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The left-hander's boundary-laden assault gave Heat an improbabe victory from 21 for 4, after AB de Villiers had enchanted the opposition with 93* to lift the Spartans to 188
England retain the players that finished the series win over Sri Lanka for their three-Test tour of the West Indies next month, but tweak their ODI squad.
The opener's first fifty of the MSL, and an incisive spell from Dwayne Bravo helped Paarl Rocks to a six-wicket win over Nelson Mandela Bay Giants and secure the third position
Lancashire pair Josh Bohannon and Rob Jones sign contract extensions, keeping them at the club until the end of 2020.
India's bowling coach said that consistency was a big issue on previous tours, and the bowling group has responded extremely well to correct that

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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.


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?

South African left hander David Miller blasted a 35 ball century against Bangladesh in 2017 to record the fastest ever T20 international century.

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.

 


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.


Greatest International T20, Test and One Day run chases

Chasing down a mammoth score unshackles the batsmen.

If the stroke makers keep their nerve to the end, it is a spectacular occasion that is enjoyed by the cricket crowd as boundaries are intermingled with the "will they/wont they" nervous tension of a record run chase.


Greatest Ball Tampering Incidents in Cricket

Test cricket has seen its fair share of dramas as the fielding side attempts to gain an unfair advantage by altering the condition of the ball. The list of guilty players has increased in recent years as the advantages of reverse swing has been better understood.


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