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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 […]

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 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 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 […]

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 […]

10 India-Born Cricketers Who Played for Other Countries
10 India-Born Cricketers Who Played for Other Countries
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In this article, we consider 10 batsmen who were born in India but played international cricket for other countries. While three players on the list represented Pakistan, the other seven played for England. Interestingly, eight of them were born in British India (prior to 15 August 1947) while two were born after India had become […]

Top 10 Best Indian Wicket-keepers
Top 10 Best Indian Wicket-keepers
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Wicket-keeping is one of the most crucial roles in world cricket. It undoubtedly is an extremely essential position that can affect the result of any game. India is blessed with many wicket-keepers who have shone on various occasions far beyond being only a stopper. In fact, India have found their most successful captain in a […]

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 […]

Top Bowlers Fastest to 500 Wickets in Tests
Top Bowlers Fastest to 500 Wickets in Tests
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In recent times, the game of cricket has been more favourable towards batsmen than bowlers. Especially with the rise of the limited-overs format, the batsmen have started breaking more records than the bowlers. However, the most difficult form of cricket – Test cricket – has still maintained the balance between both sides. With 5 days […]

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 […]