Cricket: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Kallis, Sthalekar, Abbas inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame list

The International Cricket Council (ICC) honored three retired legends of the game of 22 yards with the inclusion in the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.  The three great players are South African all-rounder and former ..

Asia Cup 2020 cancelled

On July 8, 2020, the BCCI President Saurav Ganguly announced that the Asia Cup T20 was cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic. Highlights Following the cancellation, the next Asia Cup is to be held in Sri ..

International Cricket resumes

On July 8, 2020, the international cricket resumed with England and West Indies locking horns in a three match test series. Highlights There were no international cricket matches played due to COVID-19. Due to the ..

Nitin Menon of India: Youngest Umpire to enter ICC Elite Panel

On June 29, 2020, Nitin Menon of India became the youngest member of ICC (International Cricket Council) “Elite Panel of Umpires”. Highlights Nitin replaced Nigel Llong of England. He will act as one of the ..

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 ..