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11th October - A Day in the life of India

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11th October in the history of India
  • 2019 - India win the 2nd ODI by 5 wickets and take a 2-0 lead in the series in INDw vs SAw
  • 2019 - Indian captain Virat Kohli smashed his seventh double hundred in Test cricket during the first innings of the second Test against South Africa on 11th October 2019. With this he broke the record for most test double hundred by an Indian, Overtaking former Indian batsmen Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar, who had scored six each. 
  • 2019 - Virat Kohli crosses 150, breaks Don Bradman's 71-year-old record. Virat Kohli on 11th October 2019 in the second test against South Africa registered his ninth 150-plus score as captain, with this he broke former Australian Batsman Don Bradman's record for hitting the most 150-plus scores as captain in Test cricket. Bradman had hit eight 150-plus scores as captain in Test cricket between 1937 and 1948. 
  • 2019 - Virat Kohli becomes the first Indian player and second overall to smash 40 International hundreds as captain. Kohli achieved the feat after reaching three-figure mark off 173 deliveries against South Africa in the second test on October 11 2019.
  • 2019 - Dutee Chand broke the national record in the 100-metre sprint event on 11th October 2019, with a time of 11.22 seconds at National Open Athletics Championship in Ranchi. The qualification mark for the 2020 Olympics is 11.15 seconds.
  • 2019 - Delhi's second Airport, Hindon airport all set to operate the first flight on October 11. A nine-seater aircraft would fly from Hindon Airport to Pithoragarh. The company would charge ₹2,500 for each seat.
  • 2019 - PM Modi to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping in an informal summit in Mahabalipuram, Chennai scheduled between 11 - 13 October.
  • 1987 - Start of Operation Pawan by Indian forces in Sri Lanka. Thousands of civilians, insurgents, soldiers die.
Birthdays on 11th October
  • 1902 – Jayaprakash Narayan, Indian activist and politician (d. 1979) 
  • 1916 – Nanaji Deshmukh, Indian educator and activist (d. 2010) 
  • 1942 – Amitabh Bachchan, Indian film actor, producer, television host, and former politician
  • 1993 – Hardik Pandya, Indian cricketer

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