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November 16: Angelo Mathews’ maiden hundred with 10 sixes

On this day in 2013, Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar made his last appearance in Test matches. He regards himself as one of the greatest batsmen in cricket history.He made his test debut in 1989. Since then, he has played 200 Test matches and scored 15921.

On this day in 2014, Sri Lanka’s former captain Angelo Mathews scored his maiden hundred and highest score in ODI matches. He scored an unbeaten 139 runs with six fours and 10 sixes against India at Runchi. It helped Sri Lanka get 286 runs on board. However, India won the match, and Angelo Mathews was named the player of the match.

On this day in 2014, Sri Lanka wicketkeeper-batsman Niroshan Dickwella made his ODI debut. Since then, he has played 55 ODI matches and scored 1604 runs.

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