Eclipsing Englishman Walter Hammond’s 131-innings mark, which has stood since 1946, would be some way to return to Test cricket on home soil following the ball-tampering suspension that kept him on ice last summer.
Smith returned to the Test fray in devastating fashion with 774 runs at 110.57 as Australia retained the Ashes in England and now averages 64.56.
As of today’s date, men’s ODI cricket has witnessed 54 bowlers take at least four wickets on debut. Eight of these performances have come on Australian soil, with the first back in 1979-80 and the latest in 2014-15. Here is a look back at those instances. 5/21 by Tony Dodemaide (Australia) vs Sri Lanka, Perth, […]