June 15th

2010: On This Day Lasith Malinga first five wickets haul. Shahid Afridi man of the match performance, his then highest ODI score 109 went in vain as Sri Lanka triumphed by 16 runs. Afridi in his en-route to 💯 completed 6000 runs in ODI cricket.

2017: The modern day great Virat Kohli became fastest ever player to reach 8000 runs in ODI cricket. 🏏 . India reached the final of the 2017 ICC Champions Trophy on the backdrop of the splendid century from Rohit Sharma. Virat and Rohit put up 178 runs stand against Bangladesh.

2019: 153 runs by Aaron Finch against Sri Lanka in 2019 world cup is the highest score by Aussies skipper in the grand tournament.

1984: 5000 test runs for West Indian legend and all-time great swashbuckling limited-overs player Vivian Richards. This was also one test wonder Lloyd, as he became the first Shropshire-born cricketer to represent England. Larry Gomes career-best score earned him man of the match award.

1983: Viv Richards century guided West Indies to one-sided victory against India. Viv also completed 2000 one day international runs.

1955:At Sabina, Park history was created as the first time in test cricket five hundred in an inn, a record still intact. McDonald, Harvey, Miller, Archer, and Benaud register a hundred with Harvey smashing double hundred. Aussies great bowler Richie Benaud reached his maiden 💯 in test cricket. Walcott became second Windies after Weekes to amass 3000 test runs.

2000: Walsh first player to bag 450 test wickets when he dismissed Ramprakash . His fifer bundled out England for 179 in the Edgbaston test.

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