Notes: Matches abandoned without a ball bowled are wholly excluded. Counties participated in the years shown, except that there were no matches in the years 1915-18 and 1940-45; Hampshire did not play inter-county matches in 1868-69, 1871-74 and 1879; Worcestershire did not take part in the Championship in 1919.
Vidyadhar Paradkar knew Haseeb Hameed would go far when he first met him. He has, and it's due in no small part to Paradkar
Also: most wickets in a two-Test series, and the highest total that could not forestall defeat
Stats highlights from the first day's play in the Mumbai Test
Some teams are understandably opposed to a two-tier format. Two conferences, with a championship match between the leading side from each, might be more viable
With Bangladesh struggling to put out a quality pace attack in Test cricket, the team management could perhaps coax the ODI captain to return in whites with a modified run-up
Poor shots, hilarious run-outs, making decent bowling look terrifying, and losing all ten for less than hundred: a look at the team's meltdowns this year