On This Day

Ireland team
March 17 – The date for the underdogs in the World Cups

Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Ireland crushed the hopes of the title favourites across two different CWC editions.

Sachin Tendulkar
March 16 – The date that witnessed many firsts in International cricket

The knocks that were recorded on March 16 still hold the record.

March 15, 2001 – India’s fairy tale win that ended Australia’s record winning streak

India became only the 3rd team to win after following-on in Test cricket.

Shane Warne
March 14, 1996 – The great Australian comeback

West Indies needed 47 runs in the final 10 overs with eight wickets in hand for making it to the final.

Eden Gardens
March 13, 1996 – The nuisance at the Eden Gardens

Sri Lanka defeated India in the semi-final that was played at the historic Eden Gardens in front of 100,000+ spectators.

Moin Khan
March 13, 2004 – A nerve-wracking Pakistan-India thriller in Karachi

March 13 marked the beginning of an ever classical ODI series between Pakistan and India.

South African team
March 12, 2006 – The Greatest One-Day International match in the history

Australia nine of their previous ten bilateral ODI series before touring South Africa in 2006.

The 1948-49 Mumbai Ranji team
March 11, 1949 – End of the highest scoring first-class match ever

A total of 2376 runs were scored for the loss of 37 wickets with nine individual hundreds and eight fifties.

The Pollock brothers
March 10, 1970 – Last day of Test cricket for South Africa’s greatest generation

The isolation brought an end to the careers of the likes of Graeme Pollock, Peter Pollock, Mike Procter and Barry Richards.

Mark Waugh and Steve Waugh
March 7, 2004 – Last day on the field for the Waughs

The Waugh brothers represented their state team New South Wales in the 2003/04 season’s Pura Cup post their International retirements.