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Ajit Wadekar – The Man Led India to First Ever Series Wins in Eng...

The dressing room was very quiet. Not a word was said as he came in and sat down. He removed his cap and took off his gloves and leg-guards. He stretched his legs, shook his head slowly from side...
A typically brilliant Solkar catch: Basil D'Oliveira the victim at Lord's, 1971

Sunil Gavaskar Goes On – Solkar Goes

Sunil Gavaskar appointment as captain for the inaugural Test and three one-day internationals against the touring Sri Lanka team was but to be expected. Speculation about a new captain had sprung from concern over the great opening batsman's physical...

India vs Pakistan – World Championship of Cricket Final 1984-85

David Frith reports from Melbourne on the climax of the World Championship of Cricket Final 1984-85. The tournament staged by the Victorian Cricket Association to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the foundation of the State AWA the world was...

Arshad Ayub – Unathletic, Little Overweight But Effective

Profile Arshad Ayub is born on 2nd August 1958 in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. He’s a former off-spinner who played for India in 13 Test matches and 32 One Day Internationals between 1987 to 1994. The mini all-rounder Arshad Ayub normally...
In the first inning, he took 8 for 61, and 8 for 75 in the 2nd inning and finish the match figures of 16 for 136.

Narendra Hirwani – The Man Who Created History on Test Debut

Narendra Hirwani is mainly remembered for his extraordinary success on his Test debut against West Indies in 1987-88. He is born on 18 October 1968 in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh. His main ability to bowl leg-spin, who played 17 test...

Farokh Engineer – Adventurous, Extravagant Keeper with Smile Ready

Farokh Engineer batting was adventurous, the keeping extravagant, the smile ready. Overall, the exotic charm of Farokh Engineer was too much for cricket lovers. At Old Trafford in 1967, the so-called Summer of Love. Lancashire was anything but a...

The Majestic Sachin Tendulkar – 1989–2013

Sahin Tendulkar throughout the intervening period, at least up to late 2013 when he finally bowed out amid great fanfare in his home city of Mumbai, the little master continued to play the game at the highest level and,...
Tied Matches in the History of Test Cricket

Tied Matches in the History of Test Cricket

More than 2000 Test matches had played in the 141-year history of cricket.  Only two Tied Matches in the History of Test Cricket so far. The two incredible matches were played by the Australian team against two different teams....
Jayasuriya hit a masterful 99 to set up Sri Lanka's 121-run victory over India in the day-night final of the Coca-Cola Cup triangular one-day cricket series at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on August 5, 2001.

Sri Lanka Triumph Coca-Cola Cup Triangular Series 2001

Jayasuriya hit a masterful 99 to set up Sri Lanka's 121-run victory over India in the day-night final of the Coca-Cola Cup triangular one-day cricket series at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on August 5, 2001. The Sri...
Opening Batsman Pankaj Roy was one of those who lived up to the early promise he held out. By scoring a century on debut in the Ranji Trophy in 1946-47.

Pankaj Roy – Most Prolific Opener Before Gavaskar

Pankaj Roy was one of those who lived up to the early promise he held out. By scoring a century on debut in the Ranji Trophy in 1946-47, and scores in the inter-university matches and by hitting an unbeaten...

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Russell Endean – First Ever Batsman Out Handled the Ball

Russell Endean, The South African Test Cricketer was born on 31 May 1924 at Johannesburg, Transvaal. Russell Endean played 28 Tests for South Africa....

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