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Who scored most 50s in ICC Cricket World Cup?

Sachin Tendulkar

India’s most worshiped and loved batsman who has been considered as one of the best batsman in cricket history holds this record as well. Sachin Tendulkar has scored 17 half centuries in Cricket World Cup history at an average of 57.93 runs per inning. The strike rate of Sachin Tendulker remained phenomenal at 88.21. Seventeen 50s in ICC Cricket World …

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Who is best bowler in Cricket World Cup history?

Cricket Background

We’ve witnessed many great bowlers in Cricket World Cup – Shane Warne and Murlidharan, the spin wizards, and Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis, the toe-breakers. However, the data indicates that the marathon man, the run-up and bowl-accurately guy, Glenn McGrath, takes the mantle for being the best bowler in World Cup Cricket based on total wickets taken, economy and wickets …

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Why is a zero score by a batsman called a duck?

Cricket

The term is a shortening of “duck’s egg”, which was used long before cricket began. When referring to the Prince of Wales’ (the future Edward VII) score of naught on July 17, 1866, a contemporary newspaper wrote that the Prince “retired to the royal pavilion on a ‘duck’s egg'” because the shape of the number “0” is similar to that …

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Why is cricket called a gentleman’s game?

Cricket Background

Cricket is nicknamed as Gentlemen’s Game: If it was a gentlemen’s game, was it ever a players’ game? For years, probably till the Second World War brought a bit more egality into the world, the English (United Kingdom) divided its cricketers into gentlemen and players. The former were the amateurs, men generally from a privileged background who had gone to …

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