On 14th September 2019, Indian cricket team clinched the 8th edition of ACC Under-19 Asia Cup title with a thrilling 5-run win over Bangladesh in a low-scoring final at Colombo. Left-arm spinner Atharva Ankolekar was emerged as the star of the Indian team, with figures of 5 for 28 from 8 overs.
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The book titled “Fortune Turners: The Quartet That Spun India To Glory” has been authored by Aditya Bhushan and Sachin Bajaj. It is an ode to the famous Indian spin quartet of Bishan Singh Bedi, Erapalli Prasanna, Bhagwat Chandrashekhar and Srinivas Venkataraghavan, who took 853 Test wickets among them.
Australia fast bowler Megan Schutt has become the first woman cricketer to claim two hat-tricks in white-ball cricket (limited over matches). She achieved this feat against West Indies in the third ODI. Megan Schutt’s Spell of 3/24 (9.3 Overs) helped Australia to beat West Indies by eight wickets in the third game of the five-match ..
Australian fast bowler Megan Schutt has scripted history by becoming the first woman to claim two hat-tricks in international cricket. Schutt also became the only woman cricketer from Australia to claim a hat-trick in One Day Internationals (ODIs) in the third ODI against West Indies in Antigua on September 12, 2019. She had claimed her ..
On 9th September 2019, Lasith Malinga from Sri Lanka became the first bowler to claim 100 wickets in Twenty20 International cricket as he struck 4 times with four balls in the third match against New Zealand. He surpassed Pakistan spinner Shahid Afridi’s tally of 97 scalps to become the leading T20I wicket-taker. Malinga is known ..
India Red has clinched the 58th season of the Duleep Trophy tournament by defeating India Green by an innings and 38 runs in the final at Bengaluru. Abhimanyu Easwaran, who made a brilliant 153 for India Red, was adjudged the player of the match.
Abdul Qadir Khan (63), Pakistan’s master leg-spinner, has passed away in Lahore on 7th September 2019. He played in 67 Tests and 104 ODIs had a total 368 wickets in his international career. Cricket pundits and writers believe that his biggest achievement was to keep the art of wrist spin alive during the eras of ..
On 5th September, Afghanistani leg spinner Rashid Khan (20) has scripted history as he became the youngest-ever Test captain after leading his team against Bangladesh in the one-off Test. Previously, the record was held by former Zimbabwe wicketkeeper Tatenda Taibu. At the age of 19 years and 165 days, Rashid Khan had also become the ..