5 cricket records held by lesser known cricketers and nations
Normally only the records made by top sides in world of cricket come under the limelight and it is mostly expected from them to make the records and dominate the headlines but this is not always the case because some of the lower ranked associate teams every now and then have surprised us with something worthwhile.
Let’s take a look at some of the records achieved by lower ranked teams and it’s cricketers.
Mahboob Alam- Nepal
The left arm Nepalese pacer took ten wickets in a match against Mozambique on 25th May 2008.
RJ Trott- Bermuda
On 5th August 2008, Rodney Trott from Bermuda became the youngest captain to lead his side in a T20I and that record still stands.
Khurram Khan- United Arab Emirates
On 30th November 2014, Khurram Khan of United Arab Emirates became the oldest player to score a hundred in an ODI. He achieved this feat when he was aged 43 years and 162 days, the left handed batsman scored an unbeaten 132 against Afghanistan at Dubai.
Netherlands Cricket Team
The Netherlands cricket team surprised everyone by chasing down a massive target against Ireland. In the 12th match of the World T20 in 2014 they chased the target of 189 in just 13.5 overs.
Ryan Ten Doeschate- Netherlands Cricket Team
He has the highest average in ODI cricket as he averages 67 in 33 One Day International matches which is way above the rest of the cricketers currently playing.