Brazil defeated Australia 6-0 in the final of the inaugural FIFA Confederations Cup in 1997 to clinch the title.
Chris Gayle became the first batsman to complete 100 fours (101) in West Indies’ last group tie against South Africa in the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy.
Sir Donald Bradman needed just four runs to reach Test batting average of 100. However, he was bowled by Eric Hollies for a duck. Bradman finished with a batting average of 99.94.
Lewis Hamilton, then with McLaren, clinched the 2012 Canadian Grand Prix title. He was followed by Romain Gorsjean of Lotus at second and Sergio Perez of Sauber at third.
The first British Open saw the participation of only eight players with Willie Park, Sr. of Scotland winning the event.
Juventus Football Club of Italy is also known as La Vecchia Signora which in English translates to The Old Lady.
Robert James Crisp was born on May 28, 1911 in Calcutta (India). He went on to represent South Africa in nine Tests picking 20 wickets.
James Matthews, an Australian spinner, took a hat-trick in each innings of a Test match against South Africa in 1912 at Manchester.
Former world no. 1 Jim Courier won four Grand Slam titles in his career. He won two French Open and two Australian Open titles.
Tatenda Taibu became captain of the Zimbabwean Test team at 20y 358d. He is the youngest ever cricketer to have led a Test side.
Rod Laver won all 4 grand slam tennis events in 1962 and then again in 1969. Interestingly, Laver only won 1 grand clam event, Wimbledon in 1968, in the years between 1962 and 1969. He also never won a grand slam event after 1969. Laver retired in 1979.
Yusuf Pathan of Kolkata Knight Riders was given out obstructing the field against Pune Warriors during the sixth season of IPL. He thus became the first player in IPL’s history to have been given out in this manner.
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