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Top Best Bowling Figures in Test Cricket History
Top Best Bowling Figures in Test Cricket History
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The best part about Test cricket is the fact that it’s an evenly balanced contest between bat and ball. For batsmen playing in the Test format, application of ability and an undeterred concentration is what allows them to excel whereas, for bowlers, it’s all about the relentless pursuit of line and length. Below, we’ve put […]

Most Sixes in an Innings in Test Cricket History
Most Sixes in an Innings in Test Cricket History
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In this article, we look at players who have scored the most sixes in a Test innings. Legendary Pakistan cricketer Wasim Akram leads the pack that contains such names as Astle, Hayden, McCullum, Stokes, Hammond, Cairns, Inzamam and Gayle. The record has remained unbroken since it was set over 25 years ago. Wasim Akram (12) […]

First Centurion in Test Cricket History
First Centurion in Test Cricket History
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In this article, we look at the first century in Test cricket. It was a feat accomplished by Australian opener Bannerman in the first ever Test match between Australia and England played in Melbourne between March 15 and 19, 1877. The knock helped Australia win the match by 45 runs. Australia off to Poor Start […]

Top Slowest Innings in Test Cricket History (50+ balls)
Top Slowest Innings in Test Cricket History (50+ balls)
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Sometimes in Test cricket, such situations arise that require the batsman to stay at the batting crease and negotiate with the opposition bowling attack. Such situations demand a lot of patience and game awareness that are seldom displayed by batsmen during their Test innings. In the list below, we’ve put together some of the slowest […]

Afghanistan’s Senior-Most Player Has Retired, How Will It Affect the Team’s Performance?
Afghanistan’s Senior-Most Player Has Retired, What’s Next?
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Afghanistan is a team that have been performing beyond expectations in the ongoing T20 World Cup, winning two out of their first three encounters. But the team will certainly miss the experience of their captain, Asghar Afghan as he retired post the match against Namibia which the team comprehensively won by 62 runs. The former […]

Bangladesh Refuses to Add a Replacement Player for Shakib Al Hasan, Who Is Ruled out for the Remaining Games of the T20 World Cup
Bangladesh Refuses to Add a Replacement Player for Shakib Al Hasan, Who Is Ruled out for the Remaining Games of the T20 World Cup
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Bangladesh won’t be able to resource the services of Shakib Al Hasan in the 2021 ICC World Cup given the hamstring injury that he has sustained during their matchup against West Indies on October 29th. After confirmation by the squad physician, Bangladesh’s chief selector Minhajul Abedin publicly announced that Shakib will be suspended for the […]

Rovman Powell, Andre Russell Fire up Tallawahs as Patriots Stumble Again
Rovman Powell, Andre Russell Fire up Tallawahs as Patriots Stumble Again
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Jamaica Tallawahs maintained the hopes of getting into the knockout of the CPL with a win of 22 runs against St Kitts & Nevis Patriots in the recent game played at Warner Park. Additionally, Shammah Brooks was the top scorer for the team with 43 runs. However, they were grateful to a six-laden duo cameo […]

Barbados Royals Keep Semifinal Hopes Alive with an Applaudable Team Effort
Barbados Royals Keep Semifinal Hopes Alive with an Applaudable Team Effort
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It was crucial for Barbados Royals to defeat Guyana Amazon Warriors by 45 runs for their second win of the season. Additionally, it also keeps their hopes of reaching the CPL league playoffs alive. The team entered the hero CPL match with merely 13 runs in four innings; Kyle Mayers was recalled into the XI. […]

Alex Hales Reunited with Trevor Bayliss on Sydney Thunder Return
Alex Hales Reunited with Trevor Bayliss on Sydney Thunder Return
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Alex Hales will reconnect with a former coach of England, Trevor Bayliss. This link-up will come for the first time since Hales was banished from the national side during the 2019 Cup. He has secured a deal allowing him to make a return to Sydney Thunder in the BBL cricket. Alex Hales has not been […]

Billings back with Bayliss and Hales at Sydney Thunder
Billings back with Bayliss and Hales at Sydney Thunder
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Sydney Thunder is putting its band together with Sam Billings re-signing for another season of the BBL. This time the player will be under new coach Trevor Bayliss who was formerly the mentor of England. In the previous season, Billings was a prominent edition at Thunder, who was prompted to sign by his former Thunder […]

Josh Philippe 'Feel like I'm hitting the ball better than ever'
Josh Philippe ‘Feel like I’m hitting the ball better than ever’
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Josh Philippe believes that he is batting better than ever ahead of the BBL final at the SCG on Saturday. His excellent form has earned him the title of the Player of the Tournament. However, the player wishes to develop his form into all-format. Moving into the final, Philippe is the second-biggest scorer in the […]

Top 10 Biggest & Longest Sixes in IPL History
Top 10 Biggest & Longest Sixes in IPL History
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Watching the IPL can be a thrilling experience. The fast pace of the game, coupled with some amazing and gigantic sixes being hit by batsmen, is enough to get any cricket fan excited. Let’s be honest here – the majority of us watch the IPL because of the batsmen. The teams have some amazing lineups […]

Highest Score in IPL History
Highest Score in IPL History
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John C. Mather has rightly said, “There is strength in numbers, but organising those numbers is one of the great challenges”. Numbers are the precedent of hard work, motivation, and in cricketing terms, numbers are what help us gauge performance. The more significant the number, the more insights it has to offer. The Indian Premier […]

History of Cricket in South Africa
History of Cricket in South Africa
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Cricket and rugby are the two sports that bring South Africa together. To track the history of cricket in Africa, one would have to go back to the colonial era. Over the period of time, South Africa have seen many hurdles to reach where they are right now. It is small but memorable victories that […]

History of Cricket in Bangladesh
History of Cricket in Bangladesh
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Bangladesh is one of the countries where the people follow cricket religiously and every match is enjoyed the same as any festival. They have some of the most faithful and enthusiastic fans in the world of cricket. Due to the popularity of this game, Bangladesh has a rich history of national cricket tournaments. Bangladesh is […]