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April 20th Down the years,Inzamam & Sohail Hammer Kiwis

April 20th Down the years,Inzamam & Sohail Hammer Kiwis

On this day in 1994,Sohail and Inzamam shared 264 run-stand In the 2nd Austral-Asia Cup semifinal, Inzamam-ul-Haq and Aamer Sohail shared a huge 264-run stand, the highest in ODI cricket and batted New Zealand out of the game and progress to Final. Having been put into bat by Kiwi skipper Gavin Larsen, Pakistan started out briskly thru the the relied on beginning pair of Sohail and […]

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April 15th Down the years,Richards slammed England Bowling

April 15th Down the years,Richards slammed England Bowling

On this day in 1986,ViV Richards Scored fastest Test century  A delirious crowd in St John’s, Antigua watched their favored son, Viv Richards, annihilate England with the Fastest century (in terms of balls faced) in Test history – a record that stood for 30 years earlier than Pakistan’s Misbah-ul-Haq equalled his record with an astounding century against Australia in Abu Dhabi in the 2014-15 season. […]

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April 14th Down the years,Birth of Proteas finest Batsman Duminy

April 14th Down the years,Birth of Proteas finest Batsman Duminy

On this day in 1984,Jean Paul Duminy was born Made his one-day international debut for South Africa in 2004, however it become when his Test entry came three years later that he launched his career like few others have. On debut he helped South Africa to a successful chase of 414 in Perth with an unbeaten 50. Then he observed that with a serene 166 […]

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April 13th Down the years,India won the Inaugural Asia Cup

April 13th Down the years,India won the Inaugural Asia Cup

On this day in 1984,India beat Pakistan to lift the Inaugural Asia Cup The first Asia Cup won by India on this day. The inaugural match had only three matches – Pakistan and India beat Sri Lanka within the first 2 and played the final. Opener Surinder Khanna hit a fantastic 56 and India reached 188 in 46 overs. Pakistan started out nicely and had […]

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April 12th Down the years,Brian lara’s Quadruple century

April 12th Down the years,Brian lara’s Quadruple century

On this day in 2004 Lara scored 400 in an Innings Brian Lara took back what had been his for a long time period before Matthew Hayden in brief snatched it away from him – The highest score in a Test match – with a scarcely believable 400* against England in the fourth Test of the series at Antigua. With England leading the 4-match series, […]

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April 11th Down the years, Hansie Cronje Fixing Scandal

April 11th Down the years, Hansie Cronje Fixing Scandal

On this day in 1990 The beginning of the give up for Hansie Cronje, who quit after it become discovered that he became on the heart of a match-fixing scandal that haunted the sport for years after. In early April reports had emerged from India that he became worried, in large part because of a taped phone communique. He denied it, and such turned into […]

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March 29th Down the years,5th World Cup title for Australia

March 29th Down the years,5th World Cup title for Australia

On this day in 2015,Australia beat New Zealand in Finals A fifth World Cup title for Australia, made sweeter because they gained it at home, in front of a 93,000-robust MCG crowd. New Zealand faltered in their first ever World Cup final (that they had made the semi-finals six instances before). They and Aussies have been arguably the two strongest teams in the 2015 worldcup, […]

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March 24th Down the years,Yuvraj ended Australia’s Dream run

March 24th Down the years,Yuvraj ended Australia’s Dream run

On this day in 2011 World cup,India beat Australia in Quarter finals Yuvraj Singh ended Australia’s dream run at World Cups with a pulsating half-century that knocked the 4-time champions out of the competition in the quarter final. On a heat summer day, Australian captain Ricky Ponting compiled a stable hundred to propel Australia to 260 on a -paced track at Motera, Ahmedabad. In reply, […]

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March 23rd Down the years,Australia won 3rd World Cup title

March 23rd Down the years,Australia won 3rd World Cup title

On this day in 2003,Australia beat India in Johannesburg There was a large roar from the group while Sourav Ganguly called as the right side of the coin. However, they had been ignorant of what became to come. To anyone’s wonder, because there was a bit of dampness at the pitch, Ganguly opted to bowl. India’s opening bowler Zaheer Khan could not deal with the […]

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March 22nd Down the years,Rain spoils South Africa’s dream

March 22nd Down the years,Rain spoils South Africa’s dream

On this day in 1992  The World Cup semi-final that ended in farce. South Africa wanted 22 off thirteen balls to overcome England in Sydney when rain stopped play. Ten minutes later the players have been back on… And South Africa needed 21 off one ball. Blame the bottom-scoring-over rain policies, which ruined a cracking contest, and South Africa’s dilatoriness – they bowled best 45 […]

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