Indians have always been in awe with the success of Indian cricket journey since its beginning! Isn’t it? We know that all the fantasy cricket league games fans will agree to this!
While cricket is the national game of England, the sport is more played in our nation, India, and even fantasy cricket games.
Hence, for our online fantasy cricket fanatics, here are some amazing and interesting cricket facts that you must know whether you are a cricket fan or not.
Some facts are so interesting that it will at least put a smile on your face after reading them. And some will force your mind to think hundred times that could it be possible. Here are the 12 interesting facts about Indian Cricket. Have a peek and play daily fantasy cricket at 11wickets.com
A tale of years
Cricket was first time played in India in 1848 that means 171 years from now.
100 on debut
Mohammed Azharuddin, Gundappa Vishwanath, Sourav Ganguly, Virender Sehwag and Shikhar dhawan are the only 5 Indian Cricketers to score a century in their debut match.
Ton on world cup knockout
Sourav Ganguly is the only Indian player to hit a ton in the knockout match of a world cup
More wickets than runs
Bhagwat Chandrasekhar is the only cricketer in Indian cricket history who has record of taking more wickets than he made runs in his career. He took 242 number of wickets and made only 177 runs in his whole test career.
Close to break Sir Bradman’s record
Bhausaheb Nimbalkar could not break the world record of 452 runs scored by Sir John Bradman from Australian team because he had to go for his marriage. Actually, he came quite close to breaking the record and had made 432 runs before the final day and he had to go for his marriage on the last day. So, he could not break the record of Bradman.
Three 100 in 1st three test matches
Mohammad Azharuddin is the only batsman in the world to score three centuries in the first three test matches.
No century outside Asia
Despite what you heard about M.S. Dhoni’s amazing play but he has not scored any century outside Asia in his whole career.
Batting all 5 days of test match
Ravi Shastri, an Indian cricketer is the only one to have batted on all five days of a test match.
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