International cricket: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

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.