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(Apr 19) James Anderson plays his 100th Test for England, and claims his 384th wicket - this makes him England's greatest ever wicket-taker, passing the 22-year-old mark of Ian Botham.

(Apr 10) HowzStat sadly notes the passing of Richie Benaud (1930-2015): 28th captain of Australia, 2nd greatest Aussie spinner behind Shane Warne and beacon of the game.

(Mar 31) Daniel Vettori announces his retirement from all cricket, after an 18-year career.
Some stats: youngest Test debutant for NZ at 18 years and 10 days [List], 2nd highest wicket taker for NZ in Tests (362) behind Sir Richard Hadlee, and highest in ODIs (305). Most Tests (113) and ODIs (295) for NZ.

(Mar 30) A final triumph for Australian ODI captain for Michael Clarke. He farewells limited overs cricket with 245 ODIs (6th for Aus), 74 as captain (4th), 7981 runs (4th) at an average of 44.58, and 106 catches (5th).

 


CURRENT TOURS (2014-15 & 2015)

Pakistanis in Bangladesh
England in West Indies

Pakistan v Australians in UAE
Zimbabweans in Bangladesh
Pakistan v New Zealanders in UAE
West Indians in South Africa
Indians in Australia
Sri Lankans in New Zealand

West Indians in India
South Africans in New Zealand
Sri Lankans in India
South Africans in Australia
Carlton Mid Tri-Series (Aus Eng Ind)
Pakistanis in New Zealand
ICC World Cup 2015
Misc. ODIs & T20s (2015)



SCHEDULE

14.2 - 29.3: ICC World Cup in Aus/NZ
24.3 1st Semi-Final: NZ d SAf by 4 wkts (D/L)
26.3 2nd Semi-Final: Aust d Ind by 95 runs
29.3 FINAL: Aust d NZ by 7 wkts

13.4 1st TEST: WI v Eng at North Sound
17.4 1st ODI: Bdesh v Pak at Dhaka
19.4 2nd ODI: Bdesh v Pak at Dhaka
21.4 2nd TEST: WI v Eng at St George's
22.4 3rd ODI: Bdesh v Pak at Dhaka
24.4 Only T20: Bdesh v Pak at Dhaka
28.4 1st TEST: Bdesh v Pak at Khulna
1.5 3rd TEST: WI v Eng at Bridgetown
6.5 2nd TEST: Bdesh v Pak at Dhaka
8.5 Only ODI: Ire v Eng at Dublin
21.5 1st TEST: Eng v NZ at Lord's
29.5 2nd TEST: Eng v NZ at Leeds
5.6 1st TEST: WI v Aus at Roseau
9.6 1st ODI: Eng v NZ at Birmingham
12.6 2nd ODI: Eng v NZ at The Oval

 


HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

BORN ON Apr 19

1865  AD Pougher (Eng  d.1926)  1 Test
1873  SF Barnes (Eng  d.1967)  27 Tests
1885  LR Tuckett (SAf  d.1963)  1 Test
1939  MJ Macaulay (SAf)  1 Test
1944  Saleem Altaf (Pak)  21 Tests  6 ODIs
1950  JR Hammond (Aus)  5 Tests  1 ODI
1966  PR Reiffel (Aus)  35 Tests  92 ODIs
1968  Jahangir Alam Talukdar (Bng)  2 ODIs
1975  JN Gillespie (Aus)  71 Tests  97 ODIs  1 T20s
1979  BP Loots (Hol)  7 ODIs
1988  T Maruma (Zim)  1 Test   16 ODIs  9 T20s
1990  SG Borthwick (Eng)  1 Test   2 ODIs  1 T20s


DIED ON Apr 19

1964  CA Merry (WI   b.1911)  2 Tests
1996  N Oldfield (Eng   b.1911)  1 Test
2013  MH Denness (Eng   b.1940)  28 Tests  12 ODI

 

BEST PERFORMANCES (2014)
(ODIs for 2015)


Highest Score
KS Williamson (NZ) 242* (438) v SL 3/1
KC Sangakkara (SL) 203 (306) v NZ 3/1
AB de Villiers (SAf) 148 (194) v WI 2/1
V Kohli (Ind) 147 (230) v Aus 6/1
IR Bell (Eng) 143 (256) v WI 13/4
BJ Watling (NZ) 142* (333) v SL 3/1
GS Ballance (Eng) 122 (250) v WI 13/4
SPD Smith (Aus) 117 (208) v Ind 6/1
J Blackwood (WI) 112* (220) v Eng 13/4
KL Rahul (Ind) 110 (262) v Aus 6/1
JO Holder (WI) 103* (149) v Eng 13/4
DA Warner (Aus) 101 (114) v Ind 6/1
Most Runs
KS Williamson (NZ) 311 2 inns
J Blackwood (WI) 212 4
KC Sangakkara (SL) 208 2
V Kohli (Ind) 193 2
SPD Smith (Aus) 188 2
MN Samuels (WI) 173 4
IR Bell (Eng) 154 2
BJ Watling (NZ) 153 2
CJL Rogers (Aus) 151 2
AB de Villiers (SAf) 148 1
Best Bowling
Mohammed Shami (Ind) 28.3-3-112-5 v Aus 6/1
JC Tredwell (Eng) 26-12-47-4 v WI 13/4
MD Craig (NZ) 18-8-53-4 v SL 3/1
N Pradeep (SL) 16-0-63-4 v NZ 3/1
DW Steyn (SAf) 25-6-78-4 v WI 2/1
SR Harmer (SAf) 24-7-82-4 v WI 2/1
KAJ Roach (WI) 29-6-94-4 v Eng 13/4
R Ashwin (Ind) 19-2-105-4 v Aus 6/1
JDS Neesham (NZ) 11-0-42-3 v SL 3/1
SR Harmer (SAf) 26-5-71-3 v WI 2/1
RAS Lakmal (SL) 17-2-71-3 v NZ 3/1
DW Steyn (SAf) 23.5-3-75-3 v WI 2/1
Most Wickets
SR Harmer (SAf) 7 1 games
DW Steyn (SAf) 7 1
N Pradeep (SL) 7 1
Mohammed Shami (Ind) 6 1
JE Taylor (WI) 6 2
MD Craig (NZ) 5 1
DAJ Bracewell (NZ) 5 1
MA Starc (Aus) 5 1
R Ashwin (Ind) 5 1
JC Tredwell (Eng) 5 1
Pct of Runs as Boundaries
MN Samuels (WI) 62.42 4 inns
IR Bell (Eng) 61.03 2
J Blackwood (WI) 54.71 4
CJL Rogers (Aus) 52.98 2
SPD Smith (Aus) 52.12 2
V Kohli (Ind) 47.66 2
KC Sangakkara (SL) 45.19 2
KS Williamson (NZ) 34.72 2
BJ Watling (NZ) 32.67 2
Batting Strike Rate
SPD Smith (Aus) 67.63 2 inns
KC Sangakkara (SL) 64.20 2
CJL Rogers (Aus) 63.71 2
V Kohli (Ind) 59.38 2
KS Williamson (NZ) 56.24 2
IR Bell (Eng) 52.92 2
MN Samuels (WI) 50.88 4
J Blackwood (WI) 50.60 4
BJ Watling (NZ) 43.10 2
Bowling Economy
JR Hazlewood (Aus) 2.07 1 games
JC Tredwell (Eng) 2.12 1
CJ Jordan (Eng) 2.29 1
HMRKB Herath (SL) 2.78 1
MA Starc (Aus) 2.78 1
TA Boult (NZ) 2.89 1
JM Anderson (Eng) 2.92 1
TG Southee (NZ) 2.93 1
RJ Harris (Aus) 2.95 1
SJ Benn (WI) 2.97 2
Highest Score
MJ Guptill (NZ) 237* (163) v WI 21/3
CH Gayle (WI) 215 (147) v Zim 24/2
DA Warner (Aus) 178 (133) v Afg 4/3
L Ronchi (NZ) 170* (99) v SL 23/1
AB de Villiers (SAf) 162* (66) v WI 27/2
TM Dilshan (SL) 161* (146) v BD 26/2
HM Amla (SAf) 159 (128) v Ire 3/3
KJ Coetzer (Scot) 156 (134) v BD 5/3
HM Amla (SAf) 153* (142) v WI 18/1
AB de Villiers (SAf) 149 (44) v WI 18/1
IR Bell (Eng) 141 (125) v Aus 23/1
HDRL Thirimanne (SL) 139* (143) v Eng 1/3
Most Runs
KC Sangakkara (SL) 862 13 inns
TM Dilshan (SL) 792 13
MJ Guptill (NZ) 786 18
HM Amla (SAf) 746 12
AB de Villiers (SAf) 731 10
KS Williamson (NZ) 641 15
SPD Smith (Aus) 628 11
BB McCullum (NZ) 608 17
GD Elliott (NZ) 596 15
LRPL Taylor (NZ) 554 17
Best Bowling
TG Southee (NZ) 9-0-33-7 v Eng 20/2
JH Davey (Scot) 8.3-2-28-6 v Afg 14/1
MA Starc (Aus) 9-0-28-6 v NZ 28/2
MA Starc (Aus) 10-2-43-6 v Ind 18/1
TA Boult (NZ) 10-3-27-5 v Aus 28/2
ST Finn (Eng) 8-0-33-5 v Ind 20/1
MR Marsh (Aus) 9-0-33-5 v Eng 14/2
Imran Tahir (SAf) 10-2-45-5 v WI 27/2
Sohail Khan (Pak) 10-0-55-5 v Ind 15/2
ST Finn (Eng) 10-0-71-5 v Aus 14/2
MA Starc (Aus) 4.4-1-14-4 v Scot 14/3
JM Anderson (Eng) 8.3-2-18-4 v Ind 20/1
Most Wickets
MA Starc (Aus) 34 13 games
TA Boult (NZ) 30 15
CJ Anderson (NZ) 25 17
TG Southee (NZ) 24 14
Imran Tahir (SAf) 23 11
JH Davey (Scot) 21 9
M Morkel (SAf) 21 12
JE Taylor (WI) 20 10
UT Yadav (Ind) 20 10
Wahab Riaz (Pak) 20 8
Pct of Runs as Boundaries
BB McCullum (NZ) 80.26 17 inns
AD Russell (WI) 78.41 11
Shahid Afridi (Pak) 69.07 8
Najibullah Zadran (Afg) 67.46 9
CH Gayle (WI) 66.66 11
GJ Maxwell (Aus) 65.12 10
AB de Villiers (SAf) 63.74 10
PR Stirling (Ire) 63.67 9
MM Ali (Eng) 63.66 10
Amjad Javed (UAE) 63.52 6
Batting Strike Rate
AD Russell (WI) 159.86 11 inns
Shahid Afridi (Pak) 155.20 8
BB McCullum (NZ) 149.75 17
BJ Haddin (Aus) 147.14 9
AB de Villiers (SAf) 147.08 10
GJ Maxwell (Aus) 140.41 10
L Ronchi (NZ) 139.13 14
DA Miller (SAf) 123.48 11
CH Gayle (WI) 116.76 11
RR Rossouw (SAf) 115.90 10
Bowling Economy
Mirwais Ashraf (Afg) 3.83 6 games
JR Hazlewood (Aus) 3.96 7
MA Starc (Aus) 4.05 13
DL Vettori (NZ) 4.13 15
TA Boult (NZ) 4.31 15
HMRKB Herath (SL) 4.32 7
Imran Tahir (SAf) 4.41 11
PR Stirling (Ire) 4.45 10
R Ashwin (Ind) 4.47 9
JM Anderson (Eng) 4.56 10
Highest Score
F du Plessis (SAf) 119 (56) v WI 11/1
MN van Wyk (SAf) 114* (70) v WI 14/1
CH Gayle (WI) 90 (41) v SAf 11/1
CH Gayle (WI) 77 (31) v SAf 9/1
MN Samuels (WI) 60 (39) v SAf 11/1
RR Rossouw (SAf) 51* (40) v WI 9/1
LMP Simmons (WI) 49 (31) v SAf 14/1
DA Miller (SAf) 47 (26) v WI 11/1
RR Hendricks (SAf) 42 (32) v WI 14/1
MN Samuels (WI) 41 (32) v SAf 9/1
F du Plessis (SAf) 38 (20) v WI 9/1
DA Miller (SAf) 24 (21) v WI 9/1
Best Bowling
D Wiese (SAf) 4-0-23-5 v WI 14/1
Imran Tahir (SAf) 4-0-28-3 v WI 9/1
D Wiese (SAf) 4-0-43-3 v WI 11/1
M de Lange (SAf) 4-0-26-2 v WI 14/1
DJ Bravo (WI) 4-0-32-2 v SAf 11/1
SS Cottrell (WI) 4-0-33-2 v SAf 9/1
WD Parnell (SAf) 3-0-33-2 v WI 14/1
WD Parnell (SAf) 4-0-39-2 v WI 9/1
JO Holder (WI) 4-0-40-2 v SAf 11/1
KA Pollard (WI) 2-0-13-1 v SAf 14/1
JO Holder (WI) 4-0-20-1 v SAf 9/1
D Wiese (SAf) 2.2-0-20-1 v WI 9/1
Painting
The Cricketers (detail), Sir Russell Drysdale, 1948.
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