28 times. Sehwag has a win% of 53.77. 

Shane Warne 

In the 55 matches, Shane Warne captained Team Rajasthan and managed to be on the winning side on 30 occasions.  

Adam Gilchrist 

In the 74 matches he led his teamAdam Gilchrist ended up on the winning side in 35 matches, and 39 losses to his name. 

Virat Kohli 

Kohli has captained the Team Bangalore in 110 games and his tally is of 49 wins and 55 loss. He has the win% of 47.16. 

Gautam Gambhir 

Gautam Gambhir holds a prestigious record of leading his sides on 129 occasions and winning 71 of those games. Gambhir’s win% is of 55.42. 

Rohit Sharma 

Hitman, Rohit Sharma, has captained his team to victory 60 times out of the 104 games, with a staggering win% of 58.65. This makes him easily one of the best IPL captains of all time. 

MS Dhoni 

This Indian league has never seen a better captain than ‘Thala’ MS Dhoni. With a prestigious 60%-win record, MSD helped his side win on 104 occasions, out of the 174 games when he led his side. 

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Fantasy Football – 4 Interesting Football Facts to Know

It is generally accepted by the fantasy football fans that the first officially organized league competition in the world was the (English) Football League formed in 1888. Then, it consisted of 12 clubs all of whom were based in the North and the Midlands of England. The very first winners of the Football League Championship were Preston North End. 

England today has a total of 4 professional fantasy football leagues, with teams moving up or down through the leagues depending on their points tally at the end of each season. 

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The First Football Association Cup (FA Cup) 

The first FA Cup final was played in England in 1872 between Royal Engineers and Wanderers in front of 2,000 spectators. Wanderers ran out 1-0 winners partly because Royal Engineers — who were the favorites — lost a player through injury, early in the match, and had to play on with only 10 men since substitutes were not allowed then. The “Challenge Cup”, as it was known originally, was the brainchild of Mr. C. W. Alcock of Sunderland who proposed only the year before that “A challenge cup should be established in connection with the Association”; the “Association” being the Football Association, hence the FA Cup. 

The Oldest Football Club in the World 

There have always been many arguments over the oldest football club in the world. Here are some facts to consider though… 

The oldest, continuously documented, “football” club in the world is Dublin University Football Club, in the Republic of Ireland, which was founded in 1854. However, the club now plays Rugby Union, not Association Football. For this reason, it is not officially recognized as the oldest football club in the world. 

Sheffield Football Club — Sheffield FC — founded in England in 1857, is recognized by both the English FA and FIFA as being the oldest, continuously documented football club in the world still playing Association Football. They play in the Northern Premier League Division 1 South in England. So, they are generally now recognized as being the oldest football club in the world. 

But there is documentation of a “football club” in Edinburgh, Scotland between 1824 and 1841. Several documents still exist today which refer to the “Foot-Ball Club” and its rules. It worked rather like a golf club where members selected teams from their membership to play one another. The club has been now been reconstituted and plays under the name of “The Foot-Ball Club of Edinburgh” in an amateur capacity. 

The First International Football Match 

The first international football match was played between Scotland and England in Glasgow, Scotland on 30th November 1872, in front of 4,000 spectators. The result was a hard-fought 0-0 draw. And of the 110 games played between 1872 and 1999 when the fixture was disbanded, Scotland had won 41, England 45, and 24 games had ended in a draw. 

The First Trainer’s Dugout 

The first-ever recorded use of a sunken covered enclosure at the side of the pitch (the dugout) was in the early 1920s at Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland. The trainer at the time, Donald Coleman, had it built to protect himself while he took detailed notes of his players during matches, as was his practice, and, was partly sunken into the ground so as not to block spectators’ views of the game. Visiting teams were so impressed that the idea soon spread throughout the UK and then the rest of the world. 

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Fantasy Football – Types of Football Pitch Surfaces

There are different types of surfaces that fantasy football clubs could choose for their pitch. The decision as to which surface to select can depend on the level of play, surface preference, budget as well as the capability to use for other sports. 

The surfaces available for fantasy premier league pitches can be broken down into three main categories: 

Hybrid Turf 

Hybrid surfaces enable play at the highest tier of fantasy football league games at 11Wickets App for Android/iOS. They combine the positive properties of natural grass with the strength and durability of artificial grass. A hybrid surface will provide a more durable surface than the natural grass alternative and will accommodate more playing hours. However, if you want to use your pitch extensively throughout the week for pitch hire and community use a 3G artificial pitch would be a more suitable, cost-effective option. 

Natural Grass 

Many professional stadiums are required to have a natural grass or hybrid pitch in order for them to be able to compete at the level they do. Natural grass pitches can vary in quality depending on how they are constructed, and the type of seed used, they are ideal for football but can limit fixtures compared to synthetic and hybrid grass as they are reliant on weather conditions as well as extensive maintenance. As well as being synthetic sports specialists we have experts in agronomy who can install and ensure the growth of natural turf for sport.  

Artificial Turf 

Many football clubs opt for artificial surfaces whether it be for their stadium pitch or training facilities. In the English Football, clubs are not permitted to have artificial pitches in their stadiums but can train on them. Many clubs below this level will select artificial surfaces to maximize their playing hours. In Scotland however, clubs at all level of the game are permitted to play on artificial pitches. The types of artificial surfaces for football can be broken down into the following categories: 

– Tufted Pitches- Traditional artificial pitches are manufactured by a process known as tufting, the yarn is punched through a backing membrane and held in place with a special coating. Tufted products can meet the needs of both clubs and educational facilities at an affordable price 

– Woven Pitches- The turf fibres remain upright resulting in the best ball and playing characteristics for rugby and football. In contrast to standard tufted carpets, the weaving process brings together the pile and backing yarns to form the woven turf, offering unrivalled strength and stability. 

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Fantasy Football – Just Like the Real Sport

There are plenty of fantasy football games at 11Wickets App for you to play online. Many of these games offer hours of fun (and time-wasting) and many of them also have in-depth leaderboards and stats for you to keep track of. While they are not quite the real thing, they are still just as fun for you. 

There is no greater thrill than the thrill of sports, and for those times when you cannot actually play sports, and online football games can be elated tide you over. Technology has come a long way, while previously online sports games were text-only you only read stats, these days many of them are fully graphical and have constantly updated stats. If you’re into football, then this likely sounds like a great time. It is, the amount of interactivity that is available on online games these days is simply amazing. 

You can go one of a few ways when trying to play fantasy premier league games. There are, of course, old standards, which are the text only games. These are good for people who are fond of keeping track of statistics. These can either keep track of fictional teams, or they can even keep track of real teams. However, there is not much more in the way of interactivity with these types of games. 

Range of fantasy football games found online 

For something more exciting, there are interactive games available online. These games allow you to get right into the action with whatever teams that the site allows you to play with, and often were personal and team statistics are saved on the server. This allows you to compete with other players both directly and via statistics. These sites also have leaderboards so that you can see which teams and players are on top so you know he can try to dethrone. 

Overall, the more interactive experience is definitely within football games. These games give you the real feeling of playing football on your computer and the thrill of competition all in one go. What’s more, is that many of these sites now have very high end and realistic graphics which can really put you into the game. If you never played football of these sites before, now is definitely the time to do it. 

Fantasy football gives an unparalleled experience 

The fact of the matter is, playing fantasy football games can give you an unparalleled experience. While you are not actually playing the game in real life, you are doing the next best thing. Not only that, but you are also actively competing. On our football games are greatly you spend your free time, and while they do not reward you physically, they do reward you mentally. 

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Fantasy Football – Hobbies of Famous Footballers

Football is one of the most impressive game around the world for all the sports fans. It springs no wonder that the footballers are worshipped like God by the fantasy football fans of 11Wickets App.  

We, the fantasy premier league fans, are curious to know about their personal life and passion. Some footballers’ hobbies are as interesting as their personality.  

Let us take a glance over the hobbies of ten great footballers of our time. Read on and play fantasy football Leagues. 

Christiano Ronaldo – Portugal 

The Portugal captain has the strangest hobby. Can you imagine that Christiano Ronaldo wants to spend his leisure time playing Bingo? He himself revealed that amazing fact to the media. And what is more, he intends to wait for a single number to be a winner. 

Andrey Arshavin (Russia):  

He is one of the most famous football players now. He chose fashion as a subject in his university level. And he later took up female fashion designing as his hobby. He still spends a lot of time in designing female attires. 

Mortiz Volz (Germany):  

Here is a famous German footballer who comes with his sizzling hobby. He loves cake making. Go and check out his personal website to know about his crazy hobby. 

Wayne Rooney (England):  

Rooney is heavily interested in music. The English striker also likes to spend some time with his drum kit. 

Andy Cole (England):  

Andy Cole is a former star player of Manchester United. The veteran player has a profound interest in music. However, he doesn’t like to hang with an instrument. Instead, he is deeply interested in Rap music. He once dreamt of being a Rap Star. 

Nobby Solano (Peru):  

You will be amazed to know that Solano is a skilled Trumpet Player. He used to play the instrument regularly and it is heard that still he plays it every day. 

Daniel Agger (Denmark):  

The Danish player is known for his tattoo all over the body. And you will be surprised to know that he is a fantastic tattoo artist. It seems he wants to use his body as the canvas of his artwork. He covers her body with different tattoo designs from time to time. It may be hard to believe for some of you but it is the reality. He doodles with the costly tattoo machines. 

Eric Cantona (France):  

The international footballer is also famous as a film actor. Eric Cantona has a very artistic hobby. He loves spending his leisure time with a pen and paper. He pours his feeling into words. Yes, writing poem is his hobby. 

Joseph Yobo (Nigeria):  

When it comes to hobby, the Nigerian defender doesn’t think anything beyond sports. Even during leisure times, he loves to spend time with sports though it is not football. He loves playing table tennis. Yes, it is his hobby. 

Paul Scharner (Austria):  

The player is known for his famous haircuts. The Austrian defender is dare devil and loves parachuting, water skiing and bungee jumping. Only a handful of football fans known that he runs a foundation in his own name to help poor children in his native land.  

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Fantasy Cricket – 7 Suspended Teams Not Playing International Cricket

The International Cricket Council is the primary regulating body of Cricket and as of 2019. 12 fantasy league nations have been permitted to play international Test match cricket. The ICC has also 37 Associate Members and 56 Affiliate Members. 

Teams from all of the main nations around the globe indulge in several tournaments to attain superiority in the game. Australia, India, England and West Indies are generally the most outstanding cricket teams and they are the team whom online fantasy cricket players take in their dream team. These teams are also the earliest members of the ICC. 

In addition to the 12 Test playing countries, 4 teams specifically the Netherlands, Nepal, Scotland and UAE have the ODI and T20I status whilst Oman and Hong Kong have T20I status. Teams just like Kenya, Bermuda, Canada and Namibia have played daily fantasy cricket World Cups but now, do not hold the status of an international team.  

But, there are 7 teams in fantasy cricket league who’ve been suspended and taken out of the ICC members list and is unable to play cricket under the rules of ICC. Read on about those 7 teams and play online cricket at 11wickets App only: 

East Africa 

Not many fans know this truth but the team of East Africa was amongst the 8 teams who played the first Cricket World Cup in 1975. These folks were the associate member of the ICC from 1966 to 1989 and were later on replaced by the team of East and Central Africa. East Africa played their last match against Kenya in 1986. 

East and Central Africa 

The East and Central African team had taken the place of the East African team and remained as an associate member of the ICC for 14 years prior to the creation of 4 teams who were playing jointly as of East and Central Africa. This African team had played its very first match against Denmark in 1990 but left the ICC in 2003. 

Switzerland 

The Switzerland Cricket team has become an affiliate member of the ICC in 1985. The Swiss team was advancing well and they had a 40-over league referred to as Cricket Switzerland Super League which noticed clubs from all over the country clash in cricket. The Swiss cricket team had made its international first appearance against Greece back in 1990. But, their 27-year association with the ICC ended when they were eliminated as a result of a breach of membership rules. 

Brunei 

The small Asian nation, Brunei has become an affiliate member of the ICC in 1992 after the creation of its cricket board, Brunei Darussalam National Cricket Association. They played their 1st match under the ICC in 1996 where they participated in the ACC trophy. 

The Brunei team had only played the ACC trophies throughout their 22 years under the ICC. Their finest finish was a 6th place in the 2009 ACC trophy Challenge. They played their last ACC Trophy Challenge in 2010 in Thailand prior to being banned by ICC. 

Tonga 

The Pacific nation of Tonga had become the affiliate member of the ICC in 2000 and remained as its affiliate member for 14 years. Aiveni Taakimoeaka was the captain of Tonga cricket team. They had also attempted to make it to the 2011 World Cup but failed to do so following losing in the qualifiers. The Kingdom of Tonga was eliminated as an affiliate member in 2014 because of the cricket association’s failure to abide by membership criteria. 

Cuba 

Cuba achieved the affiliate status in the ICC in the year 2002-03 then made their T20 premiere against Sint Marteen in 2008. The Cuban Cricket Commission was eliminated by the ICC in the year 2013 with the cause being their inability to show an appropriate administrative framework to carry out its affairs under ICC rules.  

West Africa 

The West African team was a combo of 4 African countries specifically Gambia, Ghana, Nigeria and Sierra Leone and was the associate member of the ICC from 1976 to 2003. Afterwards, it was substituted by the individual teams of the above 4 nations with Sierra Leone being the most recent to be granted the position of an associate member. 

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Fantasy Cricket – Highest Partnership for 1st Wicket in ODI

To make a big partnership in online fantasy cricket matches, both the batsmen should play the game calmly and with good attention. They must support each other, and also must have a strong understanding between them.  

A well bonded partnership also leads to score good points at daily fantasy cricket matches for us.  

Let’s take a glance at the highest record partnership for the first wicket. Now play free leagues fantasy cricket games and win exciting prizes at 11wickets App. 

John Campbell & Shai Hope 

John Campbell & Shai Hope of the West Indies cricket team have scored the highest for the 1st wicket partnership against Ireland during the 1st ODI matchIreland Tri-Nation Series at Dublin on 5 May 2019. They ended with a huge score of 365 runs. Ireland couldn’t compete against the huge score Windies made, and the team won the match by 196 runs. 

Imam-ul-Haq & Fakhar Zaman 

Imam-ul-Haq & Fakhar Zaman of the Pakistani cricket team have scored the second-highest for the 1st wicket partnership against Zimbabwe during the 4th ODI match, Pakistan Tour of Zimbabwe at Bulawayo on 20 July 2018. They ended with a huge score of 304 runs. Zimbabwe couldn’t compete against the huge score Pakistan made and the team won the match by 244 runs. 

Upul Tharanga & Sanath Jayasuriya 

Upul Tharanga & Sanath Jayasuriya of Sri Lankan team is the third to score for the 1st wicket partnership against England during the 5th ODI match, Sri Lanka tour of England at Leeds on 1 July 2006. They scored 286 runs while chasing 321 runs made by the England team. Sri Lanka won the match by 8 wickets with 75 balls remaining. 

David Warner & Travis Head 

David Warner & Travis Head of the Australian team is the fourth to score for the 1st wicket partnership against Pakistan during the 5th ODI match, Pakistan tour of Australia at Adelaide on 26 January 2017. They scored 286 runs and Australia won the match by 57 runs. 

Quinton de Kock & Hashim Amla 

Quinton de Kock & Hashim Amla of South African cricket team is the fifth duo to score for the 1st wicket partnership against Bangladesh during the 1st ODI match, Bangladesh tour of South Africa at Kimberley on 15 October 2017. They scored 282* runs and South Africa won the match by 10 wickets with 43 balls remaining. 

Upul Tharanga & Tillakaratne Dilshan 

Upul Tharanga & Tillakaratne Dilshan of Sri Lankan cricket team is the sixth duo to score for the 1st wicket partnership against Zimbabwe during 26th Match, Group A, ICC Cricket World Cup at Kandy on 10 March 2011. They scored 282 runs and Sri Lanka won the match by 139 runs. 

James Marshall & Brendon McCullum 

James Marshall & Brendon McCullum of New Zealand cricket team is the seventh duo to score for the 1st wicket partnership against Ireland during 1st Match, Associates Tri-Series (in Scotland) at Aberdeen on 1 July 2008. They scored 274 runs together and New Zealand won the match by 290 runs. 

David Warner & Aaron Finch 

David Warner & Aaron Finch of Australia have scored the eighth highest for the 1st wicket partnership against India during the 1st ODI matchAustralia tour of India at Mumbai on 14 January 2020. They ended with a score of 258* runs not out. India couldn’t make the runs and Australia won the match by 10 wickets with 74 balls remaining. 

Sourav Ganguly & Sachin Tendulkar 

Sourav Ganguly & Sachin Tendulkar of Indian team is the ninth duo to score for the 1st wicket partnership against Kenya during 9th Match, Standard Bank Triangular Tournament at Paarl on 24 October 2001. Together they scored 258 runs and India won the match by 186 runs.  

*Records have been compiled as on February 252020 

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Fantasy Cricket – Let’s Talk about the Famous Ashes Series

Every two years, England and Australia’s top cricketers take each other on in one of the most famous events in the sport’s history. But here we have a query and it is, how much do you know about the Ashes? It is said that fantasy cricket India is a game of uncertainties but when it comes to Ashes, these uncertainties reach an entirely different level.  

Winning after follow on is considered as one of the rarest phenomena in international cricket and in daily fantasy cricket. It has occurred only thrice and shockingly twice in the Ashes, both by England – one at Sydney in 1894 and one at Leeds in 1981. Ironically, in these two instances, Australia has been on the receiving end both the times. 

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Australia and England take turns to host the series 

When hosting the event, each country usually uses a different venue for each match. English grounds used have included Old Trafford, The Oval, Lord’s, Trent Bridge, Headingley and Edgbaston. Australia usually uses grounds such as The Gabba, the MCG, the Adelaide Oval, the SCG, and Perth’s WACA. 

High’s and Low’s 

The highest total ever recorded in ashes has been a mammoth 903/7 by England way back in 1938 courtesy a splendid inning from Len Hutton(364) by virtue of which England inflicted the most crushing defeat in the history of Test Cricket, that is, by an innings and 579 runs. 

The lowest total ever recorded in ashes is a paltry 36 by the Aussies way back in 1902. Surprisingly, Australia had a narrow escape and managed to salvage a draw. 

Body-line series (1932-33) 

The body-line series was famous for a notorious tactic of body-line bowling which was employed by England bowlers to counter the growing influence of Australian batsmen, especially Don Bradman. It involved targeting the body of the batsmen and intimidating them. Such was the extent of this tactic that in one match, out of 11 batsmen, 7 were retired hurt. England although won that Ashes but such tactics soured the relations between the two nations. 

Most Prolific Batsmen 

Although Don Bradman stands outright in a list of top Ashes batsmen, with four triple centuries and an illustrious record, but the record for the highest score in Ashes is held by Len Hutton, 364 as mentioned earlier, in a test match where many records were broken and created. 

A Tight Finish 

Test matches are often lamented for being long and boring but Ashes has produced one of the finest, intense and thrilling encounters. One of the examples is famous 2005 Edgbaston test which resulted in an English win but by a narrow margin of 2 runs. This was the third closest test match in the history of Test Cricket in terms of run-margin. (The other 2 being tied tests). This is certainly one of the most interesting Ashes facts. 

Best bowling figures 

Jim Laker’s 19/90 at Manchester remains not just the best bowling performance ever in Ashes but in Test Cricket’s history, overall. The only wicket that Laker didn’t get was of Jim Burke (falling to Tony Lock). 16 for 137 by Bob Messie at Lords in 1972 was Australia’s best in Ashes. 

Most Runs in Ashes 

English and Aussie young cricketers dream of playing in the Ashes series and making a mark for themselves in the Cricketing World. The best of batting marks have been made by Don Bradman for his 5028 runs against England with an average of 89.78. Bradman also has most centuries in Ashes, that is, 19. Most runs by one Englishman is by Jack Hobbs for his 3636 compilation in 41 Ashes test matches. 

Most wickets 

Shane Warne is no stranger to any Cricket fan in this entire world, especially not to English fans, as he is the highest wicket-taker in Ashes series with a record of 172 wickets from 31 Ashes matches at an average of 22.30. 

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Fantasy Football – Amazing History of 3 Football Stadiums

Football involves the active participation of 22 members on the field and other members outside the field. A sport enjoyed by millions of fantasy football fans; the support of these fans is the x-factor of this sport. 

The excitement of enjoying football from the stadium, the ambiance of the full stadium reaches another level for the fantasy premier league fans playing at the new and best 11wickets app for Android and iOS. 

There are many great stadiums around the world which has the best environment to watch a football game and also stay involved in fantasy football league games sitting at the stadium. 

Here is a list of the three of them. Read about them and play fantasy football games. 

Wembley Stadium  

This arena has a beautiful history. It was reopened in the year 2007 after it was demolished in 2002-2003. It took almost five years to complete the re-construction of this ground because of the lack of financial assistance. According to the rules and regulations of UEFA, Wembley ground falls in the fourth category. It is also the second-largest stadium in Europe and has the capacity to fill in about 90000 people during a football match. The Football Association owns the Wembley arena through WNSL. 

It is also famous for several other reasons. It hosts the final of FA Cup every year. Besides this, the stadium also hosts the international matches of England. The UEFA Champions League final was also played in this ground in the year 2011 and 2013. 

The arena with its circumference of 1 km has more than 2100 toilets (more than any other stadiums in the world). Besides hosting the football matches, Wembley also hosts several music concerts and important international conferences. The rock band Green Day’s performance had seen the presence of more than 90,000 people in Wembley. 

Old Trafford Stadium 

The Old Trafford or the ‘Theatre of Dreams’ as it is remembered as is one of the oldest stadiums in England. Opened in the year 1910, the Old Trafford had a capacity of 80000 people. At present, there are little more than 75000 seats in there. Since its inception, the club has been playing home games in this field. During the second world war, it was damaged because of the bombing by German missiles because the ground had been a shelter for the British troops during the war. During the re-construction of it, the United team had shared the ground of their city rivals Manchester City, in Milne Road. 

The present arena has a covering of the roofs. This covering was made in the year 1959. It is the largest field among all the other clubs in the premier league. 

Emirates Stadium 

Hosting the matches of Arsenal, it is the third-largest ground in England after Wembley and Old Trafford. It has a capacity of a bit more than 60000. Officially opening at the year 2006, it was the second stadium for Arsenal. Its first stadium being the Arsenal stadium, located at Highbury in London (built in the year 1913). The Arsenal fans wanted to increase the capacity of their first arena but it was built in a residential area and therefore it could not be expanded. Ultimately leading to the construction of a new stadium. 

Thanks for reading! Play fantasy sports and enjoy! 

 

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