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The game of cricket has always been unpredictable as the next ball can change the whole scenario. So, it is no wrong to say that cricket is a package of shocks and surprises while some coincidences are also a part of it. Coincidences occur between numbers or any sort of stat between players from two different eras as well. Some are very common coincidences but some are unique which leave a remark in cricket history.
Here, in this article, we have discussed some bizarre, amazing and interesting coincidences which will surely be eye-opener for you.
Sachin Tendulkar Test Run Tally Equals To Alastair cook and Michael Clarke:
Alastair Cook and Michael Clarke were the two great batsmen of England and Australia respectively. Surprisingly, when Sachin Tendulkar retired from the game in 2013 after playing his 200th Test, both of them were playing their respective 100th Test match. Another coincidence is that the run tally of these two cricketers equalled Sachin Tendulkar’s total.
As depicted in the above picture, Cook scored 7955 runs whereas Clarke scored 7966 runs in 100 Test matches. Their total Test run equalled Sachin, who scored 15921 runs in 200 Test matches.