Happy Birthday Javagal Srinath (31st August)

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Happy Birthday Javagal Srinath (31st August)

Javagal Srinath is a former fast bowler, who played 67 Tests and 229 ODI’s for Team India. He is currently an ICC Match Referee.

Some of the records created by Srinath in International cricket :

1.) Srinath has the world’s best bowling figures (13 wickets for 132 runs) in a test match (sum of both innings) while ending up on the losing side.
2.) Highest number of wickets in ICC World Cups by an Indian bowler.
3.) Highest number of wickets in ODI’s among Indian fast bowlers.
4.) Third Highest wicket taker among Indian fast bowlers in test matches after Kapil Dev and Zaheer Khan.
5.) Second Indian to take 300 ODI Wickets.
6.) One of the 11 bowlers who has taken more than 300 ODI Wickets.
7.) Second highest number of not-outs in ICC ODI World Cup history- a total of 9, second only to Australia’s Steve Waugh.