During the course of the fifth and final one-dayer against Pakistan, Sri Lankan veteran Tillakaratne Dilshan became the latest batsman to enter the 10,000 run club. Dilshan now has 10,007 runs in 319 matches at an average of 39.7 with 22 hundreds and 45 fifties
The schedule for the 2015 World Cup was recently released. And since, it will be the first time that the cricketing extravaganza will be returning to Australia and New Zealand since 1992, the latter event has come back into focus.
The first match of the five-match ODI series between India and Pakistan played at the National Stadium in Karachi as part of the ‘friendship’ series in 2004 set the tone for the remainder of the games in the series. It was a high-scoring contest, which went right into the last over.
England’s Jonny Bairstow was out in a rather bizarre manner on the third day of the Mumbai Test. He tried to hit left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha against the spin, but the bat took the leading edge and popped up in Gautam Gambhir’s direction...
On Saturday, South African captain Graeme Smith achieved the rare distinction of scoring a hundred in his hundredth Test. With the knock, the left-hander placed himself in elite company. Here’s a look at a few other players who also celebrated their centenary Test with a hundred.