Saturday, 24 August 2013

Cricketers who played against only one opposition in his entire Test Career


Of all the Cricketers who played greater than or equal to 5 Tests in their Test Career. Here is the list of Players who Played against only one opposition in their entire Test Career.

Jack Blackham
JM Blackham (Aus) (1877-1894) - 35 Tests, all v England
AC MacLaren (Eng) (1894-1909) - 35 Tests, all v Australia
G Giffen (Aus) (1881-1896) - 31 Tests, all v England
AC Bannerman (Aus) (1879-1893) - 28 Tests, all v England
RH Catterall (SA) (1922-1931) - 24 Tests, all v England
GHS Trott (Aus) (1888-1898) - 24 Tests, all v England
A Shrewsbury snr (Eng) (1881-1893) - 23 Tests, all v Australia
WG Grace (Eng) (1880-1899) - 22 Tests, all v Australia
W Barnes (Eng) (1880-1890) - 21 Tests, all v Australia
Hon.FS Jackson (Eng) (1893-1905) - 20 Tests, all v Australia
R Peel (Eng) (1884-1896) - 20 Tests, all v Australia
TW Garrett (Aus) (1877-1888) - 19 Tests, all v England
PS McDonnell (Aus) (1880-1888) - 19 Tests, all v England
FR Spofforth (Aus) (1877-1887) - 18 Tests, all v England
RG Barlow (Eng) (1881-1887) - 17 Tests, all v Australia
GJ Bonnor (Aus) (1880-1888) - 17 Tests, all v England
HG Deane (SA) (1924-1931) - 17 Tests, all v England
Archie MacLaren
CE McLeod (Aus) (1894-1905) - 17 Tests, all v England
GE Palmer (Aus) (1880-1886) - 17 Tests, all v England
CTB Turner (Aus) (1887-1895) - 17 Tests, all v England
AE Stoddart (Eng) (1888-1898) - 16 Tests, all v Australia
W Bates (Eng) (1881-1887) - 15 Tests, all v Australia
TP Horan (Aus) (1877-1885) - 15 Tests, all v England
FJ Laver (Aus) (1899-1909) - 15 Tests, all v England
KS Ranjitsinhji (Eng) (1896-1902) - 15 Tests, all v Australia
AMB Rowan (SA) (1947-1951) - 15 Tests, all v England
WH Scotton (Eng) (1881-1887) - 15 Tests, all v Australia
W Bruce (Aus) (1885-1895) - 14 Tests, all v England
FA Iredale (Aus) (1894-1899) - 14 Tests, all v England
JJ Lyons (Aus) (1887-1897) - 14 Tests, all v England
T Richardson (Eng) (1893-1898) - 14 Tests, all v Australia
AG Steel (Eng) (1880-1888) - 13 Tests, all v Australia
HF Boyle (Aus) (1879-1884) - 12 Tests, all v England
JMM Commaille (SA) (1910-1928) - 12 Tests, all v England
AO Jones (Eng) (1899-1909) - 12 Tests, all v Australia
SP Jones (Aus) (1882-1888) - 12 Tests, all v England
WH Lockwood (Eng) (1893-1902) - 12 Tests, all v Australia
W Gunn (Eng) (1887-1899) - 11 Tests, all v Australia
AH Jarvis (Aus) (1885-1895) - 11 Tests, all v England
A Melville (SA) (1938-1949) - 11 Tests, all v England
J Worrall (Aus) (1885-1899) - 11 Tests, all v England
W Attewell (Eng) (1884-1892) - 10 Tests, all v Australia
MC Bird (Eng) (1910-1914) - 10 Tests, all v South Africa
EA Martindale (WI) (1933-1939) - 10 Tests, all v England
VM Merchant (India) (1933-1951) - 10 Tests, all v England
OC Dawson (SA) (1947-1949) - 9 Tests, all v England
FC Hayes (Eng) (1973-1976) - 9 Tests, all v West Indies
HH Massie (Aus) (1881-1885) - 9 Tests, all v England
E Peate (Eng) (1881-1886) - 9 Tests, all v Australia
AJ Richardson (Aus) (1924-1926) - 9 Tests, all v England
L Tuckett (SA) (1947-1949) - 9 Tests, all v England
JT Brown (Eng) (1894-1899) - 8 Tests, all v Australia
W Flowers (Eng) (1884-1893) - 8 Tests, all v Australia
PA McAlister (Aus) (1904-1909) - 8 Tests, all v England
G MacGregor (Eng) (1890-1893) - 8 Tests, all v Australia
R Pilling (Eng) (1881-1888) - 8 Tests, all v Australia
WR Playle (NZ) (1958-1963) - 8 Tests, all v England
HJH Scott (Aus) (1884-1886) - 8 Tests, all v England
L Amar Singh (India) (1932-1936) - 7 Tests, all v England
CL Badcock (Aus) (1936-1938) - 7 Tests, all v England
BJT Bosanquet (Eng) (1903-1905) - 7 Tests, all v Australia
W Brockwell (Eng) (1893-1899) - 7 Tests, all v Australia
MP Donnelly (NZ) (1937-1949) - 7 Tests, all v England
T Emmett (Eng) (1877-1882) - 7 Tests, all v Australia
RS Grant (WI) (1935-1939) - 7 Tests, all v England
AE Hall (SA) (1923-1931) - 7 Tests, all v England
KL Hutchings (Eng) (1907-1909) - 7 Tests, all v Australia
TC Lowry (NZ) (1930-1931) - 7 Tests, all v England
JE Mills (NZ) (1930-1933) - 7 Tests, all v England
CK Nayudu (India) (1932-1936) - 7 Tests, all v England
MJ Procter (SA) (1967-1970) - 7 Tests, all v Australia
WG Quaife (Eng) (1899-1902) - 7 Tests, all v Australia
A Shaw (Eng) (1877-1882) - 7 Tests, all v Australia
JW Trumble (Aus) (1885-1886) - 7 Tests, all v England
A Ward (Eng) (1893-1895) - 7 Tests, all v Australia
S Wazir Ali (India) (1932-1936) - 7 Tests, all v England
EE Achong (WI) (1930-1935) - 6 Tests, all v England
JH Board (Eng) (1899-1906) - 6 Tests, all v South Africa
E Evans (Aus) (1881-1886) - 6 Tests, all v England
WS Farrer (SA) (1962-1964) - 6 Tests, all v New Zealand
A Fielder (Eng) (1904-1908) - 6 Tests, all v Australia
H Graham (Aus) (1893-1896) - 6 Tests, all v England
JR Gunn (Eng) (1901-1905) - 6 Tests, all v Australia
PM Hornibrook (Aus) (1929-1930) - 6 Tests, all v England
LG Hylton (WI) (1935-1939) - 6 Tests, all v England
RW McLeod (Aus) (1892-1893) - 6 Tests, all v England
WE Merritt (NZ) (1930-1931) - 6 Tests, all v England
H Moses (Aus) (1887-1895) - 6 Tests, all v England
Naushad Ali (Pak) (1965-1965) - 6 Tests, all v New Zealand
JD Nel (SA) (1949-1957) - 6 Tests, all v Australia
M Nissar (India) (1932-1936) - 6 Tests, all v England
J Selby (Eng) (1877-1882) - 6 Tests, all v Australia
W Storer (Eng) (1897-1899) - 6 Tests, all v Australia
EFS Tylecote (Eng) (1882-1886) - 6 Tests, all v Australia
CJ Adams (Eng) (1999-2000) - 5 Tests, all v South Africa
FJ Cameron (WI) (1948-1949) - 5 Tests, all v India
T Campbell (SA) (1910-1912) - 5 Tests, all v England
GWA Chubb (SA) (1951-1951) - 5 Tests, all v England
GE Corling (Aus) (1964-1964) - 5 Tests, all v England
OC da Costa (WI) (1930-1935) - 5 Tests, all v England
JW D'Arcy (NZ) (1958-1958) - 5 Tests, all v England
EW Dempster (NZ) (1953-1954) - 5 Tests, all v South Africa
H Donnan (Aus) (1892-1896) - 5 Tests, all v England
NF Druce (Eng) (1897-1898) - 5 Tests, all v Australia
FGJ Ford (Eng) (1894-1895) - 5 Tests, all v Australia
CM Francois (SA) (1922-1923) - 5 Tests, all v England
N Gordon (SA) (1938-1939) - 5 Tests, all v England
JR Hammond (Aus) (1973-1973) - 5 Tests, all v West Indies
J Hardstaff snr (Eng) (1907-1908) - 5 Tests, all v Australia
Lord Hawke (Eng) (1896-1899) - 5 Tests, all v South Africa
J Hunter (Eng) (1884-1885) - 5 Tests, all v Australia
JB Iverson (Aus) (1950-1951) - 5 Tests, all v England
AS Kennedy (Eng) (1922-1923) - 5 Tests, all v South Africa
P Krishnamurthy (India) (1971-1971) - 5 Tests, all v West Indies
GB Lawrence (SA) (1961-1962) - 5 Tests, all v New Zealand
WS Lees (Eng) (1906-1906) - 5 Tests, all v South Africa
AP Lucas (Eng) (1879-1884) - 5 Tests, all v Australia
TR McKibbin (Aus) (1895-1898) - 5 Tests, all v England
FT Mann (Eng) (1922-1923) - 5 Tests, all v South Africa
JR Mason (Eng) (1897-1898) - 5 Tests, all v Australia
Nazar Mohammad (Pak) (1952-1952) - 5 Tests, all v India
HGO Owen-Smith (SA) (1929-1929) - 5 Tests, all v England
H Philipson (Eng) (1892-1895) - 5 Tests, all v Australia
PH Punjabi (India) (1955-1955) - 5 Tests, all v Pakistan
F Ridgway (Eng) (1951-1952) - 5 Tests, all v India
HD Rutherford (NZ) (2013-2013) - 5 Tests, all v England
GHT Simpson-Hayward (Eng) (1910-1910) - 5 Tests, all v South Africa
DR Smith (Eng) (1961-1962) - 5 Tests, all v India
CT Studd (Eng) (1882-1883) - 5 Tests, all v Australia
MJ Susskind (SA) (1924-1924) - 5 Tests, all v England
NI Thomson (Eng) (1964-1965) - 5 Tests, all v South Africa
PGV van der Bijl (SA) (1938-1939) - 5 Tests, all v England
E Wainwright (Eng) (1893-1898) - 5 Tests, all v Australia

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In a two team Test Series of 3 or more matches, List of instances where the team who has lost the series has scored more runs and taken more wickets than the team who has won the series


The Ashes (Australia in England), 1884, 3 Tests
Australia - 0, England - 1
Australia - 1107 Runs, England - 1085 Runs
Australia - 41 Wickets, England - 39 Wickets


The Ashes (England in Australia), 1891/92, 3 Tests
England - 1, Australia - 2
England - 1384 Runs, Australia - 1280 Runs
England - 59 Wickets, Australia - 50 Wickets


The Ashes (England in Australia), 1894/95, 5 Tests
Australia - 2, England - 3
Australia - 2822 Runs, England - 2399 Runs
Australia - 92 Wickets, England - 90 Wickets


The Ashes (Australia in England), 1902, 5 Tests
England - 1, Australia - 2
England - 1646 Runs, Australia - 1395 Runs
England - 72 Wickets, Australia - 70 Wickets


South Africa in England Test Series, 1935, 5 Tests
England - 0, South Africa - 1
England - 2365 Runs, South Africa - 2358 Runs
England - 71 Wickets, South Africa - 66 Wickets


India in Australia Test Series, 1977/78, 5 Tests
India - 2, Australia - 3
India - 2918 Runs, Australia - 2761 Runs
India - 98 Wickets, Australia - 87 Wickets


Pakistan in India Test Series, 1986/87, 5 Tests
India - 0, Pakistan - 1
India - 2362 Runs, Pakistan - 2313 Runs
India - 69 Wickets, Pakistan - 62 Wickets


England in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2000/01, 3 Tests
Sri Lanka - 1, England - 2
Sri Lanka - 1339 Runs, England - 1313 Runs
Sri Lanka - 53 Wickets, England - 45 Wickets


The Ashes (Australia in England), 2009, 5 Tests
Australia - 1, England - 2
Australia - 2886 Runs, England - 2869 Runs
Australia - 84 Wickets, England - 71 Wickets

Friday, 23 August 2013

Most ODI's played by non-Indian Cricketer without playing a single ODI against Sachin Tendulkar


Considering only the ODI's that are played between Sachin Tendulkar's ODI debut and ODI Retirement (i.e.,between 18 December 1989 to 18 March 2012). Here is the list of non-Indian Cricketers, who played most number of ODI's in that span without playing a single ODI against Sachin Tendulkar.

Elton Chigumbura

E Chigumbura (Afr/Zim) - 142 ODI's
P Utseya (Zim) - 139 ODI's
BRM Taylor (Zim) - 132 ODI's
H Masakadza (Zim) - 115 ODI's
JEC Franklin (NZ) - 94 ODI's
EJG Morgan (Eng/Ire) - 75 ODI's
MA Ouma (Kenya) - 72 ODI's
HJH Marshall (NZ) - 66 ODI's
CB Mpofu (Zim) - 62 ODI's
NN Odhiambo (Kenya) - 61 ODI's
A Bagai (Can) - 60 ODI's
CJ Chibhabha (Zim) - 60 ODI's
HA Varaiya (Kenya) - 55 ODI's
VS Solanki (Eng) - 51 ODI's
PG Fulton (NZ) - 49 ODI's
GO Jones (Eng) - 49 ODI's
SC Williams (Zim) - 47 ODI's
NAM McLean (WI) - 45 ODI's
JA Rudolph (Afr/SA) - 45 ODI's
S Dhaniram (Can) - 44 ODI's
AG Cremer (Zim) - 43 ODI's
NFI McCallum (Scot) - 43 ODI's
AC Botha (Ire) - 42 ODI's
AA Obanda (Kenya) - 42 ODI's
JM How (NZ) - 41 ODI's
Tushar Imran (Ban) - 41 ODI's
H Osinde (Can) - 40 ODI's
NO Miller (WI) - 39 ODI's
EC Rainsford (Zim) - 39 ODI's
GM Hamilton (Scot) - 38 ODI's
T Mishra (Kenya) - 38 ODI's
KAJ Roach (WI) - 38 ODI's
CK Coventry (Zim) - 37 ODI's
KM Dabengwa (Zim) - 37 ODI's
U Bhatti (Can) - 36 ODI's
DF Watts (Scot) - 36 ODI's
T Mupariwa (Zim) - 35 ODI's
RR Watson (Scot) - 35 ODI's
VC Drakes (WI) - 34 ODI's
Farhad Reza (Ban) - 34 ODI's
JAR Blain (Scot) - 33 ODI's
NL McCullum (NZ) - 33 ODI's
JM Davison (Can) - 32 ODI's
MR Gillespie (NZ) - 32 ODI's
C Kieswetter (Eng) - 32 ODI's
RM Haq (Scot) - 31 ODI's
RR Patel (Kenya) - 31 ODI's
Rizwan Cheema (Can) - 31 ODI's
AC Dale (Aus) - 30 ODI's
Al Sahariar (Ban) - 29 ODI's
LE Plunkett (Eng) - 29 ODI's
SPD Smith (Aus) - 29 ODI's
HS Baidwan (Can) - 28 ODI's
AM Samad (Can) - 27 ODI's
CJO Smith (Scot) - 27 ODI's
AJ Ireland (Zim) - 26 ODI's
JP Maher (Aus) - 26 ODI's
MJ Mason (NZ) - 26 ODI's
GD Drummond (Scot) - 25 ODI's
GJ Hopkins (NZ) - 25 ODI's
RK Illingworth (Eng) - 25 ODI's
RT Lyons (Scot) - 25 ODI's
T Panyangara (Zim) - 25 ODI's
RJ Sidebottom (Eng) - 25 ODI's
TM Alderman (Aus) - 24 ODI's
XM Marshall (WI) - 24 ODI's
AA Mulla (Can) - 24 ODI's
MN Waller (Zim) - 24 ODI's
KS Williamson (NZ) - 24 ODI's
T Duffin (Zim) - 23 ODI's
CR Ervine (Zim) - 23 ODI's
Khurram Chohan (Can) - 23 ODI's
ZE Surkari (Can) - 23 ODI's
GEF Barnett (Can) - 22 ODI's
D Langford-Smith (Ire) - 22 ODI's
E Otieno (Kenya) - 22 ODI's
MJR Rindel (SA) - 22 ODI's
DR Chumney (Can) - 21 ODI's
KS Lokuarachchi (SL) - 21 ODI's
NS Poonia (Scot) - 21 ODI's
CG Rackemann (Aus) - 21 ODI's
DE Bernard (WI) - 20 ODI's
RD Berrington (Scot) - 20 ODI's
R Clarke (Eng) - 20 ODI's
N Deonarine (WI) - 20 ODI's
Hannan Sarkar (Ban) - 20 ODI's
CS Martin (NZ) - 20 ODI's
S Mukuddem (Ber) - 20 ODI's
SR Waters (Kenya) - 20 ODI's
CM Wright (Scot) - 20 ODI's