Top Lowest Team Scores in Test Cricket
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February 21, 2022, 13:45 716
Top Lowest Team Scores in Test Cricket

In this article, we look at the lowest team scores in Test cricket. New Zealand set the dubious record for the lowest Test score by a team back in March 1955. That record has stood the test of time, remaining unbroken even after the passage of nearly 67 years. New Zealand, Auckland, March 1955 (26 […]

Suresh Iyer
First-Ever Pink-Ball Test Match
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February 21, 2022, 12:50 665
First-Ever Pink-Ball Test Match

In the era that we live in, almost everything worth watching is being made compact for consumers who have increasingly shorter attention spans. Even sports broadcasters are obsessed with making things quicker for audiences, with slow over rates being heavily punished and even T20s being turned into T10s as expedited doses of fun. In such […]

Jishnu Brahmaputra
When Was the First Ever Test Match Played?
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February 21, 2022, 12:20 640
When Was the First Ever Test Match Played?

Every sport that we know of today had its humble beginning somewhere, after which it was further polished and refined until it became the sophisticated, competitive spectacle we know and love today. Cricket: From Child’s Play to International Spectacle Cricket is one of the most complicated sports out there, and it had its share of […]

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Longest Winning Streaks in Test Cricket History
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February 21, 2022, 11:00 634
Longest Winning Streaks in Test Cricket History

Losses are an inevitable part of any game. Any team that plays a certain number of games wins some and loses some. It’s as intrinsic a part of everyday life as it is a part of sports. Even in a karmic sense, wins will always be countered by losses at some point, and vice versa. […]

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Top 10 Youngest Cricketers in Test History
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February 21, 2022, 10:20 642
Top 10 Youngest Cricketers in Test History

The word ‘prodigy’ is thrown around a lot in sports, usually every time a talented youngster hits the scene. However, many teams don’t usually let a young player play at the very highest level, choosing to vet them through the domestic circuit first instead. In particular, it is teams from the Indian subcontinent — especially […]

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England vs India at Nottingham, July 2014 (198 Runs)
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February 21, 2022, 9:25 716
Highest 10th Wicket Partnerships in Test

England vs India at Nottingham, July 2014 (198 Runs) In the first Test of a series on the India tour of England in July 2014. the visitors batted first. After India posted 457 on the back of a century partnership for the last wicket between Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami England got off to a […]

Suresh Iyer
Highest 8th Wicket Partnerships in Test
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February 21, 2022, 8:52 586
Highest 8th Wicket Partnerships in Test

In this article, we consider the 8th wicket partnership record in Test cricket that was set by the England pair of Jonathan Trott and Stuart Broad versus Pakistan at Lord’s in August 2010. The duo broke the existing record of 313 runs set by Pakistan’s Wasim Akram and Saqlain Mushtaq versus Zimbabwe in 1996. England […]

Suresh Iyer
Youngest Test Captains in History
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February 18, 2022, 12:15 420
Youngest Test Captains in History

Traditionally, the captain of a sports team is an experienced, older player who has proved themselves and slowly grown into the role under the tutelage of someone with even more matches under their belt. There’s a lot to learn about captaincy, and most of it is honed on the field through lessons both harsh and […]

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