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19th Day of November

1962 Saleem Jaffer, the tall fast bowler, who was born on this day. The Pakistani took 5 for 11 on his first-class debut in 1983-84 and in 1985-86, he finished the season with 80 wickets at 19. He made his test debut against West Indies that season. Jaffer’s best Test …

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18th Day of November

1989 Dinesh Chandimal, the prolific batsman and an off-break bowler, was born on this day. The Sri Lankan made his debut at the age of 21 and hit his first hundred in his second ODI. His Test career also had a promising start, he scored fifties in each innings in …

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17th Day of November

1905 Aurther Chipperfield, the first man to make 99 on his Test debut, was born on this day. The Australian achieved the feat on the second day of the first Test against England at Trent Bridge in 1934. Chipperfield scored his Test century against South Africa in Durban in 1935-36. …

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16th day of November

1827 James Southerton, the oldest man to make a Test debut, was born on this day. The Australian made his first test appearance at 49 years and 119 days in Melbourne in March 1877 against England. 1862 Charlie Turner, the man known as The Terror, was born on this day. …

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