Cricket

Which cricketer scored most number of double centuries in test cricket?

Australian  cricketer Don Bradman has the record of scoring most number of double centuries in test cricket. In his entire career he scored 12 double centuries. Sri Lankan player Kumar Sangarkara stands in second place with 11 double centuries. Brian Lara of West Indies stands in third with 9 double centuries.

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Which cricketer played first ball in ODI?

The first One Day International match was played between England and Australia on 5th Jan 1971. Geoffrey Boycott of England was the first batsman to receive a ball in a one-day international. Graham McKenzie of Australia was the bowler.

In which year first women’s cricket world cup was held?

The first International women’s world cup was held in 1973. Total seven teams participated in it. In the first women’s world cup, England team won the final against Australia. Till 2017, eleven world cups played in women’s cricket and Australian women’s cricket team stands in first place by winning world cup for six times.

How many countries have the status of test playing nations in cricket?

Till now ten cricket teams have the status of test playing nations. They are England, Australia, South Africa, West Indies, New Zealand, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. In 2017, Ireland and Afghanistan have been awarded test status. The status of test-playing nation is conferred upon a country by the International Cricket Council.

What is Timed-Out in Cricket?

In Cricket terminology, Timed-Out related to dismissal of a batsman as a wicket. When an incoming batsman is not ready to play within three minutes of the previous batsman being out then the batsman is dismissed as Timed-Out. In tests and ODIs it is 3 minutes but in case of T20s it is only 90 seconds. ..

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