Brydon Coverdale

Assistant editor, ESPNcricinfo


Who played the most internationals before making his Test debut?
Who played the most internationals before making his Test debut?

And when was the first time both sides in a Test had wicketkeeper-captains?

Who made their debuts alongside Tendulkar and Waqar and never played a Test again?
Who made their debuts alongside Tendulkar and Waqar and never played a Test again?

And who holds the record for taking the most Test wickets after the age of 40?

Which is the most common first name for Australian Test cricketers since 2000?
Which is the most common first name for Australian Test cricketers since 2000?

And which team does Roger Federer support in cricket?

Who is the only man to score an ODI half-century at No. 11?
Who is the only man to score an ODI half-century at No. 11?

And which set of brothers have played the most Tests for England?

Which team holds the record for the highest innings total in their inaugural Test?
Which team holds the record for the highest innings total in their inaugural Test?

And who are the only two Indians to have featured in Zimbabwe's and Bangladesh's inaugural Tests?

Who was the first to 200 Test wickets?
Who was the first to 200 Test wickets?

And who was the most recent ICC Cricketer of the Year not from Australia or India?

Philander six-for completes historic series win for South Africa
Philander six-for completes historic series win for South Africa

South Africa wrapped up the series 3-1 - their first home win against Australia since readmission - with a 492-run victory

Morkel takes SA closer to 3-1 after du Plessis ton
Morkel takes SA closer to 3-1 after du Plessis ton

South Africa batted on and on in Johannesburg on the fourth day to push their lead past 600, before Morkel's strikes, as he battled a side strain, left Australia three down in a colossal chase

Australia made to grind as SA lead crosses 400
Australia made to grind as SA lead crosses 400

Tim Paine and Pat Cummins showed fight with the bat, and Cummins was a constant threat with the ball, too, but South Africa remained firmly in control of the match, and almost certain to complete a historic home series win against Australia

Bavuma, Philander leave Australia staring at follow-on
Bavuma, Philander leave Australia staring at follow-on

South Africa's last four wickets added 189 to shore up an already strong total before Australia's new look batting line-up went on a freefall

South Africa aim to farewell Morkel with historic series win
South Africa aim to farewell Morkel with historic series win

Despite the tumult of the ball-tampering controversy, Australia have a Test to play, and a record of not having lost a series in South Africa since 1970 to keep alive

Why is Australia so outraged at Steven Smith's team?
Why is Australia so outraged at Steven Smith's team?

Ball-tampering happens in cricket, so why has what Australia did in Cape Town been decried so vehemently at home? The answer lies in the role sport plays in the identity of the nation

Despondent Australia crushed in a session
Despondent Australia crushed in a session

Morne Morkel walked off with career-best figures as Australia lost all 10 wickets during the evening session, though off-field events continued to overshadow the result

South Africa tighten grip as ball-tampering row erupts
South Africa tighten grip as ball-tampering row erupts

Cameron Bancroft worked on the ball in an incident, which overshadowed the third day's play in Cape Town, where the hosts stretched their lead towards 300

Bowlers keep SA on top after Elgar carries bat
Bowlers keep SA on top after Elgar carries bat

Morne Morkel ran through Australia's middle order and collected his 300th Test wicket as South Africa strengthened their position

Who was the leading Test run scorer when ESPNcricinfo was launched?
Who was the leading Test run scorer when ESPNcricinfo was launched?

Twenty-five questions to test your knowledge of cricket in the last 25 years

Elgar stands firm as Cummins leads Aussie revival
Elgar stands firm as Cummins leads Aussie revival

Pat Cummins' afternoon spell turned the tables on South Africa, after Dean Elgar and AB de Villiers had laid a very promising platform

Rabada reprieve adds spice to simmering contest
Rabada reprieve adds spice to simmering contest

South Africa will be buoyed by the availability of No. 1 Test bowler Kagiso Rabada while Australia hope to have Mitchells Starc and Marsh fit

Rabada's 11-for helps South Africa level series
Rabada's 11-for helps South Africa level series

AB de Villiers played another cameo as the hosts chased down 101 with six wickets in hand

De Villiers and Rabada tighten South Africa's grip
De Villiers and Rabada tighten South Africa's grip

After the batsman hit his first Test century in more than three years and one of his finest, the quick took three wickets to hurt Australia further on the third day in Port Elizabeth