Guinness book of world records is a special book which keeps a record of all the world records around the world. Cricketers are not away from this book. Many records are named after a cricketer. But in this article, we will see the top 5 cricketers who have their names registered In the Guinness book of world records.
5 Mehboob Alam
Mehboob Alam was a Nepalese cricketer who was the only cricketer who took 10 wickets in an innings of a limited-overs game. Alam took 10 wickets in the 2008 ICC world cricket league division V competition.
4 Alyssa Healy
Alyssa Healy is a wicketkeeper-batsman in the Australian national team. She made a world record for highest cricket ball catch when she catch the ball in Melbourne cricket ground from a drone which was 80 meters above the ground. She registered her name in the Guinness book of a world record after this.
3 Shane Warne
Australian spin legend Shane Warne decided to auction his green test cap for the people who are affected by Australian bushfires. When the auction was open people went crazy and the cap was sold at INR 5 crores which broke the record of Sir Bradman’s cap which was sold for INR 3 crores. Shane Warne’s cap became the most expensive cap in cricket’s history.
2 Jos Buttler
England’s wicketkeeper batsman Jos Buttler holds the world record for most expensive cricket jersey. The jersey which was wore by Buttler in 2019 world cup final against New Zealand was put on the auction by the English batsman to raise money for covid 19 victims. His jersey sold out for 65,100 pounds which became the most expensive cricket jersey.
1 MS Dhoni
Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has his name registered in Guinness book of world records for the most expensive cricket bat. The bat which was used by Dhoni in the finals of 2011 world cup against Sri Lanka was sold for 100,000 pounds in a program named “when east meet west” which as organised by Dhoni in London.
The money which came from Dhoni’s reebok sticker bat was used in Dhoni’s wife charitable foundation to help underprivileged kids in India.