Remember the date – 04/08/16 for one of the biggest coincidence in Test match history

Remember the date : 04/08/16 and now you may know why ?

Sri Lankan batsman Dimuth Karunaratne was dismissed by the Australian speedster Mitchell Starc for zero on the very first ball of the Second Test being played at Galle.

Dimuth Karunaratne

Joe Burns was sent back to the pavilion by the Sri Lankan debutant Vishwa Fernando on the second ball of the Australian innings.

Joe Burns

Pakistani opener Mohammad Hafeez was dismissed by England’s pacer James Anderson on the 4th delivery of the first over in the Third Test match being played at Birmingham.


And That’s not the only coincidence.
1 ball x 4 = 04
2 ball x 4 = 08
4 ball x 4 = 16
Finally, Date: 04/08/16

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