Numerous times we have encountered the situation when the man of the match ironically ends up on the losing team. Though, this can lead a daily fantasy cricket team to win a contest. No cricketer wishes to be pleased with those moments when his finest cannot result in a win for his team.
Numerous factors which include failure of his team and the failure of the online fantasy cricket games might have been liable for the defeat. Those players only will have to be happy by winning hearts.
Here, let’s take a look at the players who not merely won hearts often but even the maximum number of Man of the Match trophies after their team failed to cross the finish line. Include these players in your fantasy cricket team at 11wickets App.
Javed Miandad – 5 times
The Pakistani batsmen were indeed reputed for his knock against India with famous one in a tournament final at Sharjah striking the last ball for a maximum leading his team into a win over arch-rivals.
Miandad was amongst Pakistan’s exceptional, and a reliable batsman. The right-hander won the MOM in an ODI way back in 1982; when he scored 119 off just 77 balls against India at Lahore to aid his team make 252 in just 33 overs on a rain-affected game.
But, India made 193 in 27 overs when rained ceased play. India was announced winners by 17 runs as Pakistan were at 175 at the same stage. There was no Duckworth-Lewis rule at that time!
Andy Flower – 5 times
The Zimbabwean was the star of his nation who inspired his team to some unforgettable wins. But usually found no company for survival struggling with tough opposition bowlers.
With all the humble record of Zimbabwe, he has won plenty of awards throughout his innings. Very few international teams have good wicket-keeper batsmen and had he played for a top side that could have allowed him to harvest more rewards for his performances.
Aravinda de Silva – 5 times
The Sri Lankan cricketer batting at no.3 frequently pulled off something unique for his side. The right hander’s innings of the 105 against Pakistan in the 3rd innings of a Test match at Karachi, 1985 had not been plenty of to aid his team prevent losing the match.
He scored some very nice hits for the island country. The rest of his team could just manage 108 and was identified for his effort with the Man of the Match.
Chris Gayle – 6 times
The West Indies opener reputed for his strong hits is among the few dazzling spots in West Indies cricket following the end of their golden era. The left-hander from Jamaica has frequently given the Caribbean team useful begins only for the middle order to dump it and lastly finish up losing the match.
One of those MOM awards emerged against India in an ODI match at Motera, Ahemdabad in 2002, when Gayle scored 140 from 127 balls just before India got over the line in a chase of 325 runs.
Sachin Tendulkar – 9 times
The man who brought the anticipations of a nation for a, very long time, delivered many amazing innings, but perhaps his best wasn’t ample.
He was once the lonesome fighter for India when the team was missing top quality players to finish off the match before the strong Indian middle-order went up to height. Even following them, the ‘God of Cricket’ has played out a large number of lonesome hands.
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