ICC ODI World Cup: As the countdown to the 2023 World Cup commences, the cricketing spectacle is set to kick off on October 5, with teams engrossed in their preparations. It’s noteworthy that the inaugural World Cup took place in 1975, and since then, ten editions of the tournament have been organized. This championship has witnessed numerous records being established and shattered, with certain players also acquiring less favorable distinctions. This article sheds light on five Indian players who hold the unwanted record of being dismissed for ducks the highest number of times in World Cup matches.
Five Indian Cricketers with most ducks in ICC ODI World Cup
1. K. Srikanth
Leading the list of Indian players is Krishnamachari Srikkanth, affectionately known as Chika. In the records of ODI World Cup History, K. Srikkanth bears a regrettable record. He stands at the top amongst Indian players who have faced the bad luck of getting out for a duck the most number of times in ODI World Cup history. He has been dismissed for 4 times on a duck in World Cups.
2. Zaheer Khan
Securing the second position in the list is the name of India’s seasoned fast bowler, Zaheer Khan, who has encountered the unfortunate fate of being dismissed for a duck three times in World Cup history. However, he also holds the record of being the highest wicket-taker for Men in Blue in the tournament.
3. Javagal Srinath
Claiming the third spot is former Indian bowler Javagal Srinath, who has suffered the fate of losing his wicket for zero on three occasions in the history of the World Cup. He is presently an ICC match refferee.
4. Roger Binny
Occupying the fourth position is the name of former Indian cricketer and current BCCI President, Roger Binny, who has faced the disappointment of being dismissed for a duck twice in the history of the World Cup.
5. Venkatesh Prasad
Completing the list is the name of former Indian cricketer Venkatesh Prasad, who also faced the setback of being dismissed for 0 on two occasions in the history of the World Cup.