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Head took his opportunity - Smith
Steven Smith, Australia's captain, praised Travis Head for taking his opportunity at No. 6 in Australia's 68-run victory over New Zealand in the first match of the Chappell-Hadlee series
Smith sparkles as Australia thrash NZ
Steve Smith hits a career-best 164, the highest one-day international score at the SCG, as Australia beat New Zealand by 68 runs in Sydney.
America reacts to ‘badass’ Smith
STEVE Smith’s jaw-dropping catch has made it all the way to the USA, where sports commentators can’t quite deal with it.
Mahmudullah steers Khulna into playoffs
Khulna Titans finished the group stages in second position to ensure the first qualifier against the same opponents on December 6. The eliminator will be played between Chittagong Vikings and Rajshahi Kings
Jennings hits century for England Lions
Keaton Jennings celebrates his Test call-up with an unbeaten 102 as he captains England Lions to victory over United Arab Emirates in Dubai.

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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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