Sydney Sixers defeated Highveld Lions in the final of the 2012 Champions League T20 by 10 wickets to lift their maiden title.
The feat of winning the four majors – Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and US Open - in the same year has only been achieved by two players in men’s tennis. Don Budge of USA achieved it in 1938 and Rod Laver of Australia did it twice in 1962 and 1969.
India’s Leander Paes became the oldest man to win a Grand Slam title by winning the 2013 US Open men’s doubles title at the age of 40 years.
Ken McGregor and Frank Sedgman of Australia in 1951 won all four Grand Slam doubles titles – a feat that hasn’t yet been repeated.
Former West Indian all-rounder Garfield Sobers appeared in just one ODI in which he was dismissed for a six-ball duck by England’s Chris Old.
Aaron Finch of Australia blasted 156 off 63 deliveries against England at The Rose Bowl, Southampton in August 2013. This is the highest by any batsman in a T20I. The previous record was held by Brendon McCullum of New Zealand (123).
Chelsea FC collected 95 points in the 2004-05 season of Premier League under the guidance of Jose Mourinho which is a league record. They won 29, drew 8 and lost just one game during their successful Premier League campaign.
Arthur Ashe of USA won the first ever US Open of the Open era in 1968. He won three major titles that include Australian, Wimbledon and US Open.
Former cricketer Clive Hubert Lloyd was the first West Indian to play in 100 Tests. He went on to play in 110 Tests scoring 7515 runs at 46.67.
Ellen Hansell was a female tennis player from the United States. She was the first ever winner of the women`s singles event of the US Open.
Jimmy Connors of United States is the only man to have won the US Open on three different surfaces.- grass in 1974, clay in 1976 and hard court in 1978.
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