Cricket is a game of making and breaking records. It is the sport where cricketers make new records every day and break old records. The cricket fans around the world are crazy about the numbers of their favorite cricketers. In the modern cricket era, the cricketers are developing innovative batting and bowling techniques. Ever since the world cricket has launched the T20 format, it is deeming that the cricketers can break every possible record.
But, there are a few golden records which none has broken until this date. And there are very few chances that any cricketer will break those soon. In our today’s post, we will take a look at 10 of those golden records with no one has broken and can break in anytime soon.
Test average of Sir Donald Bradman
This one is a near to impossible record Sir Don Bradman has made. Can you imagine another test cricketer with an average of 99.94? We cannot! He is the greatest batsman of all time. You can ask any ardent cricket fan. But alas, he missed his test career average of 100 just because of a duck. Sir Bradman played for the Australian team in 52 Test matches during his cricket career. He scored 6,996 runs.
If you check out the record list, you will notice Steve Smith has recorded himself below Sir Bradman with an average of 35. And this is not even close to his record.
200 Test match of Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar, the gem of India played in 200 Tests. We are not giving away his ODI numbers. Can you imagine a cricket playing for 24 years? Sachin Tendulkar has played and ruled the cricket arena. If we see his Tests records only, it is 15,921 runs with an average of 53.79.
The perfect TEN wickets
Until now, none of the international cricket bowlers have made this record, other than Anil Kumble and Jim Laker. Anil Kumble took ten wickets in one innings against Pakistan in 1999 Test match. And Jim Laker took the same number of wickets against Australia in 1956.
Fifty off 12 balls in T20I by Yuvraj Singh
India had found one of the finest batsmen and all-rounder in ODI and T20, Yuvraj Singh. India won the inaugural season of the T20 World Cup. It was there Yuvi created a world record of fastest 50 off 12 balls.
27 Consecutive Test match win of West Indies
Once, West Indies was unbeatable at the cricket field. It was between 1970 and 1990. During the years of 1982 and 1984, the West Indies team played 27 Test matches. And the best thing is they had played without losing a single game.
First over Hat-trick of Irfan Pathan
Another record in test cricket by another gem of India, Irfan Pathan! In 2006, he made a hat-trick in very first over against the Pakistan cricket team.
456 runs by Graham Gooch in a Test match
Team India of 1990 and Graham Gooch, a combination of thrilling test records. He had scored 333 runs in first innings. For the second innings, he made 123 runs. This came down to a total of 456 runs for his records.
Bowling figure of Phil Simons in an ODI
Fans know that how much the bowlers dominated the cricket in the old days. About 23 years ago, Phil Simons created a record. The record was against Pakistan. He bowled ten-overs and only conceded three-runs for four-wickets with eight-maiden overs in the ODI match.
Eight-wickets by Chaminda Vaas in an ODI
Chaminda Vaas, the Sri Lankan bowler, took eight-wickets in one match in ODIs. This record was against the Zimbabwe team. We are sure that this record is difficult to break.
The fastest century of AB de Villiers in ODIs
AB de Villiers of South Africa cricket team has a record of the fastest 100 in ODI. This was against West Indies in 2015. He played just 31 balls and made the century.