5 Cricket Players Who Never Got Run Out: Seeing your favorite batsman being dismissed is a disappointing and upsetting moment. This tragedy has befallen the greatest batsmen as well.
For some of us, it is quite hard to believe that anyone could escape this predicament. However, some players have done the unthinkable and they have never got run out in their entire careers.
5 Cricket Players Who Never Got Run Out
- Peter May
Peter was a right-handed top-order batsman and he is regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of his era. May also hold the record for never getting dismissed due to running out. Debuted for England in 1951, Peter played 66 matches, scored 4537 test runs and he has hit 13 centuries and 22 half-centuries. Furthermore, Peter umpired for a few ICC matches post-retirement.
2. Graeme Hick
Graeme Hick is second on the unique list and he has played for England and domestic cricket as well. Moreover, the Zimbabwe-born has scored a whopping 64,000 runs throughout all formats. After playing 114 innings for England, Graeme last represented England in 2001. He continued to score runs in county cricket until his retirement in 2008.
3. Kapil Dev
The ‘Haryana Hurricane’ captained the Indian cricket team which won the historic World Cup of 1983. Under his captaincy, The team achieved various milestones. Along with the record of never getting run out, Kapil is also the youngest captain to win a world cup to date. What’s more? The finest allrounder of all time has played 184 innings for India.
4. Mudassar Nazar
Mudassar Nazar is Pakistan’s Right-handed opening batsman. He has represented Pakistan in 76 test matches and 122 one-day matches. Mudassar Nazar also managed to never get dismissed by a run-out. He also scored 4114 runs in the test with 10 centuries and 17 half-centuries. Moreover, Mudassar’s mentor was his father Nazar Mohammad who played for Pakistan as well.
5. Ajinkya Rahane
Ajinkya Rahane is a right-handed batsman and the Indian cricket team’s former captain. He is the current captain of Mumbai in the Ranji Trophy and a top-order batsman as well. Furthermore, he is the sole player on this list who is still active.
List of Players With Most Innings Without Getting Run Out
- Kapil Dev
Not only holding the record for never getting run-out, but Kapil Dev also has the most innings without getting run-out. Kapil has played 184 innings without getting run out
2. Jonny Bairstow
England’s Jonny Bairstow is a right-handed wicket-keeping batsman. He is also the son of former wicket-keeper David Bairstow Jonny plays for England internationally in all formats. He is the second player to hold the record for most innings without getting run out which is 159.
3. Dinesh Chandimal
Third on the list is Dinesh Chandimal who is a right-handed batsman and the youngest-ever captain of Sri Lanka at the age of 23. Under His captaincy, Sri Lanka played the first day-night test match. Dinesh played 127 innings without losing a wicket to run out.
4. Tom Latham
Tom Latham is a left-handed wicket-keepvice-captaind vice-captain of New Zealand cricket team in Tests and, ODIs. Moreover He is the son of former cricket player Tom Latham. He has played 123 innings without facing dismissal due to run-out.
5. Mudassar Nazar
Mudassar has achieved another milestone with the current record he holds. Nazar played 116 innings without getting dismissed due to a run-out.
6. Paul Collingwood
Paul is a former right-handed allrounder who has played in all three formats for England. Moreover, England won 2010 ICC World T20 under his captainship. ‘Colly’ played 115 innings without getting run-out
7. Graeme Hick
Finally, Graeme hick is another cricketer who played 114 innings without getting run out. Consequently, it is an addition to his achievements which have been previously mentioned.
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