BCCI stands for Board of Control of Cricket in India in 1928 by players of Delhi’s Roshnara Club under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act. It is comprised of state cricket associations. The state associations elect their representatives who in turn elect the officials at BCCI. It was set up with the aim of putting […]
The Ashes Series stands for one of the cricket’s highest trophies. The term got birth after England was defeated by Australia on English soil on August 29, 1882. The following day “Sporting Times” supported a mock obituary of English cricket which stated that the body of English cricket will be cremated and the ashes will […]
Australian cricketer Don Bradman has the record of scoring most number of double centuries in test cricket. In his entire career he scored 12 double centuries. Sri Lankan player Kumar Sangarkara stands in second place with 11 double centuries. Brian Lara of West Indies stands in third with 9 double centuries.
The first One Day International match was played between England and Australia on 5th Jan 1971. Geoffrey Boycott of England was the first batsman to receive a ball in a one-day international. Graham McKenzie of Australia was the bowler.
The first International women’s world cup was held in 1973. Total seven teams participated in it. In the first women’s world cup, England team won the final against Australia. Till 2017, eleven world cups played in women’s cricket and Australian women’s cricket team stands in first place by winning world cup for six times.