This Day That Year

# 21st December :-

In 1990, The Waugh brothers completed a then world-record unbroken stand of 464 for New South Wales v Western Australia in Perth. Mark waugh scored 229, Steve waugh 216, both not out.

# 20th December :-

In 2016, Karun Nair become second batsman to score triple century for India.

# 19th December :-

In 2010, Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar scored his 50th Test century.

# 18th December :-

In 1986, Usman khawaja , First Muslim play for Australia, was born.

# 17th December :-

In 1933, Lala Amarnath scored First century for India.

# 16th December :-

In 1997, First double century is scored in One day international by Belinda Clarke in Women’s cricket. Her unbeaten 229 came off 155 balls and included 22 boundaries.

# 15th December :-

In 2009, India and Sri Lanka fought an epic ODI where each side scored over 400. In 1st innings India scored 414 runs in 50 over, In reply Sri lanka Scored 413 in 50 Over.

# 14th December :-

In 1977, Mudassar nazar (Pakistan) scored slowest test century of all time. He scored his century in 552 minutes and ended his innings 122 runs in 591 minutes against England.

#13th December :-

In 2017, Rohit Sharma hit his third double century in one day international against Sri Lanka.

#12th December :-

In 1981, India’s middle order batsman Yuvraj singh was born.

#11th December :-

In 1988, Tim Southee New zealand fast bowler was born.

#10th December :-

In 2005, Sachin Tendulkar equalled 34 century record of Sunil Gavaskar in test match.

#9th December :-

In 1993, Michael Slater and Glenn Mcgrath debut in Odi for Australia against South Africa.

#8th December :-

In 2011, Virender Sehwag become second player to hit 200 runs in one day international.

#7th December :-

In 1992, First official One day international played in South Africa.

#6th December :-

In 1988, Ravinder jadeja, india’s left hander bowling allrounder born today.

In 1993, Jasprit Bumrah, India’s bowling sensation born today.

#5th December :-

In 1985, Shikhar dhawan,the fastest centurion in debut, born today.

#4th December :-

In 2009, Virender sehwag became the third fastest Indian to 6000 Test runs during the innings. He scored 293 Runs against Sri lanka.

#3rd December :-

In 1986,Courtney walsh takes One day international’s cheapest 5 Wicket Haul against Sri lanka in Sharjah. His match figure was 4.3-3-1-5.

#2nd December :-

In 1992, John Wright became the first New Zealander to make 5000 Test runs

#1st December :-

In 1947, Australia bowled India out for 58 in the first Test in Brisbane – the first Test ever between the sides.

#30th November :-

In 1998, Big day for Zimbabwe.  They beat Pakistan by seven wickets in Peshawar, their first overseas victory

#29th November :-

In 1977, Younis khan, First pakistani Batsman to hit 10000 Runs in Test match, was born .

#28th November :-

In 1979, England beat West Indies by two runs in a one-dayer in Sydney, a match that led to the introduction of fielding restrictions in one-day internationals. West Indies needed three to win off the last ball, Mike Brearley positioned all his fielders, including the wicketkeeper, on the boundary, and the West Indians and the patrons at the SCG were outraged. It was within the rules… but not for much longer.

#27th November :-

In 2014, The cricket world received a terrible jolt when Phillip Hughes died at the age of 25 after being struck by a bouncer on the side of his head, below the helmet.

#26th November :-

In 1995, A tragic day in Nagpur, where the wall of a newly built stand extension collapsed during the lunch break of the fifth one-dayer between India and New Zealand. Nine people were killed and many more seriously injured. Some youngsters fell 70 feet to their death. New Zealand won it after 348 for 8 in 50 overs, their highest ODI total at the time.

#25th November :-

In 1982, Jhulan goswami, Fastest bowler and Highest wicket taker in Women’s cricket, was born. She was named the ICC Women’s Player of Year in 2007.

#24th November :-

In 1989, Sachin Tendulkar, at 16 years 214 days, became the youngest man to make a Test fifty.

#23rd November :-

In 1967, Gary kirstan, South Africa opening batsman, was born today. In December 2007 he signed a deal to coach India, and during his reign the team moved up to No. 1 in the Test rankings for the first time and also won the 2011 World Cup.

#22nd November :-

In 1943, Birth of an early developer. Mushtaq Mohammad of Pakistan was officially the youngest Test player (15 years and 124 days, against West Indies in Lahore in 1958-59) and the youngest Test centurion (17 years and 82 days, against India in Delhi in 1960-61) at the time.

#21st November :-

In 1970, Justin langer, one of Australia’s most successful Test openers, was born in Perth.

#20th November :-

In 1955, Polly umrigar become first batsman to hit double century for India in test matches.

#19th November :-

In 2000, Allan Donald become First bowler to take 300 wickets for South africa in test matches.

#18th November :-

In 1989, Dinesh Chandimal , Sri-lankan current test captain was born.

#17th November :-

In 1986, Javed Miandad celebrated his 100th one-day international by making his 3000th run.

In 2007, Adam gilchrist become first player in test history to hit 100th 6’s in his career.

#16th November :-

In 2014, The master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, in his 200th test (only player in world who have played 200 test), retire from all format of cricket. Tendulkar retired with 34357 international runs, the most by any player.

#15th November :-

In 1989, Two modern greats debut their careers in same match. Sachin tendulkar (16 years and 205 days) for India & Waqar younis (17 years and 364 days) for Pakistan.

#14th November :- 

Birth date of Adam Gilchrist, Australia (1971). Best wicket-keeper and opening batsman.

Birth date of  Allen hill, England (1843). He was the First wicket taker of  Test cricket History.

#13th November :-

In 2014, Rohit Sharma (India) played world record breaking knock of 264 Runs against Sri Lanka at Eden Garden, kolkata, India. 264 Runs 173 Balls (33 Four, 9 Six)

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