Specials – When Australia just kept on winning

  Today, it is tough to dominate a given format and the No.1 title is shifting from team to team. But almost a decade back, Australia dominated the scene winning 21 consecutive ODI matches – twice more than the earlier record – that started in January and ended in May including the 2003 World Cup […]

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Record Book – McGrath’s six-fer, Ajit Agarkar and the Old Wanderers

             GLENN MCGRATH 6/50   After winning the 2005 Ashes 2-1, England came to Brisbane for first test of the 2006/07 Ashes with lots of confidence under Andrew Flintoff.  All confidence got nullified after Australia declared 602/9 and Glenn McGrath ripped through the England line-up claiming 6/50 and dismissing them for 157. McGrath started off […]

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Record Book – Paul Nixon, Doug Wright’s record and Steyn-gun

                                              PAUL NIXON (ENGLAND)   Paul Nixon is the England wicketkeeper who made his debut aged 36, representing his country for in 19 ODIs in a three-month span. since debuting in January 2007 in post-Ashes ODI series but his ODI career ended with the World Cup a few months later. With the […]

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