Thursday, April 2, 2009


  • The first ODI was played on 5 January 1971 between Australia and England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Australia won the game by 5 wickets.Opening batsman John Hugh Edrich of England for his brilliant 82 were chosen Man of the match.

  • Wasim Akram and Mohammad Sami,of Pakistan, are the only cricketers to have taken a hat-trick in Test cricket and ODIs.

  • Uniquely, Wasim Akram has taken four international hat-tricks(two in test and two in one dayers) in all.

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