Bowling: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Megan Schutt becomes first women cricketer to take two Hat-Tricks

Australia fast bowler Megan Schutt has become the first woman cricketer to claim two hat-tricks in white-ball cricket (limited over matches). She achieved this feat against West Indies in the third ODI. Megan Schutt’s Spell of 3/24 (9.3 Overs) helped Australia to beat West Indies by eight wickets in the third game of the five-match ..

Abdul Qadir, Pakistan’s master leg-spinner passes away

Abdul Qadir Khan (63), Pakistan’s master leg-spinner, has passed away in Lahore on 7th September 2019. He played in 67 Tests and 104 ODIs had a total 368 wickets in his international career. Cricket pundits and writers believe that his biggest achievement was to keep the art of wrist spin alive during the eras of ..

The book “No Spin” autobiography of Shane Warne

The book “No Spin” is the autobiography of renowned Australian bowler Shane Warne, which will release on October 30. It is the true story behind the headlines, in Warne’s own voice, and challenges some of the enduring myths and untruths that surround him. The memoir is written with cricketer and TV presenter Mark Nicholas. Warne ..

Ashwin, Jadeja in top two spots in ICC Test bowling rankings

Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have topped the ICC Test rankings. Off-spinner Ashwin is in the number one position. Left-arm spinner Jadeja has bagged the second position in the ranking. This is the second time the two Indian bowlers have occupied the top two spots in the rankings. Earlier in 1974, the left-arm spinner Bishan Singh ..

Cricket: First cricketers ever to be convicted by Court

Recently, Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and pace bowler Mohammad Asif became the first cricketers ever to be convicted for fixing a part of a match. The 12-member jury at London’s Southwark Crown Court found the duo guilty of conspiracy to cheat and to accept corrupt payments during a Pakistan-England Test match at Lord’s last ..