Kevin Arnott, who represented Zimbabwe in four Tests, was the first batsman from his country to face a ball in a Test match. He achieved this unique record in 1992 at Harare against India scoring 40 (176).
Johan Vonlanthen of Switzerland became the youngest ever player to score when he scored the equaliser against France at Euro 2004. He was 18yrs 141days old at the time.
Kostas Chalkias, goalkeeper of Greece, is the oldest player in the tournament. He is 38-years-old and was a part of the winning squad of 2004 Euro Cup.
Oscar Gomer Swahn, a Swedish shooter, is the oldest ever sportsperson to have participated in the Olympics in 1920 aged 72.
Imran Khan, one of the greatest all-rounders to have played cricket, scored 3807 Test runs and his highest score in an innings was 136 against Australia in February 1990.
The 1936 Berlin Games were the first ever to be televised. The results were transmitted via telex and newsreel film.
Russell Endean, who represented South Africa in 28 Tests scoring 1630 runs at 33.95, became the first Test batsman to be given out “handled the ball” in 1957 at Capetown against England.
Kevin Pietersen, who recently announced his retirement from limited overs cricket, represented England in 127 ODIs and scored nine centuries.
David Villa of Spain was the leading scorer of the 2008 UEFA European Football Championship with four goals.
McLaren’s Jenson Button won the 2011 Canadian Grand Prix. The race lasted for a record 4 hours 4 minutes and 39 seconds after it was suspended due to heavy rain. It has been the longest race ever in F1 history.
The answer is Thomas James Matthews. This Australian legspinner took hat-tricks in each innings of a Test match against South Africa in 1912. He represented Australia in eight Tests and claimed 16 wickets.
Pietersen was the second-highest run scorer at the World T20 in the West Indies with 248 runs.
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