On This Day: South Africa Almost Chased The Highest Fourth Innings Target
On this day in 2013, South Africa almost chased the highest ever fourth innings target in their home Test match against India. It was the same venue where South Africa chased the highest ever ODI target (target 435 runs; scored 438/9 in 49.5 overs) against Australia in 2006 – The Wanderers Stadium (Johannesburg). It was […]
By Sandy - Dec 22, 2018
On This Day: India-Sri Lanka Played A Thrilling High-Scoring ODI
On this day in 2009, there was an ODI between India and Sri Lanka where the cricket fans enjoyed a thrilling high-scoring game at Madhavrao Scindia Cricket Ground (Rajkot). It was the series opener of the five-match home ODI series for India where the visitors Sri Lanka decided to field first after winning the toss. […]
By Sandy - Dec 15, 2018
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On This Day: Sachin Tendulkar Recalls His International Debut
The legendary Indian batsman, Sachin Tendulkar took to Twitter to recall the first time he stepped on the field to represent India. As a 16-year-old, Sachin made his international debut on November 15 in 1989, in the first Test of the four-match series against Pakistan at Karachi. In a Twitter post on Thursday morning, Tendulkar […]
By CricShots - Nov 15, 2018
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On This Day: Rohit Sharma strikes the World Record in ODI cricket
Four years ago, on 13 November 2014, Indian limited-overs opening batsman Rohit Sharma created a history by scoring highest runs in an ODI innings. The record is still intact till the date. It was the fourth ODI of five-match ODI series between the hosts India and the visitors Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens (Kolkata). Before […]
By Sandy - Nov 13, 2018
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On This Day: Chetan Sharma becomes the first bowler to hat-trick in World Cup history
On 31st October 1987, Indian right-arm pacer Chetan Sharma created a history by becoming the first ever bowler to claim a hat-trick in the World Cup history. It was the group stage (Group A) match between the defending champions & the hosts India and New Zealand at VCA Ground (Nagpur). Playing their final group stage […]
By Sandy - Oct 31, 2018
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WATCH – When MS Dhoni Smashed Sri Lanka With 183
In 2005, today was the day when MS Dhoni blasted his way to his career-best ODI score of 183 against Sri Lanka at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium in Jaipur. However, before that game, he had already announced his arrival when he hammered 148 off 123 balls against Pakistan earlier the same year. That knock established […]
By CricShots - Oct 31, 2018
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On This Day: India won the inaugural ICC World T20
Exactly 11 years ago, on 24 September 2007, Indian cricket team created a history under MS Dhoni’s captaincy as they became the first champion team in ICC World T20 history after winning the inaugural edition of ICC World T20 in South Africa. On this day, India beat Pakistan in the thrilling final of the tournament […]
By Sandy - Sep 24, 2018
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When Yuvraj Singh Smashed Stuart Broad For Six Sixes
On this day, in 2007, the flamboyant Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh grabbed a lot of eyeballs when he pulled off something which had only been done once before in international cricket. In a group game during the first edition of the ICC World T20, Yuvraj smashed Stuart Broad for six sixes in a row at […]
By CricShots - Sep 19, 2018
Birthday Blast: Legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne turns 49
Today, on 13th September 2018, Australian legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne becomes the 49 years old. Warne is known one of the greatest leg-spinners ever in the international cricket. At the age of 22-year-old, Warne made his international career debut through the Test cricket that was against India at Sydney in January 1992. More than just […]
By Sandy - Sep 13, 2018
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On This Day: When Dwayne Bravo beat MS Dhoni in a thrilling encounter
Exactly two years earlier, on August 27, 2016, Indian wicketkeeper-batsman MS Dhoni lost a very close battle against one of his good friend and the Caribbean all-rounder Dwayne Bravo. It was the first T20I game of the two-match T20I series between West Indies and India at Florida. Then Indian skipper MS Dhoni decided to bowl […]
By Sandy - Aug 27, 2018
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