Cricket: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Virat Kohli reaches career-high fourth position in the ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen
Published: November 23, 2016
India’s Test captain Virat Kohli has attained a career-high fourth position in the ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen. He attained this feat during the second Test against England in which India won by 246 runs. The previous best held by Kohli was 10th place on this list. Presently, Kohli is also the top ranked in ..
Lodha Panel submits its third status report in Supreme Court
Published: November 22, 2016
The Lodha Committee has submitted its third status report before the Supreme Court. In its latest report, it has recommended removal of all BCCI office-bearers and the appointment of former home secretary GK Pillai as an observer to preside over the functioning of the cricket board. It has allowed the BCCI CEO to carry out the ..
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BCCI approves use of DRS in India-England Test series
Published: October 22, 2016
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has given its consent for using the Decision Review System (DRS) in the forthcoming five-Test series against England in November 2016. BCCI will use the DRS on a trial basis to evaluate the improvements and changes made to the system over a period of time. Earlier, ..
SC freezes BCCI's transactions with state cricket bodies
Published: October 21, 2016
Supreme Court has frozen all financial transactions between the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) and state cricket associations. The apex court directed BCCI, the apex cricket body not to disburse any funds to state cricket associations till they resolve to abide by Justice RM Lodha Committee recommendations. Besides, the Supreme Court also ..
India wins historic 500th Test against New Zealand
Published: September 27, 2016
India has won the test match against New Zealand by 197-runs in their historic 500th cricket Test in Kanpur. On the fifth and final day of the match at Green Park, India bowled out the visitors for 236 in their second innings. Shortly after Lunch, they set them an improbable target of 434. Senior off-spinner ..