Here are some of the unique world records held by Indian cricketers which will shock many fans.
India became the first team to post three totals of 350 or more in successful chases in odis their highest being 362 for one vs Australia at Jaipur on October 16 2013.India had posted a successful chase of 351 for four vs Australia at Nagpur on 30 October 2013.
2. Karun Nair
Karun nair registered his first triple century in only his third innings in test cricket the least by any batsman.Len hutton had scored his maiden triple hundred in his ninth test innings 364 vs australia at the oval in 1938 the previous quickest.Former Aussie great donald bradman and john edrich of england needed 13 innings each to reach the milestone.
3. Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra jadeja became the first cricketer in the history of the sport to compile a fifty or more collect 10 wickets or more and also take four or more catches in a test.The man from Rajkot made 51 in india's first innings registered figures of 10 for 154 in the match in addition to a catch in englands opening innings and three catches in their second innings.
4. Virender Sehwag
Virender is the only player in the history of cricket to have scored a triple century in tests and a double hundred in odis. Sehwag made 309 against pakistan and 319 versus the south africans in chennai in 2004 and 2008 respectively during his test career.His only odi double century came against the west indies in indore in 2011.
5. Virender Sehwag
Sehwag is the only cricketer to have made more than 7500 runs in both odis and tests as an opening batsman.As an opener sehwag scored 8207 runs at an excellent average of 50.04 in red ball cricket and accumulated 7518 runs at 36.50 in the 50-over format.
6. Irfan Pathan
Irfan pathan is the first and the only bowler to claim a hat trick in the first over of a test match.The left-arm pacer picked up the wickets of opener salman n.o three younis khan and mohammad yousuf on the 4th 5th and the 6th ball respectively to achieve the great feat against pakistan in karachi in 2006.
7. KL Rahul
Rahul who hit an elegant century on odi debut against zimbabwe in harare became the first player in cricket history to score a hundred in his maiden innings as an opening batsman in both tests and one day internationals.He had reached three figures in his first test as an opener in sydney in 2015 after failing in the middle order in his debut test match at melbourne in 2014.
8. Ajinkya Rahane
Ajinkya rahane a brilliant fielder created a world record by becoming the first non keeper cricketer to take eight catches in a test match in 2015.He accomplished the feat against srilanka in the first test at galle when he caught rangana herath at first slip off the bowling of amit mishra..
9. Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar dhawan scored the fastest test hundred on debut taking just 85 balls to reach three figures against the australians at mohali in 2013.The previous record for the quickest ton on test debut was held by west indies dwayne smith who needed 93 balls to complete his century.
10. Yuzvendra Chahal
Chahal captured an indian record of six wickets for 25 runs to bowl india to a famous series clinching win against england in the final t20 international in bangalore. With his brilliant performance at the chinnaswamy stadium chahal also became the second bowler after srilankan mystery spinner ajantha mendis to take wickets in an innings in t20 internationals.