On This Day

Sachin Tendulkar
It’s 20 years of Sachin Tendulkar’s epic 136 against Pakistan in Chennai

Two decades ago, it was a historic occasion for sub-continent cricket.

Luke Pomersbach
December 11, 2007 – When Luke Pomersbach made his International debut after turning up as a spectator

Pomersbach, the 23-year-old, was just starting to seal his place in the Western Australian team.

Harare sports club
November 6, 2003 – When a Golf course helped to repair a Test match pitch

The play on the third day began 121 minutes after the scheduled start of play.

Courtney Walsh
October 16, 1987 – Courtney Walsh’s sportsmanship costs Windies in the World Cup game

The Windies faced Pakistan in the crucial Group B game at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.

Mark Taylor of Australia
October 16, 1998 – Mark Taylor declared the innings when he was unbeaten on 334 in a Test match

After 16 years, Mark Taylor revealed the reason that forced him to take a decision overnight.

Test Runs
Shivnarine Chanderpaul’s International career in numbers

On the occasion of Shivnarine Chanderpaul’s birthday, we look at some of the achievements and numbers from his International career.

Bruce French
Bruce French – A life full of unfortunate incidents

French was on the receiving end of many unusual accidents throughout his life.

Graham Manou
July 30, 2009 – When Australia made change to their playing XI after the toss

Steve Bernard, the Australian team manager went to the England dressing room minutes before the start of the first day’s play.

England team
July 27, 1995 – When bright light forced early Tea in a Test match

The light wasn’t the only cause of interruption in the Manchester Test between England and West Indies in 1995.