Friday, December 30, 2016

WATCH: Brendon McCullum lits up the Gabba

Brendon McCullum blazed away to a fine half century off just 27 balls in the Big Bash League match for Brisbane Heat against Hobart Hurricanes.

Match: Big Bash League, 10th Match: Brisbane Heat v Hobart Hurricanes at Brisbane, Dec 30, 2016.
Result: Brisbane Heat won by 7 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)

McCullum destroys Hobart in BBL

B-Mac on fire at the Gabba!

Posted by Cricket Network on Friday, December 30, 2016


Wednesday, December 28, 2016

10000th LBW dismissal in tests

Nuwan Pradeep registered the 10000th LBW dismissal in the history of test cricket when be trapped Hashim Amla in Sri Lanka's first test against South Africa at Port Elizabeth. Amla was dismissed for 48 in South Africa's second innings.

Anil Kumble has 156 lbw dismissals to his name which is the most for any bowler. Sachin Tendulkar was dismissed most number of times lbw - 63. JP Duminy has the highest percentage of lbw dismissals among batsmen with 50 or more dismissals - 35.85% (19 out of 53 dismissals). Australia's Terry Alderman has highest percentage of lbw wickets - 34.11% (58 out of 170 wickets)


Anil Kumble 156 619 25.20
Muttiah Muralitharan 150 800 18.75
Shane Warne 138 708 19.49
Wasim Akram 119 414 28.74
Glenn McGrath 113 563 20.07


Sachin Tendulkar 63 296 21.28
Shivnarine Chanderpaul 55 231 23.81
Graham Gooch 50 209 23.92
Alastair Cook 47 238 19.75
Ricky Ponting 47 258 18.22

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

WATCH: One of the worst review ever

Pakistan used up one of their reviews when David Warner was beaten by a Mohammad Amir delivery in the 2nd Test at Melbourne. It was clear that there was quite a bit of day light between bat and ball without even a replay.

Match: Pakistan tour of Australia, 2nd Test: Australia v Pakistan at Melbourne, Dec 26-30, 2016.

Pakistan's terrible review

Is this the worst review ever?

Posted by Cricket Network on Tuesday, December 27, 2016


Monday, December 26, 2016

Kane Williamson - 4000 runs in ODI

Kane Williamson became the fastest New Zealand batsman to reach 4000 ODI runs during the first ODI against Bangladesh at Christchurch. He achieved the feat in his 96th innings and is also the joint 4th fastest overall with Gordon Greenidge(96), behind Hashim Amla(81), Sir Viv Richards(88) and Virat Kohli(93).


WATCH: Virender Sehwag quick fire half century in the 2008 Asia Cup final

Virender Sehwag hit a quick fire half century off just 26 balls in the Asia Cup final of 2008. His innings of 60 in 36 balls included 12 fours.
Although Sehwag took India off to a flier in the chase of 274, the rest of the batting line up barring Dhoni did not stand up to the challenge as India got folded out for 173.

Match: Asia Cup, Final: India v Sri Lanka at Karachi, Jul 6, 2008.
Result: Sri Lanka won by 100 runs.

Virender Sehwag hits a quick fire half century in the Asia Cup final of 2008 at Karachi.

Posted by Criclips on Saturday, December 24, 2016


Saturday, December 24, 2016

WATCH: Sachin Tendulkar - The Champion

Sachin Tendulkar...                                                                                                                                  

Cricket All Stars is coming...
Check this out guys, Cricket All Stars is coming!
Posted by Shane Warne on Wednesday, October 7, 2015


Wednesday, December 21, 2016

WATCH: Brendon McCullum superb hitting in BBL

Brendon McCullum played a brief innings with some huge hits in the second match of the Big Bash League for Brisbane Heat against Adelaide Strikers. He scored 42 off 21 balls which included four 4s and three 6s.

Match: Big Bash League, 2nd Match: Adelaide Strikers v Brisbane Heat at Adelaide, Dec 21, 2016
Result: Brisbane Heat won by 10 runs

Highlights of McCullum's BBL return

Former Blackcaps skipper Brendon McCullum was dominant early in his return to the Big Bash League

Posted by Cricket Network on Wednesday, December 21, 2016


Monday, December 19, 2016

India posts their highest team total in tests

India put on a mammoth total of 759/7 dec in reply to England's 477 in the first innings of the Chennai test. Karun Nair's triple hundred (303*) was the highlight of the innings with KL Rahul (199), Parthiv Patel (71), Ravichandran Ashwin (67) and Ravindra Jadeja (51) also chipping in.

Match: England tour of India, 5th Test: India v England at Chennai, Dec 16-20, 2016


Karun Nair scores triple hundred

Karun Nair became only the second Indian batsman after Virender Sehwag and 26th overall to hit a triple century in tests. This was also the 30th instance a batsman scored 300 in tests. His innings helped India rocket to 759/7, the highest ever test total for India. India secured a lead of 282 against England's 477 in the first innings.

Match: England tour of India, 5th Test: India v England at Chennai, Dec 16-20, 2016.

A triple hundred for Karun Nair followed by the declaration from #TeamIndia skipper. India 759/7d, lead #ENG(477) by 282 runs

Posted by Indian Cricket Team on Monday, December 19, 2016

Sunday, December 18, 2016

WATCH: Ricky Ponting takes the wicket of Brian Lara

Ricky Ponting dismissed Brian Lara off the first ball he bowled in a tri-series ODI match (which also included Zimbabwe). Ponting came in to bowl the 11th over and was successful straight away.

Match: Carlton Series, 3rd Match: Australia v West Indies at Brisbane, Jan 14, 2001.
Result: Australia won by 9 wickets.

Posted by Cric Onomics on Sunday, February 25, 2018


Saturday, December 17, 2016

Virat Kohli - Highest score by an Indian captain in tests

Virat Kohli became the highest individual scorer in an innings by an Indian captain in tests when he compiled a 235 against England at Mumbai to take his team to a dominating position.

Match: England tour of India, 4th Test: India v England at Mumbai, Dec 8-12, 2016.
Result: India won by an innings and 36 runs.


Thursday, December 15, 2016

WATCH: AB de Villiers 129* against Gujarat Lions

AB de Villiers struck a superb century for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Gujarat Lions in the IPL 2016. His innings was studded with 10 fours and 12 sixes.

Match: Indian Premier League, 44th match: Royal Challengers Bangalore v Gujarat Lions at Bangalore, May 14, 2016.
Result: Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 144 runs.

Watch the highlights of this stroke filled innings:

Watch the highlights of AB de Villiers exceptional ton today (Y) #IPL #KhelKhelHai #GeoSuper

Posted by Geo Super on Saturday, May 14, 2016


Tuesday, December 13, 2016

WATCH: Brian Lara's entertaining innings at the BBL Exhibition match

Brian Lara entertained in his brisk 33 off 28 balls for the Legends XI against Perth Scorchers at the Western Australia Festival of Cricket in Perth. Although Perth Scorchers won the match, the partnership between Ricky Ponting(53) and Brian Lara(33) was the highlight of the show.

Match: BBL Exhibition match: Legends XI vs Perth Scorchers at Perth, Dec 13, 2016. Result: Perth Scorchers won by 7 wickets.

Watch Lara's innings:

Posted by Cric Onomics on Tuesday, December 13, 2016


Virat Kohli - First Batsman to average 50+ in all three formats in international cricket

Virat Kohli became the first batsman to average 50+ in all three formats in International cricket. Kohli's test average went above 50 for the first time after he scored 235 in the fourth test against England in Mumbai.

Match: England tour of India, 4th Test: India v England at Mumbai, Dec 8-12, 2016


Monday, December 12, 2016

WATCH: Chris Gayle hits 6 fours in an over

Chris Gayle hit six fours in an over in a test match against England at the Oval in 2004. This happened in the 3rd over of the West Indies' second innings bowled by Matthew Hoggard as they were made to follow on by England.

Match: West Indies tour of England, 4th Test: England v West Indies at The Oval, Aug 19-21, 2004.
Result: England won by 10 wickets

Watch the action:

Chris Gayle hits 6 fours in an over in a test against England at Oval, 2004

Posted by Criclips on Sunday, December 11, 2016


Virat Kohli and Jayant Yadav - Highest 8th wicket partnership for India in tests

Virat Kohli (235) and Jayant Yadav (104) joined hands for a 241 run partnership for the 8th wicket during India's first innings of the fourth test at Mumbai.

Match: England tour of India, 4th Test: India v England at Mumbai, Dec 8-12, 2016.


Saturday, December 10, 2016

Virat Kohli - Second fastest Indian Batsman to 15 test centuries

Virat Kohli became the joint second fastest to 15 test centuries among Indian Batsmen during his hundred against England at Mumbai. Kohli along with Murali Vijay (136) helped India take lead over England's first innings total of 400.

Match: England tour of India, 4th Test: India v England at Mumbai, Dec 8-12, 2016.


WATCH: Virender Sehwag plunders 26 runs in an over

During the Indian Oil Cup (tri-series involving West Indies) final against Sri Lanka at Colombo, Virender Sehwag smashed 26 runs in an over bowled by Dilhara Lokuhettige in the 6th over of the Indian innings.

Match: Indian Oil Cup, Final: Sri Lanka v India at Colombo (RPS), Aug 9, 2005.
Sri Lanka - 281/9(50), India - 263/9(50)

Watch the action:

#CTVideo Virender Sehwag at his best

Posted by Crickettoday on Thursday, November 26, 2015

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

WATCH: Dale Steyn's 200th T20 wicket

Dale Steyn captured his 200th T20 wicket during the Caribbean Premier League 2016. He had his 200th T20 wicket when fellow South African David Wiese chipped one to Gayle at midwicket. Steyn led Jamaica Tallawahs to victory against Barbados Tridents and into the finals with figures of 4/27.

Match: Caribbean Premier League, 20th Match: Jamaica Tallawahs v Barbados Tridents at Kingston, Jul 20, 2016

Watch the wicket here:

We were lucky enough to see Dale Steyn make it 200 T20 wickets at #CPL16. Chris Gayle even gave him a hand!

Posted by CPL T20 on Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Monday, December 5, 2016

Kane Williamson plays 100th ODI

Kane Williamson is playing his 100th ODI when New Zealand takes on Australia in the 2nd ODI at Canberra. He is the 23rd New Zealand player to play 100 ODIs.

Match: New Zealand tour of Australia, 2nd ODI: Australia v New Zealand at Canberra, Dec 6, 2016


WATCH: A hat-trick completed across three overs and two days

On Dec 4, 1988, Merv Hughes registered one of the most unusual hat-trick in cricket history during the second test against West Indies at Perth. His hat-trick spanned across three overs, two days, two innings.

On Day 2 of the test, Hughes dismissed Curtly Ambrose off the last ball of the 122nd over of West Indies' first innings, then came back and dismissed Patrick Patterson off the first ball of the 124th over to end the West Indies innings. On Day 3, Australia were all out for 395 and few overs were left in the day for West Indies to bat in the 2nd innings. Hughes trapped Gordon Greenidge off the very first ball he bowled and completed the hat-trick.

Hughes took 5/130 and 8/87 in the match.

Watch this action:

Merv's memorable hat-trick

There's never been a Test hat-trick like this one from Merv Hughes! Happy birthday to an icon of Aussie cricket. More memorable cricket moments HERE:

Posted by on Wednesday, November 23, 2016


Sunday, December 4, 2016

WATCH: Brett Lee's final over in Big Bash League final

Brett Lee bowled a sensational final over for Sydney Sixers in his last cricket match in the Big Bash League 2015. Lee had announced his retirement from Twenty20 cricket, effective from the end of the 2015 BBL campaign. Perth Scorchers needed 8 runs in the last over against Sydney Sixers in the BBL 2015 final. Micheal Carberry scored 4, 2, 1 in the first three balls which brought the target down to 1 run off 3 balls. Brett Lee bowled Nathan Coulter-Nile and Sam Whiteman off the next two balls. With the field in, Yasir Arafat hit the next ball straight to midwicket and set off right away for a suicidal single. Moises Henriques failed to grasp the ball returned by the fielder and missed the run out chance.

This was a fitting final over of an illustrious career although Brett Lee was unfortunate to end up on the losing side.

Match: Big Bash League, Final: Perth Scorchers v Sydney Sixers at Canberra, Jan 28, 2015

Watch the last over of the BBL 2015 final:

Brett Lee, we salute you. Re-live the final over of an amazing career. Full highlights here:

Posted by Big Bash League on Wednesday, January 28, 2015


WATCH: Steven Smith takes a stunning catch!

Steven Smith was outstanding with the bat and on the field in the first ODI against New Zealand in his home ground at Sydney. After scoring a fantastic 164 with which he equalled Ricky Ponting to register the highest individual score by an Australian captain, Smith completed a stunning catch to dismiss BJ Watling.

Match: New Zealand tour of Australia, 1st ODI: Australia v New Zealand at Sydney, Dec 4, 2016

Watch the action:

Steve Smith classic catch against New Zealand

Steve Smith made 164 with the bat... and now he's just done THIS!

Posted by Cricket Network on Sunday, December 4, 2016


WATCH: Mohammad Shahzad's stunning shot for six!

Mohammad Shahzad hit a stunning six in the Bangladesh Premier League match against Comilla Victorians. Shahzad reached his half century and with it Rangpur Riders won the match by 9 wickets (with 18 balls remaining).

Match: Bangladesh Premier League, 17th Match: Comilla Victorians v Rangpur Riders at Chittagong, Nov 18, 2016

Watch the action:

Posted by Rajesh Dhoni on Saturday, December 3, 2016


WATCH: Sachin Tendulkar hits sixes off the first two balls he faced in a test innings

Sachin Tendulkar hit sixes off the first two balls he faced in the 2nd innings of the first test against Australia at Chennai in 2013. India needed 14 more in their chase of 50 when Tendulkar arrived at the crease to face Nathan Lyon.                            

Watch the action:

Sachin Tendulkar hits sixes off the first two balls he faced in a test innings! This happened in the first test against Australia at Chennai in 2013 when Tendulkar smashed Nathan Lyon for consecutive sixes. India needed 14 more in their chase of 50 when Tendulkar arrived at the crease.
Posted by Criclips on Saturday, December 3, 2016


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