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Has Steven Smith made the fastest ODI hundred for Australia?
Has Steven Smith made the fastest ODI hundred for Australia?

Also: who played the most Test matches without ever ending up on the losing side?

Is Ishan Kishan the only uncapped player to make 500 runs in one IPL season?
Is Ishan Kishan the only uncapped player to make 500 runs in one IPL season?

Also: what was the first Test series that didn't involve either England or Australia?

Which Indian batsman made hundreds in five successive Tests this century?
Which Indian batsman made hundreds in five successive Tests this century?

And who was the first man to take ten wickets in a first-class innings in India?

How many bowlers have taken a five-for against the Mumbai Indians?
How many bowlers have taken a five-for against the Mumbai Indians?

And who holds the record for the most wicketkeeping dismissals in the IPL?

What's the record for sixes in an IPL season?
What's the record for sixes in an IPL season?

And when was the last time Australia fielded 11 right-handers in a Test?

How many IPL teams have won and lost a match by ten wickets in the same season?
How many IPL teams have won and lost a match by ten wickets in the same season?

And which horse named after a cricketer won a classic race?

Which cricketer got married on the rest day of his Test debut?
Which cricketer got married on the rest day of his Test debut?

And who scored two hundreds in his final Test?

Who is the first wicketkeeper to take 100 catches in the IPL?
Who is the first wicketkeeper to take 100 catches in the IPL?

And which is the highest Test batting partnership in a losing cause?

Was the Rajasthan Royals' 226 for 6 last week the highest successful chase in the IPL?
Was the Rajasthan Royals' 226 for 6 last week the highest successful chase in the IPL?

Also: is Pakistan's 574 against Australia in 1972-73 the highest Test total in defeat?

Does Graham Gooch still hold the record for the most runs scored in a single Test?
Does Graham Gooch still hold the record for the most runs scored in a single Test?

Also: what is the highest total on the first day of any Test?

How often have wickets fallen to the first two balls of an ODI innings?
How often have wickets fallen to the first two balls of an ODI innings?

Also: what is the record for sixes by a team in one innings in an ODI, and a T20 international?

Who holds the record for most runs in Tests without being dismissed?
Who holds the record for most runs in Tests without being dismissed?

Also: which players have scored the most runs and taken the most wickets in England-Australia ODIs?

Who has top-scored in the most Test innings for England?
Who has top-scored in the most Test innings for England?

And who took more than 2000 wickets in his first-class career, but scored fewer than 2000 runs?

Who has scored 10,000 runs in T20 cricket but never played a Test?
Who has scored 10,000 runs in T20 cricket but never played a Test?

And which current player has won ten Test caps but has never played a senior T20 match?

How often have there been no debutants in Tests in an England summer?
How often have there been no debutants in Tests in an England summer?

And what's the lowest fourth-innings total by a team that won a Test with nine wickets down?

Does MS Dhoni have the highest average of those who batted at No. 6 and above for India?
Does MS Dhoni have the highest average of those who batted at No. 6 and above for India?

And has anyone played more international matches than Dhoni and taken only one wicket or fewer?

Have both openers ever been out first ball in a Test innings?
Have both openers ever been out first ball in a Test innings?

Also: has any cricket ground staged more than three Tests in a row?

Has Jimmy Anderson now taken more wickets against West Indies in Tests than anyone else?
Has Jimmy Anderson now taken more wickets against West Indies in Tests than anyone else?

And how often has a batsman been dismissed twice in one day by the same bowler?

Is Joe Root the first England captain to be run out in successive Test innings?
Is Joe Root the first England captain to be run out in successive Test innings?

And have any cricketers taken part in the Winter Olympics?

Has anyone had a longer Test career than Sachin Tendulkar's 24 years?
Has anyone had a longer Test career than Sachin Tendulkar's 24 years?

And who was the first bowler to 100 ODI wickets?