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TOP 10 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT SPORTS
1.Shahid Afridi hits the fastest ever ODI century with Sachin Tendulkar’s bat:
In October 1996, Afridi scored a stunning century in 37 balls against Sri Lanka in Nairobi. It was his second International ODI. The Fastest century record stood for 18 years.
Surprisingly, the bat from which Afridi scored his century was gifted to his then-teammate Waqar Younis by none other than Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar.
2.The only country to win the 60-Over, 50-Over, and 20-Over World Cup is India:
India dominates by winning the 60, 50, and the 20-over Cricket World Cups. The first-ever World Cup was won in 1983 under Kapil Dev’s Leadership.
Thereafter, India won the 20-over and 50-over World Cups under the captainship of MS Dhoni’s captaincy in 2007 and 2011 respectively.
3.The oldest football club is Sheffield F.C:
Sheffield F.C. in Sheffield, England, was founded in 1857 considered the world’s oldest surviving independent football club.
4.It took only 2.4 seconds to score the fastest goal:
It is not so easy to score a goal from kick-off faster than 2.4 seconds, but Cowes Sports club’s Marc Burrows managed it to score after just two seconds in 2004.
Burrows noticed the keeper off his line and took a shot immediately after kick-off. The wind also helped it to carry the ball into the back of the net.
Sadly, Burrows passed away just a few years later after a battle with cancer.
5.Pakistan is the manufacturer of the majority of footballs:
Sialkot is considered the world’s largest producer of hand-sewn footballs. Their local factories manufacture 40-60 million footballs a year, amounting to roughly 60% of world production.
6.James Naismith is the inventor of basketball: Interesting facts about sports
He is also known as the Canadian-American physician educator, physician, Christian chaplain, sports coach, and innovator. He wrote the rules for original basketball and founded the University of Kansas basketball program.
7.The only sport to won all world cups in men and women (INDIAN TEAM) is kabaddi :
India has won all the Kabaddi World Cups that have ever been held. The men’s team has seven World Cup titles while the women’s team has had three titles so far.
India defeated Iran 55-27 when they hosted their first World Cup. They were crowned as the inaugural kabaddi world champions.
8.The oldest and the most prestigious tennis tournament in the world is the WIMBLEDON:
The Wimbledon Championships is the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world. It considered as one of the big four tournaments played on the sport’s original surface, grass.
9.A baseball season has 162 games:
Interesting facts about sports
The season schedules 162 games for each of the 30 teams in the American League (AL) and National League (NL). A season runs for six months with 2,430 games, plus the postseason.
10..Badminton is the Asian dominating sport:
Intersting facts about sports
When introduced in Olympics in 1992, Asian players have won a staggering 93 out of the 103 Olympic medals. China and Indonesia are the most successful badminton countries with winning 70% of all BWF events between them.
Badminton’s shuttlecock speeds reach more than 200 miles per hour. Thus, considered the fastest racket sport in the world.
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