cricket fact: There are many such records in the history of cricket, which seem almost impossible to break in the future. Do you know that there have been 5 bowlers in the history of cricket, who have never bowled a ball without a ball in their career? Actually, this is a record that will not be easily broken by any bowler in the future. Let’s take a look at 5 of these bowlers in cricket history, who never bowled a ball without a ball during their career.
Englishman Ian Botham is considered one of the greatest players in the history of cricket. This versatile player never threw a ball without a ball during his career. He played 102 tests and 116 ODIs for England. Botham took 383 wickets in 102 Tests and 145 wickets in 116 ODIs.
West Indies’ Lance Gibbs is one of the most successful players in Test cricket. This spinner played 79 test matches in his career. However, Gibbs’ ODI career did not last long. He played only 3 ODI matches. This West Indies spinner never bowled a ball without a ball during his career.
Dennis Lillee from Australia is also one of the bowlers who never bowled a ball without a ball during his career. This kangaroo fast bowler played 70 test matches in his career, but never bowled a ball without a ball. He played his test in 1971, while the last test match was played in 1984.
Kapil Dev was the best off-roader of his time. He debuted in the year 1978 while the last match was played in the year 1994. During this, India won the 1983 Cricket World Cup under the captaincy of Kapil. This Indian legend never threw a ball without a ball during his long career. Kapil took 434 wickets in 131 tests, while he sacked 253 players in 225 ODIs.
Former Pakistani off-road veteran Imran Khan won the 1992 World Cup for Pakistan under his captaincy. He played 88 tests and 175 ODIs in his career, but never threw a no-ball during his career."imran khan" href="https://www.abplive.com/topic/imran-khan" data type ="intertwined keywords"While Imran Khan took 362 wickets averaging 22.81 in Tests, he sacked 182 players averaging 26.62 in ODIs.