One Day Cricket – Jigsaw Puzzle (All Time World 11)

One Day Cricket- Jigsaw Puzzle (In a Nutshell)

I have compiled a team of players with one player from 11 of the One Day International teams throughout its history. To be eligible for selection a player must have played some form of international cricket for their country. It started 5 January, 1971. Find out who made the jigsaw puzzle piece together!

One Day Cricket- Jigsaw Puzzle (All Time World 11)

1- Quinton de Kock (South Africa- Wicketkeeper)
2- Brian Lara (West Indies- Captain)
3- Sourav Ganguly (India)
4- Inzamam-ul-Haq (Pakistan)
5- Angelo Matthews (Sri Lanka)
6- Grant Flower (Zimbabwe)
7- Andrew Flintoff (England)
8- Rashid Khan (Afghanistan)
9- Mashrafe Mortaza (Bangladesh)
10- Shane Warne (Australia)
11- Shane Bond (New Zealand)

Opening Batsman/Wicketkeeper

Quinton de Kock from South is a wicketkeeper and a batsman. He averages 45.1 runs per innings when opening the batting. He has reached at least 50 runs in 40 of the 118 innings he has had as an opener in One Day Cricket! Along with his ability as an opening batsman he has taken 164 catches and had nine stumpings!

Opening Batsman

Brian Lara Captained the West Indies in 125 matches having had a 50% record as the leader of his national team with 59 wins and 59 losses! He averaged 46.09 runs per innings when opening the batting for his country. He is an icon of world cricket, specifically West Indian cricket; having even managed to take four wickets bowling right arm leg breaks.

Batsmen

Sourav Ganguly best batting position in One Day Cricket was at number 3. He averaged the most runs in that batting position, with an average of 52.71 runs per innings, having reached at least 50 runs in 13 out of 32 innings that he played for India. He is an unlucky not be considered an all rounder as he took 100 wickets in 311 games bowling right arm medium pace!
Inzamam-ul-Haq played for Pakistan was best suited to batting at number 4. He averaged 40.43 batting at number 4 in 147 innings! He even took three wickets!

All Rounders

Angelo Matthews has been a key part of Sri Lankas One Day team. He has a decent average with the bat of 51.08 runs per innings batting at number 5. Along with his ability with the bat, he has taken 120 wickets bowling right arm fast-medium.
Grant Flower was a pivotal player for Zimbabwe with an average of 50.29 runs per innings batting at number 6. He took 104 wickets in 221 innings!
Andrew Flintoff averaged an impressive 35.8 runs per innings batting at number 7. He took 169 wickets in 141 matches for England!

Bowlers

Rashid Khan bowls right arm leg breaks for Afghanistan. In 71 internationals he has 133 wickets. He is a reasonable batsman having averaged 22.09 runs per innings batting at number 8.
Mashrafe Mortaza is a right arm fast medium bowler for Bangladesh. He has taken 270 wickets in 220 matches.
Shane Warne is an icon of world cricket along with Australian cricket! He took 293 wickets in 194 One Day Internationals!
Shane Bond of New Zealand was a fast bowler who took 147 wickets in 292 One Day Internationals.

 

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