Fascinating Facts  About Cricket  That Will Blow  Your Mind

By Nidhi Singh

Cricket is believed to have originated in England during the 16th century.

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Shoaib Akhtar bowled the fastest delivery in the history of cricket

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Australian cricketer Sir Donald Bradman has an astonishing Test batting average of 99.94, which is considered one of the greatest individual records in any sport.

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MS Dhoni has never scored an ODI century outside of Asia

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The first official international cricket match took place between the United States and Canada in 1844.

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White willow is used to make cricket bats

111 is considered to be an unlucky score in Cricket

WI vs ENG was played in Antigua, 2009 was recorded as the shortest match ever

The Cricket World Cup was first held in 1975

Cricket wickets originally only had two stumps

Sachin Tendulkar debuted at only 16 years old