• - South Africa capped J Theron and CA Ingram for this game. They became the 96th and 97th cricketers to represent South Africa in one day games. They became the 12th and 13th South African cricketers to make their one day debut against Zimbabwe.


    - CA Ingram scored 124 in this game providing the sixth occasion of a batsman scoring a hundred on one day debut. Others are - 103 by DL Amiss of England vs Australia at Manchester on 24.08.72, 148 by DL Haynes of West Indies vs Australia at St John's on 22.02.78, 115* by A Flower of Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka at New Plymouth on 23.02.92 : 102* by Saleem Elahi of Pakistan vs Sri Lanka at Gujranwala on 29.09.95 and 122* by MJ Guptill of New Zealand vs West Indies at Auckland on 10.01.09.


    - HM Amla {110} and CA Ingram {124} scored hundreds in this game providing the 87th occasion of two batsmen scoring hundreds in an innings in one day games. It also provides the seventh occasion of South African batsmen performing such a feat.


    - HM Amla's 110

    Read More »from 1st ODI: South Africa vs Zimbabwe at Bloemfontein – Statistical Highlights
  • - New Zealand capped HK Bennett for this game. He became the 163rd cricketer to represent New Zealand in one day games. He became the fourth New Zealand cricketer to make one day debut against Bangladesh. Others are – PG Fulton at Chittagong on 02.11.04 : PJ Ingram at Napier on 05.02.10 and AJ McKay at Napier on 05.02.10.


    - HK Bennett captured three wickets conceding 44 runs in this game. He became the ninth New Zealand bowler to capture three or more wickets on debut.


    - Shariar Nafees failed to open his account in this game to provide the fourth occasion of a Bangladesh opening batsmen scoring a duck against New Zealand in one day games. The other four are – Shahriar Hossain at Chelmsford on 17.05.99, Al Sahariar at Col-SSC on 23.09.02, Nafees Iqbal at Dhaka on 05.11.04 and Tamim Iqbal at Dhaka on 11.10.08.


    - Shahriar Nafees' zero in this game provides the 57th occasion of a Bangladesh opening batsman scoring a duck against various oppositions in one day games. His duck in this

    Read More »from 4th ODI : Bangladesh vs New Zealand at Dhaka – Statistical Highlights
  • Every great Test series, like an unforgettable book or movie, has a strong narrative. It has twists, sharp turns, moments that make you laugh out loud and scenes that make you cry. If you go by what we've witnessed over the past decade, five-day games between India and Australia can safely be compared to the body of work left behind by a Hitchcock or Kieslowski.


    For me, it began in 2001. I wasn't at the Mumbai game, but my colleagues and I watched open-mouthed over an extended lunch as Matthew Hayden and Adam Gilchrist treated India's spinners with a contempt that they had seldom been subjected to on home soil. The highlights reel also features Michael Slater's tirade at Rahul Dravid, and two wonderful innings from Sachin Tendulkar, one of them cut short by the most bizarre of dismissals.


    The Eden Gardens game was the first Test I covered. Like Bob Beamon and the 8.90m leap or the true love that leaves you behind, I could say that it ruined my life. Where do you go from a match

    Read More »from India, Oz: Thanks for the memories


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