Test Match Cricket Highlights - Netflix
ITV4 is showing daily highlights of England's two-Test series in Bangladesh, starting on Thursday 20th October. Ed Smith will be joined by expert analysts Michael Vaughan, Jonathan Trott and Matthew Hoggard for coverage each day, as follows.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Test Match Cricket Highlights - Australia national cricket team - Netflix
The Australia national cricket team is the joint oldest team in Test cricket history, having played in the first ever Test match in 1877. The team also plays One Day International cricket and Twenty20 International, participating in both the first ODI, against England in the 1970–71 season and the first Twenty20 International, against New Zealand in the 2004–05 season, winning both games. The team draws its players from teams playing in the Australian domestic competitions – the Sheffield Shield, the Australian domestic limited-overs cricket tournament and the Big Bash League. The national team has played 812 Test matches, winning 383, losing 219, drawing 208 and tying 2. Australia is ranked the number-one team overall in Test cricket in terms of overall wins, win-loss ratio and wins percentage. As of 1 May 2018, Australia is ranked third in the ICC Test Championship on 106 rating points. The Australian cricket team has played 916 ODI matches, winning 556, losing 317, tying 9 and with 34 ending in no-result. They are currently placed fifth in the ICC ODI Championship, though have been ranked first for 141 of 185 months since its introduction in 2002. Australia have made a record seven World Cup final appearances (1975, 1987, 1996, 1999, 2003, 2007 and 2015) and have won the World Cup a record five times in total; 1987, 1999, 2003, 2007 and 2015. Australia is the first team to appear in four consecutive World Cup finals (1996, 1999, 2003 and 2007), surpassing the old record of three consecutive World Cup appearances by West Indies (1975, 1979 and 1983) and the first team to win 3 consecutive world cups (1999, 2003 and 2007). It is also the second team to win a World Cup (2015) on home soil, after India (2011). The team was undefeated in 34 consecutive World Cup matches until 19 March at the 2011 Cricket World Cup where Pakistan beat them by 4 wickets. Australia have also won the ICC Champions Trophy twice – in 2006 and in 2009 – making them the first and the only team to become back to back winners in the Champions Trophy tournaments. The team has also played 101 Twenty20 Internationals, winning 53, losing 45, tying 2 and with 1 ending in no-result making the final of the 2010 ICC World Twenty20, which they eventually lost to England.
Test Match Cricket Highlights - Batting - Netflix
Charles Bannerman faced the first ball in Test cricket, scored the first runs in Test cricket and scored the first Test century Charles Bannerman also scored 67.34% of the Australian first innings total in match 1. This record remains to this day as the highest percentage of a completed innings total that has been scored by a single batsman. Ricky Ponting has scored the most runs for Australia in Test match cricket with 13,378 runs. Allan Border is second with 11,174 runs in 265 innings while Steve Waugh has 10,927 in 260 innings. Allan Border was the first Australian batsman to pass 10,000 and 11,000 Test runs. Ricky Ponting was the first Australian batsman to pass 12,000 and 13,000 Test runs. Matthew Hayden holds the record for the most runs in a single innings by an Australian with 380 in the first Test against Zimbabwe at Perth in October 2003. Donald Bradman holds the record for the highest average by an Australian (or any other) cricketer of 99.94 runs per dismissal. Bradman played 52 Tests, scoring 29 centuries and a further 13 fifties. Ricky Ponting holds the record for the most centuries by an Australian cricketer with 41. Former Australian captain Steve Waugh is in the second position with 32 centuries from 260 innings. Allan Border holds the record for the most fifties by an Australian cricketer with 63 in 265 innings. Adam Gilchrist holds the record for the fastest century by an Australian. Glenn McGrath holds the record for the most ducks by an Australian cricketer with 35 in 138 innings.
Test Match Cricket Highlights - References - Netflix