5 Famous Batsmen who scored a duck on their birthday: Birthday is the most valuable day in a person’s life, which is generally celebrated once a year and whenever an international player’s birthday coincides with a big-match day, the expectations from the fans and supporters rises high for the birthday boy. Batsmen are expected to make a big score while bowlers are to get wickets. But there have been a few renowned batsmen who disappointed their fans by not even opening their account. Some of them even scored a golden duck and neither did they trouble the scorers. Below are the most famous names who could not live up to the expectations of fans and supporters on their birthday.
5. Shahid Afridi
It was the group match of the recently concluded ICC World Cup at Brisbane against Zimbabwe. Afridi, who was on his 35th birthday came at the crease when the score was 127 for 4. But he lasted only two balls and it was 127 for 5. This was his 30th duck in ODIs (2nd most in ODIs).