This Day in Sport History

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1947: Bradman scores his 99th 1st-class cricket century, 100 South Australia v Victoria.

1961: Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors scored 78 points in a 151-147 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers.

1990: John Stockton of the Utah Jazz dished out 23 assists in a 105-95 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.

2000: Shaquille O’Neal sets a record for most free throw attempts without a make in a game with 11, in a loss to the SuperSonics.

2011: Less than two years after Sachin Tendulkar became the first man to score an ODI double, Virender Sehwag made 219 – while supposedly humming Hindi film songs – against West Indies in Indore, not too far from Gwalior, where Tendulkar got his double. Sehwag’s spectacular innings took 149 balls in all, and the 200 came as early as the 44th over.

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