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Most Stumpings in IPL Cricket
Most Stumpings in IPL Cricket
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Most Dismissals by a Wicketkeeper in IPL Player Matches Catches Stumpings Dismissals MS Dhoni 204 109 39 148 Dinesh Karthik 196 110 31 140 Robin Uthappa 189 58 32 90 Parthiv Patel 139 65 16 81 Wriddhiman Saha 124 56 20 76 In this article, we look at the achievements of the wicket-keepers with the […]

Top Highest Individual Scores in Test Debut Innings
Top Highest Individual Scores in Test Debut Innings
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We look at the top 10 scores made by batsmen in their first Test innings. England’s RE Foster who scored 287 in Sydney versus Australia in December 1903 leads the pack. The latest entrant to the top 10 club is New Zealand’s Devon Conway who scored 200 in a Test match at Lord’s versus England […]

Batsmen with Most 50+ Scores in Consecutive Test Matches
Batsmen with Most 50+ Scores in Consecutive Test Matches
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Test cricket is all about consistency. Form breeds constancy which in turn augments the form of a player. And when batsmen are in such red-hot form, their willow seems wider and they seem to always have some extra time to play the ball. At times, it seems almost impossible to get them out. We will […]

Top 10 Fastest Players to Take 150 Wickets in ODI Cricket
Top 10 Fastest Players to Take 150 Wickets in ODI Cricket
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The advent of T20 cricket and the incoming emergence of the Hundred ball format has made international cricket very much a batsmen-friendly game. Batting powerplays coupled with big hitting influenced by the popularity of having to score quickly throughout an innings have seen bowlers look for alternative means to restrict batting sides. Opening bowling with […]

Most Consecutive Tests Wins by India
Most Consecutive Tests Wins by India
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The Indian team registered victories in 7 consecutive Test matches in 2019. Out of those 7 matches, India played a 2-match series with West Indies, 3-match series against South Africa and 2-match series against Bangladesh. Date Series Result 22/08/2019 West Indies v. India India won by 318 runs 30/08/2019 West Indies v. India India won […]

Most ODI Matches as Captain
Most ODI Matches as Captain
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In this article, we look at 10 players who have enjoyed the most matches as captains in ODI cricket. Former Australia skipper leads the pack with 230 matches as captain of which he won 165 and lost 51, resulting in a win percentage of 76.14, which is also the highest for captains who have led […]

Most Consecutive Test Series Wins by India
Most Consecutive Test Series Wins by India
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The introduction of the fast-paced game of T20 cricket has enticed cricket fans to the limited-overs format of the game. However, there are still cricket fans around the world who appreciate the complexity and fascination of this “unlimited-over” format. On 18 June 2021, India will play New Zealand in the ICC World Test Championship final […]

Most Stumpings in Test Cricket
Most Stumpings in Test Cricket
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In this article, we look at 10 wicket-keepers who have registered the most stumpings in Test cricket. 1. WAS Oldfield (Australia): 52 Oldfield, who played 54 Tests for Australia between 1920 and 1937, had 130 dismissals in 101 innings, including 78 catches and 52 stumpings. In the process, Oldfield registered the highest ratio of 0.51 […]

Most Consecutive Test Wins on Home Soil by India
Most Consecutive Test Wins on Home Soil by India
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India are a tough nut to crack at home. The last series they lost while playing at home was back in 2012 when England beat India after an 8-year-long gap. Their sheer dominance on the turning pitches, incredible batting lineup, record-breaking bowling lineup saw India retaining their unbeatable status after the following 13 Test series. […]

Most Consecutive ODI Wins as Captain
Most Consecutive ODI Wins as Captain
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In September 2017, when Virat Kohli led India to victory over Australia in the 3rd ODI of a series in Indore, he equalled a record set by MS Dhoni for the most consecutive ODI wins as captain. It was India’s ninth win in a row, a record that Dhoni first set in February 2009 after […]

Top 10 Batsman to Score Most 150+ Runs in Tests
Top 10 Batsman to Score Most 150+ Runs in Tests
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Test cricket is one of the oldest and finest formats of cricket and the players involved in this format need to be very fit and patient. This format always challenges a player’s temperament and many players have shown their best qualities while playing this format of the game throughout the years. In the following list, […]

Top 10 Fastest Strike Rates in ODIs
Top 10 Fastest Strike Rates in ODIs
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Generally, in ODIs, players do not strike like in T20Is but few players have managed to achieve the fastest strike rates in this format too. During death overs, many players have the unique ability to shift the gyre and they have done it many times for their team. An attacking innings affects the opponent a […]

Top Bowlers Fastest to 150 Wickets in Tests
Top Bowlers Fastest to 150 Wickets in Tests
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The limited-overs format of cricket has been unfair to bowlers in recent years as the game encourages batters to pursue aggressive approaches. However, in the Test format of cricket, bowlers are still the most important players. There were numerous bowlers in the past who made life difficult for batsmen. There were times when batsmen admitted […]

Most Test Wins as Captain
Most Test Wins as Captain
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Most matches as captain Player Span Mat Won Lost Tied Draw W/L %W %L GC Smith (ICC/SA) 2003-2014 109 53 29 0 27 1.82 48.62 26.6 AR Border (AUS) 1984-1994 93 32 22 1 38 1.45 34.4 23.65 SP Fleming (NZ) 1997-2006 80 28 27 0 25 1.03 35 33.75 RT Ponting (AUS) 2004-2010 77 48 16 0 13 […]

Most 100 Opening Partnerships in ODI Cricket
Most 100 Opening Partnerships in ODI Cricket
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In this article, we consider 10 pairs of opening batsmen who have registered the highest number of 100-run opening partnerships in ODI cricket. India’s Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly top the list having enjoyed 21 century opening stands during 136 innings with each other. 1. Sachin Tendulkar – Sourav Ganguly (India): 21 Tendulkar and Ganguly […]