Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Ian Botham 50 and 149 not out; 6 for 95 and 1 for 14

Ian Botham 114 and 6 for 58 and 7 for 48 England vs India at Bombay in 1980

Richard Hadlee 54 and 9 for 52 and 6 for 71 Australia vs New Zealand at Brisbane in 1985

Bob Massie 8 for 84 and 8 for 53 England vs Australia at Lords in 1972

Muttiah Muralitharan 7 for 155 and 9 for 65 Sri Lanka vs England at Oval in 1998

Graham Gooch 34 and 154 not out stood tall against West Indies' fierce pace at Headingley in 1991

Rahul Dravid played the lead in Adelaide as India's defied Australia's might for the second time in under three years. He scored 233 and 72 Not Out at Adelaid e in 2003

All's fair in friendship and cricket Viv Richards thrashed everyone, including best mate Beefy at St John's in 1986

One of the England bowlers feared the world record was coming when Lara began to go ballistic at St John's in 1994. While Jack Russell and Graham Thrope Behind the Wicket.

They couldn't out Gavaskar at all or not until he had batted eight hours at least. He Scored 221 against England at The Oval in 1979

Monday, January 11, 2016

Maiden miracle Narendra Hirwani took an astonishing 16 wickets on debut 8 for 61 and 8 for 75 vs West Indies at Madras in 1988 against West Indies.

Garry Sobers had talent of galactic proportions 174 Runs and 5 for 41 and 3 for 39 England vs West Indies at Headingley in 1966

Allan Border in Port-of-Spain, dug in on a difficult pitch to save the Test against West Indies in 1984. He Scored 98 Not Out and 100 Not Out.

Imran Khan terrifying with the ball, terrific with the bat 117 runs and 6 for 96 and 5 for 82 Pakistan vs India at Faisalabad in 1983

Brian Lara's Colombo effort was masterful but came in a heavy defeat. He scored 221 and 130 in 2001

Curtly Ambrose was too fast and furious for Australia at the WACA in 1993

Viv Richards blasts his way to 291 England vs West Indies at Oval in 1976

Brian Lara regained the record for the highest Test score ten years after he first broke it, at the same venue and against the same opposition 400 Not Out at St John's in 2004

Gordon Greenidge needed only 66.1 overs to chase down 342 and he scored 214 not out at Lords in 1984