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2020 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup to be held in India

The 7th edition of FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2020 will be hosted by India from 2nd to 21st November 2020. The host cities for the tournament are yet to be approved with FIFA. Spain are the defending champions. India had previously hosted the men’s U-17 World Cup in 2017.

What is the meaning of Ambush Marketing?

Ambush Marketing refers to marketing concept where a company, or a brand banks on the publicity value of any major event without being the official sponsor of the same. It is generally associated with major sports events of international stature like the Olympic Games, the World Cup events etc. It is thus, a great marketing ..

France to host 2023 Rugby World Cup

France will host the 2023 Rugby World Cup , according to the global governing body “World Rugby”. The country beat strong bids by South Africa and Ireland. Interestingly, the 2023 World Cup will take place in the year of the 200th anniversary of the legendary ‘invention’ of the sport by William Webb Ellis.The Rugby World ..

In which year first women’s cricket world cup was held?

The first International women’s world cup was held in 1973. Total seven teams participated in it. In the first women’s world cup, England team won the final against Australia. Till 2017, eleven world cups played in women’s cricket and Australian women’s cricket team stands in first place by winning world cup for six times.

Which country has won most number of ODI world cup tournaments in Cricket?

Australia Since the beginning of World Cup in 1975, 11 world cup tournaments were held. Australia won World cup for five times (1987, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2015) followed by West Indies (2 times-1975, 1979); India (2 times-1983 and 2011), Sri Lanka one time in 1996 and Pakistan one time in 1992. 12th edition of World ..

Who is the only specialist bowler to achieve Man of the series in World Cup?

Australian Bowler Glen McGrath was awarded Man of the series in 2007 World Cup. Till date he is the only pure bowler in the history of World cup tournament to pick up man of the series. He got Man of the Series for his outstanding performance of 26 wickets in 2007 world cup . He ..

Which batsman scored first century in T20 international cricket?

Chris Gayle of West Indies became the first batsman to score century in Twenty-Twenty International cricket. He made first century in T20 with a score of 117 against South Africa in the first T20 World cup held in 2007.

What is the name of cricketer who scored fastest century in ODI world cup?

In 2011 World cup Ireland player Kevin O Brein recorded fastest century in the World cup tournament. He scored century in 50 balls against England. In entire ODI history, South Africa Batsman AB de Villiers scored fastest century. He scored century in just 31 balls against West Indies in 2015.