In the history of international cricket, representing your team is considered a very special achievement for any player.
However, it is never easy for any player to remain in the playing XI of the team for a long time. Many times in this game of cricket it is seen that the player gets a chance to captain himself in the early stages of his career.
However, during this time there have been some cricketers who despite playing cricket with their team for 10 to 15 years, never got a chance to become the captain of the team.
So in this article, today we will tell about the top 3 such players in the world. He has played the most number of matches in ODI cricket for his team without being captain.
1- Muttiah Muralitharan
The first number in this list is the name of the former Sri Lankan cricket team’s great spinner Muttiah Muralitharan. This legendary spin bowler of the Sri Lankan cricket team has taken a total of 534 wickets in ODIs with a spectacular average of 23.08 and an economy rate of 3.93.
Despite playing such a one-day match for the Sri Lankan team, Muralitharan was never made the captain of any time. This is quite surprising for him and his fans.
2- Yuvraj Singh
In this list, in the second place, the name of Yuvraj Singh, a former all-rounder player of the Indian cricket team and called Sixer King, comes.
This former all-rounder of the Indian cricket team has scored a total of 8701 runs in his 304 ODIs with an average of 36.64 and 14 centuries in his ODI career.
For same India, this cricketer has also taken a total of 111 wickets during his bowling. Yuvraj Singh has captained many teams during the IPL. But he was never made the captain of the Indian ODI cricket team.
3- Chris Harris
In this list, at number three, the name of former great cricketer and all-rounder Chris Harris of the New Zealand cricket team comes. The New Zealand all-rounder has scored a total of 4379 runs in 250 matches at an average of 29 during his ODI career.
The same player has taken a total of 203 wickets during his bowling with an average of 37.50 and an economy rate of 4.28.
The most surprising thing for this New Zealand player was that despite playing so many matches, he was never made the captain of the ODI team.