Yuvraj Singh: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Kumar Sangakkara becomes new president of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)
Published: October 2, 2019
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.
Yuvraj Singh honoured with ‘Most inspiring icon of year for Social Welfare’ award by Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival
Published: June 1, 2018
Indian star cricketer Yuvraj Singh has been honoured with the ‘Most inspiring icon of the year for Social Welfare’ award by the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival (DPIFF) for his exemplary contribution in the field of social welfare. Yuvraj, who was a member of India’s 2011 World Cup winning squad, was diagnosed with cancer (mediastinal ..
Yuvraj Singh launches UNICEF-ICC’s adolescent campaign “Power of Sports to Shape Future of Adolescents”
Published: December 6, 2017
Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh has launched the UNICEF-ICC’s adolescent campaign “Power of Sports to Shape the Future of Adolescents” in Colombo, Sri Lanka to promote a UNICEF sports initiative for youngsters in South Asia.
Yuvraj Singh become first Indian Brand Ambassador of Laureus
Published: October 13, 2017
Indian Cricketer Yuvraj Singh has become the first Indian Brand Ambassador of Laureus and joined a host of cricket legends in the Laureus Family, including Indian Academy members Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Kapil Dev.
Topics: Castrol Awards for Cricketing Excellence • Cricket • India at the Cricket World Cup • India national cricket team • Kapil dev • Kapil Dev as Indian national cricket coach • Marathi people • Punjabi people • Rahul Dravid • Sachin Tendulkar • Wisden Cricketers of the Year • Yuvraj Singh
Dhoni become first wicket-keeper in world cricket to effect 100 stumpings in One Day Internationals (ODI)
Published: September 4, 2017
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the former India captain, has become the first wicketkeeper in world cricket to effect 100 stumpings in One Day Internationals (ODI). He surpassed former Sri Lankan wicket-keeper Kumar Sangakkara, who had 99 stumpings in 404 matches. Dhoni achieved the feat in his 301st ODI in Colombo on September 3, 2017 when he ..