Cricket: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

BCCI appoints Ravi Shastri as new head coach of Indian cricket team

Published: July 12, 2017

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has named former Indian all-rounder and captain Ravi Shastri as the new chief coach of the Indian cricket team till ICC World Cup 2019. He will succeed Anil Kumble who had resigned from the post after the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. The decision was announced after the ..

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BCCI forms Committee to oversee Lodha Panel Reforms

Published: June 27, 2017

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has constituted a special seven-member committee to analyse the few contentious Lodha panel reforms which are being opposed by the state units. Salient Highlights The seven-member Lodha committee has been formed under the head of Rajeev Shukla. The other members of the committee include former India captain Sourav Ganguly, T.C. Mathew ..

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Imran Khawaja Appointed as ICC Deputy Chairman

Published: June 24, 2017

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has appointed Imran Khawaja as its deputy chairman. Imran Khawaja is Chairman of Associates counties and a veteran administrator from Singapore. Recently, the ICC Full Council had brought a constitutional change approving the creation of the post of deputy chairman. Imran Khawaja was part of a five member ICC working team ..

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Virat Kohli Creates Record by becoming Fastest Batsman to Score 8000 runs in ODIs

Published: June 16, 2017

India’s Skipper Virat Kohli has created a record by becoming the quickest batsman to score 8000 runs in one-day international cricket beating South Africa’s AB de Villier’s record by seven fewer innings. Virat Kohli has managed to cross the 8000 run mark in his 175th innings during India’s match against Bangladesh in ICC Champion’s Trophy semi-final in ..

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ICC ODI Player Rankings: Virat Kohli becomes No.1 ODI Batsman

Published: June 13, 2017

Indian Skipper Virat Kohli has reclaimed the top spot in the recently released ICC ODI batting rankings. He overtook South Africa’s AB de Villiers and Australia’s David Warner to reach the number one position. In January, Kohli managed to reach the top spot but was able to stay at the top only for just four ..

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