December 13 – Events Happened in History

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December 13 – Events Happened in History

Events Happened on this Day in History – December 13

1975

Perhaps the most audacious innings in Test history. Australia thumped West Indies in five out of six Tests in the series.

But in the second match, at the WACA, Roy Fredericks led West Indies to an innings victory with an astonishing display.

Only a fool gives Dennis Lillee and Jeff Thomson as good as He Gets on a Perth Flyer, But Fredericks did exactly that and Smacked them all Around the park.

Even though they were Eight-ball overs, Lillee and Thomson’s figures of 37-0-251-5 were not a Pretty sight, and at lunch, on the second day, West Indies were 130 for 1 – from 14 overs.

Fredericks Scored 50 off 33 balls and 100 in 71 in all, He faced only 145 deliveries for his 169.

1990

Birth of Kiwi All-rounder Corey Anderson, best known for scoring what was then the fastest ODI century, off 36 balls, against West Indies in 2014.
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Anderson belted 14 sixes and six fours in his unbeaten 131, off 47 balls, in the rain-reduced game in Queenstown.

He held the record for just over a year before AB de Villiers’ produced a 31-ball special.

A useful left-arm seamer, Anderson was earmarked as a promising allrounder at Under-19 level.

He scored his first Test century, against Bangladesh, on his maiden international tour in 2013.

1999

England recovered from 2 for 4 and all that in Johannesburg with a Rough, Tough draw in the second Test, in Port Elizabeth.



Nasser Hussain led from the front, pounding 82 in his first three scoring strokes were 4, 6 and 6 – and 70 not out.

There were also Hundreds of Mike Atherton and Lance Klusener in a match that ended Tempestuously.

The four of England’s Six Second-Innings Victims Sawed off by Poor Decisions By the Umpires.

2014

Disappointment for Virat Kohli in his first Test as captain.

After the Brisbane Test was postponed due to Phillip Hughes’ death.

The two teams met for an emotional contest in Adelaide a week after Hughes’ funeral.

Kohli’s Twin hundreds in this Test and he Became the second batsman after Greg Chappell to score two Centuries in his first Test as captain.

It Was Matched by David Warner and then Eclipsed by offspinner Nathan Lyon’s 12 wickets.

India chased 364 on the Last Day a total that Looked Gettable when Kohli and M Vijay batted After Lunch.

After Vijay was Trapped leg-before by Lyon for 99, Kohli carried on and Taking India past 300.

But on 141, He was caught at the boundary, After which India collapsed and Lost by 48 runs.



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