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Smith's maiden T20 ton: bunts, punts and knock-out punches
Steven Smith interspersed an effective tap-and-run routine with creative big shots to direct Rising Pune Supergiants' batting effort against Gujarat Lions
England's Hales has no regrets over rest
England opener Alex Hales says he has no regrets over resting from Nottinghamshire's first two matches of the season.
Video: Tweener burns Smith after blazing ton
STEVE Smith was at his brilliant best on the way to his first ever Twenty20 century, playing the tweener superbly along the way. But the shot came back to bite him.
Raina does a Jonty, Rahane spoilt for choice
Plays of the day from the IPL match between Rising Pune Supergiants and Gujarat Lions in Pune
Worcs 'delighted' at ECB pitch report
Worcestershire are cleared by the ECB following an investigation into the abandonment of their opening game at New Road.

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Fastest ever centuries in Tests, ODIs and T20's

Chris Gayle hit the fastest century in World Twenty20 history as West Indies crushed England by six wickets in Mumbai in 2016. Where does Gayle sit on the list of all time fastest centuries?

In Test cricket, Brendon McCullum broke the joint record of Viv Richards and Misbah with a 54 ball century against Australia in the 2nd Test in 2016.

AB de Villiers took 31 balls to smash the fastest century in one-day internationals.

 


PAGE OF SHAME series : A timeline of Match and Spot Fixing activities

What are the sequence of events in the colourful and recent history of activities that has resulted in match-fixing? How are the players undermining the entire essence of cricket in an ever increasing frequency of scandals? This article lists out the timeline of match fixing, spot fixing and the related allegations that has tainted cricket.


Triple century club: Highlights of legendary Test knocks

Ever since England opener Andy Sandham stroked his way to 325 (640 balls, 28 fours) against the West Indies in the 4th Test of 1930 at Sabina Park, it has been a dream for batsman to crown their career by achieving a triple century in test cricket.

Amongst the many greats of the game that did not record a triple are Sachin Tendulkar (Highest score 248 not out), Ricky Ponting (Highest score of 257), Rahul Dravid (Highest score 270) and Allan Border (Highest score 205) – this list comprises 4 of the top 5 run scorers in test cricket, with only Lara making a triple century.


Top 12 dramas and issues from the 2011 World Cup

Fittingly, it was skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni who hit the winning six in the 2011 World Cup Final to herald India as champions in Mumbai. This video article captures the drama and incidents over the preceding six weeks to this moment as one of the most successful world cup editions of all time unfolded in the cricket mad sub-continent.


The magical feat of a hat-trick in World Cup cricket

A hat-trick occurs when a bowler dismisses three batsmen with consecutive deliveries. Since the inception of the World Cup in 1975, there have only been 7 hat tricks taken by 6 bowlers.


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