Fantasy Cricket – 9 All-time Great International Cricketers

Throughout the history of cricket, there have been exceptional cricketers. Those who were slightly different from their fellow cricketers! And those who made the fantasy cricket crowd sit up whenever they arrived on the pitch.  

Of course, every game has its heroes, and daily fantasy cricket is no exception. And every nation has its own cricketing legends that they believe we’re better than those of other teams.  

In today’s post, we will introduce you to 9 of the world’s great cricketers from past and present. Know about them and play online fantasy cricket at 11Wickets App for Android/iOS. 

Don Bradman 

Don Bradman was born in 1908 in New South Wales and was not only the best Australian but is thought, by many, to be the best batsman of all time. His batting skill was so good that the England cricket team in the 1928-1929 tests resorted to bowling at the batsmen rather than the wickets to try to win. This was known as the bodyline series. The dispute from this was so bad that it nearly caused a diplomatic dispute between England and Australia. He played in 52 tests and scored 6996 runs so he had an incredible average of 99.94. These statistics make him the best batsman ever. 

Viv Richards 

Viv Richards is one of the greats of West Indian cricket. He was a very successful captain to one of the best West Indian sides ever. He was a powerful batsman and scored an average of 50.23, scoring 8450 runs in 121 matches. He only lost 8 matches in the 50 that he captained. 

Shane Warne 

Shane Warne is an Australian spin bowler who is one of, if not the, greatest spin bowler the game has ever seen. He was born in 1969 in Victoria and has played test cricket since 1990, retiring in 2007. He has taken more test wickets than any other player in history. He was also the first player to take more than 600 test wickets. He played in 140 tests and has taken 685 wickets with a bowling average of 25.25. 

Gary Sobers 

Gary Sobers was a highly talented cricketer who was born in Barbados in 1936. He played 93 tests for the West Indies and scored an impressive 8032 runs. He had a batting average of 57.78. He was also a very good slow left-arm bowler, taking 235 test wickets, with an average of 34.03. He is best known for being the first batsman ever to score six sixes in one over in 1968 in a first-class cricket match while playing for Notts against Glamorgan. 

Ian Botham 

Ian Botham was a great English all-rounder. He was the scourge of bowlers with his prodigious batting ability and he was just as adept as a fast-medium paced bowler. He was born in Cheshire in 1955 and played mainly for Somerset. He was very much a true all-rounder as he was as good at bowling as batting. He played in 102 test matches and scored 5200 runs, with an average of 33.34 and he took 383 wickets with an average of 28.40. 

WG Grace 

WG Grace is thought by many to be the most influential cricketer the game has ever seen. He was born in 1848 at a time when cricket was not the massive sport that it is today. He is one of the reasons, with his great batting ability, that cricket became so popular. When he was out the first ball at a match once, he refused to go telling the umpire that, “the crowd are here to watch me bat and not to watch you umpire!”. There were not many test matches then so he played only 22 and scored 1098 runs with an average of 32.29. He took 9 wickets with an average of 26.22. This average is low even though he was playing into his late fifties! 

Allan Border 

Allan Border was born in 1955 in Sydney and was Australian captain. He still has the world record for the greatest number of uninterrupted test matches. He also had the record, at the time, for the most runs in test matches at 11174 in 156 tests. He was also one of the most prolific hitters of centuries with 27 in test matches. He also took 39 wickets with an average of 39.10. 

Shaun Pollock 

Shaun Pollock is a South African medium-fast bowler who is well known for his accuracy and reliability. He is also a very good batsman who has scored over 3406 runs in 100 test matches with an average of 31.24. He has taken 395 wickets at an average of 23.25. He is South Africa’s most prodigious wicket-taker in both one day international and test matches. 

Viv Richards 

Viv Richards is one of the all-time greats of West Indian cricket. He was a very successful captain to one of the best West Indian sides ever. He was a powerful batsman and scored an average of 50.23, scoring 8450 runs in 121 matches. He only lost 8 matches in the 50 that he captained. 

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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 Cricket – Fumy Double Centuries in ODI

The more your selected batsmen in the daily fantasy cricket will score runs in the on-field matches, more points it can get you for your team. 

We play online fantasy cricket at 11wickets App to earn points and win daily prizes. Hence, it is important to know the scores of the batsmen. And won’t it be amazing to your point cards, if one of the batsmen score double century? Explore who all have reached the mark of 200 in ODI matches: 

Sachin Tendulkar: 

The first batsman to score 200 runs in ODI cricket was Sachin Tendulkar of India. He faced 147 balls and scored the first ever double century with 25 fours and 3 sixes against South Africa at Gwalior in 2010. India scored 401 runs for 3 wickets in the 1st innings and beat South Africa by 153 runs. Now who wouldn’t love to play online cricket games and take him in their team? 

Virender Sehwag: 

The second batsman to score double century in ODI cricket was Virender Sehwag who is known for his destructible nature of batting. He became the second Indian batsman to score 200 runs when India beat the West Indies at Indoor in 2011. In the match, he made double century facing just 140 balls. He hit 25 fours and 7 sixes from 149 balls to score 219 runs and made a remarkable contribution to India’s total of 415 runs for 5. India beat the West Indies by 153 runs.  

Rohit Sharma: 

Now another Indian batsman! Rohit Sharma was the third batsman in the world to make double century ODI cricket match. Rohit is basically not an explosive batsman. He has scored 209, 264 (the highest record in ODI) and 208 against Australia and Sri Lankan team respectively.  

Chris Gayle: 

The fourth batsman to score a double century in the history of ODI cricket is the gaudy batsman Chris Gayle of the West Indies. He faced just 147 balls to make 215 runs which incorporated 10 fours and 16 sixes. The match was played in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, Canberra in Australia. West Indies made 372 runs which was the highest ever total of the nation in ODI history and beat Zimbabwe by 73 runs. 

Martin Guptill: 

The world cup cricket 2015 was co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand. In a league match of the world cup, New Zealand met the West Indies. In the match, Martin Guptill of New Zealand scored double century from 163 balls. He struck 25 fours and 7 sixes against the West Indies at Wellington cricket ground. 

Fakhar Zaman: 

The sixth batsman to score a double century in the history of ODI cricket is Fakhar Zaman of Pakistan. He faced just 156 balls to make 210 runs which incorporated 24 fours and 5 sixes. The match was played at Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo, ZimbabweFakhar Zaman has become the first Pakistani batsman to score above 200 on 20 July 2018.  

*Records have been compiled as on March 20, 2020 

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Fantasy Cricket Legend Tales – A Record-Breaking Partnership

Batting in fantasy cricket is all about building the partnership. A brilliant partnership for a team brings a big score and that is what cricket fans want from the batsmen. 

Looking back at the history of cricket, we can find a lot of cricketers who have succeeded in building terrific partnership records for their cricket team and for the online fantasy cricket fans of 11wickets App. 

Let us take a peek at one of the momentous records by two Sri Lankan legendary batsman. Along with reading, play daily fantasy cricket and win good prizes. 

Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara are two great friends who served Sri Lankan cricket for the most part of the first 15 years of the new millennium. They have carried the Sri Lankan cricket on their broad shoulders and played some great innings. Both of them also led the team for a different part of this era. There were many matches where a big partnership between Mahela and Kumar took Sri Lanka to safety or towards registering a win. 

On 29th July 2006, the duo completed their biggest partnership in test cricket. It was a mammoth contribution of 624 runs which became the highest ever partnership in test match cricket. Till then the highest partnership in Test was 576, made by two other Sri Lankan greats Sanath Jayasuriya and Roshan Mahanama against India in 1997, this was the same test match where Sri Lanka ended up scoring a record 952 runs. 

Record-breaking partnership in test 

Jayawardene and Sangakkara broke that record and since then it remained the World record for the highest ever partnership in tests. The opposition was South Africa with a pretty decent bowling attack consisting of Makhaya Ntini, Dale Steyn, Andre Nel, Andrew Hall, and Nicky Boje but none of them could stop the rampaging duo. 

But before that, South Africa batted first and scored a paltry 169 all out in the first innings. Only AB de Villiers could score a fifty as Muttiah Muralitharan and Dilhara Fernando finished with four wickets each. 

Sri Lanka did not start well, as Dale Steyn picked up the openers Upul Tharanga and Jayasuriya in his first two overs and it looked like South Africa could claw their way back in the match. However, Jayawardene came out to bat and joined Sangakkara and rest was history. Sri Lanka lost their next wicket after 157 overs as Sangakkara was dismissed by Hall for 287. Jayawardene went on to score 374, became the second Sri Lankan to score a Test triple hundred after Jayasuriya. His 374 also sits in the 4th position in the highest innings list for test with only Brian Lara’s 400 and 375 as well as Matthew Hayden’s 380 above it. 

Sri Lanka went on to score 756/5 before declaring with a lead of 587 runs. South Africa fared better in their second innings with as many as four half-centuries but Murali bowled 64 overs to finish with six wickets and South Africa scored 434 all-out giving Sri Lanka a victory by an innings and 153 runs. 

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Fantasy Cricket – Different Colours of Cricket Balls Used

For us, the ardent cricket fans and the lovers of daily fantasy cricket games, cricket balls matter. Sometimes we see our favourite cricketers struggling to play with a moving ball. 

In such cases, the colour of the ball used matters. If your player can’t see a ball and cannot hit it, how will your online fantasy cricket scoreboard go up?  

Let’s dig out the colour of balls used in different formats of fantasy cricket league matches. And bring out your best online cricket team at 11wickets App for Android/iOS: 

RED CRICKET BALL 

Red colour cricket balls are generally used in the international test matches since the time it has been played. Red colour is used as the test matches are played in day time and they offer better shine and swing for the fast bowlers. Red colour balls are perhaps the best balls for cricket matches. 

Red Kookaburra Balls were first used at an international level when the Australian Board of Control International Cricket (now Cricket Australia) selected the Kookaburra Turf Ball to be used by Don Bradman’s Australian Test team when they played England in the 1946/47 Ashes Test Series. 

Made of the finest raw materials combining the traditions of cricket ball making techniques with modern precision the Kookaburra Red Turf Ball has been manufactured to the requirements of cricket authorities worldwide, and used by Cricket Australia since 1946. Today, the Red Turf Ball is used in the majority of Test Matches and in the First Class cricket competitions. 

WHITE CRICKET BALL 

In 1977 Kookaburra was asked by Kerry Packer and the Nine Network to develop a white cricket ball to use for possible one-day limited overs cricket and day-night test cricket, which they wanted to play into the evening for television purposes, known as World Series Cricket. 

The instructions from Kerry Packer were simple – the white ball must play as close as possible to the red ball used in Test match cricket. The white Turf ball is made using exactly the same method as the red cricket ball, however the leather used to make the ball is natural, and is an off-white colour. To ensure the brightness and clarity of the colour does not significantly deteriorate throughout a cricket game, the leather is covered with a pigmented, pure white finish. 

The biggest challenge with the white ball is the discolouring. As the white cricket ball wears and scratches, it inevitably picks up some contamination from the surface leading discolouring of the white ball throughout an innings. Since October 2012, One Day Internationals manage this by using two new white Turf balls in each innings, with a different cricket ball used at each bowling end. 

PINK CRICKET BALL 

Following the success of the white cricket ball and with a push for Test cricket to be played under lights, the International Cricket Council, Marylebone Cricket Club and Cricket Australia turned to Kookaburra for assistance with the creation of a pink ball to help facilitate the process. 

The colour pink has been trialled as the cricket ball colour used for the traditional four day and five day longer form of cricket. It is felt that the longer form of the game should be played in white or cream clothing, it is therefore essential that the colour of the ball does not clash with the colour of the players’ clothing. So far, pink has proven to be the best colour to contrast with the traditional white and cream clothing which can be seen in both day and night time conditions and is still visible at all stages of its natural colour deterioration over 80 overs of cricket. 

The Pink Kookaburra Turf Cricket Ball is the current ball being used in trials around the world and has been confirmed for use in the first Test match under lights between Australia and New Zealand at the Adelaide Oval in November 2015. Most recently, the pink ball has been used by the Indian team to play one D/N test match at Eden Gardens against Bangladesh. It has been a much-appreciated match from all the corners.  

No other cricket ball has gone through the level of development, testing and trials that the pink Turf cricket ball has undergone prior to being confirmed for use in the first under lights Test match. 

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Fantasy Cricket – 3 Maestros from Modern Indian Cricket

Indian cricket had witnessed a new dawn when Sourav “Dada” Ganguly took over the reigns of the team during 2000. Then came era of Mahendra Singh Dhoni from 2008, who nurtured many talented cricketers and helped building their career. In this era fantasy cricket was introduced to the cricket lovers who could connect well with the cricketers through the online game. 

MSD introduced the talent of Virat Kohli, the current skipper of Indian team to the daily fantasy cricket fans. 

And Virat Kohli encouraged the other two, whom we are going to mention in our today’s post. Read about them and play online fantasy cricket at the new Android/iOS App from 11wickets.com that is most trusted online sports platform. 

The 3 current legends of Cricket naming Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have turned into India’s beginning three Batsmen to score twofold hundreds out of a comparable Test Series. This phenomenal record was made on Sunday when the batsman, Rohit Sharma scored his first Double Century in the longest game plan of the Game. 

Centuries scored by the three of them 

It comes out as intriguing that all the 3 twofold hundreds of years were scored in various matches of the same test arrangement. Mayank scored his accomplishment in the primary match of the arrangement at Visakhapatnam making him the 23rd Indian to score a twofold century in a test. 

At that point came our Angry Young Man, the captain himself Mr. Virat Kohli and scored his seventh twofold century in the second match of the test arrangement. With this accomplishment, he has outperformed Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar in the rundown of most double centuries of years by an Indian Batsman. 

India was anyway joyous with the spectacular performance of both the Batsmen and then came 3rd big surprise on the 2nd day of 3rd match against Proteas. 

The matches against team Proteas 

With tremendous certainty from the last two matches, Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane went ahead of the field and played a subtle match. They didn’t enable Proteas bowlers to settle down at any cost. Be that as it may, this association finished not long after Ajinkya got out after scoring his eleventh test Century. Rohit got to his twofold hundred on 249 balls, having hit 28 limits and 4 sixes. There were a couple of apprehensive minutes for the India opener as he was somewhat tense in Kagiso Rabada’s last over before lunch. Truth be told, Rohit went into lunch 1 run short of his twofold hundred in Tests. 

On the previous day of all this, i.e., Saturday, Rohit broke the record for the greatest number of sixes in a respective test arrangement. He has hence turned into the first batsman to score a 200 or more score in Tests in the wake of scoring twofold hundreds in ODI cricket. After legendary players like Budhi KunderanVinoo Mankad, Sunil Gavaskar, and Virender Sehwag, Rohit Sharma has joined and has become the 5th Indian opener to score 500 keeps running in a Test arrangement. 

Rohit got to his lady Test twofold hundred on Sunday in the third and last Test against South Africa. The India opener continued Day 2’s activity on 117 and started commanding the South Africa bowlers freely. Rohit’s advancement to the highest point of the Indian batting request is demonstrating to be a masterstroke as the Mumbai batsman is giving the genuinely necessary robustness for the group. 

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Fantasy Cricket – Duties of an Umpire in Cricket

The fans from all over the world know that cricket is an entertaining game. Cricket is a world-class game which captures the hearts and souls of many across the world. People die (not really) to watch this game; they literally starve to enter the gates of the stadium where a match is played. Hence in recent times, the popularity of fantasy cricket is logical. 

Can you guess, in cricket who is the crucial player without ball and bat? Umpire! There are three different types who are the keen watchers of the game. Your daily fantasy cricket scoreboard relies on their wise decisions during the crucial moments of any cricket match. 

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An umpire in cricket plays crucial role. This word ‘Umpire’ came from Old French word ‘Nompere‘ which means not equal, i.e. not a member of one of the teams. He is the one who has the authority to make decisions on the cricket field, according to the International Laws of Cricket under ICC. Apart from making decisions about delivery laws, wicket appeals, conductlegalities involved and the manners in the game, the umpire has a track of all the records. It involves all the deliveries and announcements of the conclusion of an over. 

Duties of the umpire 

The umpire makes sure that the game is conducted properly and the equipment used is strictly according to laws. They also ensure that the wickets are appropriately pitched, whether the ground is fit for playing and whether the light is appropriate or not. Umpires make numerous and regular inspections of the ball condition. 

If there is any row regarding the use of the ball, the umpire has the right to change the ball after discussion and the ball must be of similar condition to that in use. An umpire might consult with the other umpire on a point of fact which the latter may have been in a better position to see and shall then give his choice. If the doubt remains after discussion, the choice shall be given in favour of the batsman. All disputes shall be determined by the umpires. The umpires decision is final and he can alter his decision. 

THIRD UMPIRE 

The third umpire is an off-field umpire who usually gives his decision when the on-field umpires are unsure. The third umpire sits off the field, with a television replay monitor. The field umpire can use his discretion to refer a close decision to the third umpire to refer to dismissal of a batsman, catches or boundaries via a wireless set or a signal light system.  

The third umpire looks at various TV replays from different angles and comes to a conclusion by pressing the appropriate signal. A red light indicates that the batsman is out and a green one otherwise. When the TV umpire too is unable to get a clear picture, the benefit of the doubt again goes to the batsman. Over the years, the TV umpire has been asked to assist in dismissals such as run-outs, stumped, caught and hit-wicket. 

Umpires’ signals: 

  1. Umpire waves arm for a four 
  2. Umpire raises both arms for a six 
  3. Umpire raises index finger for out 
  4. Umpire extends arms for wide ball 
  5. Umpire extends one arm for no-ball 
  6. Umpire raises an open hand for bye 
  7. Umpire touches a raised knee for leg-bye 
  8. Umpire crosses wrists below waist to signal dead ball 
  9. Umpire touches the shoulder for short run 

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Fantasy Cricket – The Tale of “No Ball”

Do you ever get confused while playing the fantasy cricket games at 11wickets App? Of course, you must be! Cricket has many rules which are at times very confusing for the fans. 

Like the concept of ‘No Ball’. It often confuses the online cricket game fans and even the experts. The on-field umpires at times fail to identify the ‘no ball’ and the following changes match result. 

Normally, we think that ‘no ball’ is only linked to the foot positioning of the bowler. A bowler is always at fault if a ‘no-ball’ is delivered. But this isn’t the case always. No ball has a lot to do with a lot of other aspects. 

Types of No Ball 

Front Foot No Ball 

When the front foot of a bowler is not placed behind the popping crease, it is called Front Foot No Ball. 

Back Foot No ball 

When the back foot of a bowler touches the return crease, it is called Back Foot No Ball. 

High Full Toss No Ball: 

When a delivery doesn’t produce any bounces but reaches the waist of the batter, it is known as the High Full Toss No Ball. 

Throwing No Ball: 

When the bowler throws the ball at an angle greater than 15 degrees, it is the Throwing No Ball. 

Breaking the Stumps No Ball: 

When the bowler breaks the non-striker’s stumps before entering the delivery stride, that is known as Breaking the Stumps No Ball. 

Change of Action No Ball: 

When the bowler doesn’t follow the regular action of deliveries and changes the action like delivers the ball with the opposite hand or from a different side without notifying the umpire, the bowler is accounted for Change of Action No Ball. 

Underarm No Ball: 

When the bowler bowls underarm and not overarm, that is the infamous Underarm No Ball. 

Double Bounce No Ball: 

When the ball bounces more than twice before reaching the batsman, it is signaled as Double Bounce No Ball. 

Fielding Restrictions No ball: 

When the specific fielding restrictions are not followed. For instance, having less than four fielders during Powerplay overs or keeping too many outside the inner circle. And also having more than two beyond the leg side square, it is explained as a Fielding Restrictions No Ball. 

Fielder Obstruction No Ball: 

If a fielder obstructs the ball before it has hit the striker or passed the wicket, it causes a Fielder Obstruction No Ball. 

Wicket-Keeper No Ball: 

When the wicket-keeper holds the ball before the ball has passed the stumps or the batsman, it is given a Wicket-Keeper No Ball.  

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Fantasy Cricket – Slowest Centuries in ODI Matches

Nowadays, cricket is considered as a batsman friendly game. With T20 being the trendiest format of cricket in the modern era, it has made the fans longing for entertainment and more fantasy cricket games. 

The fans want sixes and boundaries scored frequently and want their daily fantasy cricket team at 11wickets app for mobile to get high score every time. One international cricket is different from T20. T20 is the fast-paced game but one day is the combination of both test cricket and T20 cricket. 

Hitting centuries in ODI matches these days are normal. The batsman with the strike rate 120+ can only withstand the modern demands of online fantasy cricket. But there are the times when classical century made by the batsman is appreciated and there are the times when batsman take more than 120+ balls to score a century.  

Here is a list of slowest centuries scored by batsmen in world cricket: 

David Boon – 166 balls century against India in 1991 

The former Australian cricketer David Boon is known for his classic display of batting skills. He has produced the slowest ODI centuries ever in the history of the game by scoring a century off 166 balls against India in 1991. 

Rameez Raja – 157 balls century against West Indies in 1991 

Pakistan’s Rameez Raja hit the second slowest individual century of balls against Windies team at Melbourne cricket ground in 1991. 

Geoff Marsh – 156 balls century against England in 1989 

The former Australian cricketer Geoff March find himself in this list playing against England. He hit a century off 156 balls at Lord’s Cricket Ground in 1989.  

Rameez Raja – 152 balls century against Sri Lanka in 1990 

Again, Rameez Raja of Pakistan cricket team had scored a century off 152 balls. He had scored his century against Sri Lanka at Adelaide Oval in 1990. 

Scott Styris – 152 balls century against Sri Lanka in 2007 

Former New Zealander, Scott Styris find himself in this list playing against Sri Lanka. He hit a century off 152 balls at the new stadium of Queen’s Park in 2007. 

Tom Cooper – 151 balls century against Afghanistan in 2010 

Former cricketer of Netherlands cricket team, Tom Cooper find himself in this list at 6th position playing against Afghanistan. He hit a century off 151 balls at Sportpark Westvliet in 2010. 

Geoff Marsh – 150 balls century against West Indies in 1991 

Again, Geoff Marsh find himself in this list at 7th position playing against West Indies. He hit a century off 150 balls at Bourda, Georgetown in 1991. 

David Hemp – 150 balls century against Kenya in 2009 

Former Bermudian cricketer, David Hemp is in the eighth position in this list, playing against Kenya. He hit a century off 150 balls at SenwesPark in 2009. 

David Boon – 146 balls century against West Indies in 1991 

Boon is in this list for the second time and this time at 9th position. He scored a century off 146 balls against West Indies in 1991. 

Alec Stewart – 146 ball century against West Indies in 2000 

The former English cricketer and one of the best wicketkeepers scored a century of 146 balls against mighty West Indies in 2000.  

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Cricketers with Most International Centuries

A batsman is most often defined by the number of centuries he has scored in his cricket career. Yes, we know that is not the only criteria to be called as the good batsman, though it is an important stat. When we play fantasy cricket at 11wickets App, best fantasy platform, these centuries make a good figure for our scorecard. 

When aonline cricket game career is long, the batsmen get the scope to play longer, score more runs and make more centuries. 

Get to know the cricketers who have scored the maximum number of international centuries in their fantasy cricket league career. 

Sachin Tendulkar (India) 

The Little Master of International Cricket, Sachin Tendulkar played from 1989 to 2013. Not just in India, he is considered one of the greatest batsmen in the international cricket. He has played 664 matches with a total of 782 innings. He has scored 100 centuries which includes 51 test centuries and 49 ODI centuries. 

Ricky Ponting (Australia) 

The former skipper of Australian cricket team, Ricky Ponting has a cricket career from 1995 to 2012. He has played 560 matches with a total of 668 innings. He has scored 71 centuries which includes 41 test centuries and 30 ODI centuries. 

Kumar Sangakkara (Sri Lanka) 

The former captain of the Sri Lankan national team, Kumar Sangakkara is widely regarded as one of the world’s most influential cricketers and one of the greatest batsmen of all-time. He played from 2000 to 2015. He has played 594 matches with a total of 666 innings. He has scored 63 centuries which includes 38 test centuries and 25 ODI centuries. 

Jacques Kallis (South Africa) 

The former South African skipper and talented batsman, Jacques Kallis played from 1995 to 2014. He has played 519 matches with a total of 617 innings. He has scored 62 centuries which includes 45 test centuries and 17 ODI centuries. 

Virat Kohli (India) 

The present Indian team skipper and one of the best batsmen of the world, Virat Kohli, started his international cricket career from 2008 and is still playing. In his 10+ years cricket career, he has played 347 matches with a total of 386 innings till now. Kohli has scored 60 centuries which includes 24 test centuries and 36 ODI centuries as of now. And we wish we can see him scoring more centuries for his team in the near future. 

Mahela Jayawardene (Sri Lanka) 

The former Sri Lankan Cricketer, Mahela Jayawardene played from 1997 to 2015. He has played 652 matches with a total of 725 innings. He has scored 34 centuries which includes 19 test centuries and 1 ODI centuries.  

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