The armistice signed on “the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month” marked victory for the Allies and the collapse of Germany – the end of WWI.
An Inzaman-ul-Haq century before lunch against Zimbabwe [insert quippy line about Inzaman being hungry]. At the Harare Sports Club, Inzi plundered 112 from 107 balls with 20 typical stand-and-deliver fours.
German mathematician Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz demonstrates integral calculus for the first time to find the area under the graph of y = f(x) function. The
Alyssa Healy hit a World T20 record, scoring 50 off 21 balls in Australia’s comfortable win over Ireland, in Providence, Guyana. She top scored in four of Australia’s six wins in the tournament, ended as top scorer and won player of the tournament.
George Giffentook – ‘the Australian WG Grace’ – became the first and only man to score a first-class double century and take 16 wickets in the same game for South Australia against Victoria.
Stokes will cover regular captain Joe Root, who misses the first Test as he attends the birth of his second child.
Holder has led the West Indies for nearly five years.
Last month, Vikram Solanki took the reins at Surrey to become the only head coach among the 18 first-class counties from a diverse background.
A game-wide anti-discrimination charter and code will be introduced.
Stokes will be skipper for the first Test against the West Indies, and Root took the time to write a short note to his stand-in.
A majority vote was reached at a meeting of first-class counties chairmen on Tuesday.
The Durham man tiptoed around ICC rules on overt political statements but made clear the occasion would not go unmarked by England.
Contests between the two sides have seen a number of record-breaking performances.
The former England spinner insists Test cricket can survive a summer without crowds.
The pair will go head to head this week when the first Test between England and West Indies gets under way in Southampton.