Fantasy Cricket – West Indies Cricket Team of 80s

Cricket was once synonymous to West Indies cricket team. Windies cricket team in the era of 80s is the best thing ever happened for the fans of fantasy cricket world.  

West Indies cricket team was a team with unimaginable levels of excellence. What else? The fans of 11wickets App daily fantasy cricket find bustling energy, lethal fast bowling, terrific fielding skills and masterly batting talents in the team. 

West Indies has a history of racial exploitation and colonization by the English men. Their history also adds an extra dimension to their story with the slaves expressing their dominance through a game invented by their masters. In short, Windies are the most loved team in the history of the online fantasy cricket game. 

Here is a look through their rise and dominance over international cricket during the era of 1980s. Read on and play fantasy cricket India at 11Wickets. 

West Indies was once a powerhouse of cricket! he all-dominating team that conquered all the teams pitted against them.  Between 1976 and 1995, they 1played 137 tests, losing only 18 and winning 71.  In the 1980s they went through a period when they did not lose a single test for 27 consecutive test matches (still a record). They went from 1980 – 1995 without losing a series. 

The Early Years and the Rise to domination 

Cricket in many places around the world was introduced to the local population by the ruling British. So was the case with the British colonies of the West Indies Federation. It was a collection of various British ruled islands such as Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Lucia, among others and British Guyana. Early matches involved touring British teams and the local sides. West Indies became the 4th test playing nation in 1928. 

George Headley, the non-white West Indian player emerged as the best player of the team, when it was led by a white player. The locals took instant notice to Headley, who was called the Black Bradman. With time, there was rise of three WsEverton Weekes, Clyde Walcott and Frank Warrel along with the spin kings Sonny Ramadhin and Alf Valentine. These players began winning the test matches with their brilliant performances. The team were winning against all oppositions and in all countries. 

During this time pressure for appointing non-white captain was growing and finally, in 1960, Frank Worrell was appointed as the first black captain of West Indies cricket team.  

World Cup Participation and more 

The team participated in the World Cup 1975 and became the world champion. During this period, also emerged fast bowlers like Michael Holding followed Joel Garner, Colin Croft and Malcolm Marshall soon after. With these men, West Indies had a fast bowling line up, never seen before and with Richards and Greenidge adding to the batting power.  

The nation again won the world cup tournament of 1979 defeating England and re3ached the finals of WC 1983. Although it lost to India in 1983, its peak season came in 1984, when West Indies team defeated England in a test series. In a 5 match test series, West Indies cricket team whitewashed EnglandLloyd retired in 1985, Richards succeeded him and the team continued in its winning ways. Garner and Holding retired in 87, but able replacements were found in Curtly Ambrose, Courtney Walsh and Ian Bishop and in the batting department, Richie Richardson cemented his place in the side.  

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Fantasy Cricket – Most runs in ODI series by Captain

A captain is the backbone of a cricket team. We all can feel that as they bring the spirit of playing well in the field and take the responsibility of managing the team well. What’s more? A cricket team captain brings us double points in daily fantasy cricket when he plays well in the real matches. 

Here we take a glance at those skippers, who have become a role model for their team, through their batting scores and also for the future captains of any team, which will help us score a better point while playing online fantasy cricket matches.  

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Greg Chappell 

The top order Australian right-handed batsman and skipperGreg Chappell tops this list. Upright and unbending, Chappell was the exceptional Australian batsman of his generation During Benson & Hedges World Series Cup played amongst Australia, India and New Zealand in Australia on 1980/81, he scored a total of 686 runs in the series. His highest in the series was 138* runs, having an average of 68.60. During the entire series, he made 1 century and 5 half-centuries. Australia won the series. 

Allan Border 

The middle order Australian left-handed batsman and skipper, Allan Border comes second in this list. He is regarded as Australia’s most capped player and leading run-scorer in ODIs. Again, during Benson & Hedges World Series Cup played amongst Australia, Sri Lanka and West Indies in Australia on 1984/85, he scored a total of 590 runs in the series. His highest in the series was 127* runs, having an average of 65.55. During the entire series, he made 2 centuries, 4 half-centuries and zero runs in one match. West Indies won the series. 

Virat Kohli 

The top-order Indian right-handed batsman and skipper, Virat Kohli comes third in this list. He is regarded as one of the most passionate cricketers of this generation. During India in South Africa ODI Series in South Africa on 2017/18, he scored a total of 558 runs in the series. His highest in the series was 160* runs, having an average of 186.00. During the entire series, he made 3 centuries and 1 half-centuryIndia won the series by 5-1. 

Mahela Jayawardene 

The Sri Lankan right-handed batsman and skipper, Mahela Jayawardene comes fourth in this list. Jayawardene was one of the most authoritative captains of Sri Lankan team and had huge appetite for runs. During ICC World Cup in West Indies on 2007, he scored a total of 548 runs in the series. His highest in the series was 115* runs, having an average of 60.88. During the entire series he made 1 century and 4 half centuries. Australia won that World Cup. 

Ricky Ponting 

The top order Australian right-handed batsman and skipper, Ricky Ponting comes fifth in this list. He is the most uncompromising player of his generationDuring ICC World Cup in West Indies on 2007, he scored a total of 539 runs in the series. His highest in the series was 113 runs, having an average of 67.37. During the entire series he made 1 century and 4 half centuries. Australia won that World Cup. 

Aaron Finch 

Another top-order Australian batman and skipper for the team during this world cup 2019, Aaron Finch is sixth in this list. During ICC World Cup in England on 2019, he scored a total of 504 runs in the series so far. His highest in the series was 153 runs, having an average of 63.00. During the entire series he made 2 centuries and 3 half centuries. 

AB de Villiers 

The wicketkeeper South African right-handed batsman and skipper, AB de Villiers comes seventh in this list. He is the cricketer with overflowing talent. During ICC World Cup in Australia/New Zealand on 2015, he scored a total of 482 runs in the series. His highest in the series was 162*runs, having an average of 96.40. During the entire series he made 1 century and 3 half centuries. Australia won that World Cup again. 

Kane Williamson 

The top-order right-handed Kiwi skipper, Kane Williamson is the eighth batsman in this list. He is one of the greatest batsmen of New Zealand cricket team. During ICC World Cup in England on 2019, he scored a total of 481 runs in the series so far. His highest in the series was 148 runs, having an average of 96.20. During the entire series he made 2 centuries and 1 half century. 

George Bailey 

The top order Australian right-handed batsman and skipper, George Bailey comes ninth in this list. Bailey went from uncapped to captain of Australian team with nothing in between. During Australia in India ODI Series on 2013/14, he scored a total of 478 runs in the series. His highest in the series was 156 runs, having an average of 95.60. During the entire series he made 1 century and 3 half centuries. India won the series by 3-2 out of the 7 matches played. 1 match was abandoned and another one had no result.  

Kumar Sangakkara 

The wicketkeeper Sri Lankan left-handed batsman and skipper, Kumar Sangakkara comes tenth in this list. He is regarded as world’s most influential batsman. During ICC World Cup in Bangladesh/India/Sri Lanka on 2011, he scored a total of 465 runs in the series. His highest in the series was 111runs, having an average of 93.00. During the entire series he made 1 century and 3 half centuries. Indian team won that World Cup. 

Sourav Ganguly 

The top order Indian left-handed batsman and skipper, Sourav Ganguly comes eleventh in this list. He is one of the greatest one-day batsmen of all time. During ICC World Cup in Kenya/South Africa/Zimbabwe on 2003, he scored a total of 465 runs in the series. His highest in the series was 112* runs, having an average of 58.12. During the entire series he made 3 centuries and zero runs in one match. Australian team won that World Cup. 

Martin Crowe 

The New Zealand right-handed batsman and skipper, Martin Crowe comes twelfth in this list. He is regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of New Zealand. During Benson & Hedges World Series Cup played amongst many nations in Australia/New Zealand on 1991/92, he scored a total of 456 runs in the series. His highest in the series was 100* runs, having an average of 114.00. During the entire series, he made 1 century and 4 half-centuries. Pakistan won the series. 

*Records have been compiled as on March 26, 2020 

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Fantasy Cricket – 10 Wicket-keepers with Most Stumpings in ODI

The job of a wicket-keeper is without any doubt one of the toughest jobs in cricket. You will have to stand behind the stumps with your knees bent for the entire duration of the innings and keep your eyes fixed on every ball bowled. And the responsibility doesn’t end with that; you will have to also don the role of batting. In the fantasy cricket, every wicket taken gets 10 points whereas stump out gets 15 points on the scoreboard. 

Playing real cricket or online fantasy cricket at 11Wickets App makes more interesting with these details. So, let’s take a glance to the cricketers who are wicket keepers and has taken most stumps in their ODI career.  

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MS Dhoni 

The cool cricketer and greatest former skipper of Indian teamMahendra Singh Dhoni is the wicket keeper for the team. He has started his international career from 2004. In his 346* matches and 340 innings, he has dismissed 437 times as a wicket keeper. As a keeper Dhoni has taken 315 catches and 122 stumps. His maximum innings dismissals as a wicket keeper is 6 (5ct 1st) and dismissals per innings as a keeper is 1.285. 

KC Sangakkara 

One of the most influential cricketers and greatest batsmen of the world and former Sri Lankan captain, Kumar Sangakkara was also the wicket keeper for the team. His international career was from 2000 to 2015. In his 404 matches and 353 innings, Sangakkara has dismissed 482 times as a wicketkeeper. As a keeper, he has taken 383 catches and 99 stumps. His maximum innings dismissals as a wicket-keeper is 5 (4ct 1st) and dismissals per innings as a keeper is 1.365. 

RS Kaluwitharana 

Sri Lankan wicket keeper, Romesh Kaluwitharana was also famous for his aggressive batting style. His international career was from 1990 to 2004. In his 189 matches and 185 innings, Kaluwitharana has dismissed 206 times as a wicket keeper. As a keeper he has taken 131 catches and 75 stumps. His maximum innings dismissals as a wicket keeper is 5 (4ct 1st) and dismissals per innings as a keeper is 1.113. 

Moin Khan 

Pakistani wicket keeper batsman Moin Khan has started his international career from 1990 and ended on 2004. In his 219 matches and 209 innings, he has dismissed 287 times as a wicket keeper. As a keeper, Khan has taken 214 catches and 73 stumps. His maximum innings dismissals as a wicket keeper is 5 (5ct 0st) and dismissals per innings as a keeper is 1.373. 

AC Gilchrist 

The former skipper of Australian team and wicket keeper batsman, Adam Gilchrist started his international career from 1996 and ended on 2008. In his 287 matches and 281 innings, Gilchrist has dismissed 472 times as a wicket keeper. As a keeper he has taken 417 catches and 55 stumps. His maximum innings dismissals as a wicket keeper is 6 (6ct 0st) and dismissals per innings as a keeper is 1.679. 

NR Mongia 

The Indian wicket keeper batsman Nayan Mongia started his international career from 1990 and ended on 2000. In his 140 matches and 139 innings, Mongia has dismissed 154 times as a wicket keeper. As a keeper he has taken 110 catches and 44 stumps. His maximum innings dismissals as a wicket keeper is 5 (4ct 1st) and dismissals per innings as a keeper is 1.107. 

Mushfiqur Rahim 

The former captain and wicket keeper batsman of Bangladeshi cricket team, Mushfiqur Rahim started his international career from 2006. In his 193 matches and 180 innings, Rahim has dismissed 198 times as a wicket keeper. As a keeper he has taken 156 catches and 42 stumps. His maximum innings dismissals as a wicket keeper is 5 (5ct 0st) and dismissals per innings as a keeper is 1.100. 

IA Healy 

Ian Healy, a specialist Australian wicket keeper and batsman, started his international career from 1988 and ended on 1997. In his 168 matches and 168 innings, Healy has dismissed 233 times as a wicket keeper. As a keeper he has taken 194 catches and 39 stumps. His maximum innings dismissals as a wicket keeper is (4ct 0st) and dismissals per innings as a keeper is 1.386. 

Rashid Latif 

A former captain for the Pakistani cricket team, wicket keeper Rashid Latif started his international career from 1992 and ended on 2003. In his 166 matches and 164 innings, Latif has dismissed 220 times as a wicket keeper. As a keeper he has taken 182 catches and 38 stumps. His maximum innings dismissals as a wicket keeper is 5 (5ct 0st) and dismissals per innings as a keeper is 1.341. 

Khaled Mashud 

The Bangladeshi wicket keeper and batsman, Khaled Mashud has started his international career from 1995 and ended on 2006. In his 126 matches and 126 innings, he has dismissed 126 times as a wicket keeper. As a keeper Mashud has taken 91 catches and 35 stumps. His maximum innings dismissals as a wicket keeper is 5 (3ct 2st) and dismissals per innings as a keeper is 1.000. 

*Records have been compiled as on March 25, 2020 

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Fantasy Cricket – Batsmen Scoring Hundred on ODI Debut

When a batsman scores a century on his debut, it is immensely satisfying. Imagine a situation; you are on the verge of making your dream team in your daily fantasy cricket game and you have noticed a new player in the pool of the list.  

You have done your prior research on the selection option and are ready to give the player one chance in your team. And the cricketer surprises not just you but others as well with his debut century and brilliant points for you in your online fantasy cricket scoreboard. The icing on the cake! 

Let’s hope this imagination comes true every time you pick a new batsman for your fantasy cricket team during an ODI.  

Read on and see who has actually achieved this mark in the ODI. Play online cricket at 11wickets App and read about the 5 batsmen 

DL Amiss 

Dennis Amiss of England had the power, timing and placement throughout extra cover and midwicket, his two great scoring areas, which could sometimes make him uncontrollable during batting. Amiss, during his debut ODI, scored 103 runs off 134 balls against Australia in Manchester on 24 Aug 1972. He hit 9 fours with a strike rate of 76.86 at this Australian tour of England and Scotland. 

DL Haynes 

Desmond Haynes of West Indies was a joy to watch. In his debut ODI against Australia at St John’s, he made 148 runs of 136 balls. He hit 16 fours and 2 sixes with a strike rate of 108.82 at this Australian tour of West Indies on 22 February 1978. 

A Flower 

Andy Flower, one of the most consistent batsmen of Zimbabwe, scored 115 runs of 152 balls remaining not out against Sri Lanka at New Plymouth on his ODI debut. He hit 8 fours and 1 six with a strike rate of 75.65 during the 3rd match of Benson & Hedges World Cup on 23 February 1992. 

Saleem Elahi 

Saleem Elahi, the opening batsman of the Pakistani cricket team, started his career with a bang. His debut score was 102* runs off 133 balls with 7 fours and 1 six against Sri Lanka at Gujranwala on 29 September 1995. He had a strike rate of 76.69 at this 1st ODI match during Sri Lankan tour of Pakistan. 

MJ Guptill 

Martin Guptill, the opening batsman of New Zealand, scored 122* runs off 135 balls at his debut ODI against West Indies during West Indies tour to New Zealand at Auckland, 10 January 2009. He hit 8 fours and 2 sixes with a strike rate of 90.37 

*Records have been compiled as on February 252020 

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4 Tricks to Make Fast Cash from 11Wickets App

In case you are new to the fantasy cricket world, you’ll be wondering how 11Wickets app works. And how to win money? In this blog post, we will make an effort to explain how 11Wickets app work and some tips and tricks which you can use to beat others in your contest. 

You simply need to do 3 things to play fantasy cricket: 

  • Select an upcoming match and make a team of 11 players from both teams

  • Deposit money and sign up for some contests utilizing your team 
  • Following the match starts, track your scoreboard and see if your team wins 

Tip #1: Use the app that lets team customization after the toss 

Most daily fantasy cricket apps close the contest entries One hour before the official match beginning time. Which means you cannot be absolutely sure about the playing XI of both the teams. As the toss is usually done only Half an hour before start time, you may have more possibilities to predict the best players. So, try 11Wickets app that enables you to modify your team prior to the match starts. Likewise, after the toss, you will be aware of which team is going to bat first. So depending on this, you should be able to guess the opening players and bowlers and can pick the best mix of players. 

Tip #2: Join compact but confirmed contests 

In case you are joining a large contest exceeding 10,000 members, the likelihood of reaching Rank 1 and therefore winning that big sum is very low. To win cash easily and with more probabilities, try joining small contests with 10 or 20 members. It really is easier to beat 9 other members in comparison with 9,999 other members. Check if the contest is a confirmed contest, as well. Therefore the contest will run even if it is not full. 

Tip #3: Be familiar with the points system 

Every online fantasy cricket app has distinct points structure. A lot of them give more points to Batting such as runs, the fifties etc., a few give more value to bowling. Also, some apps like 11Wickets give different points for ODI, T20 and Test matches. According to the match and app’s points’ structure, go for suitable players. 

Tip #4: Choose your star players sensibly 

11Wickets let marking two players as Captain and Vice-Captain. If a cricketer scores 10 points, the same cricketer if chosen as captain, can get 2x, i.e. 20 points. Vice-captain gets 1.5x, so 15 points. Therefore you have to think a whole lot before selecting a player as captain or vice-captain. Consider the recent performances of these players and come to a decision. 

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Fantasy Cricket – Highest Scores in England-Australia Matches

Cricket is life for many ardent lovers of sports. The world of daily fantasy cricket has brought for them the immense scope of utilizing sports knowledge to these fans. 

Many years ago, England and Australia begin their Test cricket rivalry, called Ashes, in 1882. The ardent fans of these two oldest cricketing nations are waiting for this series these days to begin to play online fantasy cricket at 11wickets AppThe Ashes series over the years has seen many big totals scored by teams in typically batting conditions. 

The first five highest team totals in Ashes series have all come in England with four of them in London. The fifth highest total came at Cardiff. Read about them and play cricket online. 

The Oval – 1938 

This was during the 5th Test of The Ashes Series and Australian tour of England at London on August 20-24 1938. England scored the highest so far 903/7d in 335.2 overs at a run rate of 2.69 in The Oval. Sir Leonard Hutton of England went on to score a rocking triple century of 364 runs. Two other centuries came from English batsmen, Maurice Leyland and Joe HardstaffTwo other players scored half-centuries. England won by an innings and 579 runs. 

Lord’s – 1930 

This was during the 2nd Test of The Ashes Series and Australian tour of England on June 27 – Jul 1 1930. Australia scored a total of 729/6d in 232.0 overs at a run rate of 3.14 in The Lord’sAustralia won the test match by 7 wickets. Sir Donald Bradman scored double century and another century added by Bill Woodfull from the Australian side. 

The Oval – 1934 

This was during the 5th Test of The Ashes Series and Australian tour of England on August 18-22 1934. Australia scored a total of 701 in 171.2 overs at a run rate of 4.09 in The Oval. Australia won the test match by 562 runs. 

The Oval – 1930 

This was during the 5th Test of The Ashes Series and Australian tour of England on August 16-22 1930. Australia scored a total of 695 in 256.1 overs at a run rate of 2.71 in The Oval. Australia won the match by an innings and 39 runs. 

Cardiff – 2009 

This was during the 1st Test of The Ashes Series and Australian tour of England on July 8-12 2009. Australia scored a total of 674/6d in 181.0 overs at a run rate of 3.72 in Cardiff. This match had been drawn at the end. Four batsmen of Australian side scored centuries. 

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Fantasy Cricket – Favorite Cricketers of India from 90s

Cricket is the heart and soul of Indian cricket fans as this is the most loved sport of the nation. Be it the live cricket matches or online fantasy cricket games, the world witnesses Indian cricket fan spread everywhere. 

The cricketers steal away the heart of the fantasy cricket games fans with their stunning performances during their cricket career. 

Cricket in India has gone through many ups and downs in the era of 90s. We have seen very good phases during the era and the credit goes to some of the terrifically talented cricketers. It is sad that we will not find these players in daily fantasy cricket team now. 

Peek at the following 5 dashing cricketers’ of 90s era who surely stole the heart of cricket fans from the entire planet. Play your favourite online fantasy cricket at 11wickets App. 

Sachin Tendulkar 

Indian cricket is synonymous to his name. He is the God of Indian cricket. He is from the 90s era and with his name many lists of Indian cricket is incomplete. He is Sachin Tendulkar. Tendulkar is not just a Batsman; he is the perfect batsmen you will ever find. His 100 international centuries remain the best of the best records he has ever created and will be hard to surpass. He has earned worldwide respect for his service and achievements in cricket and is clearly one of the most unforgettable stalwarts that the game has ever produced. 

Rahul Dravid 

Who cannot love this dependable cricketer of Indian team? It is better to put it this way: “Who can hate this Rahul Dravid?” There is nothing that Dravid does will ever put your patience to test except for the long hours he bats on the cricket field. “The Wall” of Indian Cricket, Dravid is famous for helping the team recover from awful situations being the saving grace. For the man that he is, Rahul Dravid is still admired and loved by cricket fans from all over the world. 

Sourav Ganguly 

The Dada of Indian Cricket and the current BCCI chief, Sourav Ganguly is fondly known for his stunning presence. Although he was pulled into a lot of controversies, he is one of India’s most successful captains. During his captainship, India won 11 out of 28 test matches played overseas thus making him India’s most successful overseas Test captain. He is also the only cricketer to win 4 consecutive Man-of-the-match awards in ODIs. 

Anil Kumble 

Nicknamed as Jumbo and making his first Test Debut in the year 1990, Kumble is one of the most successful bowling legends that the country has ever had. He has achieved 35 five-wicket-hauls and 8 ten-wicket-hauls in test cricket making him the third highest wicket-tacker of all times in tests. 

V. S Laxman

When it comes to Test cricket in India, there are no two better players than Rahul Dravid and V. V. S Laxman. The country has been finding it hard to find replacements for these two legends. Such has been the impact they caused when it comes to Test Cricket in the country. An extremely patient individual who always stood the test of time on the field and off it as well, Laxman is a rare gem in India’s cricketing world. He along with Rahul Dravid put up 376 runs for a third-wicket partnership in Test cricket and created a record. He is the only Indian cricketer to score 1000 runs at a single ground with an average of above 100.  

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Fantasy Cricket Record Diary – Best Catches in Cricket

warm greeting to all fantasy cricket India fans! Welcome back to yet another post at your favourite fantasy cricket game platform, 11wickets App. 

A popular phrase in the cricket world and among the daily fantasy cricket fans goes like this – “Catches wins matches.”  

A single catch or a single catch drop can turn the head of a match for teams along with online fantasy cricket fans.  

Let us take a look at top 5 catches in the history of cricket including all the formats. 

Suresh Raina 

With the advent of the 21st century, a new era began in Indian Cricket. Sourav Ganguly’s stoic leadership saw many youngsters in the team who not only improved the existing fielding standards but inspired the future generations to become more physically fit. Suresh Raina took the catch of Younis Khan during Asia Cup. He dived back to grab a lightning ball, that was Khan’s shot to get him out at 52. Raina’s catch helped in the slowing of the Pakistan innings towards the end. 

Jonty Rhodes 

Jonty Rhodes took this catch off a Lance Klusner delivery. The shot hit by Robert Croft of England was going high above Jonty’s head. Realising that he could get only a hand to it, Rhodes raised his left hand to somehow deflect the ball and then as the ball fell after his deflection, he caught it. The catch at the time of Rhodes was considered to be the greatest. 

Angelo Mathews 

This is probably Sri Lanka’s best catch ever. The shot hit by David Warner was caught very near the ropes by a jumping Mathews. No sooner did he take the catch, he realised that he would run on the ropes. So, he threw it out, just in the nick of time to make it a legitimate catch instead of a six. The catch provided an entry into the match for Sri Lanka as Australia were going strong at 72 for just 1 wicket and requiring 85 more runs to win at a run rate of 6.5. The catch was taken off Ajantha Mendis’s bowling. 

David Hussey 

David Hussey fielding in the long on jumped to try and grab a ball that was hit by Paul Collingwood of Delhi team during a match of the Indian T20 league. He could not grab it and instead managed to deflect it near him as he jumped right on the edge of the ropes, catching the ball. Realizing his inability to keep himself from going over the ropes, Hussey threw the ball up again. And this time when it started falling down, he dashed from behind the ropes and took the catch with one hand. 

Adam Gilchrist 

This catch brings to the fore the athletics, concentration and presence of mind of Adam Gilchrist. The catch of Marcus Trescothick off a Shane Warne delivery in the 2001 Ashes is the best catch of all. With the scoreboard at 52 for null, Trescothick tried a remodelled sweep, to hit the ball to the cover boundary. Instead, he ended up hitting the heel of the fielder at silly point. The ball went up on the rebound, with the fielder in agony. Gilchrist realized that the ball had gone up and was on its way down near the silly point. He raced from behind the stumps and jumped near the foot of the fielder to collect the ball just in the nick of time. 

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Fantasy Cricket Records – Most Wide in ODI Matches

In cricket, a “Wide Ball” is declared if the umpire thinks the batsman did not have a reasonable chance to score off the delivery. Umpires are much stricter on wide deliveries in the shorter format of cricket while being much more relaxed in test cricket. A wide ball also increases the scoreboard in daily fantasy cricket 

A wide delivery will add one run to the online fantasy cricket batting team and any runs scored by the batsman.  

Let’s check out the maximum number of wide gives in the ODI match to 10 teams. Read on and select fantasy cricket team at 11wickets App for Android/iOS only. 

India and Kenya 

Played in the ground of Bristol on 23 May 1999, India and Kenya altogether made a score of 564 with the fall of 9 wickets in 100.0 overs. Out of 72 extras scored by the two teams, 52 were wide balls and that is the highest record of wide balls till now. 

Pakistan and Scotland 

Played in the ground of Chester-le-Streeton on 20 May 1999, Pakistan and Scotland altogether made a score of 428 with the fall of 16 wickets in 88.5 overs. Out of 96 extras scored by the two teams, 50 were wide balls and this comes second in the list. 

Pakistan and West Indies 

The third in this list is a match played between Pakistan and West Indies in the ground of Brisbane on 7 January 1989. They altogether made a score of 461 with the fall of 17 wickets in 90.4 overs. Out of 90 extras scored by the two teams, 50 were wide balls. 

Bangladesh and Pakistan 

The fourth in this list is a match played between Bangladesh and Pakistan in the ground of Northampton on 31 May 1999. They altogether made a score of 384 with the fall of 19 wickets in 94.3 overs. Out of 69 extras scored by the two teams, 49 were wide balls. 

India and Pakistan 

The fifth in this list is a match played between India and Pakistan in Mohali on 8 November 2007. Together they made a huge score of 643 with the fall of 15 wickets in 99.5 overs. Out of 67 extras scored by the two teams, 47 were wide balls. 

Pakistan and West Indies 

Played in the ground of Toronto on 19 September 1999, Pakistan and West Indies altogether made a score of 323 with the fall of 13 wickets in 84.2 overs. Out of 68 extras scored by the two teams, 46 were wide balls and this comes sixth in the list. 

India and Australia 

The seventh in this list is a match played between India and Australia in Mumbai on 17 October 2007. Together they made a score of 388 with the fall of 18 wickets in 87.3 overs. Out of 69 extras scored by the two teams, 46 were wide balls. 

India and Zimbabwe 

Played in the ground of Leicester on 19 May 1999India and Zimbabwe altogether made a score of 501 with the fall of 19 wickets in 95.0 overs. Out of 90 extras scored by the two teams, 45 were wide balls and this comes eighth in the list. 

India and Australia 

Played in Chandigarh on 8 October 2007, India and Australia altogether made a score of 574 with the fall of 11 wickets in 100.0 overs. Out of 57 extras scored by the two teams, 44 were wide balls and this comes ninth in the list. 

India and Pakistan 

The tenth in this list is a match played between India and Pakistan in Toronto on 13 September 1997. Together they made a score of 396 with the fall of 20 wickets in 94.2 overs. Out of 60 extras scored by the two teams, 43 were wide balls.  

*Records have been compiled as on March 17, 2020 

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Fantasy Cricket – 7 Superstitious Indian Cricketers

We have our own share of beliefs and superstitions to succeed in life. Even while playing fantasy cricket leagues, we follow some belief to get a sure shot win.  

And like usmany of the cricketers are superstitious as wellNo matter how influential a cricketer is.  No matter many hours are spent at the nets, cricketers have always had certain superstitions. These superstitions might not be true but if this helps to focus on the game and win matches, it’s brilliant. And winning a match is treat for fantasy cricket fans. 

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Sachin Tendulkar 

Even the god is not resistant to these superstitions. The little master Sachin Tendulkar always puts on his left pad first when he steps out to bat. 

MS Dhoni 

Mahi was born on July 7th, which is again the seventh month in a year. And therefore, the number on his jersey seems to be the same propitious number 7. 

Virat Kohli 

Virat Kohli once said “Earlier, I used to wear the same pair of gloves with which I’d been scoring. That phase has gone as now I look for comfort. Now the superstition revolves around wearing black wristbands.” 

Yuvaraj Singh 

Yuvi trusts his jersey with number 12 considering his birth date is on 12th of December which is also the 12th month. He believes 12 to be his magic number. Moreover, he also uses a black thread of his wrist when he comes to ground to play. 

Ravichandran Ashwin 

Ashwin always carries his lucky bag to a couple of his world cup matches. It was not only fortunate for him but for the whole team. 

Sourav Ganguly 

God of the Offside expresses his gratitude to his grace that he believed to pocket from his Guru. Sourav Ganguly would make sure that his Guru’s photo is in his pocket when he is on ground. He would never fail to wear his rings and malas as well. 

Virendra Sehwag 

Sehwag was wearing a Jersey with number 44 but that didn’t turn out any magic for him. So, after seeking advice from a numerologist, he fixed on to wear a numberless shirt. 

The superstitions of cricketers may or may not act as psychic braces for gentlemen on the ground.  

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