Fantasy Cricket – The Tale of Cricket Helmet

The daily fantasy cricket fans have noticed that in the sport, cricketers often wear a helmet to protect themselves from injury. A helmet also saves from concussion by cricket ball.

If the reader of 11wickets.com fantasy cricket platform have played cricket, they will know that a ball is very hard. It can be bowled to them at speeds over 90 miles per hour/ 140 km/h. Cricket helmets cover the whole of the skull, and have a Perspex visor to protect the face.

Even the fantasy games fans know that fielders positioned very close to batsman often wear a helmet and shin guards. Nowadays it is almost unheard of for a professional cricketer to face a fast bowler without a helmet. Meanwhile, a few batsmen prefer not to wear a helmet when facing spin bowling.

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The beginning

There are recorded instances of cricketers using towels, scarves and padded caps to protect themselves throughout cricket history. Patsy Hendren was one of the first to use a self-designed protective hat in the 1930s. Helmets were not in common use until the 1970s. The first helmets were seen in World Series Cricket. The Englishman Dennis Amiss is the first player to consistently wear a helmet. He decided to wear helmet to save himself from lethal bowling attack of Australia and West Indies.

In 1977, he went to a motorcycle helmet manufacturer and the manufacturer came up with something lighter than the usual motorcycle helmets of those days. The helmet Amiss wore was a customised fibre-glass motorcycle helmet.

Mike Brearley was another player who wore his own design. Tony Greig was of the opinion that they would make cricket more dangerous by encouraging bowlers to bounce the batsmen. Graham Yallop of Australia was the first to wear a protective helmet to a test match on 17 March, 1978, when playing against West Indies at Bridgetown. Later Dennis Amiss of England popularised it in Test cricket. Helmets began to be widely worn thereafter.

The last batsmen at the highest (Test match) level to never wear a helmet throughout his career was Viv Richards, who retired from the international game in 1992.

After 1978, helmet gained popularity in the cricket world, in spite of the booing by the spectators. The wicket-keepers and close fielders started wearing the gear to avoid injuries. The initial helmets were heavy and produced a lot of heat due to the material used. Early helmets also had ventilation issues. Some designs also obstructed proper vision.

Art behind the design

Over the years, helmets have evolved a lot in style, design and protection. A cricket ball weighs anything between 155.9g to 163 g. It is bowled with varying speeds, touching or crossing 145kmph. Helmets nowadays are designed keeping this in mind. Modern helmets are designed to absorb the ball’s energy by becoming deformed, or dented, on impact. They contain foam injected in to the cavity between the inner and outer shells to help this.

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Fantasy Cricket – Most Runs from Fours and Sixes in an ODI Innings

Boundaries are the lifeline of limited over matches. Cricket fans hold their breath when a batsman hit a ball. Even the daily fantasy cricket users expect more and more fours and sixes so that their team points are higher.

There are many talented batsmen who have scored runs in an online fantasy cricket inning mostly by hitting a boundary.

Do you have any idea about them? Take a glance at the list we have made below. Read on and keep playing your favourite fantasy cricket league at 11wickets.com:

Rohit Sharma – India

He is the top order batsman for team Indian. He is one of those talented batsmen, who have been successful in scoring 3 double centuries. Rohit Sharma has smashed many records with his highest score, 264 off 173 against Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. The day was 13 November 2014 when Sharma scored 186 runs from his boundaries. He had hit 33 fours and 9 sixes in total during that innings. India won the match by 153 runs.

Martin Guptill – New Zealand

The opening batsman of Kiwi, Martin Guptill strikes his bat with elegance. He has been one of the top run-getters for the team. During a match against West Indies at Wellington on 21 March 2015, he scored 237* off 163. His boundaries got him 162 runs. And he hit 24 fours along with 11 sixes. New Zealand won the match by 143 runs.

Shane Watson – Australia

This Australian all-rounder and right-handed batsman, Shane Watson has struggled for what he has achieved in his ODI career. However, he has been successful in his attempt to prove his cricketing talent. On 11 April 2011, while playing against Bangladesh in Dhaka, he scored 185* off 96. 150 runs came from the boundaries he had hit. 15 fours and 15 sixes were being hit by him. Australia won the match by 9 wickets with 144 balls remaining.

Rohit Sharma

We have to mention Rohit Sharma again as he has captured the fourth place in this list till date. Playing against Australia at Bengaluru on 2 November 2013, Sharma scored 209 off 158. He had hit 12 fours and 16 sixes making the total of 144 runs coming from boundaries. India won the match by 57 runs.

Virender Sehwag

The top-order batsman of Indian team, who also was opening batsman for the team with Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag had built an extraordinary career with a relentless quest. And he was a genius for boundary hitting. Playing against West Indies at Indore on 8 December 2011, he scored 219 off 149. His boundaries got him 142 runs, hitting 25 fours and 7 sixes. India won the match by 153 runs.

Hence, this was the list of most runs scored from fours and sixes in an innings by a cricketer.

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Refreshing Fantasy Cricket Facts Guaranteed to Blow your Mind

It is impossible to be the part of India and not get affected by the love-wave of cricket. You will find more fantasy cricket fans in India than you will find in the entire world!

Cricket is an amazing sport. Sometimes its interesting numbers makes us jump from our seats. While at other times, the unexplored regions of this online fantasy cricket sports leave us mesmerised.

This sport has inspired many teenagers, youth, and kids along with its extra joy of winning game power. No doubt, this game has stolen hearts of all, no matter the age group, and they love playing the daily fantasy cricket games at 11wickets.com that is the best online cricket platform of India.

Here we go with some refreshing facts of the sport. Read on and play fantasy cricket league games:

Lankan solo test win

Sri Lanka has a solo Test win against Australia till date. Australia toured the Island nation in 1999 in a 3 match test series and the host won the series by 1-0 margin.

More ODI wickets for Jayasuriya

Sri Lankan former cricketer and skipper Sanath Jayasuriya has more ODI wickets than Australian bowler, Shane Warne.

Shere Bangla hosted more ODIs than Lords

Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla stadium and Bangabandhu stadium have hosted more ODIs than Lords of England.

Gilchrist’s test record after debut

Former Australian skipper, Adam Gilchrist holds the record for playing the most number of Tests straight after debut. He played 96 Test matches between 5th November 1999 and 24th January 2008 without dropping out from any of them.

Ishant Sharma and highest scores against India

Ishant Sharma is responsible for all the three highest scores made by a batsman against India in 2000s. 294 Runs by Alistair Cook at Edgbaston in 2011, 329 Runs by Michael Clarke at Sydney in 2012 and 302 Runs by Brendon McCullum at Wellington in 2014. They were all dropped by Ishant Sharma early on in their innings.

Maiden overs by Bapu Nadkarni

On 12th January 1964, Indian spinner Bapu Nadkarni bowled 21 consecutive maiden overs against England at Chennai. His figures were 32-27-5-0 which is an economy rate of 0.15 per over which is the lowest of all bowlers where 10 or more overs were bowled.

Above 4000 wickets by Wilfred Rhodes

Wilfred Rhodes of England took 4204 wickets in First Class cricket. No, we are not joking. He actually did take more than Four Thousand wickets. He also scored 39969 runs. He began plsying first class cricket from 1897.

Centuries of Sir Jack Hobbs

Sir Jack Hobbs of England scored 199 centuries in his First Class career. He joined to first class cricket after 1905.

19 wickets by Jim Laker

The English cricketer who played from 1946 to 1959, Jim Laker once took 19 wickets in a Test match.

A century in knock out stages of World Cup

Saurav Ganguly is the only Indian player to score a century in the knock out stages of a World Cup.

Centuries in Semi-Final and Final of a World Cup

Sri Lankan cricketer, Mahela Jayawardene is the only batsman to have scored centuries in both the Semi-Final and Final of a World Cup.

Most number of not outs in Test cricket

The player with the most number of not outs in Test cricket is not Rahul Dravid, but Courtney Walsh. He’s been unbeaten a total of 61 times in 185 innings.

4 consecutive Man of the Match awards

Saurav Ganguly is the only player to win four consecutive “Man of the Match” awards in ODIs.

Sachin Tendulkar and his 1989 batchmates

In 1989, along with Sachin Tendulkar, 23 other cricketers made their International debuts. The last one to retire before Sachin was New Zealand’s Chris Cairns, who retired in 2004.

A wicket off the very first ball

Inzamam Ul Haq took a wicket off the very first ball he bowled in International Cricket.

Highest scores of Viru

Virender Sehwag’s highest scores in T20, ODI and Tests are 119, 219 and 319 respectively. He scored 119 in an IPL game.

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Fantasy Cricket – Most ODI Matches at One Venue

Do you know there are a few cricket grounds in the world where more than 100 ODI has been played? In the online fantasy cricket games, a cricket ground plays an important role in increasing the scores of the players.

Though, it is a bit surprising for the Indian fantasy cricket fans to not get a single Indian stadium included in this specific list of stadiums. Here we have a list of 6 stadiums from around the world, where more the 100 cricket matches have been played.

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Sharjah Cricket Stadium, Sharjah

Sharjah Cricket Stadium is the oldest cricket stadium of United Arab Emirates. So far, 238 ODI matches have been played at this ground. The first ODI match on this ground was played between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in 1984.

Established in: 1982

Capacity: 27,000

Home team: United Arab Emirates

Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney

Till now 156 matches have been played in this ground of Sydney. The first ODI match on this ground was played between Australia and England in 1979.

Established in: 1848

Capacity: 44,000

Home team: New South Wales

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne

Melbourne Cricket Ground is the world’s largest cricket stadium according to the audience capacity. Till now, 149 matches have been played in this ground. The first ODI match was played between Australia and England in 1971 at this ground.

Established in: 1853

Capacity: 90,000

Home team: Victoria

Harare Sports Club, Harare

Till now, 152 ODI matches have been played at Harare Sports Club ground. The first ODI match on this ground was played between Zimbabwe and India in 1992.

Established in: 1900

Capacity: 10,000

Home team: Rhodesia, Zimbabwe and Mashonaland

R.Premadasa Stadium, Khettarama, Colombo

Premadasa Stadium is named after former Sri Lankan President Ranasinghe Premadasa. So far, 128 ODI matches have been played on this ground. The first ODI match on this ground was played between Sri Lanka and Pakistan in 1986.

Established in: 1986

Capacity: .35,000

Home team: Sri Lanka

Sher-E-Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur, Dhaka

So far, 108 ODI matches have been played at Sher-E-Bangla National Stadium. The first ODI match on this ground was played between Bangladesh and Zimbabwe in 2006.

Established in: 2006

Capacity: .25,000

Home team: Bangladesh

*Records have been compiled as on July 01, 2019

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Fantasy Cricket – Tallest Cricketers in Cricket World

Cricket is an exciting game for the players and well as its fantasy cricket fans. It is all about skills, strength and talent. A bowler needs to bowl technically to dismiss the batsman. And the batsman needs to play shrewdly to defend his wicket and ensure to score more runs for his side.

Do you remember the famous West Indian bowler Curtly Ambrose? We are sure with the mere mention of his name; you will remember how tall he was.  In daily fantasy cricket games at 11wickets.com, the height or weight of a player is not of much importance.

The players with little height and even high weight are always been successful and legendary in the online fantasy cricket. If the player has long height, that’ll be a great advantage as a bowler, as well as a batsman.

Let’s know who the 6 tallest cricketers in history of cricket are. Have a look!

Mohammad Irfan

The Pakistani Cricketer, Mohammad Irfan was born on 6 June, 1982, in Punjab, Pakistan. He records to be the tallest cricketer in history of cricket with the height of 7’1″. Along with his height, he weighs 117 kg. If you don’t remember him, his description can give you the idea how big he is. He manages to bowl at the speed of 140 km/h consistently. His incredible height gives him advantage of making extra bounce to ball. He has last played ODI in 2016 for Pakistan.

Joel Garner

The former Windies pacer, Joel Garner was born on 16 December, 1952 in Christ Church, Barbados. He was nicknamed as a ‘Big Bird’ or “Big Joel” in the team for his incredible height of 6 feet and 8 inches. Garner tremendously performed in earlier 70s and 80s. His bowling average was always maintained and his full-length Yorkers were always critical for any batsman on the crease. He also led the team towards the victory of World Cup in 1979.

Peter George

The Australian test cricketer, Peter George born on 16 October, 1986, in Adelaide, Australia, is the 3rd tallest cricketer so far. He is the only Australian cricketer with height of 6’8″. He usually plays in Test format for Australia and he is a good right-arm fast-medium bowler.

Boyd Rankin

With a height of 6 feet and 8 inches, Boyd Rankin played cricket for both Ireland and England Teams. He was born on 5 July, 1984, in Londonderry, Northern Ireland. He is a right-arm medium-fast bowler. His horrific bouncers are mostly quiet difficult for the batsman to play, for which he takes most advantage.

Chris Tremlett

Another player with a height of 6’8”, Chris Tremlett played for England team. He was born on 2 September, 1981, in Southampton, England. He was not just a brilliant bowler, but also was a great batsman in the team.

Steven Finn

Steven Finn was born on 4 April, 1989, in Watford, England. He is an English Team player. Finn has the height of 6’6″ which has proven to be the great advantage in the whole England Team when he bowls. He debuted Test format in 2010 and ODI format in 2011. And since then, he has been known as a dangerous bowler in English Team. In particular, when he bowls extra-bounce deliveries to the batsman.

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Fantasy Cricket – Amazing Cricketing coincidences

Cricket and daily fantasy cricket has a way of surprising everyone and over the years there have been cases when things are just too much of a coincidence.

Here is a look back at the quirkiest of the cricket coincidences for the fantasy cricket lovers of 11wickets.com. Have a look:.

The curious case of first ODI double ton and first World Cup 200

Sachin Tendulkar scored 200* on 24 February 2010. During the 2015 World Cup, Chris Gayle hit 215 on the same day. It was exactly 5 years gap.

The margin of 153 runs ODI victory by 3 Indian batsmen

Sachin Tendulkar (200*), Rohit Sharma (264) and Virender Sehwag (219) set world records and India won every match by 153 runs.

Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar both had 22 ODI hundreds at the age of 26

Kohli was quicker in scoring the hundred runs with 143 innings while Tendulkar had taken 206 innings to scored these 22 OD hundreds.

Similarities between Rahul Dravid and VVS Laxman

  • Both made their debut in 1996.
  • Dravid & Laxman, both involved in 300 run partnerships against Australia twice.
  • Both played international cricket for 16 years.
  • Dravid & Laxman, both involved in highest run partnership for 5th wicket for India in Tests.
  • Both scored their last Test century at Kolkata in the same match against West Indies.
  • Dravid & Laxman, both helped India in winning the historical Kolkata Test.
  • Both took their first Test wicket in the same match against West Indies.
  • Dravid & Laxman, both played their last Test series against Australia.
  • Both players’ last overseas Test series is in Australia.

The curious case of Alec Stewart

Alec Stewart, the former English cricketer and former captain of the England cricket team, was born on April 8, 1963 (8-4-63). It is the exact tally of runs he finished his Test career with, 8463!

Enormous coincidence of MS Dhoni

Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s first Test and ODI hundred both came in his 5th match. Both the scores were of 148 and both were scored against Pakistan. Cool coincidence indeed for Captain Cool!

The tale of 111 runs

South Africa needed 111 runs to win at exactly 11:11 on the 11th day of the 11th month in 2011. The scoreboard read 11:11 11/11/11. It’s the cricket’s biggest maths ever. Damn coincidence.

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Fantasy Cricket- Cricketers with Long Names

There have been many Cricketers with interesting and confusing names, and in some cases too long. Try to remember; haven’t you come across while making your online fantasy cricket team, Vangipurapu Venkata Sai Laxman? Okay, he is our very own V.V.S Laxman. Did your tongue twist while pronouncing it?

In the words of Shakespeare, “”What’s in a name?” Here we list out five such international players who have the longest names for our fantasy cricket fans.

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UWMBCA Welegedara

Uda Walawwe Mahim Bandaralage Chanaka Asanga Welegedara or simply Chanaka Welegedara is the longest name in the cricketing world. The left arm fast bowler made his Test debut in 2007 and has become a sort of a regular member of the Sri Lankan Test squad in recent years. The 35-year-old’s career never really took off but he has been a prominent name in Sri Lanka’s domestic circuit.

WPUJC Vaas

Chaminda Vaas, the legendary left-arm fast bowler, was famous for his swing bowling and ability to snap quick wickets. With over 750 wickets in his international career, he is the second most successful bowler after Muttiah Muralitharan to have played for Sri Lanka. But, there were one more thing he was remembered for more often. It was for his unusually long name. He has five initials to his name ‘WPUJC’ which transcribes to Warnakulasuriya Patabendige Ushantha Joseph Chaminda Vaas.

MKGCP Lakshita

Mataramba Kanaththa Gamage Chamila Premanath Lakshitha more famously known as Chamila Garnage was a right-arm medium pacer who played for Sri Lanka in 2 Tests and 7 ODIs in 2002. After making his debut in July 2002 against Bangladesh in Colombo, Gamage could never really seals a permanent spot in the squad and last played at Melbourne against Australia in 2003. His time with the national team might not be memorable but his name surely is remembered whenever people discuss about the long name.

HMRKB Herath

Sri Lanka’s spin bowling weapon Rangana Herath also has five initials which read in full as – Herath Mudiyanselage Rangana Keerthi Bandara Herath. Herath currently is Sri Lanka’s premier spinner. The left-arm spinner has been carrying the burden of leading the bowling attack ever since the retirement of the Muttiah Muralitharan. His has been very impressive and has built a great reputation by being Sri Lanka’s all-season performer.

PADLR Sandakan

Lakshana Sandakan who full name goes by Paththamperuma Arachchige Don Lakshan Rangiku Sandakan is left-arm wrist-spinner who made his debut against Australia in the first Test in 2016. Dubbed as mystery spinner, the chinaman is very capable of bowling accurately and has a well-disguised googly. His consistent match-winning performances in domestic cricket have made him one of the best future spin bowling prospect of the nation.

Hence, we get that mostly long name players to come from Sri Lanka. Good!

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Fantasy Cricket Record – Bizarre Facts, Figures & Incidents

International cricket has survived 138 years approximately now. It has too many memories, records and facts in its name. While people will never stop crazing on this sport, they will also not stop playing the online fantasy cricket games, which allows them to take an active part in the sport of cricket online.

The long duration of international cricket has led to the peculiar happening and great records. Let us explore those, and who knows, the facts, records and incidents might help us in playing Indian fantasy cricket and understand a team or player we are intending to include in our team.

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Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar has the status of a demi-god in the cricket world. There is hardly anything we don’t know about him. But, one thing about him is likely unknown. Over 99% of the cricketers to earn ODI caps have not scored even half as many runs as Sachin has.

Longest surname of a Fijian cricketer

A first-class Fijian cricketer has the longest surname ever. The cricketer is IL Bula, the easy short form of a name Ilikena Lasarusa Talebulamaineiilikenamainavaleniveivakabulaimainakulalakebalau. And don’t think we made this up. You can search Google and see that the name translates to “returned alive from Nankula hospital at Lakeba island in the Lau group.” Wondering how to pronounce it? We haven’t even tried!

Paranormal Laker

You may know that Jim Laker of the English team took 19 wickets against Australia during the Old Trafford Test of 1956. But, a lesser-known fact is that Laker recorded 10 wickets for 20 runs from 63 balls over the two innings during one stage, with an average of 2 and a strike rate of 6.3.

Cricket and the pharaoh

John Traicos has something fascinating for us. He is the player to have been born in one nation, Egypt and playing for two others. He played test cricket for Zimbabwe and South Africa.

Oldest test debutant

England’s James Southerton was 49 years and 119 days old at the time of his Test debut. He debuted against Australia in 1877 during the first-ever test match and was the oldest test debutant ever.

Unluckiest bowler

The award of unluckiest bowler goes to Mushtaq Ahmed of Pakistan. Bowling to Symcox, Ahmed bowled a ball which passed between middle and off stump without dislodging a bail.

Brian Close and ‘2’

Brian Close of English Cricket team has an amazing connection with number 2. He played 22 tests in his career of 27 years. During this span, he missed the scope of playing in exactly 222 tests.

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Fantasy Cricket – Lesser Known Facts of Cricket

Cricket has been an integral part of human emotions. Today, the internet-based cricket games offered by 11wickets.com, the best platform for these games, are trending a lot amongst the cricket lovers. Daily fantasy cricket games are a rage and the mode of entertainment for cricket fans around the world.

Today let’s talk about the lesser-known facts about the cricket and then focus on the forming the fantasy cricket playing XI team.

There are ten ways a batsman can get out in cricket: Bowled, Caught, Run Out and Leg before Wicket. Handling the ball, Stumped, Hit the ball twice, Obstructing the field, Timed out and Hit Wicket.

First laws of cricket were written in 1774

In ancient cricket, the batsman would bat in front of a tree stump, hence the term “stumps”. As the game developed it was at times played in front of a wicket-gate – which led to the term “wickets”.

Early bowlers would bowl the ball under arm and cricket records tell tales of great under arm lob bowlers. Over arm bowling was at first illegal. It was introduced to cricket by a Kent cricketer, John Willes. He, in fact, got this move from his sister, Christina who found her skirts were getting in the way when she tried to bowl under-arm!

The first international cricket match was held between the US and Canada in 1844. This epic event and match were played in New York and Canada won by 23 runs.

In 1868 an Englishman called Charles Lawrence based in Australia create a team of aborigines and took them to England. This was the first Australian tour to England, and each player wore a cap of a dissimilar colour so that the spectators could spot them. The team played 47 matches against a number of local teams of which they won 14, lost 14 and drew the rest. Despite playing cricket the aborigines showcased a number of sole sports including the backwards race, cricket ball dodging and boomerang throwing.

While he merely played 12 tests with limited success, Alfred ‘Tich’ Freeman is perhaps the greatest first-class bowler ever. A short leg-spin googly bowler, he took 3,776 first-class wickets, second only to Wilfred Rhodes and is the lone bowler to take 300 wickets in 1928 during a single season. He took over 200 wickets in the next seven seasons and remains the only man to take all 10 wickets in an innings thrice and 17 wickets in a match twice.

The greatest all-rounder

One of the greatest all-rounders in the true sense is CB Fry. He captained England at cricket; played for England in football he equalled the world long-jump record. Away from the sport he was presented the Kingship of Albania, he embodied India at the League of Nations, and Hitler consulted with him when he was budding the Youth Program in Germany.

Sir Donald George Bradman has to surely be the greatest batsman of all time. In his last test innings at the Oval in 1948 he needed 4 runs to end with an average of 100. He was bowled by Eric Hollies for a duck. His test average of 99.94 and the first-class average of 95.14 are both world records. His 974 runs in a single test series is also a record. He scored two triple centuries and 12 double centuries in test cricket and was previously left stranded on 299.

Montague Druitt was a fast bowler who played for Winchester College, Incogniti and Dorset, he was a playing member of the MCC as well. In 1888 he drowned himself in the Thames River. Druitt was alleged of being Jack the Ripper!

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Fantasy Cricket Recap – Most 90 Runs Scorer in Test

Setting up some records are part of any sport. Cricket is no different from others. The major milestones in cricket are 50 runs, 100 runs. 5 wickets, 200 runs, etc. In addition to the cricketers, these achievements of them are boon to all those who play daily fantasy cricket games.

In fantasy cricket, these scores increase the points in the 11wickets.com scoreboard, which is the best online fantasy cricket platform of India. Today, let us take a look at the players who scored the maximum 90 runs and missed out 100 runs.

Steve Waugh

The former Australian international cricketer and twin brother of cricketer Mark Waugh, Steve Waugh holds the maximum record of 10 times scoring 90 runs but missing century. In 260 innings, he has made 10927 runs of 51.06 average.

Rahul Dravid

The wall for Men in Blue, Rahul Dravid is the second cricketer in this list and shares the record with Waugh. He has record of 10 times scoring 90 runs but missing century, as well. He has played 286 innings and made 13288 runs of 52.31 average.

Sachin Tendulkar

Little master of Indian cricket team, Sachin Tendulkar is the third in the list. He has scored 90 runs 10 times along with Waugh and Dravid. He has played 329 innings and made 15921 runs of 53.78 average.

Michael Slater

A combative and wholehearted Australian cricketer, Michael Slater is the fourth in this list. He has scored 90 runs 9 times. He has played 131 innings and made 5312 runs of 42.83 average.

Alvin Kallicharran

The West Indies former cricketer of Indo-Guyanese ethnicity who played from 1972 to 1981, Alvin Kallicharran is the fifth of this list. He has scored 90 runs 8 times. He has played 109 innings and made 4399 runs of 44.43 average.

AB de Villiers

The South African cricketer with overflowing talent and the temperament to back it up, AB de Villiers is the sixth of this list. He has scored 90 runs 8 times. He has played 191 innings and made 8765 runs of 50.66 average.

Inzamam-ul-Haq

The symbiosis of strength and subtlety for Pakistan team, Inzamam-ul-Haq is the seventh in the list. He has scored 90 runs 8 times. He has played 200 innings and made 8830 runs of 49.60 average.

Matthew Hayden

One of the strongest and boldest Australian cricketers, Matthew Hayden is the eighth in this list. He has scored 90 runs 7 times. He has played 184 innings and made 8625 runs of 50.73 average.

Alastair Cook

The former skipper of England, Alastair Cook is the ninth in this list. He has scored 90 runs 7 times. He has played 291 innings and made 12472 runs of 45.35 average.

Clem Hill

The Australian left-handed batsman who played between 1896 and 1912, Clem Hill Cook is the tenth in this list. He has scored 90 runs 6 times. He has He has played 89 innings and made 3412 runs of 39.21 average.

*Records have been compiled as on June 26, 2019

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