That year this day Archives - Cricketeasy

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 […]

Read Me

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 […]

Read Me

March 21st Down the years,Inzamam’s brilliance to knock out NZ

March 21st Down the years,Inzamam’s brilliance to knock out NZ

On this day in 1992,Inzamam’s fine batting display in Semi-Final A storming World Cup semi-final in gusty Auckland ended with Pakistan knocking out the co-hosts, New Zealand. New Zealand had managed 262 for 7, thank you in particular to Martin Crowe, who flashed 91 off 83 balls earlier than he become run out. Pakistan went slowly in reply, till Inzamam-ul-Haq flayed 60 off 37 balls, […]

Read Me

March 20th Down the years,Memorable win for West Indies

March 20th Down the years,Memorable win for West Indies

On this day in 1999,Rose spell lead West Indies win Franklyn Rose saved West Indies the blushes by bowling them to a stunning win over Zimbabwe in the first Test of the series in Trinidad. In a low-scoring Test match Andy Flower’s first innings century and Heath Streak’s second innings five-fer had positioned the visitors in position for a win. West Indies began the final […]

Read Me

March 16th Down the years,Hundred 100’s For Sachin Tendulkar

March 16th Down the years,Hundred 100’s For Sachin Tendulkar

On this day in 2012, Sachin Tendulkar completed a jaw-dropping 100th International century when he pushed Shakib Al-Hasan to the square-leg for a single in an India-Bangladesh Asia Cup in Mirpur. The await the milestone changed into excruciatingly long. Tendulkar completed his 99th century in 2011 World Cup group levels and then went to tournaments in England, Australia and at home in opposition to West […]

Read Me

March 14th Down the years,An historic win by India at Eden

March 14th Down the years,An historic win by India at Eden

On this day in 2001  While VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid scripted a wonderful turnaround to leave the touring Australian side stunned. Having lost the opening Test in Mumbai and having been made to comply with on within the 2nd Test, India’s fortunes in the 3-match series had gone south. Day 4 of the Kolkata Test started with India at 257/4 in the 2nd innings, […]

Read Me

March 12th Down the years,Greatest ODI chase in history

March 12th Down the years,Greatest ODI chase in history

On this day in 2006, South Africa chased 434 The best ODI ever played on this day in 2006 on the Wanderers in Johannesburg among hosts South Africa and Australia. With the bilateral series tied 2-2, Australia and South Africa scored  872 runs as South Africa hunted down a gargantuan 434 to record the best chase in an ODI. Going in to the innings spoil […]

Read Me

March 9th Down the years,India Pakistan Clash in WC

March 9th Down the years,India Pakistan Clash in WC

On this day in 1996 Worldcup India pipped Pakistan for a 2nd successive World Cup in a thrilling quarter final at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. Electing to bat first after winning the toss, India rode on a 93 from Navjot Singh Sidhu and Ajay Jadeja’s pyrotechnics towards Waqar Younis posted a huge score 287 in their 50 overs. Pakistan openers Saeed Anwar and Aamer […]

Read Me

March 7th Down the years,Hard hitter Viv Richards born

March 7th Down the years,Hard hitter Viv Richards born

On this day in 1952 Viv Richards born in Antigua A legend of the sport, Sir Issac Vivian Alexander Richards, was born in St.John’s, Antigua. Few batsman in world cricket have intimidated bowlers as so much as Viv did and few had the swagger of his. Richards dominated bowlers for over two a long time during the 70s and 80s. He averaged 47 in ODI […]

Read Me

March 3rd Down the years,Terrorists attacked Sri Lankan team

March 3rd Down the years,Terrorists attacked Sri Lankan team

On this day in 2009,Sri Lankan team attacked in Lahore The Sri Lankan staff bus en-route the Gaddafi stadium, Lahore was attacked by 12 gunmen killing six policemen and two civilians whilst also injuring participants of the Sri Lankan team. The cricketers were on their way to play the third day of the 2nd test match of the series when the armed militants opened fireplace […]

Read Me