Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar celebrates his 43rd birthday today. One of the greatest of all time, Tendulkar was also one of the more humble cricketing superstars, with the pressure and adulation from nearly a billion supporters barely ever affecting him. He has also had a great time of it in Bangladesh during his playing days, notching his 100th international century in the country.
On January 25, 1986, the dashing left-handed opener Shahriar Nafees was born. He exploded on to the scene in 2006 with a brilliant maiden hundred against the mighty Aussies at Fatullah. Let’s recall that awesome knock on his special day!
VVS Laxman's batting feat against Australia in Kolkata in 2001 has been voted the greatest Test performance of the last 50 years by a 25-member panel of cricketers, writers, broadcasters, historians and statisticians assembled by the Cricket Monthly.
Ricky Ponting described to a court how he was present in a hotel room in India during the 2008 IPL when Brendon McCullum received a call from Chris Cairns that McCullum described as "a business proposition".