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What is the closest Test series ever played, by average runs per wicket scored by each team?
What is the closest Test series ever played, by average runs per wicket scored by each team?

And how many players have lost a Test in which they scored a century in each innings?

Which batter has the biggest difference between averages in wins and defeats in Tests?
Which batter has the biggest difference between averages in wins and defeats in Tests?

And what's the record for the most consecutive Test appearances by a player against the same opposition?

Does Jimmy Anderson hold the record for playing most Tests in one country?
Does Jimmy Anderson hold the record for playing most Tests in one country?

And was Shardul Thakur's Oval fifty the fastest in England?

Has anyone top-scored for their side in more consecutive innings than Joe Root?
Has anyone top-scored for their side in more consecutive innings than Joe Root?

And was Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts a big cricket fan?

How many batters have bagged king pairs in Tests?
How many batters have bagged king pairs in Tests?

And how many players have been marooned in the 190s in Tests at Lord's?

How many batters have survived two hat-trick balls in the same Test innings?
How many batters have survived two hat-trick balls in the same Test innings?

And which batter has the highest Test score away from home?

What are the highest and lowest Test totals featuring four or more ducks?
What are the highest and lowest Test totals featuring four or more ducks?

And who holds the record for the most runs before lunch in first-class and Test cricket?

Is Wanindu Hasaranga's 4 for 9 the best birthday performance by a bowler?
Is Wanindu Hasaranga's 4 for 9 the best birthday performance by a bowler?

Also: who has collected the most golden ducks in Tests?

Is Ishan Kishan the only man to make fifties on debut in ODIs and T20Is?
Is Ishan Kishan the only man to make fifties on debut in ODIs and T20Is?

And what's the highest ODI total without a half-century?

What is the most extras conceded in an innings in any match?
What is the most extras conceded in an innings in any match?

Also: has there ever been a Test innings where all 11 players have bowled?

Is Mahmudullah's 150 the highest score by an Asian player in their last Test?
Is Mahmudullah's 150 the highest score by an Asian player in their last Test?

Also: who was the oldest wicketkeeper to make their ODI debut for England?

Has anyone bagged a pair and sent down more wicketless overs than Jasprit Bumrah in the WTC final?
Has anyone bagged a pair and sent down more wicketless overs than Jasprit Bumrah in the WTC final?

Also: has any player been out for 99 in their last Test?

Is Keshav Maharaj only the second South African bowler to take a Test hat-trick?
Is Keshav Maharaj only the second South African bowler to take a Test hat-trick?

Also: which other team has won a Test with their two leading run scorers at the crease like New Zealand did?

Who's got the most stumpings in a first-class match?
Who's got the most stumpings in a first-class match?

Also: what's the highest score by a batter in a final first-class game?

Have any players been dismissed for 199 more than twice?
Have any players been dismissed for 199 more than twice?

Also: who has scored the most runs in T20 cricket without ever playing a T20I?

Has anyone carried their bat on Test debut?
Has anyone carried their bat on Test debut?

Also: who has bowled most often in Tests without ever taking a wicket?

Was Adil Rashid's 5 for 85 in 2019 the most expensive five-for in an ODI?
Was Adil Rashid's 5 for 85 in 2019 the most expensive five-for in an ODI?

Also: what is the record for the most consecutive first-class fifties?

How many players have started their careers with three successive fifties in ODIs?
How many players have started their careers with three successive fifties in ODIs?

Also: who were the two uncapped players who played in the World XI in 1971-72?

Who has been out stumped most often in Tests?
Who has been out stumped most often in Tests?

And has anyone only ever been out this way?

Who has scored the most T20 runs without ever playing in the IPL?
Who has scored the most T20 runs without ever playing in the IPL?

Also: is Tabish Khan's 18-year gap between first-class and Test debuts a world record?