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Mithali Raj to complete 20 yrs in international cricket

Indian women’s cricket captain & right-handed batswoman, Mithali Raj has become the 1st female player to complete 20 yrs in international cricket. She achieved the feat while leading India to an emphatic 8-wicket win over South Africa Women in the first ODI at Vadodara on 10th October 2019. Mithali made her ODI debut against Ireland ..

Mohammad Hasnain becomes youngest-ever cricketer to take a hat-trick in T20I

Pakistan pacer Mohammad Hasnain has become the youngest-ever cricketer to take a hat-trick in T20I. He achieved the feat against Sri Lanka in the first Twenty20 international in Lahore.

Ben Stokes named as PCA Player of Year 2019

England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been named the 2019 PCA (Professional Cricketers’ Association)  Player of the Year award after his splendid show in the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup and a remarkable unbeaten 135 run to win the third Ashes Test against Australia at Headingley. 

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 ..

India defeat angladesh to clinch 2019 ACC Under-19 Asia Cup cricket tournament

On 14th September 2019, Indian cricket team clinched the 8th edition of ACC Under-19 Asia Cup title with a thrilling 5-run win over Bangladesh in a low-scoring final at Colombo. Left-arm spinner Atharva Ankolekar was emerged as the star of the Indian team, with figures of 5 for 28 from 8 overs.

Lasith Malinga becomes first bowler to take 100 wickets in Twenty20 International cricket

On 9th September 2019, Lasith Malinga from Sri Lanka became the first bowler to claim 100 wickets in Twenty20 International cricket as he struck 4 times with four balls in the third match against New Zealand. He surpassed Pakistan spinner Shahid Afridi’s tally of 97 scalps to become the leading T20I wicket-taker. Malinga is known ..

Ellyse Perry becomes first cricketer to reach 1000 runs, 100 wickets in T20Is

Australian all-rounder Ellyse Perry has become the first cricketer of either gender to reach the rare milestone of scoring 1000 runs and taking 100 wickets in T20 international cricket. She achieved the feat run in the multi-format 2019 Ashes series where Australia beat England by 7 wickets in Hove. Former Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi (1416 ..

International Cricket Council suspends Zimbabwe Cricket

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has suspended Zimbabwe Cricket with immediate effect over violation of global body’s constitution which doesn’t allow any government intervention. Zimbabwe Cricket was found to have been in breach of Article 2.4 (c) and (d) of the ICC Constitution for failing to provide a process for free and democratic elections and ..