Cricket, as they say, is a game of glorious uncertainties. Nothing can ever be taken for granted in the game. On a day, the best team will maintain its dominance by just demolishing other teams and making a mess of them. While on a certain day even the best team will be humbled by a lesser-known opponent. Thereby, it’s this unpredictable nature of the game, which adds that extra spice in it. Viewers simply are thrilled to witness the unexpected twists and turns. These twists and turns ensure an edge of the seat thriller.
As a result of cricket is an unpredictable sport, there have been bizarre instances which have come up in the years gone by. In this article, we have a look at the ten weird facts which source from cricket.
10 Weird Cricket Facts
1. A Six as long as 556 miles! Really?
Well, this is undoubtedly the most bizarre fact related to cricket. Just imagine the facial expressions of a bowler, who realizes that he has been hit for a six and the ball has travelled for 556 miles. Jimmy Sinclair was the batsman who hit the epic six. The ball went out of the ground and landed on a train which was on its way to Port Elizabeth. It was recovered from there!