Cricket: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Pakitsan’s Fakhar Zaman becomes fastest player to score 1000 ODI runs
Published: July 24, 2018
Fakhar Zaman from Pakistan has become the fastest player to score 1000 runs in One-Day International (ODI) cricket during the 5th match against Zimbabwe at Bulawayo on July 22, 2018. He took 18 innings to achieve the feat and broke West Indies great Vivian Richards’ record. Richards was the first crickter to complete 1000 runs ..
Topics: Batting • Century • Cricket • Fakhar Zaman • Imam-ul-Haq • Pakistani cricket team in Zimbabwe • Partnership • Pashtun people • Punjabi people • Team sports • Virat Kohli • Wisden Cricketers of the Year
Abhirup Bhattacharya authors book “Winning Like Sourav: Think & Succeed Like Ganguly”
Published: July 9, 2018
The book “Winning Like Sourav: Think & Succeed Like Ganguly” has been authored by Abhirup Bhattacharya. As per the book, Ganguly’s mantra was simple: If he believed that a youngster was talented, he would have enough opportunities to prove his worth. This provided a much-needed calmer atmosphere for the young player as it was certain ..
M S Dhoni becomes 3rd Indian cricketer to reach coveted milestone of playing 500 international matches
Published: July 8, 2018
Mahendra Singh Dhoni has become the 3rd Indian cricketer to reach the coveted milestone of playing 500 international matches. He achieved this feat during the second T20 International against England at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff on July 6, 2018. Today’s T20 International was Dhoni’s 92nd in the shortest format. Apart this, the former India captain has ..
Topics: ACC Asia XI cricket team • Cricket • India national cricket team • International cricket • Mahela Jayawardene • MS Dhoni • Player of the Match awards • Rahul Dravid • Wisden Cricketers of the Year
Rahul Dravid inducted into ICC Cricket Hall Of Fame
Published: July 2, 2018
Former India captain Rahul Dravid and former Australian captain Ricky Ponting have been inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame for their stupendous achievements in international cricket. Along with Dravid and Ponting, retired England woman wicketkeeper-batter Claire Taylor was also named in the ‘Hall of Fame’ during a ceremony in Dublin, Ireland on July ..
West Indies to host 2018 ICC Women’s World T20 tournament
Published: June 26, 2018
The 2018 ICC Women’s World T20 championship will be held in the West Indies from November 9 to 24. This is the first standalone ICC women’s event in the shortest format of the game. India will begin their campaign against New Zealand on the opening day. The 10-team tournament, featuring three-time champions Australia and reigning ..