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Australia defeats India at finals of Women’s T20 World Cup 2020

At the final match of the Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia, India was defeated by the Australian team by 85 runs. Meg Lanning-led team posted the highest ever total in Women’s T20 cricket and clinched their fifth Twenty20 World Cup title. India had beaten Australia in the earlier group ..

Shafali Verma tops ICC women’s T20 International rankings

The 16-year-old Indian cricketer Shafali Verma was seen in news recently, as she was placed in the top spot in the ICC women’s T20 International rankings. She achieved the feat following her outstanding performance (161 runs in four innings) at the ongoing World Cup. She has become only the second Indian batter after Mithali Raj ..

Ross Taylor becomes first cricketer to play 100 matches in all three formats

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 ..

Pragyan Ojha to retire from international and first-class cricket.

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.

Cricketer David Warner wins Allan Border medal of Cricket Australia

The 33-year-old cricket star of Australia, David Warner won the Allan Border medal of Cricket Australia, for being the Player of the year. He had been suspended in 2018 for ball tampering. This is Warner’s third award after he won the coveted award in 2016 and 2017. He was also named the T20 player of ..

Which Batsman recorded highest number of fours in an innings of International T20 Cricket?

South African Batsman Herschelle Gibbs with 14 fours against West Indies in 2007 holds the record of highest number of fours in an innings in Twenty-Twenty international cricket. Along with Gibbs, Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell of Australia also hit 14 fours in an innings in T20.

What is the highest individual score of a Batsman in IPL?

175 of Bangalore Royal Challenger’s Batsman Chris Gayle is the highest individual score in Indian Premier League. He scored 175 in just 66 balls against Pune Warriors during 2013 IPL season. Chennai Super Kings Batsman Suresh Raina with a score of 157 stands in second place.

Which countries played first T20 international match?

On 17th February 2005 at Auckland, Australia and New zealand played first ever Twenty-Twenty International cricket match. The match was won by Australia by 44 runs. Australia scored 214 runs while New zealand scored 170 runs First ODI was played between England and Australia in 1971