This Day In Sport – December 12

They say we should use this time to learn something new – so we thought we’d offer up a history lesson free of charge!

We’re going to be recapping all the important sporting moments each and every day on the Ladbrokes Blog.

So if it’s AFL, NRL, Basketball, Cricket, Golf or even Wrestling, be sure to return each morning as we take a trip back through the history books to relive some of the great and important sporting moments in This Day In Sport!

2017 – Gale of a Time

Playing gfor the Rangpur Riders in the Bangladesh Premier League final in Dhaka, Chris Gayle broke his own record of the most sixes in a T20 innings, hitting 18 in a title clinching innings of 145 not out.

Four bolwers from the Dhaka Dynamates went for more than ten runs per over in the 57 run defeat.

1988 – Unwanted Record

In the NBA, Miami Heat set the record for the most consecutive defeats at the start of the season with 17 after a 104-94 loss to Utah,

The record would be equalled a decade later when the LA Clippers opened the 1998-99 season with 17 straight losses.

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