• 1959: Karachi, Pakistan Test, Dwight Eisenhower became the only American President to watch a Test Match live. Richie Benaud reached 150 test wickets milestone only second leg break bowler at that time after Clarrie Grimmett. Inthikab Alam scalped the wicket of his very first ball in test cricket
  • 2007: Bangalore Test: Indian Cricket Team vs Pakistan Cricket TeamSourav Ganguly Official playing in his 99th test started his highest first-class score inns. The left-hander went on to score 239 the next day in the first inning studded with 30 fours and 2 sixes. At one stage India was struggling at 4/61 but then he and Yuvraj Singh(169) put on 300 runs stand for the fifth wicket. Ganguly continued his good run in the second inning as well and went on to make 91. The match was Ranjan Madugalle’s 100th Test match as referee.
  • 2001: Best bowling performance in limited-overs cricket.Sri Lanka Cricket Chaminda Vaas 8/19 against Zimbabwe Cricket Team.Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • 2011: Virender Sehwag made 219 – while supposedly humming Hindi film songs – against West Indies in IndoreSehwag’s innings stood as the highest ODI score for three years, until it was overtaken by Rohit Sharma in 2014.
  • Jodhpur ODI Nail-bitter ODI Sachin Tendulkar scored 146 against Zimbabwe but the Flower brothers led Zimbabwe to victory with 1 ball and 1 wicket in hand.
  • Geoff Lawson took 8/112 against West Indies
  • Iqbal Qasim’s 6/89 was not sufficient, as West Indies cruised to 156 run victory(coincidentally the name of the stadium was also Iqbal).
  • India beat Pakistan to win Blind Cricket World. India chased down Pakistan’s total of 390 with five wickets in hand. India’s sixth-wicket pair of Ajay Reddy and Prakasha Jayaramaiah put on an unbeaten 133 to snatch victory
  • Benson and Hedges World Series Cup 1991/92. Ravi Shastri 5/15 vs Australia helped India to defend the small total of 208.

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