PLAYER TO SCORE MOST DUCKS – DUCK’S TRIVIA IN INT’L CRICKET

PLAYER TO SCORE MOST DUCKS, Referring to the “nought” score of Prince of Wales, on 17th July 1986 , a newspaper wrote that Prince of Wales “retired to the royal pavilion on a ‘duck’s egg’. Many cricket historians & journalist think that from that newspaper the word duck came into cricket world. Now we gonna discuss about some well known as well as some least known trivia related to duck.

16,916 – number of players have scored duck in international cricket. Ned Gregory of Australia was the first ever player to score duck in international cricket. He was caught by Andrew Greenwood off the bowling of James Lillywhite (Jnr.) in the inaugural test match (15 march 1877)

9,119 – number of players have scored duck in test cricket.

6,199 – number of players have scored duck in ODI format. Aussie batsman Graeme Watson became the first player to score duck in odi in the year 1972.

1,598 – number of players have scored duck in T20I format. While Kiwi player Mathew Sinclair became first player to score duck in T20I in 2005

Most Ducks

59 – most number of ducks scored by a single player in across formats. Muttiah Muralitharan holds the record.

43 – most number of ducks scored by a single player in test cricket. Courtney Walsh has this record to his name.

34 – most number of ducks scored by a single player in ODI. Sanath Jayasuriya holds the record.

10 – most number of ducks scored by a single player in T20I. Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kevin O’Brien & Umar Akmal hold the record.

Duck in Debut Innings

662 – numbers of players have scored duck in their debut test innings

223 – number of players have scored duck in their debut match in ODI

139 – number of players have scored duck in their debut match in T20I

Bowler To Dismiss Most Batsmen For Duck

104 – most number of times a bowler has dismissed a batsman for duck in test matches. Glenn McGrath holds the record.

110 – most number of times a bowler has dismissed a batsman for duck in odi. Wasim Akram holds the record.

19 – most number of times a Bowler has dismissed batsman for duck in T20i. Umar Gul holds the record

Most Consecutive Ducks

5 – number of consecutive ducks in back to back innings in test. Robert Holland, Ajit Agarkar & Mohammad Asif have the record to their name.

4 – number of consecutive ducks in back to back innings in ODI format. Gus Logie(WI), Pramodya Wickremasinghe(SL) , Craig White(ENG), Henry Olonga(Zim) & Lasth Malinga(SL) have done it.

3 – number of consecutive ducks in back to back innings in T20I format. M Hafeez , A Fletcher, L Ronchi, K Jarvis, M Ali, W Sundar & D Shanaka from test playing nation ..

And Colin Smith (Scotland) Rizwan Cheema (Canada) Alasdair Evans (Scotland) Hasan Alta (Turkey) Moazzam Baig (Malawi) Anthony Stokes (Guernsey) & Serday Kansoy (Turkey) from non-test playing nationa have done it.

Most Ducks in A Series

6 – most number of ducks scored by a single player in a series. Alan Hurst holds the record as he scored 6 ducks in 1978/79 Ashes series

Most Ducks in World Cup Career

5 – most number of ducks scored by a single player in his world cup (50 over) career. Nathan Astle (NZ) & Ijaz Ahmed (PAK) holds the record.

5 – most number of ducks by a player in T20 world cup history. TM Dilshan & Shahid Afridi holds the record.

Most Consecutive Innings Without A Single Duck

173 – most consecutive innings without a duck in combined Test,ODI & T20I format. Rahul Dravid (10 Jan 2000 – 6 Feb 2004) has this record to his name.

119 – most consecutive innings without a duck in test cricket. David Gower holds the record.

120 – most consecutive innings without a duck in ODI. Rahul Dravid holds this record too.

84* – most consecutive innings without a duck in T20I. MS Dhoni holds this record.

Most Innings Without A Single Career Duck

44 – most number of innings without a single career duck in test cricket. Jim Burke of Australia holds the record.

105 – most innings without a duck in odi cricket. Kepler Wessels has played most odi innings without a single duck in odi cricket.

68 – most innings without a single duck in T20I cricket. David Miller has played most T20I innings without a single career duck.

Most Innings Before Scoring First Duck

108 – most innings before getting out for duck in across formats. Faf du Plasis holds the record.

78 – most number of innings before scoring first duck by a player in test cricket. Ab de Villiers holds the record

72 – most number of innings before first duck by a player in odi format. None other than Kumar Dharmasena holds the record.

61 – most number of innings before first duck by a player in T20I. Hamilton Masakadza holds the record.

Note : Players with at least one duck in his career

Pairs

50 – number of times when 2 or more than 2 players have scored ducks in both innings of test match from a same side.

44 – players have scored duck in both innings of their debut test match.

13 – players have scored pairs in 2 consecutive matches.

7 – most pairs by a player in his test career. Kiwi player Chris Martin has this record.

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Both Captains Scoring Pairs

South Africa vs Pakistan , boxing day test match 2018 : this is the only test match where both of the captains have scored duck in both innings of a test match.

South African captain Faf Du Plasis & Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Khan , both of them scored duck in both innings.

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Both Captains Getting Out For Golden Duck in ODI

India vs West Indies , 18 December 2019 – this is the only match where both captains getting out for Golden Duck in an ODI. Pollard was the captain for West Indies & Kohli was for India.

Player Scoring 100 & 0 in A Same Test

170 – players have scored duck & 100 in a same test match.

7 – players have scored 200 & duck in a same test.

Dudley Nourse  of South Africa is the only player to score 200 after scoring duck in the first innings.

Most Golden Ducks

14 – most golden ducks scored by a player in his test career. Muralitharan has the record.

14 – most golden ducks scored by a player in his odi career. Malinga holds the record.

6 – most golden ducks by a player in his T20I career. Afridi & Umar Akmal holds the record.

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Golden Ducks On Debut

62 – players have scored golden duck in their debut test match

280 – players have scored golden duck in their debut odi match.

210 – players have scored golden duck in their debut test match.

King Pair

21 – players have scored golden ducks in both innings in their debut test match.

Diamond Ducks

19 – players have scored diamond duck in test matches. Chris Martin has scored 2 diamond ducks in test which is most by any player.

149 – players have scored diamond duck in odi matches. Wasim Akram has scored 4 diamond ducks which is most by any player in Odi.

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49 – players have scored diamond duck in T20I matches.

Note : All Stats Are Only About Men’s Cricket.

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2 thoughts on “PLAYER TO SCORE MOST DUCKS – DUCK’S TRIVIA IN INT’L CRICKET

    1. Thanks for your response. 104 by Glenn McGrath in Test , 110 by Wasim Akram in Odi & 19 by Umar Gul in T20I; We also updated 2 new points in our article.

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