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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?

Fawad Alam has converted all his four Test fifties into hundreds. Is this a record?
Fawad Alam has converted all his four Test fifties into hundreds. Is this a record?

Also: is Darren Stevens the oldest bowler to take a five-for in the County Championship?

What is the highest total overhauled in a ten-wicket win in the IPL?
What is the highest total overhauled in a ten-wicket win in the IPL?

And how often has a player made twin hundreds in a Test but ended up on the losing side?

Has Rohit Sharma bagged the most ducks in the IPL?
Has Rohit Sharma bagged the most ducks in the IPL?

Also: what's the highest score by a player in his first Test as captain?

Was Fakhar Zaman's 193 the highest score by a batsman in a losing cause in an ODI?
Was Fakhar Zaman's 193 the highest score by a batsman in a losing cause in an ODI?

Also: was Harshal Patel the first to take a five-for against the Mumbai Indians?

When was a Test series last drawn 0-0 before West Indies vs Sri Lanka?
When was a Test series last drawn 0-0 before West Indies vs Sri Lanka?

Also: what is the lowest run-aggregate for a completed first-class match?

How often have brothers played against brothers in international cricket?
How often have brothers played against brothers in international cricket?

And who has scored the most fifties before bringing up their maiden Test hundred?

Which players have the most runs and wickets in India-England ODIs?
Which players have the most runs and wickets in India-England ODIs?

Also: which captain lost the toss but went on to win the match most often?

Is Hashmatullah Shahidi's double-hundred the fastest for a team in Tests?
Is Hashmatullah Shahidi's double-hundred the fastest for a team in Tests?

And did Sunil Gavaskar open the bowling in his debut Test?

How many players have been dismissed by the very first ball of a Test on debut?
How many players have been dismissed by the very first ball of a Test on debut?

And how many men made their highest score in their last Test?

How many bowlers have taken wickets with the first ball of both innings of a Test?
How many bowlers have taken wickets with the first ball of both innings of a Test?

And is Joe Root's 5 for 8 the best bowling performance by an England captain?

Which batsman was dismissed lbw most often in Tests?
Which batsman was dismissed lbw most often in Tests?

And is India's 329 with no extras in the second Test in Chennai a record?

When was the last time a spinner struck with the first ball of a Test innings?
When was the last time a spinner struck with the first ball of a Test innings?

And does Flavian Aponso still hold the record for being the oldest batsman to score a fifty in a World Cup?

Where does Kyle Mayers' 210 not out rank among fourth-innings scores on debut?
Where does Kyle Mayers' 210 not out rank among fourth-innings scores on debut?

And has anyone taken more six-fors in an innings than Stuart Broad's 12?

How many bowlers have over 1000 international wickets?
How many bowlers have over 1000 international wickets?

And has anyone had a longer gap between a first-class match and a Test than Washington Sundar's three years?

What's the most wicketless overs bowled by spinners in a Test innings in Sri Lanka?
What's the most wicketless overs bowled by spinners in a Test innings in Sri Lanka?

And when was the last time a Test featured two players over 38 years of age?

Where does Hanuma Vihari's 23 from 161 balls rank among the slowest Test innings?
Where does Hanuma Vihari's 23 from 161 balls rank among the slowest Test innings?

And is India's use of 20 players across four Tests a record?

In which Test was the wicketkeeper the first bowler to take an opposition wicket?
In which Test was the wicketkeeper the first bowler to take an opposition wicket?

And in which one-day international did brothers make their debuts for opposing sides?

Has anyone taken 100 ODI wickets against a single country?
Has anyone taken 100 ODI wickets against a single country?

And which bowler's action was described as "all arms and legs… like a porn movie without the sex"?

Is India's 36 the first Test innings not to include a double-digit score?
Is India's 36 the first Test innings not to include a double-digit score?

And which player has had the longest wait for a second ODI appearance?