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Harmanpreet Kaur becomes first Indian cricketer to play 100 T20 internationals

Indian captain in the shortest format, Harmanpreet Kaur has become the first Indian cricketer to play 100 Twenty20 Internationals (T20Is) as she took the field against South Africa in Surat on 5th October 2019. She achieved this milestone before MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma, who have played 98 T20Is for India. Beside this, she is ..

Deepti Sharma becomes first Indian cricketer to bowl 3 maidens in single T20I

Off-spinner Deepti Sharma from Agra has become the 1st Indian cricketer to bowl 3 maidens in T20I. This history was created during the India’s first T20I against South Africa at the Lalabhai Contractor Stadium in Surat, Gujarat. She ended with figures of 4/8 with three of the four overs to lead India to victory. India ..

Paytm bags title sponsorship rights for Indian cricket team for 5 years

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has extended title sponsor rights to Paytm for the Indian cricket team’s international and domestic matches with a winning bid of Rs 3.80 crore per match for the 4-year cycle commencing October, 2019. Over the next 4 years, India is set to host at least 86 ..

India wins 2019 T20 Physical Disability Cricket World Series

Indian cricket team has won the T20 Physical Disability World Cricket Series in England. In the final, India defeated England by 36 runs at the Blackfinch New Road ground in Worcester. The Indian team called itself Wadekar Warriors, in memory of former India captain Ajit Wadekar, who played an active role in All India Cricket ..

BYJU’s becomes official sponsor for Indian cricket team

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has recently announced that Bengaluru-based educational technology and online tutorial firm Byju’s has replaced Chinese mobile manufacturer Oppo as the official Team India sponsor. The deal period will begin from 5 September, 2019 until 31 March, 2022. BYJU’s is a leading education and learning app and ..

Sachin Tendulkar inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

Indian batting icon Sachin Tendulkar has been inducted into the International Cricket Council (ICC)’s Hall of Fame alongside South African pace legend Allan Donald and Australian woman cricketer Cathryn Fitzpatrick. Tendulkar is regarded the greatest to have played the game along with Sir Donald Bradman and remains the top run-accumulator in both Tests and ODIs. ..

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 ..

Mithali Raj becomes first female cricketer to play 200 ODIs

Indian captain Mithali Raj has scripted history by becoming the first female cricketer to play 200 ODIs when she played 3rd and final ODI against New Zealand on February 1. Though, she could not make a big impact in her 200th game, scoring nine off 28 balls as India were bowled out for 149 in ..