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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 ..

Kane Williamson conferred with “Sir Richard Hadlee Medal”

New Zealand Cricketer Kane Stuart Williamson has been conferred with the prestigious “Sir Richard Hadlee Medal” for Men’s Player of the Year at the New Zealand Cricket (NZC) awards on 21st March. Kane Williamson has became the first New Zealand player to claim this medal thrice by overtaking Ross Taylor, who has won the award ..

Karnataka cricket teams wins 2019 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

Karnataka has won the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy for the first time. In the final, they defeated Maharashtra by 8 wickets at the Holkar Cricket Stadium in Indore. With the win, Karnataka set a record of most number of wins in a row by an Indian domestic team as they won 14 T20 matches to ..

Anil Kumble appointed as new Chairman of ICC Cricket Committee

Anil Kumble, a former Indian captain of Tests and ODIs, has been reappointed as the Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket Committee for the third consecutive time. This 3-year stint will end in 2021 and be his final term as the Chairman of the ICC Cricket Committee. He was appointed as the head ..