March 19, 2012 2 Comments
100 – Sachin Tendulkar finally ended a run of 33 innings – over the space of 370 days – without a hundred to become the first batsman ever to hit 100 international centuries, scoring 114 in a one-day international against Bangladesh in Dhaka. However, Bangladesh won the match by five wickets.
3 – Wales completed their Six Nations campaign with a third Grand Slam in eight years after their 16-9 victory over France.
5 – Italy’s 13-6 victory over Scotland left them bottom of the Six Nations table having lost all five games.
16 - Big Buck’s tied Sir Ken’s record of 16 consecutive jumps victories by winning the World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival for a record fourth time.
23 - World number one Victoria Azarenka recorded her 23rd consecutive victory of 2012 as she defeated Maria Sharapova 6-2 6-3 to win the Indian Wells tournament.