Monthly Archives: March 2012

Impi v Lions at Benoni, MiWAY T20 Challenge

Goodness, do I love a good One Day International…and we were treated to two of them today. First, over in Bangladesh, the hosts chased down Sri Lanka’s score in a rain shortened match, winning by five wickets with 17 balls … Continue reading

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Italy v Namibia at Dubai (GCA), ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier

Back from the dead: for now. There hasn’t been a specific reason for my silence as of late: I have not been overly busy, in other words. I just haven’t had a great deal to say. Further, for a bit … Continue reading

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KwaZulu-Natal v Free State at Durban, CSA Provincial One-Day Challenge

The last in a series: the fourth and fifth fastest ODI centuries in the knockout stages of a major tournament. Number four took place in the final of the Rothman’s Cup Triangular Series on the March the 11th, 1990 – … Continue reading

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New Zealand v South Africa at Dunedin, 1st Test

The last two days I have written about the top two fastest ODI centuries in the knockout stages of a major tournament. Today: number three. The match: the Final of the 2011 World Cup. As anyone who’s anyone knows, the … Continue reading

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Eastern Province v Ireland at Port Elizabeth, Ireland tour of Kenya and South Africa

This is part two of the five fastest ODI hundreds in a major international tournament. Today we travel to London, Lord’s, on the 21st of June, 1975. The final of the very first World Cup. The West Indies versus Australia. … Continue reading

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Western Australia v Victoria at Perth, Sheffield Shield

Today: first in a series: the five fastest ODI hundreds in the knockout stages of a tournament. This is my effort to use stats to find those batsmen that perform best on cricket’s biggest stages, that have that certain bit … Continue reading

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Moors Sports Club v Nondescripts Cricket Club at Colombo (Moors), Premier League Tournament

The other day, I asked about those cricketers that transcend stats, and received a very succinct reply from Benny, aka @tracerbullet007. He lists just about every active cricketer known to, well, known to bring it when it matters.  They might not … Continue reading

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