On This Day

International Cricket Teams

Events in Sport

  • 1844-09-25 Canada defeats USA by 23 runs in the first cricket international match at the grounds of the St George's Cricket Club in Manhattan, NYC
  • 1869-04-18 1st international cricket match, held in San Francisco, won by California
  • 1934-12-28 First ever Women's cricket international begins England vs Australia in Australia
  • 1973-09-05 1st one-day Cricket international for WI (v Eng) - lose by 1 wicket
  • 1976-08-04 England beats Australia by 8 wickets in the limited overs cricket international at Lord's; first time women are permitted to play on the main square at 'the home of cricket'
  • 1979-11-27 1st day-night one-day cricket international, Australia v WI at SCG
  • 1983-06-09 Zimbabwe win their 1st one-day cricket international, v Australia
  • 1984-11-23 Limited-over international cricket debut for Wasim Akram for Pakistan, v New Zealand
  • 1991-11-10 South Africa's 1st cricket international since 1970 - one-day v India
  • 1997-10-01 Zimbabwe and New Zealand tie their One Day International cricket match in Bulawayo; Black Cap tail-ender Gavin Larson is run out on last ball at 9/233 amidst crowd surging onto field; 13th ODI tie

Sports History

2010-02-24 Sachin Tendulkar scores the first double century in One Day International cricket

  • 2018-06-19 England smash the highest score (481/6) in one day international cricket history in a 242 run defeat of Australia (239) at Trent Bridge

Birthdays in Sport

Sachin Tendulkar

1973-04-24 Sachin Tendulkar, Indian Cricket Batsman and captain (200 Tests, 15,921 runs @ 53.78, 51 x 100s; highest run scorer in international cricket), born in Mumbai, India