25 Interesting Unknown Facts about Cricket

25 Interesting Unknown Facts about Cricket


25 Interesting Unknown Facts about Cricket In all over the world cricket is one of the game which is famous in almost every home. Everyone loves to watch and play cricket. Our national game is hockey but it seems the popularity of cricket makes cricket our national game. Many peoples watch cricket but some of them definitely not aware of these facts which we have in this article. Cricket has many amazing facts that will blow your mind and some of those facts we brings 25 Amazing Cricket Facts for you that will flick your mind.

1Shahid Afridi Used Sachin Tendulkar’s Bat

When Shahid Afridi play  ODI century match for Pakistan from nairiobi in 1996 he didn’t have a bat. Than Waqar Younis gave him a bat of Sachin Tendulkar’s bat. Shahid hit 11 six, 6 fours of the bat and he again made a record of 37 ball against sri lanka which was the fastest ODI century.

2Chris Gayle’s six off first ball

Here is not a player who hit a six of the first ball of a test match in the 137 years of test match. He hit the six against Bangladesh 2012.

3Abbas Ali Baig

When Biag play his third test match against Australia at Brabourne Stadium in 1960, a pretty girl come to meet Biag and she kissed on his cheeks.

4Vinod Kambli & Sachin Tendulkar

Vinod Kambli played only 17 test match. Kambli’s test match average is 54.20 and his childhood friend Sachin Tendulkar’s average is only 53.78 after 200 test matches.

5Sunil Gavaskar

He was out of first ball three times in his carrier. He played 34 test centuries and the first batsman scoring 10,000 runs in test match.

6ML Jaisimha & Ravi Shastri

Ml jaisimha batted against Australia Cakcutta in 1960 and Ravi Shastri batted against England at Calcutta in 1984.

7Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi

Saif Ali Khan’s Grandfather Nawab pataudi khan Iftikar Ali Khan Pataudi is the only cricketer who played for India and England.

8Lala Amarnath

Lala Amarnath was hit the wicket of Don Bradman in 1948 Brisbane test cricket.

9Similarity b/w Indo- Pak Match

There are many similarities between India and Pakistan match of Australia Cup of 1986 and Asia Cup of 2014.

10India Won Their Second World Cup

India won their second world cup in 2011 28 years later and won their second test in 2014 three years later at Lord’s.

11India won 60, 50, 20 over world cup

In the whole world India is only a country who won 60 over, 50 over and 20 over world cup.

12Alec Stewart

Alec Stewart scored 8463 test runs and his birth date also 8-4-63.

13Asif Karim

Asif Karim belong to Kenya was played international cricket and devis cup tennis for his country.

14Wilfred Rhodes

Wilfred Rhodes from England played cricket at the age of 52.

15Allan Border

Allan Border from Australia played 153 continually test cricket.

16Maharaja of Vizianagaram

Vijay Ananda Gajapathi Raju the Maharaja of Vizianagaram is only a Indian cricketer to be knighted.

17Australia Beat England

Australia beat England in the first ever test match at the Melbourne cricket ground in 1877 by 45 runs and 100 years later the venue, teams are same but result is different from earlier.

18Four Innings on the same

This was happened 11 years later in cape town when south africa bowled out for australia for 47, all four innings saw on the same day  the 2000 lord’s test between england and west indies.

19Jim Laker & Anil Kumble

Richard Stroke witnessed Jim Laker to take 10 wickets old trafford test against Australia in 1956. After 43 years later Anil Kumble taking all 10 wickets in India vs Pakistan test match and Jim Laker saw Anil Kumble to take 10 wickets.

20South Africa’s 11:11:11

At Cape Town this coincidence  happened in the test between South Africa and Australia. South Africa needed 111 runs at 11:11 on the morning of 11:11:11.

21Peter Siddle

Peter is the only international batsman who take a hat-trick during the Brisbane test against England on 25 November 2010.

22Mohinder Amarnath

HE is the only India’s cricketer who dismissed for handling the ball and preventing the field.

23Leslie Hylton

Leslie Hylton who hanged for murder is the only cricketer of West Indies.

24Robin Singh & Robin Singh

Robin Singh is India’s specialist one day player one test match against Zimbabwe in 1998 and the other Junior Robin Singh who is his namesake played of his career in 1999 against New Zealand.

25Sachin Tendulkar played for Pak

Anybody can’nt nk that Sachin Tendulkar played for Pakistan. This happened Tendulkar came on the field as a substitute fielder for Pakistan in Barbourne stadium in 1987.



All the Cricket Fans know some facts about your favourite player which you may not aware of.