Philip Tufnell, who represented England in 42 Tests, was nicknamed “The Cat” apparently due to his habit of being found sleeping in the dressing room. Tufnell took 121 wickets at 37.68.
Spanish club Real Madrid have won the UEFA Champions League titles nine times which is the most by any club.
Matthew Hayden of Chennai Super Kings scored 572 runs in 12 innings during the second edition of Indian Premier League which was the highest in the tournament. He was followed by another Australian in Adam Gilchrist who scored 495 runs in 16 matches.
Samuel Beckett of Ireland, who played in two first-class matches for Dublin University, won the Noble Prize for Literature in 1969.
JP Duminy has the record for scoring the slowest IPL fifty which came off 55 balls against Kings XI Punjab in 2009.
Yuvraj Singh (2) and Amit Mishra (3) are the two Indian bowlers to have claimed more than one hat-trick in IPL.
Former England pacer Dominic Cork represented his country in 37 Tests. He began his Test career against West Indies in 1995 while his final game came against India in 2002. He took 131 wickets at 29.81.
The inaugural FIFA World Cup was held in 1930 in Uruguay that saw participation from 17 countries. A total of 18 matches were played and the competition was eventually won by Uruguay.
Stephen Fleming, who represented New Zealand in 111 Tests, became the first batsman from his country to record 7000 runs in the five-day format.
Glenn McGrath (35).
Shaun Marsh, representing Kings XI Punjab, scored 616 runs in 11 matches during IPL 2008. He scored a century and five half-centuries while becoming the orange cap holder of the inaugural edition of the cash-rich T20 league.
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