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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. 

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Rishabh Pant: Fastest Indian wicket-keeper to claim 50 dismissals in Test cricket

Rishabh Pant became fastest Indian wicket-keeper to claim 50 dismissals in Test cricket. He broke previous record held by MS Dhoni for India. Pant claimed his 50th test dismissal in his 11th test during India vs West Indies. MS Dhoni had taken 15 tests to get to 50 Test dismissals. Pant’s records He achieved his ..

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India wins ICC Test Championship Mace for 3rd straight year

India has retained ICC Test Championship mace for the third year in a row after finishing at the top of ICC Test team rankings on the cut-off date of April 1. It has also won the purse of USD 1 million. The runner up, New Zealand has won $500,000 prize money after finishing with 108 ..

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Anil Kumble appointed as new Chairman of ICC Cricket Committee

Anil Kumble, a former Indian captain of Tests and ODIs, has been reappointed as the Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket Committee for the third consecutive time. This 3-year stint will end in 2021 and be his final term as the Chairman of the ICC Cricket Committee. He was appointed as the head ..

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Which cricketer scored most number of double centuries in test cricket?

Australian  cricketer Don Bradman has the record of scoring most number of double centuries in test cricket. In his entire career he scored 12 double centuries. Sri Lankan player Kumar Sangarkara stands in second place with 11 double centuries. Brian Lara of West Indies stands in third with 9 double centuries.

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