4 Unlucky Cricketers Dominated by Contemporary Legends

Not every person with the talent of playing cricket can become a famous and successful cricketer. Sad but a true fact! Luck plays an important part in every sports person’s life. But the saddest misfortune happens with cricketers whose talent get overshadowed by some contemporary legendary player. However, many such players have made good place for themselves in online fantasy cricket leagues later.  

But it’s sad when we think about the brighter prospects of their career in case they wouldn’t be outshone by the legendary cricketers. It’s merely coincidence that at the same time some outstanding performers moved into the same team. There are many, however these 4 needs a special mention.  

Dinesh Karthik 

For fantasy cricket in India, Dinesh Karthik is undoubtedly a known name. In spite of being talented his timing was bad. The time when Dinesh Karthik was trying to make a mark for himself, MS Dhoni came into the picture. From the moment Dhoni got into the Indian cricket team, all eyes remain fixated on his striking performance. Even when Dhoni retired from the tests, selectors took Wriddhiman instead of Karthik! Although he has 263 runs in three test matches against England in 2007, however things didn’t turn out to be great for the cricketer.  

Mohammed Kaif 

If you’re an ardent cricket fan, that there was a time when you would have surely hard the name of Kaif quiet a few times. There are two major memories of Kaif’s perfor4mance in the mind of people. One was the winning moment in the Natwest Tri-series final and the other was the great fielding partnership with Yuvraj Singh. However, he couldn’t make it among the big ones. Because at the same time the versatile names like Sourav Ganguly and Sachin Tendulkar was already on a winning spree! The dream of Kaif to make it to the top remained a dream forever!  

Brad Hodge 

From 1990 to 2000, the Australian cricket team had the strongest batting line up. This smashing Victorian player was one of the gems in the team. However, he was not selected by the selectors for a long time. It’s not that his performance was not upto the mark. However, his performances were covered by the other promising players of the team. He thus announced an early retirement in 2008. If things would have been different, then surely this person would have been a favorite player in fantasy cricket games.  

Stuart MacGill 

The name of MacGill would have been counted among the best spinners of Australian team if only his ear did not clash with that of Shane Warne. Even after Warne’s retirement the spinner couldn’t make it big in the team. His best scores were 8?108 against Bangladesh in the year 2005. However, when time came for MacGill to show off his skills, it was too late and demotivation had already taken a toll over his career graph. However, he was a team player and added invaluably to the winnings of Australian cricket team till the time he was in the team.  

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Fantasy Cricket – 4 Cricketers Who Are Not Using Their Original Names

Not liking the birthname and changing the same has become a trend now! Whether it’s for some luck purpose, or for religious use, changing names is not ban uncommon thing to do. Thousands and millions of people change their birthnames later on in their life. Similarly, in the cricket fraternity, names play a crucial role. A cricketer becomes popular by his name!  

Fantasy cricket game players would be amazed to know that these players were originally not called by the name which they are using now. Few of them altered the names because they were simply fascinated with the changes. Read on and improve your cricket trivia!  

Tillakaratne Dilshan 

This Sri Lankan cricketer is a popular name in international cricket. But did you know that he is originally a Muslim by birth? Difficult to ascertain as his name doesn’t suggest the same. However, his original name was Tuwan Mohammad Dilshan and his father was from a Malay group. However, from 1999, he started following the trends of Buddhism. It’s been a news that Dilshan’s mother was a follower of Buddhism from the very beginning. Thus, it was always in his blood. By embracing Buddhism, he decided to change his name. Indeed, a fun fact for the fantasy sports lover!  

Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi 

The well-known cricketer who was popularly called Tiger Pataudi was initially not called as Mansur. He was actually by birth the Junior Nawab of Pataudi family and hence by ritual was known as Nawab of Pataudi Junior. He became the youngest captain of the Indian cricket team in 1961 and for 10 years he played with this name. After that to abide by the changing government rules, he changed his name to Mansur. Since then, this dashing batsman made a special place in the hearts of millions of fans.  

Mohammad Yousuf 

Although he played for Pakistan, however from Muslim he converted to Christianity and also changed his name. Till 2005 he was known as Yousuf Youhana. But as soon as he converted, he changed his name to Mohammad Yousuf. Although the name won’t suggest that he is a Christian, however by religion he was! This made him the only cricketer with some other religious belief to play for the all-Muslim cricket team of Pakistan. For fantasy cricket league, religion or name doesn’t matter. What matters is the performance of the cricketer!  

Bob Willis 

Probably one of the bravest bowlers of the England team till date, Bob Willis was not originally called by this name. Well, it’s a high fascinating story though! During the 1960s the enigmatic musical performance by the great Bob Dylan impressed him. By birth, his name was Robert George Dylan Willis. The love for music inspired him to add a twist to his name. So, he walked up to the court and legally got his name changed to Bob Willis. However, fate didn’t favour his new name! He was repeatedly hurt and sustained many injuries while playing. But to the utter astonishment of the viewers, he played for 9 long years and delivered an outstanding performance.  

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Fantasy Cricket Games – 4 Talented Cricketers Overshadowed by Popular Teammates

Looking back at the history of cricket, it is very clear that over the years there have been cricketers whose popularity had been overshadowed to some extent by another brilliant contemporary player in the team! Although there’s no doubt about the competency of any of them, however sometimes the other one takes up the limelight!  

Call it bad luck or unfair turn of events, in spite of winning millions of hearts, some these cricketers have never quiet been able to come out of the shadows. However, while playing fantasy cricket, popularity doesn’t matter. It’s the performance of the players that will help you win cash in such online fantasy games.  

Brian Lara vs Shivnarine Chanderpaul 

Whenever discussion crops up regarding these two players, there’s always a debate regarding who is better! One is a master class performer, while the other is the most attentive player in the team. Lara managed to pull out thousands of runs effortlessly. However, the same cant be commented about Chanderpaul. He might have been having lots of runs in his bucket, however he was not a pleasing batsman. Rather in comparison to Lara, he was a more consistent player. Alas, his consistency was overshadowed by Lara’s terrific performance.  

Virat Kohli vs Rohit Sharma 

This debate is a controversial one. The fan base of Virat Kohli is equal to that of Rohit Sharma. However, for non-cricket fans Virat Kohli is more popular than Rohit Sharma. Popularity is the kick word here! If you judge them on the basis of their performance, then it’s very difficult to assign the number 1 position to either of them. Again, like the all-other couples mentioned in this list, Virat is a more striking player and fastest scorer in comparison to Rohit. Rohit on the other hand is a consistent one. So, despite being almost at par with Kohli, Sharma’s talent has always been overshadowed.  

Sachin Tendulkar vs Rahul Dravid 

The dependable man – whenever you see the Karnataka cricketer in the Indian team, you will surely relate this title with him. Rahul Dravid was undoubtedly the most consistent player in the team and the burden of getting Indian team out from any tricky situation rested completely on this cool-headed player. However, that was the time when India also got one of the finest cricketers of the lot – Sachin Tendulkar. With 100 international centuries to his name, Sachin’s performance overshadowed the likes of many! Rahul Dravid being one of them! Fantasy cricket in India would have attained more popularity if they would have been playing presently.  

Dale Steyn vs Morne Morkel 

Steyn was the most aggressive, consistent and highest-ranked bowler of the test matches. His bowling ability has taken him up to the greatest heights in his career. However, in that same team, Morne Morkel was also performing as one of the best bowlers. His career graph is adorned with a lot of award-winning performances. There’ve been many instances when the batsmen have been in fear from Morkel. However, this talented man remains in the low limelight for a lot of time in his career. 

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Fantasy Cricket Facts: 5 Popular Cricketers Representing Two Countries

With the starting of IPL the trend of shuffling players of different countries into different teams have become a popular concept. Furthermore, you can also get your favorite player from the Australian or West Indies to play for your fantasy cricket in India by including them in the eleven. However, did you know that in reality there are a few players who have actually played for two countries?  

In countries like India, Australia, England there are abundance of talent. Hence, majority of the players play for home country but they also play for other countries as well. There are times when some of them have been compelled to take such decisions. Again, there are situations where due to lack of good opportunities they have been forced to play for some other country.  

Players of fantasy cricket leagues get confused on such cases at times. They keep on forgetting the country where the person is belonging from. To keep you updated, here’s a list of some notable players. 

Jofra Archer 

This man has represented both West Indies and England proved to be an outstanding player for both the teams. Undoubtedly a talented and promising player when we started playing for U19 in West Indies. However, everyone though his smashing career has come to and end because of a sudden injury that he suffered. But later fate took a turn and he retuned with a bang! His talent in the Big Bash League got noticed and he joined England’s National team. Rest is history! He is undoubtedly the most popular choice for fantasy cricket players when it comes to any leagues.  

Eoin Morgan 

Whenever you see Morgan, definitely the first thing that strikes your mind is that he an Irish cricketer. Undoubtedly that’s a true fact! The limited over captain for England had played for Ireland previously. At U17 and U19, he had represented the Ireland’s team. Since he was born there hence at the initial stage, he played for the home team. In 2007 when Ireland defeated Pakistan, Morgan was still a part of the team. However, he was selected into England’s team in 2010 and from then there was no stopping him. Whether Ireland or England – country is no bar for Morgan’s popularity in playing fantasy cricket games.  

Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi  

Fondly known as Tiger Pataudi, this man was one of the most loved Indian captain. But did you know a fun fact? While studying at the oxford, he used play for Sussex. Later he came back to India, after meeting with an accident which damaged his right eye. However, this was not the end of his cricketing career, rather he made India win 9 tests as a successful captain. Call it the turn of fortunes, the came back of Pataudi was a major gain for the Indian cricket team.  

Imran Tahir 

For those who have seen Tahir playing, must have witnessed his iconic celebration feat that he positively takes after every wicket. For U19 leagues, Tahir had played for Pakistan which is the home country of the player. However, his national career was molded by his entry into the South African cricket team from 2011 to 2019. Investigating the major reason behind such change shows that among the large number of good spinners in the Pakistan team, Tahir lost his place. But he was smart and didn’t let the same defeat his dream of becoming a cricketer! Since the South African team lacks good quality spinners, hence Tahir’s contribution into the team made him stand out in the crowd.  

Kepler Wessels 

 Rugby was the game which was more popular than cricket in Africa. Kepler Wessels was an exceptional African who preferred playing cricket and not rugby. During the 1980s and 1990s, while he continued his career as a cricketer,  Wessels played for both South Africa and Australia. In 1991, Wessels was elected as the captain of the South African team. Although his ODI performance was criticized since a long time, however, he had been successful in all respects.  

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5 Popular International Cricketers Who Played for Countries Other than Native Country

It’s not always the fact that a person born in a certain country will play for that country without fail. There’ve been cases where the person belonging to some other countries are playing for some uncommonly other country. Needless to say, cricket is a game beyond any religion, nation and individual person. Introduction of the fantasy cricket leagues have reduced the boundaries to a larger extent. Here’s a brief overview of the cricketers who despite of being born in one country have made some other country hugely proud with their flawless performance.  

Kevin Pietersen 

In spite of having a successful cricket team in South Africa. Kevin preferred to join the England’s team and played as a batsman from 2004 to 2014. Initially, Pietersen had played for his country, that’s South Africa. However, from 2004 he became a permanent member of the England team. However, if you’re wondering about his English connection, then be clear that his mother is an English woman. In 2010, when England won the ICC world twenty20, Pietersen was declared as the player of the entire tournament.  

Andrew Strauss 

Call it a coincidence, but Strauss is another South African born cricketer who joined the England team instead of the home team. He was born in 1977 in Johannesburg and later became the captain of England’s team. He was also successful in leading the team in two Ashes match and helped the team in winning twice. On an average 7037 runs are in his pocket. However, fantasy cricket game players have missed out the chance of getting such players into the charts. Since the option was not present previously.  

Andrew Symonds 

The hard-hitter and all-rounder Australian cricketer doesn’t have Aussie blood in his veins. Rather, Symonds originally belongs to England. This all-rounder player is undoubtedly a gift to the Australian team. He had moved to Queensland at a very young age and played for the Australian cricket team from 1998 to 2009. Although later he retired from cricket to spend some quality time with his family, however during his tenure, he made Australia an unbeatable team. 

Eoin Morgan 

The current captain of the England cricket team, this man was born near England but not in England! Although a well-known fact for all fantasy cricket gamers, however for the novice people, Morgan was born in Ireland. He was named the captain of England in 2014 and holds the record for the fastest fifties in ODI during the 2019 world cup. Unlike the other players, Morgan has been able to successfully play for both England and Ireland at the same time.  

Sikandar Raza 

Imagine a Pakistan born player playing for Zimbabwe. Sikandar Raza was originally born in Sialkot, Pakistan and started playing for the domestic cricket team from a very early age. His excellent skills made him popular at a rapid pace and he was put into the Zimbabwe team in 2013. Currently he plays for Zimbabwe. Call it fate or talent, this man was put into the team by the selectors which made Zimbabwe a strong team till date!  

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5 Surprising Countries That Will Participate in Future Cricket Leagues

The raging craze for cricket is now not only limited to countries like India and England, rather, but the game has also spread its wings in a few unimaginable countries, which were unthinkable even a few years back! With Afghanistan making it to the International leagues in just 6 years, many other countries who’ve already excelled in other sports, are thinking of following their footsteps. 

With growing interest in cricket, these 5 countries can make a mark in cricket ten years down the line. New countries, new teams, and new players with unique playing styles – daily fantasy cricket will reach more exciting levels. 

Position 1: United States of America 

With baseball being the National game of the USA, cricket has always taken a backseat for the cool Americans. With the same bat-ball design, easier rules, and less time – baseball has always overtaken cricket among the fast-moving Americans. However, with love for all types of sports, around 2,00,000 Americans have been seen playing cricket in around 6000 teams till 2017. USA is now the 105th ICC member and it looks like a positive turn of events will definitely occur in this country within the next few years. Surely a great news for the fantasy cricket fans! 

Position 2: Germany 

From 70 teams in 2012 to 350 teams in 2019, Germany is definitely an achiever among the others. Coined as the “fastest-growing nation in world cricket”, German fans can now fulfil their desires by watching the 400 home clubs play cricket at different levels. How did this miracle happen? The easy immigration rules of the country have helped to bring Asian players into the country and form one of the strongest cricket teams. One more addition to the daily fantasy cricket!   

Position 3: China 

Although there’s a long cricketing history dating back to 1858, 1.4 billion people in China are still believed to play cricket with plastic wickets and on one single grass pitch! As bizarre as this may seem, China has made into this list, which means there’s a faint chance of the country making it up to the levels of India and England. It’s not that they don’t know the sport, but with limited resources and very little publicity, relating cricket with china seems like a strange thing to do! They’ve been granted the associate status in 2017, hence expect to see more of China in fantasy cricket games in the coming years. 

Position 4: Ireland 

Ireland cricket team is the 11th nation to get the test status. However, other home sports like rugby and Gaelic football has, in reality, overshadowed the cricketing talents of the Irish players. You can expect some of the notable Irish players soon joining the daily fantasy cricket leagues, as cricket is growing at an unprecedented rate in Northern Ireland. Beware, other teams, a tough competition is expected from the North Irish players! 

Position 5: Nepal 

By claiming the status of an ODI team in 2018, Nepal is not very far behind in the race. Although a small country, Nepal has the potential of catching up to the levels of Afghanistan only if the junior national level players are trained well to make it up to the international levels successfully. Given the amount of passion that the Nepalis have for the game, they can soon make a place for themselves in some of the best online cricket games. Just a bit of nurturing is required! 

 

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Tips for Choosing the Right Type of Cricket Bat

A bat makes the whole difference in the game. No player is perfect. However, a heavyweight or unpolished bat can restrict the striking power of the player. If you’re playingfree fantasy cricket, then worry about the batsmen and not the bat! You’ll be playing online here. 

However, for the on-field players, keeping these pointers in mind is essential. With all brands advertising their bats out there, it might get difficult to choose from. Don’t get carried away by the exaggerated statements! 

Rather check out these pointers and before going ahead with the one. 

Take up a light weighted bat 

If your bat is as heavy as a mountain, then do you expect to swing it freely? You’ll find expert opinions about heavy bats being durable, sturdy, and long-lasting. However, what good will that do, if the batsman is not able to strike a boundary with the same? So, a smart player will choose the bat depending on his weight. If the player is skinny, low in height, and speedy in nature, then a light-weighted bat is the best option for him. 

Must suit your batting style 

Every good player has a unique style of playing the game. so, taking up the bat that suits your style gives you a winning position. For instance, if you prefer hitting straight shots, a low bat is for you. However, the same is not favorable for the front foot batters. For the ones specialized in fancier kind of shots like the back-foot or the high ones, medium or high bats are favorable for them. Want to avoid such hassles then fantasy cricket app and make easy fantasy cricket login. There you just need to use your mind to make the most rational decisions. No need to be concerned about the batting styles of your selected players. 

A comfortable grip is essential 

What if the bat flies out of the player’s hand while the player tries to take a strike? That would be hilarious and utterly embarrassing. Getting a comfortable hold of the bat is the utmost necessity. A good batsman knows that there are two types of handles – the round and the oval. If you select the oval ones, you’ll get strong control but its good for the top bat holders. In case, you’re a bottom bat holder, then round ones will be easier to handle. 

Willow difference 

If you’re not a professional, then you won’t even know the difference between English and Kashmiri willows. If you’re a beginner, then the cheap Kashmiri ones are perfect for you. However, for an experienced player, English willows are the best options. Hence, it’s obvious that the better the grade of the willows are, the more costly your bat is supposed to be! 

Depending on the balls 

The bat is meant to hit the ball. Hence, depending on the texture and weight of the ball the batsman should pick off the right kind of bat. Let’s say, that you’re using a light-weighted tennis ball, then do you need a heavy bat? Obviously not! Select a smooth. Sleek and light bat for the same. On the other hand, if you’re playing with hard and heavy leather or rubber balls, then you need a thick and heavy bat to hit the same. 

Keeping these tips in mind is essential for the on-field players. Till the time you  Play fantasy sports and enjoy!

 

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Fantasy Cricket – Top 10 Whitewashes in Cricket History

Winning one match in the international test series is one thing while winning the entire fantasy cricket league series is another. Don’t you think so? Test matches are played for 5 days, which is hectic and winning the entire series is challenging.

However, test matches are party time for the fantasy cricket fans and they get to join the daily fantasy cricket matches more and more.

Let’s take a look at the teams who have whitewashed their opponent at every test match in a series. Read on and play on at the best online cricket platform of India, 11Wickets App:

England and Australia

In this match of The Ashes 1886 in England, England won the 3 match series by 3-0 playing against the opponent Australian team. In the first match, England won by 4 wickets, in the second match England won by an innings and 106 runs and in the third match England won by an innings and 217 runs.

England and South Africa

In this match of South Africa Test Series 1895/96, England won the 3 match series by 3-0 playing against South African cricket team. In the first match, England won by 288 runs, in the second match England won by an innings and 197 runs and in the third match England won by an innings and 33 runs.

England and South Africa

In this match of England Test Series 1912, England won the 3 match series by 3-0 playing against their opponents South Africa. In the first match England won by an innings and 62 runs, in the second match England won by 174 runs and in the third match, England won by 10 wickets.

Australia and England

In this match of The Ashes 1920/21 in Australia, Australia won the 5 match series by 5-0 playing against their opponents England. In the first match Australia won by 377 runs, in the second match Australia won by an innings and 91 runs, in the third match Australia won by 119 runs, in the fourth match Australia won by 8 wickets and in the fifth match Australia won by 9 wickets.

England and West Indies

In this match of England Test Series 1928, England won the 3 match series by 3-0 playing against their opponents West Indies. In the first match England won by an innings and 58 runs, in the second match England won by an innings and 30 runs and in the third match, England won by an innings and 71 runs.

Australia and South Africa

In this match of Australia Test Series 1931/32, Australia won the 5 match series by 5-0 playing against their opponents South Africa. In the first match Australia won by an innings and 163 runs, in the second match Australia won by an innings and 155 runs, in the third match Australia won by 169 runs, in the fourth match Australia won by 10 wickets and in the fifth match Australia won by an innings and 72 runs.

England and India

In this match of England Test Series 1959, England won the 5 match series by 5-0 playing against their opponents India. In the first match England won by an innings and 59 runs, in the second match England won by 8 wickets, in the third match England won by an innings and 173 runs, in the fourth match England won by 171 runs and in the fifth match England won by an innings and 27 runs.

West Indies and India

In this match of West Indies Test Series 1961/62, West Indies won the 5 match series by 5-0 playing against their opponents India. In the first match West Indies won by 10 wickets, in the second match West Indies won by an innings and 18 runs, in the third match West Indies won by an innings and 30 runs, in the fourth match West Indies won by 7 wickets and in the fifth match West Indies won by 123 runs.

England and New Zealand

In this match of New Zealand Test Series 1962/63, England won the 3 match series by 3-0 playing against their opponents New Zealand. In the first match England won by an innings and 215 runs, in the second match England won by an innings and 47 runs and in the third match, England won by 7 wickets.

England and New Zealand

In this match of England Test Series 1965, England won the 3 match series by 3-0 playing against their opponents New Zealand. In the first match, England won by 7 wickets, in the second match England won by 7 wickets and in the third match England won by an innings and 187 runs.

*Records have been compiled as on March 31, 2020

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Fantasy Cricket – Most Duck Records in ODI Matches

In the online cricket games of 11wickets app, it is not that a player is talented but he will stay in his form all the days he is playing matches. Cricket is unpredictable and the players’ form is unpredictable too.  

International cricket matches first started with Test matches and then came the ODI matches. The ODI brought a fresh breath as it gave relief from the 5 days game. Over the years, players have dominated with their best records and talented performers in the international cricket scenario. But sometimes their talent has failed when they got out at a DUCK. Even when you play daily fantasy cricket at 11wickets app, a duck doesn’t bring any points.  

Hence for online fantasy cricket, you will avoid cricketers who have most duck records and also are out of performance currently. Let’s explore the duck records of the cricketers: 

Muttiah Muralitharan 

Muttiah Muralitharan, the former Sri Lankan cricketer whose tenure ran from 1992  2011 is the first in this list. He was one of the greatest bowlers for the nation. He played 495 matches and batted in 328 innings. He scored a total of 1936 runs facing 2668 balls. He is the highest duck scorer with 59 ducks. 

Courtney Andrew Walsh 

Courtney Andrew Walsh, the former West Indies cricketer whose tenure ran from 1984 – 2001 is the second in this list. He played 397 matches and batted in 264 innings. He scored a total of 1257 runs facing 2539 balls. He is the highest duck scorer with 54 ducks. 

Deshabandu Sanath Teran Jayasuriya 

Deshabandu Sanath Teran Jayasuriya, the former Sri Lankan cricketer whose tenure ran from 1989 – 2011 is the third in this list. He played 586 matches and batted in 651 innings. He scored a total of 21032 runs facing 25849 balls. He is the highest duck scorer with 53 ducks. 

Glenn Donald McGrath 

Glenn Donald McGrath, the former Australian cricketer whose tenure ran from 1993 – 2007 is the fourth in this list. He played 376 matches and batted in 207 innings. He scored a total of 761 runs facing 1818 balls. He is the highest duck scorer with 49 ducks. 

Mahela de Silva Jayawardene 

Mahela de Silva Jayawardene, the former Sri Lankan cricketer whose tenure ran from 1997 – 2015 is the fifth in this list. He played 652 matches and batted in 725 innings. He scored a total of 25957 runs facing 40100 balls. He is the highest duck scorer with 47 ducks. 

Daniel Luca Vettori 

Daniel Luca Vettori, the former New Zealand cricketer whose tenure ran from 1997  2015 is the sixth in this list. He played 442 matches and batted in 383 innings. He scored a total of 6989 runs facing 10692 balls. He is the highest duck scorer with 46 ducks. 

Wasim Akram 

Wasim Akram, the former Pakistani cricketer whose tenure ran from 1984 – 2003 is the seventh in this list. He played 460 matches and batted in 427 innings. He scored a total of 6615 runs facing 9597 balls. He is the highest duck scorer with 45 ducks. 

Zahir Khan 

Zahir Khan, the former Indian cricketer whose tenure ran from 2000 – 2014 is the eighth in this list. He played 309 matches and batted in 232 innings. He scored a total of 2036 runs facing 3469balls. He is the highest duck scorer with 44 ducks. 

Shane Warne 

Shane Warne, the former Australian cricketer whose tenure ran from 1992 – 2007 is the ninth in this list. He played 339 matches and batted in 306 innings. He scored a total of 4172 runs facing 6883 balls. He is the highest duck scorer with 44 ducks. 

Shahid Afridi 

Shahid Afridi, the Pakistani cricketer whose tenure ran from 1996 – 2018 is the tenth in this list. He played 524 matches and batted in 508 innings. He scored a total of 11196 runs facing 9809 balls. He is the highest duck scorer with 44 ducks.  

Thanks for reading! Play fantasy cricket and enjoy! 

 

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Fantasy Cricket History – 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 it 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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