More Interesting Cricket Facts

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


1. Sir Leonard Hutton of England is the first player in cricketing history to be given out of obstructing the field.

2. Glenn Turner of New Zealand is the first batsman to score 150 or more runs in a ODI innings. He score 171 not out against East Africa at Birmingham on 7th July, 1975.

3. Sachin Tendulkar has been dismissed a record 19 times in the nineties in his ODI career.

4. Both Viv Richards and Virat Kohli have taken just 114 innings to reach 5000 runs in ODI cricket. 

5. Waqar Younis of Pakistan has a record 13 five-wicket-hauls in ODI cricket.

6. Gul Mohammad, Abdul Kardar and Amir Elahi have the unique distinction of playing test cricket both for India and Pakistan