8 cricketers who missed a thing in their career: Cricketers achieved many things in their career but few cricketers missed few milestone despite they had a great chance to achieve that. Here are the 8 cricketers who missed a thing in their career. Check out:
Brian Lara missed 12000 runs
West Indian Brian Lara had been one of the greatest batsmen the game ever had. He scored 11,953 runs in 131 matches but he missed the landmark of 12000 runs in Test cricket. There are only 5 batsmen have reached the milestone of 12000 Test runs.
Shane Warne getting out on 99
Shane Warne, one of the best spinner in the world who took 1001 International wickets, had scored 4,172 International cricket with the bat. But he never reached a 100 in International cricket. When he had a chance to score his first hundred, unfortunately he got out on 99.
Saeed Anwar missing out on 200 in ODIs
Fomer Pakistan opener Saeed Anwar, was one of the greatest opener Pakistan ever had. At his time, scoring 200 in ODIs was unimaginable. But he had a chance to reach 200 in ODIs at chennai, his bad luck he got out on 194. He missed the record of becoming first batsman to score a 200 in ODI.
Ms Dhoni never scored century outside Asia
One of the greatest captain, Ms Dhoni achieved many things in cricket history and only captain in the cricket history to win all the ICC trophies. He scored few fifties outside Asia, but he never reached a triple-mark outside Asia.
Mahela Jayawardene missed 400 runs
Sri Lanka’s Mahela Jayawardene has been one of the greatest batsman in the cricket history. He shared the highest partnership of 624 runs with Kumar Sangakkara against South Africa, Colombo in 2006. In the same test, he had a great chance to break the Brian Lara’s record when he crossed 350 runs, but unfortunately he got out on 374 and missed the milestone by 26 runs.
Virender Sehwag missed out another 300
One of the destructive batsman in cricket history, Virender Sehwag scored 2 triple-hundreds in Test cricket. When he was on the way to the 3rd triple-century, unfortunately his got out on 293 runs and missed out the record by just 7 runs.
Mark Boucher missed out 1000 International dismissals
Mark Bouches was about to become first wicket-keeper in the International cricket history to affect 1000 dismissals. When he was on 999 dismissals, a tragic injury to his eye forced him to retire from International cricket in 2012 tour against England. He ended his career with 999 dismissals (Test – 555, Limited overs – 444).
Sachin Tendulkar’s century at Lord’s
The Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, who had scored 100 centuries across all formats, never scored a single century at the home of cricket Lord’s. He played 5 test match in Lord’s but he could not even cross 40 runs.