Physio came 6 times in 66 minutes, not even a single session was played, the shortest test in history. on this day in cricket shortest test match in cricket history finished in just 61 balls between england and west indies due to unsafe pitch

The test match is of five days, but this match played between England and West Indies could not go on for the whole five days, let alone a single day.

England batsmen had eaten balls on the body.

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The status of Test matches has always been high in the world of cricket. In this match which lasts for five days, everything of the player is tested. His class, his mind, his patience, the player tests himself in this match on all the criteria. Today, when it is the era of instant cricket, even if any player is asked, most of them will say that they want to play Test matches for their country. There have also been many great test matches in the history of cricket. Such matches which went till the last moments on the fifth day. But do you know when was the shortest match played in the history of Test cricket? this match today’s day That is, it was played on January 29 and ended on the same day.

No, no, this match did not result. Rather, this match played in 1998 was deliberately abandoned by the umpires. Had this not been done, perhaps a major accident would have happened to a player. This match was between England and West Indies. The ground was Sabina Park in Kingston, West Indies.

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Match finished in 61 balls

In today’s time, if a Test match ends in three days, then it is not surprising. But this match did not last even for a whole day. It was over in just 10.1 overs i.e. 61 balls. The reason for this was the dangerous pitch of Sabina Park. England captain Michael Atherton won the toss and decided to bowl first. But the England batsmen were playing more balls on less body on the bat. Because the pitch itself was such that it did not have the same bounce. Due to uneven bounce, the ball was running here and there and the players were getting hit on the body. England lost the captain’s wicket on the first ball of the third over. He was dismissed by Courtney Walsh after scoring two runs. Mark Butcher also became a victim of Walsh. After this Nasir Hussain became the victim of Curtly Ambrose. England had lost three wickets for 17 runs and then the match was called off.

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Physio came on the field six times in 66 minutes

It took 66 minutes to bowl these 10 overs but during this six times England The physio came on the field and went after treating the injury of his players. England’s wicketkeeper Elk Stewart faced many balls on his body. After this, match umpires Steve Buckner and Srinivas Venkataraghavan announced the end of the match due to an unsafe pitch.