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On This Day

Carl Hooper
West Indian all-rounder Carl Hooper’s career in numbers

On occasion of Carl Hooper’s 51st birthday, we look at his career numbers and achievements.

Gaddafi Stadium
December 15, 1977 – When Lahore Test between Pakistan and England was stopped due to riots

The Test match witnessed low scoring rates and the on-field invasions and riots on successive days.

Yuvraj Singh cricketers
Yuvraj Singh’s International career in numbers

On the occasion of Yuvraj Singh’s 36th birthday, we look at his career achievements.

Sourav Ganguly
December 11, 2000 – When Sourav Ganguly got suspended after winning the man of the match

Sourav Ganguly made three consecutive unsuccessful LBW appeals against the new batsman Mluleki Nkala.

Chris Martin
Chris Martin’s International career in numbers

On occasion of Chris Martin’s 43rd birthday, we look at the numbers from his interesting career.

Tree
When the shadow of a tree on the pitch nearly created controversy in an India-Pakistan Test

India’s Dilip Doshi walked towards the umpire by leaving the crease to complain about the shadow of a tree on the pitch.

Dwight Eisenhower
December 8, 1959 – When Dwight Eisenhower became the first US President to witness a Test match

Dwight David “Ike” Eisenhower made his presence felt in the VIP stands during a Test match between Pakistan and Australia.

Umpire vs player
December 8, 1987 – When Mike Gatting and Shakoor Rana spat threatened to end the tour

Faisalabad witnessed England captain Mike Gatting and the on-field umpire Shakoor Rana involve in a heated argument.

Team India
Two closest games which involved India on December 6th

India nearly chased down 341 in a Test match in 1977 and tied an ODI in 1991 after getting bowled out for mere 126.

Andrew Flintoff
Andrew Flintoff’s International career in numbers

On occasion of Andrew Flintoff’s 40th birthday, we look at his International achievements.

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