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Highest stands without a triple, and the best visitors at Lord's

Jul 28, 2015: Also: the most runs and wickets after 30 Tests, and when England's batting and bowling record-holders played together

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The longest wait to take guard, and the youngest teams

Jul 21, 2015: Also: players with the lengthiest runs without facing defeat, and a host of Ashes trivia

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Déjà vu ducks, and staying on field all Test long

Jul 14, 2015: Also: highest scores by captains and keepers in the Ashes, and making the most runs in the fourth innings

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Centuries all down the middle, and the first Test cricketer to be born

Jul 7, 2015: Also: most years between matches for Sri Lanka, and the overseas captain who led in the most Tests in England

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Highest totals without a century, and dream ODI debuts

Jun 30, 2015: Also: the most team changes made by a country in successive one-day internationals, and highest individual Test scores in the second innings

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Longest-serving players, and shortest Test-match days

Jun 23, 2015: Plus: oldest debut centurions, youngest to 9000 Test runs, and the highest completed innings without extras

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Pair and a five-for in the same Test, and shaky openers

Jun 16, 2015: Also: more stats from the West Indies-Australia Kingston Test, and a unique ODI century record at Edgbaston

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Small yet significant contributions in wins, and costly five-fors

Jun 9, 2015: Also: the slowest to 1000 Test runs, and other trivia from the 2015 Headingley Test

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Keepers with twin fifties, batsmen with twin nineties

Jun 2, 2015: Also: the most extras, the longest waits for hundreds, and the fastest Test centuries

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Most consecutive Tests, and vowel-less surnames

May 26, 2015: Plus: the shortest turnaround times between Test series, and the nervous and not-so-nervous 90s

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Most runs on day one, and the Gavaskar-Hannan Sarkar connection

May 19, 2015: Also: making 600 and not winning, and lopsided contributions in a team's innings

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Highest left-handed stands, and West Indies' fourth-innings woes

May 12, 2015: Also: Faoud Bacchus' unique Test record, and what Mahmudullah and John Reid have in common

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No. 9 debut centurions, and lots of new blood

May 5, 2015: Also: players dismissed on the same score in both innings, oldest T20 players, and longest unbroken bowling spells

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Birthday hundreds, and the fastest to 2000 Test runs

Apr 28, 2015: Also, the best averages with hundred-plus Test wickets, and back-to-back ODI centuries by Bangladesh batsmen

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More tons than fifties, and winning after making 31

Apr 21, 2015: Plus, World Cup half-centuries for two countries, and a jackpot on County Championship debut

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Most maidens in a Test, and Australia's oldest players

Apr 14, 2015: Plus, MS Dhoni in chases, and most Test runs against England

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Most World Cup matches without a run, and batting recoveries

Apr 7, 2015: Plus, most World Cup runs without a duck, and Seb Coe's brother-in-law

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Farewell ODI tons, and highest in a semi

Mar 31, 2015: Plus, players who signed off with World Cup finals, Sydney's ODI record, and Bradman's highest average

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Unbeaten World Cup finalists, and O'Brien's dubious record

Mar 24, 2015: Plus, highest successful chases at the MCG, and captains with over a hundred ODI wins

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World Cup centurions, and nonagenarians

Mar 17, 2015: Plus, Sangakkara's record, Scotland's highest, and oldest players in the World Cup

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