Twenty20 International Current Affairs, GK & News

Deepti Sharma becomes first Indian cricketer to bowl 3 maidens in single T20I

Off-spinner Deepti Sharma from Agra has become the 1st Indian cricketer to bowl 3 maidens in T20I. This history was created during the India’s first T20I against South Africa at the Lalabhai Contractor Stadium in Surat, Gujarat. She ended with figures of 4/8 with three of the four overs to lead India to victory. India ..

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Afghanistan scores highest-ever T20 International Score

The Afghanistan cricket team has created history by posting the highest-ever T20 international score at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Dehradun, Uttarakhand on 23rd Feb 2019. They posted 278 runs from their 20 overs in the second T20I against Ireland.. Here, Afghan batsman Hazratullah Zazai scored the 2nd highest individual score (162 runs ..

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Sana Mir becomes first Asian woman cricketer to play hundred T20Is

Sana Mir, the former Pakistan captain, has become the first Asian woman cricketer to play hundred T20 Internationals (T20Is). She achieved the feat when she took the field against West Indies during the third T20I in Karachi on February 3, 2019. Overall, Mir is the only sixth woman from around the world to play 100 ..

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Virat Kohli becomes first player-ever to win ICC Test, ODI Player And Cricketer Of Year

Team India skipper Virat Kohli has become the first player-ever in history to win all three of top ICC awards after being named captain of the ICC’s Test and ODI teams of 2018 for a fabulous run in international cricket. These are: the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year, the ICC ..

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Ekta Bisht becomes Indian woman cricketer to feature in both ICC’s ODI & T20I teams of year

On December 21, 2017, the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the women’s ODI and T20I teams of the year with England’s Heather Knight named as captain of the 50-over side and Stafanie Taylor of the West Indies appointed skipper of the 20-over side. The teams were selected taking into consideration player performances from September 21, ..

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