Cricket is one of the most loved sports in South Asian countries. While cricket fanatics mostly stay updated with every single happening of the sport, there are a few lesser-known facts that you’d be excited to know! So, without further ado, let’s get acquainted with the exciting cricket facts.

  • Every cricket fan knows that Chris Gayle is a powerful cricketer. But, do you know he is the only batsman to have ever hit a six on the very first ball of a test match. Now, that’s impressive.
  • There are many exciting things related to Test matches, and here’s another one. If we talk about the Indian Team, Ravi Shastri and ML Jaisimha are the only Indian cricketers to play on all five days of a test match.
  • Sachin Tendulkar is a cricket God, but his childhood friend Vinod Kambli’s Test match average is better than him. Hard to believe?
  • Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi is the only cricketer to have played a Test Match for India and England.
  • All-Rounder Sanath Jayasuriya of Sri Lanka has taken 323 ODI wickets more than Australian Spinner Shane Warne. Warne has taken 293.

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