New Delhi (EMS). There are some special records in cricket, which are often talked about like most centuries, most wickets, highest average, hat-trick… but there is one record which any cricketer can be proud of. Despite this, this record is rarely talked about. Actually, we are talking about that record in which he was not out on 0 even once in his entire career i.e. in all three formats (Test + ODI + T20). No cricketer in the world wants to be out on zero, yet 99 percent of batsmen are unable to escape from it. There are only a select number of cricketers who have never been out on 0 in their career. The countrymen can be proud of the fact that his name is the first in the list of batsmen who have never been out on 0. There is none other than Brijesh Patel. Whereas Brijesh Patel was playing the role of IPL Chairman from 2019 to 2022.
When we talk about never getting out on 0 in one’s career, then it is important to make it clear that at least one parameter of matches has to be fixed in this. If we do not do this, then there will also be a cricketer in this list who has played only a few matches in his career and it has not been his turn to bat. Or if we add the requirement of at least 30 innings, then there are only 18 batsmen in the world who have never been out on 0. Brijesh holds the world record for not being out on 0. Brijesh Patel holds the world record for not being out on 0.
Brijesh holds the world record for not being out on 0 even after playing the maximum number of innings. Brijesh batted in 47 innings for India between 1974 and 1979. During this period he scored 1215 runs at an average of 29.63. His highest score was 115 not out. Brijesh represented India in 21 Tests and 10 ODIs. The second name in the list is James Burke (44) of Australia and the third name is Amal Rajeevan (42) of Tanzania. James Burke has 3 test centuries to his name. Brandon Nash (40), Alexander Duff (40) and Milton Shumba (40) are the next 3 names in this list, who did not face 0. Brandon Nash and Alexander Duff also have two centuries each.
This article on never being out on 0 would not be complete without talking about two batsmen. These two batsmen are Aga Salman of Pakistan and Herbert Collins of Australia. Agha Salman is a member of the current Pakistani team and has scored 1155 runs in 34 innings of 30 matches. Has scored two centuries and 8 half-centuries. But he was never out on 0. Herbert Collins played 19 Tests between 1920–1926. He scored 1352 runs in 31 innings with 4 centuries and an average of 45.06.
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