GKToday Archives: October, 2017

Which bowler delivered fastest delivery in the history of cricket?

Pakistan bowler Shoiab Akhtar Popularly known as Rawalpindi express holds the record of fastest delivery in the history of cricket. During 2003 in a world cup match against England he delivered a ball with a speed of 161.3 km/hr which ..

Who is the only batsman to hit a six off the first ball of a Test match?

In the History of entire test cricket only West Indies Player Chris Gayle hit a six from the first ball of a test match. He achieved this feat during test match against Bangladesh in 2011 in the bowling of Sohag ..

Which player act as Captain for more number of matches in test cricket?

South African Cricketer Graeme Smith is the only player in the history of cricket to have captained a team for more than 100 Test matches. Smith also holds the world record of highest number of wins in test cricket as ..

Which is the only cricket team in the history of to lose a 60 over ODI, 50 over ODI and T20 (twenty over) world cup finals?

England Cricket team is the only team that loss world cup finals in 60 over format, 50 over format and T20 format.  England lost 60 over world cup final against West Indies in 1979, 50 overs world cup final against ..

Which cricket player has the record of most number of not outs in test cricket?

England Cricketer James Anderson holds the world record of not out batting performances in test cricket. By 2017 he stood as not out in 65 innings. He is also the first England bowler to take 500 test wickets. Previously, former ..

Which bowler has the record of highest number of wickets in a single test match?

Former England Cricket player James Charles Laker (Jim Laker) holds the record of highest wicket taker in a single test match. During England vs Australia test match in 1955 he took ten wickets in first innings and 9 wickets in ..