This day in history: 14th March
2001: Fourth day of one of the greatest Test matches ever – India vs Australia at Eden Gardens. Rahul Dravid started the day at 7 and VVS Laxman at 107 but by the end of it, they had reached 155 and 275 respectively.
1982: Sidath Wettimuny becomes Sri Lanka’s first Test centurion.
1979: Birthday of Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen
1990: Birthday of Juventus striker Nicolas Anelka.
1997: Michael Johnson wins the 67th James E Sullivan award, after winning both the 200m and 400m Olympic medals in 1996.
1980: 22 U.S boxers (among 87 onboard) die in Polish plane crash.