ODI Cricket

Crumbling Wickets, Smaller Bats Among Changes ODI Cricket Needs: Former Aussie Spinner
Crumbling Wickets, Smaller Bats Among Changes ODI Cricket Needs: Former Aussie Spinner
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Former Australian spinner Nathan Hauritz has called for a complete overhaul of ODI cricket aimed at combating the flood of runs being witnessed in recent years. Hauritz sees a need to curate wickets to ensure that they crumble. The off-break bowler also seeks a return to the use of a single ball. In his third […]

History of Cricket in South Africa
History of Cricket in South Africa
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Cricket and rugby are the two sports that bring South Africa together. To track the history of cricket in Africa, one would have to go back to the colonial era. Over the period of time, South Africa have seen many hurdles to reach where they are right now. It is small but memorable victories that […]

History of Cricket in Bangladesh
History of Cricket in Bangladesh
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Bangladesh is one of the countries where the people follow cricket religiously and every match is enjoyed the same as any festival. They have some of the most faithful and enthusiastic fans in the world of cricket. Due to the popularity of this game, Bangladesh has a rich history of national cricket tournaments. Bangladesh is […]

History of Cricket in Zimbabwe
History of Cricket in Zimbabwe
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There are 12 Full Member cricket nations to date and Zimbabwe were the ninth to be granted the status. The Zimbabwe national cricket team are famously known as Chevrons. Test Cricket They played their first-ever Test against India in October 1992 in Harare. They showed tremendous improvement in their performance in the early days of […]

England Cricket History Overview
England Cricket History Overview
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Cricket, which originated in South East England, is one of the most popular games in England and their national sport since the 18th century. With the expansion of the British Empire, they spread the game of cricket globally over the next two centuries. England, being a founding nation, holds full-member status for Test, One Day International […]

History of Cricket in New Zealand
History of Cricket in New Zealand
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The country of New Zealand has inherited cricket from their European colonisers, especially the British. They have been one of the oldest teams in the game of cricket. This team, also known as the Black Caps, have had many heartbreaking misses from winning ICC trophies. They have lost two World Cup finals in 2015 and […]

History of Cricket in Ireland
History of Cricket in Ireland
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Analysing the history of cricket, we get to know that this game was brought by English people to many countries and Ireland was also a part of this. In the early 1800s, this game was introduced in Ireland. Garrison towns of Ballinasloe and Kilkenny were the first to get introduced to this game. But the […]

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 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 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 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 […]

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 […]

Fastest Players to 500 Wickets in ODI
Fastest Players to 500 Wickets in ODI
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With One Day International cricket being part of the fabric within the international cricketing sphere since the 1970s, the shorter format of the game is now able to call upon an archive of records and statistics not afforded to the Twenty 20 version of the game. Developments within one-day cricket over the past decade or […]

Fastest 4000 Runs in ODI Cricket
Fastest 4000 Runs in ODI Cricket
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Player Opposition Ground Match Date Debut Time Mat Inns Scorecard HM Amla (SA) v India Durban 8 Dec 2013 9 Mar 2008 5y 274d 84 81 ODI # 3443 IVA Richards (WI) v New Zealand Albion 14 Apr 1985 7 Jun 1975 9y 311d 96 88 ODI # 326 JE Root (ENG) v West Indies Southampton 29 Sep […]

Bowlers Fastest to 400 Wickets in ODIs
Bowlers Fastest to 400 Wickets in ODIs
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ODI format is considered the first limited-overs format and is also famous among the other limited-formats like T20, T10, etc. In ODI format, initially, there were 60-overs games and then now an ODI game contains 50 overs. The one who plays this format should be consistently physically and mentally fit. The players from this list […]