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Virat Kohli named as Wisden’s Leading Cricketer in World for 2018

Indian captain Virat Kohli has been named as the Leading Cricketer of the year for an unprecedented third year in a row by the 2019 edition of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack. Kohli was picked as one of the Wisden’s Five Cricketers of the Year, along with Tammy Beaumont, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran and Rory Burns. The ..

BCCI announces Squads for U-23 Women’s One Day Challenger Trophy

India’s Board of Control for Cricket has announced squads for the 23 Women’s One Day Challenger Trophy which will be played from 20th to 24th April in Ranchi, Jharkhand. It will mark three Indian teams India Red, India Green and India Blue teams which will be leaded by Harleen Deol, Sushree Dibyadarshini and Devika Vaidya ..

India wins ICC Test Championship Mace for 3rd straight year

India has retained ICC Test Championship mace for the third year in a row after finishing at the top of ICC Test team rankings on the cut-off date of April 1. It has also won the purse of USD 1 million. The runner up, New Zealand has won $500,000 prize money after finishing with 108 ..

D K Jain appointed as new BCCI’s ad-hoc Ethics Officer

Justice (Retd.) DK Jain, who is the newly appointed ombudsman for the BCCI, will also be its ad-hoc Ethics Officer. The mandate of the Ethics Officer is to look into matters of conflict of interest involving players, coaches and officials. Justice Jain is already looking into Hardik Pandya-KL Rahul chat show controversy due to which ..

Ravichandran Ashwin dismisses Jos Buttler in a run out popularly called ‘Mankading’

Mankading is a method of run out where a bowler dismisses a non-striker by hitting the bails before bowling when the latter is outside the crease. Though this is a legally permissible dismissal, it is considered against the spirit of the game. The method is named after legendary Indian bowler Vinoo Mankad. During India’s tour ..

Suresh Raina becomes first batsman to score 5,000 runs in IPL history

Chennai Super Kings star Suresh Raina has scripted history as he became the first cricketer in the history of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to score 5,000 runs. He reached the milestone during the first match of the 2019 IPL season against Royal Challengers Bangalore at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Raina has 5000 runs ..

Pakistan to send report on forceful conversion of 2 kidnapped Hindu girls

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 ..

Delhi Capital defeated Mumbai Indians by 37 runs

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 ..