Every day we see a lot of records being made and broken. The feeling of doing something which no one has done or thought of is just unimaginable. Holding a record in your name is difficult, but not impossible. Our Indian cricket team has many such gems who achieved a lot along with some world records. Cricket is like another religion in India. We are here to serve you with some most exciting records in the history of cricket claimed by Indian cricketers. This is the list of records that Indian cricketers hold that are way too difficult to break.
1. The Maximum Number Of Sixes To Finish A Game
Our personal favorite is admired for his style of finishing the game. He owns the record of finishing the most number of matches with sixes. His shots are worth watching and if he is on the pitch to finish off the game, the adrenaline rush of the audience is high.
2. Most Centuries In International Cricket
The God of cricket, Sachin Tendulkar, never misses making his fans happy. We are proud to say that he holds the record for the highest number of centuries in all formats. With his spectacular batting skills, he has crossed the mark of a hundred.
3. Hat-Trick In The First Over. Former Indian Cricketer Is Known For His Fast Bowling
Irfan Pathan holds the record for taking a hat-trick in the first over of a test match. He is among the finest all-rounders at the start of his career that India has ever had.
4. Maximum Runs As An Opener
The swashbuckling opener, Virender Sehwag claims the record of being the first cricketer to score 7,500 runs as an opening batsman in ODIs. He is the architect of his legendary career in cricket and never fails to satisfy his fans with his charisma.
5. Most Stumping
The captain cool Dhoni is admired for his quick stumping as a wicket-keeper. He holds the record for the highest number of stumping. He beats Sri Lankan player Kumar Sangakkara with 190 stumps. His lightning actions have always helped India win many games.
6. Rahul Dravid
Popular for his unique batting style, Rahul Dravid secures the record for the most number of catches in Test matches, with a total of 210 catches. His classical style and the progressive game had always benefitted India on the ground, especially as a Test match batsman he did wonders to clap for.
7. No No-Ball
It would not be hyperbole to say that Kapil Dev was a perfectionist. The gem of Indian cricket history, Kapil Dev never threw a single no-ball in his entire career of test matches and ODIs included. We salute his extraordinary contribution to the Indian cricket team.
8. Yuvraj Singh
The fighter on the ground is a fighter in real life as well. He emerged as a proud winner in one of the toughest battles of his life by defeating cancer. The record he set on the field was to be the first batsman to hit consecutive sixes in an over against England. This helped him to score the fastest half-century in T20 format.
9. Virat Kohli
The promising batsman and current captain hold the record of being the fastest cricketer to reach the mark of 10,000 runs in ODI cricket. He also holds the record of taking the wicket in 0 balls. It is surprising but true. Kevin Petersen got stumped when he tried to play wide by Kohli.
10. Rohit Sharma
He owns the record for three double centuries in the ODI format. Rohit also scored the highest number of runs in an ODI against Sri Lanka with 33 boundaries.