The first man to 500 wickets in Test cricket was born on this day (October 30) in 1962. Courtney Walsh also holds the record for the most number (43) of ducks in Tests. Click the pic to read more about his brilliant career.
Two teams of British cricketers took part in the world's highest match ... on the side of Mount Everest. 50 cricket-mad explorers spent nine days trekking through the Himalayas to Everest Base Camp at a plateau of 5,165m. Once on the frozen lake bed they got out their cricket gear and were very happy. They played a full match setting a new world record for the highest altitude ever recorded for a field sport ... not that it is an overly contested title.