Tuesday, November 24, 2020

 


On this day



In 1960, Wilt Chamberlain pulled down 55 rebounds in a game which was a NBA record.


In 1989, Sachin Tendulkar scored a Test Cricket fifty aged 16 years 214 days, a record at that time.


In 2013, German Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel won season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix. It was his record 9th straight GP victory. It was a record equalling 13th consecutive GP win. It was 4th straight World Drivers Championship.



Today's Birthdays


Brijesh Patel

Brijesh Patel who was born in 1952 is an Indian cricketer who played for the Indian national cricket team as a right-handed batsman from 1974 until 1979.He grew up in Bangalore.

He played in 21 test matches. He maintained a batting average of 29.45. He was also a bowler, but was never asked to deliver his right-arm off breaks for his national team. His highest test score was 115 not out. He was regarded as an excellent fielder normally covering areas around cover and point. He has a record of being a player who has never gone for a duck.


Ian Botham

Ian Botham, Baron Botham, Kt, OBE who was born in 1955 is an English cricket commentator, member of the House of Lords and a former cricketer. He has been chairman of Durham County Cricket Club since 2017.

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