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The increase in fixtures for Associates approved at the ICC meeting in Singapore may help players get regular time on the field and against good-quality opponents
England clinch the series against Sri Lanka with victory in another rain-affected one-day international.
Former Australia selection chairman said that there was no doubt that the pressure to win in South Africa had contributed to the actions of Smith, Warner and Bancroft
Captain Eoin Morgan's return to form is a positive sign for England as they aim to win their first World Cup, says former skipper Michael Vaughan.
A squad that contains nine players who have played fewer than 20 ODI matches is on the path to find consistency before the World Cup

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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?

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.


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.


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