Sushma Swaraj, External Affairs minister has asked Indian High Commissioner in Pakistan to send a report on incident where 2 minority Hindu girls were kidnapped on Holi in Sindh province. The 2 girls, 13 year-old Raveena and 15-year old Reena were allegedly kidnapped and forcibly converted to Islam in Ghotki district. This incident has led the ..
Cricket: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News
In yesterday’s IPL match, Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Hyderabad Sun Risers by 6 wickets. KKR has scored 183 runs chasing a target of 182 runs with a loss 4 wickets in 20 overs. Nitish Rana scored 68 runs while Andre Russel becomes man of the match by making 49 runs in 19 balls. In another ..
New Zealand Cricketer Kane Stuart Williamson has been conferred with the prestigious “Sir Richard Hadlee Medal” for Men’s Player of the Year at the New Zealand Cricket (NZC) awards on 21st March. Kane Williamson has became the first New Zealand player to claim this medal thrice by overtaking Ross Taylor, who has won the award ..
Karnataka has won the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy for the first time. In the final, they defeated Maharashtra by 8 wickets at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore. With the win, Karnataka set a record of most number of wins in a row by an Indian domestic team as they won 14 T20 matches to ..
Anil Kumble, a former Indian captain of Tests and ODIs, has been reappointed as the Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket Committee for the third consecutive time. This 3-year stint will end in 2021 and be his final term as the Chairman of the ICC Cricket Committee. He was appointed as the head ..
West Indies opener Chris Gayle has become the first-ever player to smash 500 sixes in international cricket. He achieved this feat in the ongoing 5-match One Day International (ODI) series against England at National Cricket Stadium in Grenada, West Indies on 27 February. However, Gayle’s fireworks weren’t enough to help his team cross the line ..
Suresh Raina has become the first Indian batsman to cross 8000 runs in T20 cricket. He achieved this feat when he scored 12 runs against Puducherry in the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy at Delhi on Feb 25. With those 12 runs, Raina has now scored 8,001 from 300 T20s which consisted of 284 innings. It ..
On Feb 26, the former England opener Alastair Cook has officially received the knighthood for his services to cricket by the Queen in an official ceremony at the Buckingham Palace. He is the first English cricketer to get the honour since Sir Ian Botham in 2007. Overall, Cook is the 11th Englishman to be knighted ..