ODI Current Affairs, GK & News
On May 31, 2020, the BCCI nominated Rohit Sharma for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Awards. The Award is considered to be the highest sporting honour award in India. Highlights The period of consideration for a person to get nominated is from January 2016 to December 2019. Rohit has become the first T20 cricketer to ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: Sports Current Affairs
Veteran Cricketer of the New Zealand Team, Ross Taylor recently created history by becoming the first cricketer to play 100 matches in all three formats of the game- Test, ODI, T20 I. He achieved this feat during the first test match against India in Wellington. The 35-year-old batsman played his 100th T20 International against India ..
Veteran Indian cricketer Pragyan Ojha recently announced his retirement from international and first-class cricket. The 33-year-old left-arm spinner played 24 Tests between 2009 and 2013 and grabbed a total of 113 wickets. He last played for India in 2013, against the West Indies in Mumbai. He had also played ODIs and T20 Internationals, representing India.
West Indies star batsman Chris Gayle has announced his retirement from the ODI format after the 2019 World Cup. About Chris Gayle Chris Gayle has played 284 ODIs in his 19-year long career. He has scored 9,727 runs at an average of 37.12. He has scored 49 fifties and 23 centuries at a strike rate of 85.52. The explosive ..
The first International women’s world cup was held in 1973. Total seven teams participated in it. In the first women’s world cup, England team won the final against Australia. Till 2017, eleven world cups played in women’s cricket and Australian women’s cricket team stands in first place by winning world cup for six times.