14th June

  • Afghanistan debut in test cricket against the Indian team ended as one side affair. M. Chinnaswamy Stadium Bangalore, India Yamin Ahmadzai first Afghani to scalp test wicket. Shikhar Dhawan first Indian batsman to score century before lunch on day one of test cricket.
  • Skipper Lara century saved test for Windies against India in 2006 Gros Islet. “The only time we were in front of the nine days of cricket was when we got a true Test pitch” Lara to the reporters.
  • 2008, Mirpur Bangladesh Salman Butt and Younis Khan demolished Indian bowling lineup to pile up 200 runs stand. The duo helped Pakistan to set 316 runs target against arch-rivals India. The Men in Green won the Kitply final by 25 runs. Younis was adjudged man of the match for his splendid century. This was Butt’s fifth 💯 against India
  • On This Day birth of one of the finest left-arm pacer. It took almost three decades for any left-hander to went past his tally of wickets and who else then great Wasim Akram. Alan Davidson in his 13-year career played 44 tests if we fixed this as our base and compare other LFP bowlers (ignoring era for now).Scalps of LFP in their first 44 tests. Only Blackcaps Neil Wagner was able to go past his record.

By Staff

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