5 less noticed cricket records that may surprise you
Undoubtedly, like many other sports, cricket is also a game of numbers and records. There are many well-known records that most of us have heard of. Many of us know about Bradman’s 99.94 Test average or Sachin’s 100 international centuries.Every cricket fan has an idea about Murali’s international wicket haul or Sir Jack Hobbs’ first class records. But there are few records that we may not come across or we have not noticed.Here are five unknown records that may surprise you on any given day:
#1 Sachin Tendulkar - More five wicket hauls than Shane Warne in ODIs
Can you believe this? Yeah, it is hard to believe that Sachin has more five-wicket hauls than Warne. Sachin Tendulkar had two five-wicket hauls; one against Australia and the other against Pakistan. Shane Warne, on the other hand, has only one fifer which he took against West Indies in the year 1996.
We know that Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne were always rivals on the field and many times Sachin did get the better of Warne; this time around Tendulkar has beaten him by taking more five-wicket hauls than him.
Sachin had taken 154 wickets for India in 463 matches as a part-timer while Warney had taken 293 wickets in 194 ODIs for Australia.