December 4 – Historical Events

December 4 – Historical Events

Events Happened on this Day In History


The most one-sided match in cricket history. In Lahore, Railways team smashed Dera Ismail Khan by a staggering innings and 851 runs.

Railways made 910 for 6 declared, and then skittled DIK for 32 and 27.

Afaq Khan took 7 for 14 in the first innings, but he couldn’t even get a bowl in the second as Ahad Khan (6.3-4-7-9) finished things off almost single-handedly.


Birth of a man who fell prey to Steve Waugh’s mental disintegration tactics like no other.

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Indian seamer Ajit Agarkar was a batsman useful enough to have hit 67 off 25 balls in an ODI, and a Test hundred at Lord’s.

Agarkar had his moments in international cricket –

He was the fastest to reach 50 wickets in ODIs (a record Ajantha Mendis took since) and took 6 for 41 as India clinched a famous victory against the Australians in Adelaide in 2003-04.


A historic day for New Zealand, who won their first series against Australia and became the first holders of the Trans-Tasman Trophy.

New Zealand in their first-innings 299 took 157 overs but it was historic and in the big game their big guns delivered.

Richard Hadlee took 11 for 155 where Martin Crowe Hit 113 runs for once out.


A familiar defeat for Australia under the Captaincy of Mark Taylor as Pakistan grabbed a 74-run victory, their first in Australia for 14 years in the third Test in Sydney.

The two Ahmeds, Ijaz (137) and Mushtaq (9 for 186 in the match), were the match-winners.

This was also Australia’s seventh Test without a victory in Sydney.


Virender Sehwag Nearly became the first man to score three triple-centuries in Test cricket.
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On day three of the Mumbai Test against Sri Lanka were in for a disappointment as he fell in the fourth over of the day, having added just nine to his overnight score.

He Finished on a manic 293 off 254 balls, with 40 fours and seven sixes.

Sehwag became the Third fastest Indian in 6000 Test runs During the Innings.


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