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


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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What are the Commonwealth Games?

Commonwealth Games

Commonwealth games series of amateur athletic meets held among citizens of countries in the Commonwealth of Nations. Learn More about Commonwealth Games: The Commonwealth Games is a multinational, multi-sport event which features competitions involving thousands of elite athletes from members of the Commonwealth of Nations. Organised every four years, they are the third-largest multi-sport event in the world, after the …

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