Aug 19, 2 years ago

10 Most unusual records held by teams and players




8. Ajit Agarkar – Fastest fifty by Indian batsman in ODIs


Former Indian pacer Ajit Agarkar though was not a typical tail-ender but had the tendency of throwing his wicket away. He was always seen as a bowling all-rounder by his domestic side Mumbai and in the Indian team as well.

He was embarrassingly named as ‘Bombay duck’ after he was dismissed for seven ducks in a row. Agarkar was lucky that he did not play in the in the social media age.

But, he stunned everyone by hitting a record breaking 21 balls half century. He hit seven 4s and 4 sixes and scored his runs with a strike rate of 268. Unexpected isn’t it?



9. BB McCullum – Fastest Test Century


Brendon McCullum in his last test match , broke the record for the fastest Test hundred set by the Sir Viv Richards (56 balls) against England and Misbah-ul-Haq(56 balls) aginst Australia. He just went after the Aussie bowlers from the word go. His swashbuckling century was studded with 11 fours and 4 sixes.

McCullum had been given a major let-off on 39 when he sliced to gully and was brilliantly caught by a diving Mitchell Marsh. However, umpire Richard Kettleborough asked for the third official to check the front foot of bowler James Pattinson and a no-ball was confirmed.



10. Wasim Akram – Most sixes in a Test innings

Wasim Akram was a decent lower order batsman. Pakistan were playing Zimbabwe and the opposition had posted a decent total of 375 in their first innings with the help of centuries from Grant Flower and Paul Strang.

In reply, Pakistan had their backs to the wall and were in a spot of bother at 183/6 that was when their captain Wasim Akram walked in. Akram played aggressively right from the first ball and was involved with Saqlain Mushtaq in a record 313-run partnership for the eighth wicket.

Waz went on to hit an unbeaten 257 off 363 balls as Pakistan finished with a total of 553. His breathtaking innings had 22 fours and 12 sixes.

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