18th Aug

Wally Hammond first class debut for Gloucestershire against Lancashire

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Len Hutton became the first and only player to be dismissed obstructing the field in Tests, for obstructing the wicket-keeper Endean from taking a catch.

Karunaratne century guided Lanka to four wickets win over New Zealand in the first Test at Galle.

The birth centenary of Godfrey Evans of  England who was described by Wisden as “arguably the best wicketkeeper the game has seen”. His record of 46 stumping in 91 test is next only to Oldfield.

James Anderson became the second bowler to scalp 100 wickets against the Indian Cricket Team after Muttiah Muralitharan.

Melbourne, Australia Classic Cricket South Africa André Nel superb spell tied the game against Australian Cricket Team

Mahela Jayawardene last day in test cricket.

Ravinderpal Singh of Canada became the first player to score a century on T20I debut.

Indian Cricket Team skipper Virat Kohli made his international debut at Dambulla Sri Lanka Cricket ODI match. Only Rohit Sharma from that match is active now, all other players from Indian Cricket Team and Sri Lanka Cricket have retired.

20 years ago the first five-day test match to finish in two days. Andy Caddick four wickets in an over bowled out West Indies for 61 runs as England won the match in two days. Courtney Walsh was bowled by Andy Caddick in the second innings as England won by an innings and 39 runs

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