In India, cricket is a religion, and players who represent the country are adored everywhere they play.
Over the years, there have been many legendary players, like MS Dhoni, Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil Dev, Sachin Tendulkar, and Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma. Here are 15 Indian world records that these cricket players have broken. They have set several records worldwide.
World Records in Cricket by Indian P layers
Below are the top 15 unbelievable records by Indian cricketers which are difficult to break. The top records are:
- Most Sixes to Finish a Game Off
- Most Centuries
- First-century in First Innings
- Hat-trick in the First Over
- Fastest to 200 Wickets
- Most Runs as Opener
- Triple and Double Centuries
- Most Capped Captain
- Most Balls Faced
- Quickest Ton on Debut
- Most Stumpings
- 3 Centuries in First 3 Innings
- Centuries on Consecutive Days
- Most Innings in Tests
- Most Catches in Tests
Most Sixes in Cricket History List
One cricket player well-known for his huge hitting and, more crucially, ability to close out games is MS Dhoni. He makes his own distinct record when he mixes two of these qualities. Having completed nine games with a six during his playing career with India, Dhoni holds the record for most game finishes with a six.
Most Centuries in International Cricket List
Sachin Tendulkar’s record is one that Indians take great pride in. Having reached the century mark 100 times in all formats, the renowned Indian batsman holds the record for the most hundreds.
Hat Trick in The First Over of a Test Match
Irfan Pathan, an Indian fast bowler, set a singular milestone for himself when he became the first player to score a hat-trick in a test match’s opening over.
Fastest to 200 Wickets in Odi
After reaching the 200-wicket mark in just 10291 deliveries, Ravichandran Ashwin became the fastest bowler in history to do it.
Most Runs as Opener in International Cricket
The first batsman to ever score 7,500 runs as an opening batsman in One-Day Internationals was none other than India’s daring Virender Sehwag.
Most Double Century in Cricket
In addition, Sehwag is the only player in history to score a double century in one-day internationals and a triple century in Tests.
Most Balls Faced in Test
The only batter in Test history to face 30,000 balls is Rahul Dravid, who is regarded as India’s Wall. He finished his career with 31258 balls faced.
Best Debut in Cricket History
Having reached the century mark in just 85 balls on his Test debut, Shikhar Dhawan currently owns the record for the fastest century.
Most Stumpings in Test
With 190 in total, Dhoni is the record holder for most stumpings. At139, he surpassed the record held by Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara.
Most Innings Played in Test Cricket
The only batsman in cricket history to have played more than 300 innings in total is Sachin Tendulkar.
Most Catches in Tests
In addition, Rahul Dravid holds the record for most catches in Test history with 210 total catches.