20th August

90 years ago #OnThisDay death of Charles Bannerman, the first batsman to score a test century, face the first ball in test history. His tally of 67.34% is most by an individual in completed inns.

The first-ever forfeited Test in history when Pakistan refused to play following Darrell Hair allegations of ball-tampering.

8,131,254,1,334,14,232 #OnThisDay Don Bradman completed 974 runs in 1930 Ashes series, most in a series by any player.He scored two double century and one triple century.

Sourav Ganguly scored his first ODI century. Muttiah Muralitharan scalped his 100 One Day International wickets when he dismissed Ganguly. Sri Lanka Cricket went on to register a comfortable win, courtesy Sanath Jayasuriya 56 ball 66. IndvsSL

Bernard Tancred the first opener to carry his bat in the test was born this day. His score of 26* is the lowest score by any opener who carries the bat.

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