June 16th

2019: India dream run against arch-rival Pakistan continues in the world cup. Rohit Sharma blistering knock of 140 guided Indian cricket team to 89 runs win. Virat Kohli became the fastest player to reach 11000 ODI runs. Kuldeep Yadav set up the game with his spell.

1983: Imran Khan maiden ODI 💯 and leggie Abdul Qadir fifer sealed the match for Pakistan at Headingley Leeds, Prudential World Cup.

1899: Victor Trumper maiden test century at Lord’s .

1999:  Shoaib Akhtar rattled Blackcaps batting lineup to enter the final of the ICC Cricket World CupPakistan Cricket Team chase revolved around Saeed Anwar who scored his second consecutive century.

2000: Wasim Akram first left-arm bowler to scalp 400 test victims when he dismissed Arnold in Sri Lanka’s second inns. The same test Waqar Younis bagged 300th test scalp in the 1st innings. Pakistan went on to win the test on the backdrop Akram’s all-round performance.

 1932: Percy Holmes and Herbert Sutcliffe put on then world record 555 runs opening stand against Essex County Cricket Club. A controversial record marred with no ball, accusation of fiddling with scorecard, and clergyman alteration.

1896: The birth of Madras cricket stalwart Cotah Ramaswami who represented India in cricket and tennis (Davis Cup). His test batting average of 56.66 is second best by an Indian Cricket Team player.

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