The process of making and breaking records in cricket has been going on continuously, but some such records have also been made, which are almost impossible to break. Let’s know the top 10 unbreakable records of cricket.
1. Don Bradman: 99.94 batting average in Tests
Don Bradman retired from Test cricket 72 years ago, but no one has broken his record of batting average in Test cricket till the date and probably will not break even further. Bradman scored an average of 99.94, while the second batsman in the list of best average after him is Graeme Pollock of South Africa. Pollack’s batting average is – 60.97.
2. Sachin Tendulkar: 34357 Runs and 100 Centuries
He is the only player to score more than 30,000 runs in all forms of international cricket (Tests, ODIs and Twenty20 Internationals). On 16 March 2012, Sachin Tendulkar scored his 100th international hundred, while the second batsman in the list of most runs after him is Kumar Chokshanada Sangakkara of Sri Lanka and his runs were 28016.
On 18 July 2019, Sachin Tendulkar has become sixth Indian cricketer to be included in the ICC Hall of Fame
3. Muttiah Muralitharan: 1347 Wickets
In international cricket, only two bowlers reached beyond the 1000 wicket mark. First Muttiah Muralitharan and second Shane Warne. Murali took 1347 wickets, while Warne did not progress beyond the 1001 figure. Far from breaking Murali’s record, now a bowler does not even think about taking a thousand wickets in international cricket.
4. Jack Hobbs: 61760 Runs in first class
Sir Jack Hobbes of England batting in first-class cricket showed that in today’s cricket, no one has the ability to reach even around him. You will be surprised to know that batsmen like Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sunil Gavaskar, Ricky Potting and Brian Lara are not even in the top 10 batting list of the highest runs in first-class cricket.
5. Jim Laker: 19 Wickets in a match
The record of taking 19 wickets in a Test against England in 1956 against England, Jim Laker, has not been able to break this record in all these years. Obviously, who will break this record, that bowler will have to take all 20 wickets in both innings of the Test match.
6. Graham Gooch: 456 Runs in a Test Match
Graham Gooch set this record against Team India in 1990. He scored 333 runs in the first innings and 123 runs in the second. After that Brian Lara also made a record of scoring 400 runs in an innings, but no batsman including Lara has been able to destroy this record so far.
7. Wilfred Rhodes: 4204 Wickets in First Class Cricket
You will be surprised to know that this England veteran cricketer played 1110 first-class matches and he is the only cricketer in the world to cross the figure of 4000 wickets in first-class cricket. In the last thirty years, if any bowler could not even make a place in the list of top 25 first-class bowlers, then breaking this record is very far.
8. Chaminda Vaas: 8 Wickets in an ODI Match
Sri Lankan bowler Chaminda Vaas took 8 wickets for just 19 runs in 2001. Till the date, nobody has been able to match his record.
9. Chris Gayle: Century in 30 Balls
Chris Gayle made the fastest hundred of T20 by hitting a century in 30 balls in IPL just 7 years ago. To break this record of Gayle, an average of more than three runs is required on every ball. In such a situation, it is very difficult to even think about breaking this record.
10. Phil Simmons: 3 runs in 10 overs
The economy of 0.3 in ODI cricket. Shocked after reading, but Phil Simmons of West Indies has done this feat against Pakistan 28 years ago. Simmons had given only 3 runs with 8 maidens in 10 overs and took 4 wickets in the ODI match played in Sydney.
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There are so many other cricket records like Rohit Sharma’s 264 runs in ODI, Sunil Narine’s maiden in a super over and so many others. But we have shortlisted these above the top 10 unbreakable records of cricket on the basis unbreakably in the coming period.