Cricket is generally touted as a game for specialists, with batsmen piling up the runs and bowlers taking the wickets. How it will be when this happens in a swap method like batsman adding some wickets for the team. It will be a fabulous moment when a batter took wickets with ball in a match.
Yes, Batting legends including Sachin Tendulkar, Sehwag, Virat Kohli, and Smith even more players experienced this moment which would be a surprise for the fans. On many occasions, their wickets turn to be a match-winning wicket.
Of course, there are all-rounders who can do both the jobs. However, there are several instances where the batsmen are seen taking up the role of the bowlers and claim a few crucial wickets to turn the tide of the game.
Watch the collection of Such Incidents:
Sachin Tendulkar’s Record in Bowling:
Legendary Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, who is regarded as one of the most complete batsmen in the history of the game, holds almost all batting records that exist at the moment.
From finishing his career as the leading run-getter in Test and ODI format of the game to have scored the highest number of centuries in the international cricket, the master blaster has inked several records to his name.
However, there is one record that not many of the cricket fans are aware of.
Tendulkar, who has also bowled right-arm leg-spin during his cricketing career, has delivered more deliveries than many bowling greats in the One-Day Internationals (ODIs).
The former Indian cricketer has bowled a total of 8,054 deliveries in 463 matches he played during his illustrious career in the 50-over format. He has also bagged 154 wickets in ODIs.