Friday, October 16, 2020

 


On this day



In 1936, Lou Gehrig, was voted AL MVP by BBWAA


In 1978, Test debut of Kapil Dev took place in the match India v Pakistan at Faisalabad


In 2005, Renault driver Fernando Alonso won season-ending Chinese Grand Prix at Shanghai International Circuit. He became the first Spanish Formula 1 World Drivers champion. He won by 21 points from Kimi Raikkonen.



Jacques Kallis

Jacques Kallis was born on the 16th of October in the year 1975. He is a South African cricket coach and former cricketer. He was classical right-handed batsman and right-arm fast-medium swing bowler. He is regarded as one of the greatest all-rounders of all time and South Africa's greatest batsman.

One can remember his crucial innings against the West Indies to give South Africa the ICC Knockout, in 1998 at Dhaka in Bangladesh.

He is known for his batting technique. He could score run a ball even through straight drives, cover drives and occasional pulls thus not compromising on the basics.

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