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Mathematician Tony Lewis passes away

Mathematician Tony Lewis passed away on April 1st, 2020. He is noted for the Duckworth Lewis Stern method used in cricket by ICC. Tony Lewis Tony Lewis (Anthony Lewis) was an English mathematician born in 1942 in Lancashire, North-west England.  He was a lecturer at the University of the West of England and the Oxford ..

Nita Ambani named in iSportconnect’s list of 10 most influential women in sports for 2020

Nita Ambani, the owner of Mumbai Indians cricket team franchise, has been named in the iSportconnect’s list of 10 most influential women in sports for 2020. iSportconnect is a Sports business network, which released the list. The other women who feature in the list were Tennis superstars Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka, ace gymnast Simone ..

Former Indian spinner Sunil Joshi named Chairman of the National selection panel

Former Indian spinner Sunil Joshi has been named Chairman of the National selection panel by the Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) of BCCI. The Cricket Advisory Committee has shortlisted a five-member group including former Indian pacer Harvinder Singh, Venkatesh Prasad, Rajesh Chauhan and LS Siva Ramakrishnan. BCCI also announced that the CAC will review the panel’s ..

Shafali Verma tops ICC women’s T20 International rankings

The 16-year-old Indian cricketer Shafali Verma was seen in news recently, as she was placed in the top spot in the ICC women’s T20 International rankings. She achieved the feat following her outstanding performance (161 runs in four innings) at the ongoing World Cup. She has become only the second Indian batter after Mithali Raj ..

‘Namaste Trump’ event held in Motera Stadium

Sardar Patel Stadium located in Ahmedabad (Gujarat) also called as the Motera Stadium is the largest cricket stadium of the world and the second largest stadium in the World, after the Rungrado May Day Stadium of North Korea. The reconstruction work of the Sardar Patel Stadium started in the year 2016. US President Donald Trump jointly addressed the ..

Ross Taylor becomes first cricketer to play 100 matches in all three formats

Veteran Cricketer of the New Zealand Team, Ross Taylor recently created history by becoming the first cricketer to play 100 matches in all three formats of the game- Test, ODI, T20 I. He achieved this feat during the first test match against India in Wellington. The 35-year-old batsman played his 100th T20 International against India ..

Pragyan Ojha to retire from international and first-class cricket.

Veteran Indian cricketer Pragyan Ojha recently announced his retirement from international and first-class cricket. The 33-year-old left-arm spinner played 24 Tests between 2009 and 2013 and grabbed a total of 113 wickets. He last played for India in 2013, against the West Indies in Mumbai. He had also played ODIs and T20 Internationals, representing India.

Bangladesh wins its maiden Under-19 World Cup title

The Cricket team of Bangladesh has clinched its maiden Under-19 World Cup title, in this year’s ICC World cup cricket tournament, held at Potchefstroom, South Africa. They beat the Indian team led by Priyam Garg in the Super League final match, by 3 wickets. The team was announced to have won, by D/L method. This ..