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2011 Cricket Trivia 1: Bangladesh's Shafiul Islam recorded most ducks

Last updated on: January 3, 2012 06:14 IST

2011 Cricket Trivia 1: Bangladesh's Shafiul Islam recorded most ducks

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Mohammad Hafeez won 10 man-of-the-match awards across all three formats in 2011 -- most for any player.




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Sangakkara has an aggregate of 2,000 runs

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Kumar Sangakkara is the only batsman to aggregate 2,000 international runs in 2011 -- 2,267 in 42 matches at an average of 49.28.




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Sammy, Bravo hit maximum sixes

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Two West Indies players -- Darren Sammy and Darren Bravo - - shared the record of hitting most sixes in Test cricket in 2011 -- 13 each.


Image: Darren Sammy


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Sixes elude Alastair Cook

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England's Alastair Cook hit 97 fours but no six in Test matches in 2011.




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Dravid, Sangakkara amass 1,000 runs in Tests

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India's Rahul Dravid (1145) and Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara (1034) remained the only batsmen to aggregate 1,000 runs in Test cricket in 2011.


Image: Rahul Dravid


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Ajmal bags 50 Test wickets

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Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal remained the only bowler to capture 50 Test wickets in 2011.




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Kohli tops the ODI runs chart

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India's Virat Kohli was the top-scorer in ODIs with 1,381 runs in 34 matches.




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Tharanga, Kohli hit maximum tons in ODIs

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India's Virat Kohli and Sri Lanka's Upul Tharanga scored most centuries (4 each) in ODIs in 2011.


Image: Upul Tharanga


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Islam records most ducks

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Bangladesh's Shafiul Islam recorded 6 ducks in 12 ODI innings in 2011--most by any batsman.




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Watson hits maximum sixes

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Australia's Shane Watson hit 42 sixes in ODIs in 2011--most by any batsman. He was followed by West Indies' Kieron Pollard (30) and Lendl Simmons (24).




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