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On This Day: Kapil Dev’s Highest ODI score For India
Exactly three and a half decades ago, former Indian skipper, Kapil Dev scored his first ODI century against Zimbabwe in the 20th match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 1983 at Tunbridge Wells. Apparently, it remained his last ODI century and the highest ODI score for quite some time. In which was India’s fifth match […]
By B Dixit - Jun 18, 2020
On This Day: Australia won their second World Cup title
Exactly 19 years ago, Australia beat Pakistan by 8 wickets in the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 1999 at Lord’s, London. Having won their maiden title under Allan Border in 1987, this was their second World Cup title. Wasim Akram, the then Pakistani captain, had won the toss and chose to bat in […]
By B Dixit - Jun 20, 2018
England vs Australia: Stats Review
England’s record series-winning victory over Australia in the third ODI of the ongoing series at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, saw aplenty records being broken. If on one side England scored the highest ODI score, it was Australia’s heaviest loss by a margin of runs on the other. Brief Scores: England – 481-6 in 50 overs (Alex Hales 147, […]
By B Dixit - Jun 20, 2018
Australia succumb to a record defeat against England
Things seem to keep on going in the opposite direction than what the Australian team and fans would have liked. After their consecutive defeats in the first two matches against England, Australia succumbed to their record heaviest defeat in terms of runs. When Tim Paine, captain of Australia, won the toss and chose to field, […]
By B Dixit - Jun 20, 2018
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Prithivi Shaw and Mayank Agarwal post a run heist
Carrying on the winning momentum on their tour of England, India A defeated Leicester by 281 runs in their second tour match. Having won the first match by 125 runs against England Cricket Board XI, this was an apt way for India A to prepare for the upcoming triangular series. Shreyas Iyer, captain of India […]
By B Dixit - Jun 20, 2018
Career-best figures and ranking for Shannon Gabriel
Out of the 34 Test matches that he has played for the West Indies so far, the latest one would be the most fulfilling for 30-year old right-hand fast bowler Shannon Gabriel. Having made his Test debut against England at Lord’s in 2012, it is only after six years that he has made a significant […]
By B Dixit - Jun 20, 2018
Brathwaite and weather hand West Indies a draw
It was Kraigg Brathwaite’s putting his back into the innings and adverse weather conditions which saw West Indies coming out of the controversial second Test match. Had the weather not favored the local team, there were enough chances of Sri Lanka squaring the three-match series 1-1. The visitors resumed their day at 334-8. Their hopes […]
By B Dixit - Jun 19, 2018
Uttarakhand to make their Ranji Trophy debut
This Ranji Trophy season will see another Northern state in Uttarakhand making their debut in India’s premier domestic tournament, the Ranji Trophy. The state will also take part in other domestic and age-group tournaments. The Committee of Administrators (CoA) decided to appoint a ‘Consensus Committee’ to run cricket in the state for the next year. […]
By B Dixit - Jun 19, 2018
Batsmen script India A’s 125-run victory
On the back of a fantastic start by their batsmen, India A commenced their tour of England with a grand 125-run victory over England Cricket Board XI at Headingley, Leeds. It was an apt way for the Indians to start proceedings in the foreign conditions where they are scheduled to play England Lions and West […]
By B Dixit - Jun 18, 2018
Our best cricket is good enough to beat these guys: Tim Paine
The newly-formed Australian side led by Tim Paine has failed to stand tall on the expectations bestowed upon them. After losing the first two ODIs of the five-match series, they are now in a situation where they will have to win all the remaining ODIs to lay their hands on the trophy. As was expected […]
By B Dixit - Jun 18, 2018
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