by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Monday, April 18th, 2016 | 0


2016 on January 3 Rohit Sharma caught behind at 99-run, stand for the fifth one-day international at the Sydney Cricket Ground against Australia. Indian openers witnesses a strange figures with this out in the Cricket history. Rohit was dismissed on 99 runs as 99th international cricket!

Latter in February at the one-day international against South Africa, England batsman Alex Hales for 99 out of the 99-runs but the numbers are stuck. Because Hales was out once before at international T-20 for 99.

Start with whom:

Australian’s left hand batsman Claim Heels has been out as the first batsman for 99 in International cricket. As the best left-hander at his time was a victim of bad luck against England in Melbourne in 1902.


Overall, the incidence of international cricket for 99 runs out of the three versions are 115. 83 in Tests, 31 in ODIs and 1 in T-20’s.


15 batsmen have been out at international cricket More than one time for 99 runs.


There are also 19 batsman to unbeaten on 99 runs. 5 Tests, 13 ODIs and 1 in T-20.


Most 26 times of Australia’s batsmen were out for 99.

Above all, Sachin Tendulkar:

Sachin Tendulkar was out for 99 in three times. India ‘Great’ back three times for 99 runs in one-day internationals.

Richie Richardson, Geoffrey Boycott:

England’s Geoff Boycott and Richie Richardson from West Indies were out on 99  runs for three times.. Both were out to stay away from the century, was unbeaten once.

‘Unlucky’ MCG:

Batsmen were out for 99 of the most 10 times at Melbourne Cricket Ground.


Only Bangladesh batsman was out for 99. Anyone not been unbeaten on 99 from Test-playing nations.


Five batsman so far being dismissed for 99 at the two versions of the game, Geoff Boycott, Matthew Hayden, Stephen Fleming, AB de Villiers and Alex Hales. Their first four were dismissed at Tests and one-day internationals and Hales out on one-day internationals and T-20’s.

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This is Toqui Tahmid a webmaster and sports reporter at Tsmplug

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