This Day That Year

22 years ago, the man who ruled 22 yards scored his first ODI century.

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Sachin Tendulkar enthralled Cricket lovers by scoring 100 international centuries, including 49 ODI centuries. His first ODI ton though, took a long time coming. On  9th Sept. 1994, after playing 78 ODIs, Sachin finally scored a century in his 79th one day. He made 110 off 130 balls against Australia at Colombo. He clobbered Craig McDermott for a scintillating six ...

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When Kapil Dev avoided the follow-on in the most stylish fashion

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With 9 wickets down, 24 required to follow-on and just Narendra Hirwani for company Kapil Dev did,what still remains one of the greatest part of India’s cricketing folklore This day in 1990, India were 430/9 in reply to England’s 653/4 decl and required 24 runs to avoid the follow-on with¬†Kapil Dev and Narendra Hirwani at the crease. Kapil blocked the ...

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Gooch ki Mooch

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This Day in 1990, Graham Gooch became the only man to score a triple hundred at Lord’s during his 333 vs India. He went on to score 123 in the second innings as well, for an aggregate of 456 runs in the match. Surely a day and a match to twirl his Mooch.

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