New Delhi: Believe it or not, a cricket team manages to score nine ducks in an innings. This not-so extraordinary feat was registered recently by a Prague side playing in the Czech Cricket Union Pro40 League.
Chasing a target of 126 runs, set by Bohemian Cricket Club in the 2015 edition of the 40-over annual competition, Prague Cricket Club 2nd XI could only managed 54 runs with only two batsmen scoring runs, while other nine returning without opening their batting accounts.
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Aditya Jaiswal scored an unbeaten 43 from 49 balls with the help of five fours, while Abhi Samanth chipped in with a single to their total, which also had 10 extras.
Bohemian bowler Sudesh Wickremasinghe took six wickets and he got support from Arun Ashoken, with three wickets and Deepak Joshi with one wicket. In fourteen overs' play, Bohemian could utilized only these bowlers.
Czech Republic became an affiliate member of the International Cricket Council since 2000, but the sport is played mainly by settlers from Indian sub-continent.
For the record, the most ducks recorded in a Test innings is six – a record shared by Pakistan, South Africa, Bangladesh and India. In ODIs, the record is six ducks in an innings, registered on five occasions with Pakistan responsible for three.