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Steven Smith 25th 💯 fastest next only to Bradman. This was his 10th Ashes century.

Freaker,’The Masher” and death of the first-ever captain to win a test, Dave Gregory.

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1975 Michael Angelow became the first streaker to intrude upon the field of play during a Test match in England at 3.20pm on the fourth day

“Tendulkar Never Fails” were the words of former Indian keeper and selector Naren Tamhane was born.The incident took place in 1989 when a debate started between the selectors whether to select 16 year old boy for Pakistan tour or not.As a wickekeeper Tamhane made difficult catches look easy.Subhash Gupte rated him as the best keeper of his time.He is regarded as one of the finest wicket keeper to represent Indian Cricket Team .

One of the most celebrated historian Arthur Haygarth was born.”A famous cricketer, whose name will always be gratefully recalled as long as the game continues to be played.”~WisdenSome of his great works and contributions:

  • Frederick Lillywhite’s Cricket Scores and Biographies.
  • Bell’s Life and Cricket.

The first 200 runs opening stand by Kiwis while chasing in an ODI.

2018 Edgbaston miss by team India after Kohli heroics.

1886 the then highest individual score of 585 by Stoddart at Hampstead.

ScorePlayerMatchGroundYear
404*EFS TylecoteClassical v ModernClifton1868
400*WG GraceUnited South of England v 22 of GrimsbyGrimsby1876
415*WN RoeEmmanuel LVC v Caius College LVCCambridge1881
419*JS CarrickWest of Scotland v Priory ParkChichester1885
485AE StoddartHampstead v StoicsHampstead1886

1997 Sanath Jayasuriya and Roshan Mahanama century against India in the Colombo Test. Jaya would go on to make a triple century and put on then world record 576 runs stand. The agony for Indian bowlers continued as Sri Lanka piled up highest test total.

1993 Pravin Amre last test and Arvinda De Silva silken knock of 148 against India.

2012 Irfan Pathan five wickets haul in his last ODI match only left-arm seamer with this record.

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