Even More Interesting Cricket Facts

This is the third part of our series on interesting cricket facts. So here are a few more interesting facts from the world of cricket.


1. Charlie Turner of Australia has 6 consecutive Test five-wicket-hauls to his credit.The opposition each time was the England squad. 

2. Jimmy Sinclair of South Africa was the first cricketer to claim a five wicket haul in a test innings and then score a century in the same test match. Playing against England, his performance was 6 for 26 with the ball and 106 runs with the bat. The match was played at Newlands, Capetown between 1 - 4 April, 1899. 

3. WG Grace, Fred Grace and Edward Grace, all brothers, made their debuts for  England in the same Test match - played against Australia at The Oval, in the year 1880.

4. Ricky Ponting of Australia captained his side for a record 230 ODI matches

5. Sachin Tendulkar has a record 62 ODI Man Of The Match awards to his credit.