Team sports: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Yashasvi Jaiswal becomes youngest cricketer to score 200 in ODI

On 16th of October, the 17-year-old Mumbai teenager Yashasvi Jaiswal created history as he became the youngest cricketer in the world to score a double century in 50-overs cricket including List A and ODIs. He scored 203 in 154 balls against Jharkhand in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy at Alur, Karnataka. His, scintillating innings helped ..

Rohit Sharma becomes first-ever batsman to score twin hundreds in his first Test as opener

Rohit Sharma from India has become the first-ever batsman to score hundreds in each innings of his maiden Test as an opener in Visakhapatnam against South Africa.  He also broke the record for most sixes in a Test with 13 hits over the fence & surpassed Pakistan’s Wasim Akram who smashed 12 in a game ..

Kumar Sangakkara becomes new president of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)

Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has become the first non-British official to take charge of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) as the President and he will hold the post for one year. His  tenure will include two Tests at Lord’s – against West Indies and Pakistan – and the launch of The Hundred competition.

Sarah Taylor retires from international cricket

England wicketkeeper Sarah Taylor, who is regarded as one of the world’s best wicketkeepers, has recently retired from international cricket because of her ongoing battle with anxiety. Sarah made her England debut in 2006 and scored 6,553 international runs. She was also a magnetic keeper behind the stumps, creating waves with her innovative methods that ..

Veteran cricketer Madhavrao Laxmanrao Apte passes away

Veteran cricketer Madhavrao Laxmanrao Apte (86) has passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra on 23rd September 2019. He made his Test debut against Pakistan at the Cricket Club of India (CCI) in Mumbai in November 1952 and played his last test against West Indies at Kingston in April 1953. Apte was the Indian opener for 7 ..