Indian Premier League Current Affairs, GK & News

Mumbai Indians win IPL for the fifth time

On November 10, 2020, Mumbai Indians won the IPL 2020 Trophy for the fifth time. The team has so far won the title in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019 and 2020. Rohit Sharma was the captain of the team. Key Highlights The Mumbai Indians team is owned by Reliance Industries. Background The BCCI (Board of Control ..

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Kallis, Sthalekar, Abbas inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame list

The International Cricket Council (ICC) honored three retired legends of the game of 22 yards with the inclusion in the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame.  The three great players are South African all-rounder and former coach of IPL team KKR, Jacques Kallis, and World Cup-winning Australian all-rounder Lisa Sthalekar and Zaheer Abbas of Pakistan, who ..

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IPL 2020 tournament to be held in UAE

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has confirmed that the IPL 2020 Tournament is going to be held in UAE from September 19 and it will end on November 10, 2020. Among the main changes introduced due to the COVID 19 Pandemic this year, it has been decided that COVID 19 substitutes ..

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Fact Box: Pat Cummins becomes most expensive overseas IPL player

The Australian pacer Pat Cummins, with a base price of Rs.2 crore, became the most expensive overseas player in Indian Premier League (IPL) as he was sold to Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for a whopping Rs.15.50 crore($2.2 million). Key Highlights Kolkata Night Riders shelled out Rs.15.5 crore, nearly 43% of their purse, for the New ..

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BCCI agrees to come under NADA

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) agreed to come under the ambit of the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA). In this regard, BCCI has given in writing that it will adhere to anti-doping policy of NADA. Till now, Sweden-based International Dope Testing Management (IDTM) was collecting cricketers’ samples on behalf of BCCI and submitting ..

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