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9 Mar 2017
Today is the 100th birthday of Jack Laver, who played 13 first-class matches for Tasmania between 1946 and 1952.
5 Sep 2015
News in the past week of a coronial inquest into death of Phillip Hughes evokes memories of another inquest into the death of an Australian Test cricketer.
20 Jul 2015
When Steve Smith reached his double century on the second day of the current Ashes Test, he was the first Australian to do so at Lord’s since another 5 foot 9 inch, right-handed New South Wales batsman 77 years before.
14 Jun 2015
When Nathan Lyon bowled Kraigg Brathwaite in Jamaica in the second Test, he became the highest wicket taker of all Australian Test off-spinners. In doing so, he surpassed the 111-year-old record held by Hugh Trumble who took 141 wickets at an average of 21.78.
7 Jun 2015
At 35, Adam Voges became the oldest Test century maker for an Australian on debut when he made a superb undefeated 130 in Antigua. In doing so, he surpassed a 95-year-old record of 31-year-old Herbert ‘Bert’ Collins, who made 104 against England at Sydney in 1920.
10 Jul 2014
Western Australians Mitchell Marsh (211) and Sam Whiteman (174) rewrote the record books when they put on an amazing 371 for Australia A against India A in Brisbane on Tuesday.