Batsman Exactly Dismissed on Same Score on Test Debut

Marcus Harris was recently dismissed for 26 in both innings of his Test debut in the first Test against India in Adelaide.  The first ever instance of South African Dan Taylor made...

Player Played his First Four Tests against Four Different Countries.

Tony Dodemaide of Australia did do it in 1987-88, when his first four Tests against New Zealand, Sri Lanka, England and Pakistan were successive matches for Australia, so it wasn't a case of him...

Most ODI Runs without Playing a Test

The only man to have scored more runs in ODI  without playing in a Test is Steve Tikolo of Kenya, who made 3421 runs in 134 matches. Indian Rohit Sharma, who lies 2nd on...

Umpire officiated in the most County Championship matches

Old Kent player Tommy Spencer headed in the list, he officiated in no fewer than 570 Championship matches in an umpiring career that stretched from 1950 to 1980. Four others stood in more than...

50,000 Runs in all forms of cricket

England prolific batsman Graham Gooch, with 67,057 runs in all formats with 44,846 in first-class cricket, and 22,211 in List A games. On the 2nd place not far behind is Graeme Hick, with 64,372....

Oldest man to make his ODI debut for a Test-playing country?

England left-arm spinner Norman Gifford was 44 years old when he made his debut in a one-day tournament in Sharjah in 1985. Norman had been the assistant manager on a couple of overseas tours,...

Wicketkeeper Made the Most Stumpings in Tests?

This record has stood for more than 75 years now, the only wicketkeeper to make more than 50 stumping in Tests is Bert Oldfield. The little New South Welshman who spent much of his...

Youngest Double-Centurion in County Championship

Surrey batsman Dominic Sibley made 242 runs against Yorkshire at the Oval on 26 Sep 2013 is the youngest player to score a double-century in county cricket. A record previously held by David Sales,...

Most half-centuries in a calendar year, in Tests and ODIs?

The Test record is 13 by Virender Sehwag in 2010 - that included eight scores between 50 and 99, and five centuries too. If you just mean half-centuries, then Keith Fletcher made nine for...

Wicketkeeper has made the most Dismissals in a Single one-day Tournament

Australian dashing wicket keeper batsman Adam Gilchrist leads the way by taking 26 catches and a stumping in 12 matches in the triangular series in 1998-99 involving England and Sri Lanka. Adam Gilchrist also...

Ian Bell Scored Third Hundred in Successive Ashes Tests

England middle order batsman Ian Bell's scored 2nd successive score of 109  which followed his 115 in the final Test in Sydney in 2010-11 made him only the fourth English batsman to score hundreds...

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