Wednesday, 19 December 2018

Tag Archives: world record

Pakistan ace Yasir Shah breaks 82-year-old world record

DUBAI: Pakistan ace Yasir Shah has become the fastest bowler to 200 Test wickets, eclipsing the 82-year-old record of champion Australia leg-spinner Clarrie Grimmett. Yasir removed New Zealand nightwatchman and debutant Will Somerville lbw early on day four of the third Test in Abu Dhabi to bring up his 200th ...

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Kathleen Baker breaks 100m backstroke world record

NEW YORK: Kathleen Baker set a world record of 58.00sec to win the 100m backstroke at the US swimming championships. Baker, silver medalist in the event at the 2016 Rio Olympics, improved on the world record of 58.10 set by Canadian Kylie Masse at the World Championships in Budapest on ...

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Finch revels in record as Australia smash Zimbabwe

HARARE: Australia captain Aaron Finch revelled in his record-breaking innings against Zimbabwe, saying it was “up there” as one of the best innings he has ever played. Finch powered his way to 172, beating his own world record high score in Twenty20 Internationals. Finch and fellow opener D Arcy Short ...

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BPL: Gayle’s record 146 carries Rangpur to maiden title

DHAKA: Chris Gayle created a new world record of most sixes in a T20 innings as he hit 18 massive sixes, helping his side Rangpur Riders win the final of Bangladesh Premier League in Dhaka. Gayle smashed 18 sixes during his unbeaten innings of 146 off 69 deliveries to break ...

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Khan’s record haul destroys Sri Lanka

DUBAI: Left-arm paceman Usman Khan Shinwari destroyed Sri Lanka with a five-wicket burst to help Pakistan achieve a convincing nine-wicket win in the fifth and final one-day international to secure a 5-0 series sweep. Khan’s 5-34 in seven overs reduced Sri Lanka to 103 all out in 26.2 overs in ...

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London Mosque Sets Record with World’s Biggest Samosa

LONDON: A mosque in London has set the world record for making the largest samosa. The enormous snack, which weighed in at 153.1 kilograms, was made by a team of Muslim Aid volunteers at the East London Mosque Aug. 22, the Evening Standard newspaper reported. After claiming their official Guinness ...

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Vanessa becomes the first British-American woman to climb K2

LONDON: Vanessa O’Brien sets a world record by becoming the first American-British woman to summit Mt K2. On July 28, the 52-year-old scaled the highest mountain also known as the “Killer Mountain” at 8,611 m. One most important flags I carried to the top of #K2 was #Pakistan, a country ...

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