Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Important Facts about Indian Cricketer

1.    First Cricket tournament
- The Bombay Triangular which later became the Bombay Quadrangular ( 1912-1936

2.    First Cricket Club in India
- Oriental Cricket Club , 1848

3.    First  Cricket Test Match
- Against England at Lord’s June, 25, 1932


4.    First ODI Match
- Against England at Leeds July 13, 1974

5.    First T20 Match
- Against South Africa 1st December, 2006

6.    First Test Captain
- CK Nayudu, 1932 tour of England

7.    First ODI Captain
- Ajit Wadekar, 1974

8.    First ODI Won
- 1975 against East Africa under captaincy of S Venkataraghavan

9.    First Test Won
- Against England in Madras, 1951 - 52

10.  First Test Series Victory
- Against Pakistan, 1952

11.  First Test Series Victory outside Indian Subcontinent
- Against New Zealand, 1967 - 68

12.  First Indian Bowler to take wicket
- Mohammad Nissar

13.  First Cricketer to score a half century
- Amar Singh

14.  First Cricketer to score a century
Lala Amarnath in 1933 against England in South Bombay

15.  First Cricketer to score a double century in Test
- Polly Umrigar , 223 against New Zealand at Hyderabad in 1955- 56

16.  First Cricketer to score a triple century in Test
- Virender Sehwag, 309 against Pakistan in Multan in 2004

17.  First Cricketer to score a century in ODI
- Kapil Dev, 175* against Zimbabwe in the 1983 Cricket World Cup. 

18.  First Cricketer to score a double century in ODI
- Sachin Tendulkar , 200* against South Africa at Gwalior , 24 February 2010.

19.  First Hat- Trick in Test Match
- Harbhajan Singh against Australia in March 2001

20.  First Hat – trick in ODI match
- Chetan Sharma against New Zealand in 1987

21.  First Cricketer World Cup Championship Win
- At the 1983 Cricket World Cup

22.  First Batsman to complete 10,000 runs in Test Cricket
- Sunil Gavaskar ( He was the in the world to achieve this feat.

23.  First Batsman to complete 10,000 runs in ODI Cricket
- Sachin Tendulkar ( He was the in the world to achieve this feat.)

24.  Bowler to take all 10 wickets in an innings
- Anil Kumble, 10/74 against Pakistan in Delhi, 1999

25.  First Batsman to score 50 centuries in Test Cricket
- Sachin Tendulkar

26.  First Batsman to score two centuries in the same test match
- Vijay Hazare against Autralia in Adelaid, 1947- 48

27.  First Batsman to score pair of ducks in same test match
- Vijay Hazare against England in Kanpur, 1951- 52

28.  First Batsman to score 1000 runs
Vijay Hazare

29.  First Indian Player to score a century in three successive Test matches
- Vijay Hazare

30.  India’s first ever foreign coach
- John Wright

31.  First stadium to host a Test match in India
- Gymkhana Ground in Bombay, 1933

32.  6 sixes in an over in T-20
– Yuvraj Singh, against England 2007

33.  Fastest Half Century in T20
– Yuvraj Singh against England 2007 in 12 balls

34.  Fastest Test century on Debut
- Shikar Dhavan , against Australia, 85 balls.

35.  Most sixes in ODI Innings
- Rohit Sharma , 16 Sixes against Australia in Bangalore, 2013



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