Sunday, July 26, 2020

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In 1914 12th Tour de France was won by Philippe Thys of Belgium

In 1931 25th Tour de France was won by Antonin Magne of France

In 1953 Tour de France: Louison Bobet of France won first of 3 consecutive Tour general classification events

In 1987 74th Tour de France won by Stephen Roche of Ireland

In 1992 Tour de France: Miguel Induráin of Spain defended his title by 4' 35" from Italian Claudio Chiappucci; Laurent Jalabert points winner

In 2009 96th Tour de France was won by Alberto Contador of Spain

In 2015 102nd Tour de France was won by Chris Froome of Great Britain

Jonty Rhodes

Jonathan Neil Rhodes was popularly known as Jonty Rhodes. He is a former South African cricketer, who was born on 27 July 1969 in Pietermaritzburg, Natal Province, South Africa. He is considered one of the best fielders of all time. No one other has fielded better than him in backward point position.
He was also a very good batsman. He is known for his brisk paced batting in the lower middle order for the team in the death overs.
He served South African Cricket between 1992 and 2003. In 1999, he was voted as one of the Wisden Cricketer of the Year.

Career Statistics
Format M Runs Avg SR

1992–00 52 2532 35.7 45.7

1992–03 245 5935 35.1 80.9

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