June 27, 2009

Some great facts about Cricket

I am gonna write 10 facts about cricket.So here I go:-

1.It took two and a half hours for the umpires to decide that Alvin Kallicharan of the West Indies was not run out during a test against England in 1974.
2.A record 1,808 runs were scored in the county match between Essex and Sussex at Hove on 3 September 1993.Seven centuries were scored in the match.
3.Ian and Greg Chappell of Austrailia became the first players on the same side in a test to both score hundreds in each innings.Ian scored 145 and 121,his younger brother 247 not out and 133 against New Zealand in 1974.
4.Peter Petherick of New Zealand took a hat trick on his debut against Pakistan in 1976-7.
5.South Africa have been bowled out for less that 40 in atleast four test matches.
6.William Adlam played cricket at the age of 104.
7.On 13 June 1995 Austrailian cricketer Andrew Symonds managed to hit the same woman spectator twice in the same game with sixes.
8.W.G Grace played his first county match in 1864,aged 16.
9.In a test match between England and India at Lord's cricket ground which ended on 31 July 1990.1,603 runs were scored in 1,603 minutes.
10.The England side managed their first test victory in eight years when they beat Austrailia at Adelaide on 30 January 1995.
Source -Crucial Cricket(BOOK)

That were some facts about cricket.You can also share some facts.


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jagath said...

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