What are the most interesting cricket stats ever?

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  • Chris Gayle is the only batsman to hit a six off the first ball of a Test match.
  • Sanath Jayasuriya has more ODI wickets than Shane Warne.
  • Dhaka’s Sher-e-Bangla stadium and Bangabandhu stadium have hosted more ODIs than Lord’s.
  • Alec Stewart was born on 8-4-63 and he scored 8463 Test runs.
  • On the morning of 11/11/11 South Africa needed 111 runs to win at 11:11.
  • Peter Siddle is the only bowler to take a hat-trick on his birthday.
  • West Indies’ Leslie Hylton is the only cricketer to be hanged for murder.
  • Adam Gilchrist holds the record for playing the most number of Tests straight after debut.
  • Allan Border played 153 consecutive Test matches. Alastair Cook broke this record when he played his 154 consecutive test match against Pakistan on 1st June’ 18.
  • Australia beat England by 45 runs in the first ever cricket Test as well as the Centenary Test in 1977.
  • Lala Amarnath is the only bowler to dismiss Don Bradman hit wicket in Test cricket.
  • On 12 th January 1964, Indian spinner Bapu Nadkarni bowled 21 consecutive maiden overs vs England at Chennai.
  • Chris Martin and B.S Chandrasekhar have taken more Test wickets in their career than the test runs they scored.
  • Wilfred Rhodes took 4,204 wickets in First Class cricket.
  • Sir Jack Hobbs scored 199 centuries in his First Class career.
  • In a World Cup Match, chasing 335, Sunil Gavaskar scored an unbeaten 36 off 174 balls.
  • Jim Laker once took 19 wickets in a Test match.
  • Mahela Jayawardene is the only batsman to have scored centuries in both the Semi-Final and Final of a World Cup.
  • The player with the most number of not outs in Test cricket is not Rahul Dravid, but Courtney Walsh.
  • In 1989, along with Sachin Tendulkar, 23 other cricketers made their International debuts. The last one to retire before Sachin, was New Zealand’s Chris Cairns, who retired in 2004.
  • Inzamam Ul Haq took a wicket off the very first ball he bowled in International Cricket.
  • Sir Don Bradman has just hit 6 sixes in his entire career.
  • Virender Sehwag’s highest scores in T20, ODI and Tests are 119, 219 and 319 respectively. Sehwag broke his highest T20 score record in 2014 when he scored 122 against CSK.
  • Wasim Akram’s highest Test innings score of 257 is higher than that of Sachin Tendulkar’s (who has 248 n.o. to his credit).
  • The England Cricket Team is the only team in ODI history to lose a 60 over ODI Final (1979 World Cup), a 50 over ODI Final (1992 World Cup and 2004 Champions Trophy) and a 20 over ODI Final (2013 Champions Trophy) in ICC tournaments. England also lost WT20 final against WI in 2016 at Kolkata.
  • Lance Klusener, Abdur Razzaq, Shoaib Malik and Hashan Tillakaratne are the only players to have batted in 10 different batting positions in ODIs.
  • Sachin Tendulkar got out for a duck only once in his Ranji career. Bhuvaneshwar Kumar got him.
  • Saeed Ajmal has never won a Man of the Match award in One Day International Cricket.
  • Sachin Tendulkar played for Pakistan before India – Can you imagine Sachin Tendulkar playing for Pakistan before India – This happened during a practice match between India and Pakistan at the Brabourne Stadium in 1987 where Tendulkar came on the field as a substitute fielder for Pakistan.

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