On This Day

Fire engine
June 18, 2007 – When a burnt gravy pot failed to save Kent from a defeat

Lancashire and Kent faced off in the 2007 County Championship at the Old Trafford.

Harold Larwood
June 13, 1928 – When a telegram fired up Harold Larwood’s bowling

Harold Larwood was part of the game between Nottinghamshire and Hampshire.

Ray East
June 13, 1970 – When Ray East found strangest of ways to duck a bouncer

The incident happened during the 1970 season's County Championship game between Essex and Lancashire.

Cricket Stadium
June 11, 1946 – When Peter Judge bagged the fastest pair ever in first-class cricket

Indians faced Glamorgan as a part of a tour match ahead of the 1946 Test series in England.

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.