Rangana Herath became the first left-arm bowler to take nine wickets in an innings in Tests. In the process, he broke J Briggs 125 year record.
Highest ODI score in losing cause Charles Coventry’s 194*
- The birth of most lethal fast bowler Jeff Thomson. A high-speed camera in 1975 clocked 160.45 kph and a year later, he clocked 160.58 kph.
- Windies Cricket most dependable batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul born this day was the last legendary batsman from 90s.Shiv held the unique record of witnessing most batsman dismissed from other end. Indian Cricket Team was almost wanted against his batting as he amassed 2171 runs next only to Ricky Ponting.
20 years ago #OnThisDay Steve Waugh scored the 500th ODI ton. The match against South Africa was the first-ever indoor match.