World Records
World Records
Here is a list of all important world records excluding the sports records.
(See also: World Records in Test Cricket, World Records in T20I and World Records in T20I)


World Records List

Record Holder
Highest mountain in the world Everest (8,848 m / 29,029 ft)
Tallest mountain in the world Mauna Kea (White Mountain), Hawaii, USA (10,205 m / 33,480 ft))
Highest waterfall in the world Salto Angel (“Angel Falls”) on the Carrao River, Venezuela (979 m / 3,212 ft)
Fastest fifty runs by balls faced AB de Villiers (16 balls)
Fastest century by balls faced AB de Villiers (31 balls)
Fastest double century by balls faced Chris Gayle (138 balls)
Most sixes in an innings Rohit Sharma / AB de Villiers / Chris Gayle (16)
Most fours in an innings Rohit Sharma (33)
Most runs in an over Herschelle Gibbs (36)
First ever ODI Century Dennis Amiss (103)
First ever ODI Double Century Sachin Tendulkar (200*)
Most sixes in career Shahid Afridi (351)
Most fours in career Sachin Tendulkar(2016)
Most innings without a duck Kepler Wessels (Never in his career of 105 matches)
Most runs in an innings as captain Virender Sehwag (219)
Most runs in an innings as wicketkeeper MS Dhoni (183*)
Most Runs in a career without hundred Misbah-ul-Haq (5122)
Most runs in a calendar year Sachin Tendulkar (1894)
Most hundreds in a calendar year Sachin Tendulkar (9)
Most innings played before scoring first century Shaun Pollock (189)
Highest score by a Number 11 batsman Mohammad Amir (58)
Most runs scored on debut Desmond Haynes (148)
Highest maiden hundred Charles Coventry (194*)
Youngest player to score a hundred Shahid Afridi (16y 217d)
Oldest player to score a hundred Khurram Khan (43y 162d)
Most ducks in career Sanath Jayasuriya (34)
Most balls faced in an innings of 50 overs Rohit Sharma (173)
Fastest to 1000 runs Fakhar Zaman (18 innings)
Fastest to 2000 runs Hashim Amla (40 innings)
Fastest to 3000 runs Hashim Amla (57 innings)
Fastest to 4000 runs Hashim Amla (81 innings)
Fastest to 5000 runs Hashim Amla (101 innings)
Fastest to 6000 runs Hashim Amla (123 innings)
Fastest to 7000 runs Hashim Amla (150 innings)
Fastest to 8000 runs Virat Kohli (175 innings)
Fastest to 9000 runs Virat Kohli (194 innings)
Fastest to 10000 runs Sachin Tendulkar (259 innings)
Fastest to 11000 runs Sachin Tendulkar (276 innings)
Fastest to 12000 runs Sachin Tendulkar (300 innings)
Fastest to 13000 runs Sachin Tendulkar (321 innings)
Fastest to 14000 runs Sachin Tendulkar (350 innings)
Fastest to 15000 runs Sachin Tendulkar (377 innings)
Fastest to 16000 runs Sachin Tendulkar (399 innings)
Fastest to 17000 runs Sachin Tendulkar (424 innings)
Fastest to 18000 runs Sachin Tendulkar (440 innings)
Most wickets in career Muttiah Muralitharan (534 wickets)
Most wickets in an innings Chaminda Vaas (8)
Logest over Muhammad Sami (17-ball over with seven wides and four no balls)
Most wickets in a calendar year Saqlain Mushtaq (69)
Most wickets in an innings on debut Kagiso Rabada / Fidel Edwards (6)
Most five-wickets-in-an-innings in career Waqar Younis (13)
Most wickets in consecutive balls Lasith Malinga (4 wickets in 4 consecutive balls)
Most Hat-tricks Lasith Malinga (3)
Fastest to 100 wickets Rashid Khan (44 matches)
Fastest to 200 wickets Saqlain Mushtaq (104 matches)
Fastest to 300 wickets Brett Lee (171 matches)
Fastest to 400 wickets Waqar Younis (252 matches)
Fastest to 500 wickets Muttiah Muralitharan (324 matches)
Most dismissals by a wicket-keeper Kumar Sangakkara (482)
Most stumpings in career MS Dhoni (107)
Most catches in career by a non wicket-keeper Mahela Jayawardene (218)
Most catches in an innings Jonty Rhodes (5)
Highest partnership by runs Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels (372 runs)
Highest opening (first wicket) partnership Imam-ul-Haq and Fakhar Zaman (304)
Highest second wicket partnership Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels (372 runs)
Highest third wicket partnership Darren Bravo and Denesh Ramdin (258 runs)
Highest fourth wicket partnership M. Azharuddin, A. Jadeja (275* runs)
Highest fifth wicket partnership DA Miller, JP Duminy (256* runs)
Highest sixth wicket partnership GD Elliott, L Ronchi (267* runs)
Highest seventh wicket partnership JC Buttler, AU Rashid (177 runs)
Highest eighth wicket partnership JM Kemp, AJ Hall (138* runs)
Highest ninth wicket partnership AD Mathews, SL Malinga (132 runs)
Highest tenth wicket partnership IVA Richards, MA Holding (106* runs)
Most matches played Sachin Tendulkar (463)
Most player-of-the-match awards Sachin Tendulkar (62)
Most player-of-the-series awards Sachin Tendulkar (15)
Youngest player Hasan Raza (14y 233d)
Most matches as captain Ricky Ponting (230)
Youngest captain Rashid Khan (19y 165d)
Highest innings total by a team England (481/6)
Most sixes in a match by a team New Zealand (22)
Lowest innings total by a team Zimbabwe (35 runs)
Most consecutive wins Australia (21)
Most consecutive defeats Bangladesh (23)
Most batsmen run out in a match New Zealand Vs India (8)
Most batsmen caught in a match India Vs New Zealand (19)
Most extras in a match Pakistan Vs Scotland (96)
Most matches played by a team India
Most matches won by a team Australia
Most matched played on a single ground Sharjah Cricket Stadium (236)
Most matches as an umpire Rudi Koertzen (209)

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