One day international Current Affairs, GK & News

Claire Polosak becomes first female umpire to stand in a men’s ODI

Claire Polosak from Australia created history by becoming the first female umpire to stand in a men’s One-Day International (ODI). On 27th April 2019, she has officiated the final of the World Cricket League Division 2, between Oman and Namibia, who both secured ODI status after finishing in the top two positions of the table. ..


Rashid Khan becomes youngest captain in international cricket history

Rashid Khan, the world’s No.1 ODI and Twenty20 International bowler, has become the youngest international captain in cricket history by leading Afghanistan at the age of 19 years & 165 days against Scotland in the first match of the 2018 ICC World Cup qualifiers played in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. He replaced Rajin Saleh of Bangladesh who ..


Which is the only country to win world cup in 50 overs, 60 overs and 20 overs formats in the history of Cricket?

India is the only country to win World cup in 50 overs and 60 overs format in One Day International Cricket. In 1983 India won World cup against West Indies in 60 overs category and in 2011 it won against Sri Lanka in 50 overs format. Previously One Day Internationals in Cricket was played for ..


West Indies cricket teams are not directly qualified for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Recently Sri Lanka has qualified for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 after West Indies lost the first ODI against England at Old Trafford on September 19, 2017. With this, Sri Lanka has become the eighth and last team to qualify directly, joining Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan and South Africa. Now, West ..


ICC rejected Sachin Tendulkar’s proposal for changes to ODI format

Sachin Tendulkar had suggested to split the ODI match into two innings per team of 25 overs each. This is because, the emergence of T20 cricket as a global draw had cast the future of one-day cricket into doubt. ODIs were squeezed between the new format that provided thrills and excitement better than it could, ..