2018 has come to an end already, but it has left many memories and unforgettable moments for the Cricket fans to remember.
Here’s a list of 9 best Cricket moments of 2019:
Best Cricket Moments of 2019
1. Smith and Warner banned for 1 year
During a test match against South Africa, Smith and Warner were found guilty of ball-tampering. Because of that, they were banned from playing Cricket for a whole year.
2. Fakhar Zaman’s double century
Fakhar Zaman hit a double ton against Zimbabwe. He broke Saeed Anwar’s previous national record of 194 runs.
He is the 6th player to score a double-century in ODIs.
3. Sir Alastair Cook’s Retirement
The English great announcement his retirement during a series against India.
England has won 4 Ashes series under Cook’s Captaincy. He also scored a brilliant century in his last match.
For his contribution to the sport of Cricket, he was given the title of Sir as well.
4. Australia winning Women T20 Cup 2018
The ICC Women T20 World Cup 2018 was held in West Indies. A total of 10 teams were divided into two groups.
The Australian cricket team was able to beat England by 8 wickets in the final and took the trophy home.
5. Yasir Shah breaking 82 years old record
Yasir Shah became the fastest bowler to take 200 wickets in test matches. He crossed the 200 mark in a match against New Zealand.
He broke the previous 82 years old record of Australian spinner Clarrie Grimmett.
6. Virat Kohli winning a test in Australia
Virat Kohli became the first Indian captain to win a test against Australia in Australia.
He is now the first and only Asian captain to win tests in Australia, England, and South Africa.
7. Tamim Iqbal batting with one hand
Bangladeshi batsman Tamim Iqbal got a hand injury during a match in Asia Cup 2018 due to which he had to leave the ground.
However, he came back for batting as his team needed him, and batted with only one hand. The sight was quite something to watch.
8. India winning Asia Cup 2018
India won the Asia Cup 2018 final after beating Bangladesh in a nail-biter contest.
The Blues have now won the most number of Asia Cup titles (7).
9. Ireland and Afganistan making test debut
Ireland played their first-ever test match against Pakistan. They lost the match by 5 wickets, but they still took a huge step forward by making their test debut.
Afghanistan made their test debut against India. They were defeated by a margin of an innings and 262 runs.
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