ICC: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Ben Stokes Becomes No 1 All-Rounder in ICC Test Rankings

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has become the number one all-rounder in the tests, in the recently published ICC Test Rankings. He has amassed 497 rating points in the rankings and it is the highest by any Test all-rounder since Jacques Kallis scored an astonishing 517 points in 2008. With this, Stokes has ended the 18-year ..

Shafali Verma tops ICC women’s T20 International rankings

The 16-year-old Indian cricketer Shafali Verma was seen in news recently, as she was placed in the top spot in the ICC women’s T20 International rankings. She achieved the feat following her outstanding performance (161 runs in four innings) at the ongoing World Cup. She has become only the second Indian batter after Mithali Raj ..

G.S Lakshmi became the First Female Match Referee to oversee a Men’s One-Day International

India’s Gandikota Sarva Lakshmi created history on Sunday, 8th December 2019 by becoming the First Female Match Referee to oversee a Men’s One-Day International match at the ongoing third series of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 match between the host’s UAE and the United States of America (USA) at Sharjah. Earlier this ..

What is BCCI?

BCCI stands for Board of Control of Cricket in India in 1928 by players of Delhi’s Roshnara Club under the Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act. It is comprised of state cricket associations. The state associations elect their representatives who in turn elect the officials at BCCI. It was set up with the aim of putting ..

In Which year first World cup was held in cricket?

The first ever world cup in Cricket was organised in the year 1975. It was organised by International Cricket Conference (ICC) in England. Total Eight teams participated in it: India, England, Australia, West Indies, Newzland, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and East Africa. By defeating Australia in final match West Indies became winner of first World cup. ..