This day in sport – 05 Aug 1996

Garry Sobers and Frank Worrell
Garry Sobers and Frank Worrell

Sobers hits 24 fours in cricket test.

West Indian Captain Garry Sobers hit 24 fours in an innings of 174 (including a hundred between lunch and tea) and had match figures of 8 for 80 to set up an innings and 55 run victory over England in the 4th test at Headingley. The win gave the West Indies the series. Sobers dominated with bat, ball and coin. He scored 722 runs at 103.14, took 20 wickets and won all five tosses.

This day in sport – 05 Aug 1996
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