Some Facts On Cricket
Cricket Started in England in the 16th century organized in south-east England it becomes national sports in the 18th century and globally accepts in 19th and 20th centuries.crickets is 2nd most spectator sports after Football its governs by international cricket council.In India official first-class match between Calcutta vs madras in 1864.
Official Nations In Who Play Cricket
Here in the world of cricket Popularly Men’s Cricket is very famous and also much popular in world Cricket apart from Men’s Cricket Woman cricket is also participate in cricket in recent years woman cricket is increasing its popularity.international cricket council manages 125 countries in the world. ICC has 10 Full Members, 38 Associate Member and Affiliate Member are 59 and total are 107 countries.
popularly Three main formats in cricket
Test cricket: Test Cricket is the oldest format in cricket history now currently ICC run 12 countries to play test cricket
One Day International Cricket: popularly people also say ODI matches its also called limited overs game, in today ICC manage 50 overs game and after 4 years Cricket world cup hosted by ICC in different countries.
T20 Cricket: Also known as Twenty20 Cricket First officially play a match in English county cricket 13 june 2003.
Men’s Cricket: In International cricket, men’s cricket or gentlemen cricket is very famous compared to other games in the world after football.
Woman’s Cricket: Woman cricket team also participate in the cricket world. The first match reportedly on 26 July in 1745, currently, 10 countries play in woman cricket world and in the 19th-century 2nd test was played between England vs Australia in Sydney 1935.
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TOP Cricketers In World
In world cricket, there are many greatest player who plays cricket but here mention top 10 cricketers withhold a great record.
- Sir Don Bradman: sir don Bradman was one of the best batsman of all time None of the modern batting ‘Expert’ is able to even come close with an average round 100
- Sachin Tendulkar: Sachin Tendulkar is also known as God oF Cricket. the first batsman who score 100 centuries in cricket with over 34000 runs and first batsman to score 200.
- Gary Sober: Gary was one of the best all rounder in cricket his batting and bowling skill was great.
- Vivian Richard: he is a destructive batsman of all time with an average of 47+ and strike rate of 90.
- Kapil Dev: Kapil dev is the first Indian captain who gives world cup in 1983, great all-rounder of India till now.
- Imran Khan: Imran is the greatest all-rounder of Pakistan who gives world cup to Pakistan in 1992 with his significant bowling and batting skill.
- Ian Botham: He is one of the best all-rounders in 1970 for England cricket team
- Jacques Kallis: Best allrounder in world cricket ever.He has score 24000+ runs with500+ wickets in his career. His class is unmatchable.
- Muttiah Muralitharan: Muthiah the “king of swing” is undoubtedly one of the greatest off-spinners of all time. He is Took 800 wickets that were amazing
- Shane Warne: He is the greatest leg spinner of all time, he take 700+ wickets in test matches one of the best leg spinners in the cricekt world.
Also, Some great cricketer like Rahul Dravid, Brian Lara, Sangakkara, Rickey Ponting contributes respective countries.
Woman cricketer :
Rachael Heyhoe-Flint (ENG): She was the first cricketer hit six in woman cricket. She averaged 45.54 in Tests and 58.45 in ODIs that’s a better than any other woman cricketer in the world.
Belinda Clark(AUS): Australia’s greatest player, she captained the side from 1994 until 2005, leading the side to two World Cup wins and another final. A fine batsman, she averaged almost 46 in Tests and 47.49 in ODIs with 7 Hundred and best run scorer for the australian cricket team.
Charlotte Edwards(ENG): She finished her international career with a Test average of 44.10, an ODI average of 38.16 and a T20I average of 32.97 and is still playing domestic cricket and held highest run scorer with 173.
Sarah Taylor(ENG): One Of the best wicket-keepers in woman cricket world, Taylor served England very well a member of winning the world cup and T20 world cup in 2009 and also youngest cricketer to reach 1000 and over 6000 runs overall.
Stafanie Taylor(WI): She is currently finest all-rounder in today generation, she is taken almost 200 wickets.
Mithali Raj(IND): One of the great woman player of all time and also became Indian captain currently withholding more than 8000 runs in international cricket.
Also some finest cricketer like Debbie Hockley(NZ), Betty Wilson(AUS), Myrtle Maclagan(ENG) doing great in cricket.