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Cricketers with 400 wickets in Test cricket

Oct 13, 2017
On 2 October, 2017 in the first test match played between Pakistan and Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi, Sri Lankan left-arm spinner Rangana Herath joined the list of bowlers who have taken 400 wickets in Test cricket. In the 140 year history of Test cricket, only 14 players have taken more than 400 wickets. In this article, we are giving details of all the players who have taken more than 400 wickets in Test cricket.

Top 10 players who have scored most runs in international T20

Oct 11, 2017
At the present time, international T20 matches are rarely held, but due to the domestic T20 leagues being held in different countries, it has become quite popular. The impact of the explosive batting by batsmen in T20 matches can be seen in ODIs and Test matches because every batsman's strike rate of the current time is much better than the batsmen who played 20 years ago. In this article, we are giving details of the top 10 players who have scored most runs in international T20 matches.

List of Cricketers with 100 fifties in international cricket

Sep 27, 2017
On 17th September 2017, in the first ODI played between Indai and Australia in Chepauk, Chennai, India's wicket-keeper batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni had reached another record. He completed his 100th fifties in international cricket in this match. He is the 14th batsman and second wicketkeeper in the world to reach at this milestone. In this article, we are giving details of all the players who have scored 100 fifties in international cricket.

List of cricketers who have taken hat-trick wicket in ODI

Sep 25, 2017
So far 38 players have taken 43rd times hat-trick wickets in the history of one-day cricket. In this article, we are giving a list of the players who have taken hat-trick wickets in ODIs and the details of the facts related to them.

List of Cricketers who have scored 10,000 runs in ODI

Jul 19, 2017
At one time it was unthinkable to score10,000 runs by a batsman in one-day cricket . But gradually many batsmen have scored 10,000 runs in ODI cricket and have registered their names in the record books. In this article, we are giving details of the names and records of the batsmen who have scored 10,000 or more runs in ODI cricket.

List of players who have played 10 slowest innings in cricket

Jul 11, 2017
Due to the increasing popularity of T20 and one-day cricket, currently in the game of cricket the dominance of explosive batsman's is increasing. Therefore in present day Test cricket also witness explosive batting. But some players have played very slow innings while performing their concentration, patience and technique in Test cricket. In this article, we are giving details of the players who have played 10 slowest innings of Test cricket for score minimum runs.

IND vs Windies: ODI Cricket Records

Jul 10, 2017
Once again, the Indian cricket team has gone on a tour of the Windies to play the ODI series. The series of 5 ODI matches between the two countries will last from June 23 to July 6. During this series Virat Kohli is leading the Indian team whereas the Windies team's command is in the hands of Jason Holder. In this article, we are giving details of the all one-day cricket records played between India and Windies.

Role of International Cricket Council (ICC) in World Cricket

May 22, 2017
The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the international governing body of cricket. It was established in 1909 by the representatives of England, Australia and South Africa as "Imperial Cricket Conference". In 1965, it has been renamed as "International Cricket Conference", and finally in 1989 it was renamed as "International Cricket Council" (ICC). Its headquarter is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The current ICC chairman is Shashank Manohar, President is Zaheer Abbas and Richardson is the Chief Executive Officer.

Do you know the salary of Indian Cricketers?

Apr 12, 2017
Recently, BCCI has doubled the remuneration to be paid to the Indian cricketers in this year. BCCI has divided the contracted players into three categories A, B and C. As per new contract, player of A grade will get Rs. 2 cr. per year, B grade player will get Rs. 1 cr. per year and C grade player will get Rs. 50 lakhs per year.

Karun Nair: 11 Facts about India's Youngest Second Triple Centurion in Test

Dec 20, 2016
Rajasthan born right handed batsman Karun Nair made 303 runs in test match against England and became only second Indian who scored a triple hundred in tests after the legendary Virender Sehwag. Nair is the youngest Indian test cricketer who hit a triple hundred. This young talent has played 3 test matches, 2 one days and 64 T20 matches for India.

List of Triple Centuries in Test Cricket: Latest GK 2016

Dec 19, 2016
In Test cricket triple centuries scored on 30 occasions by 26 different batsmen from eight of the ten Test-cricket playing nations. No player from Bangladesh or Zimbabwe has ever scored 300. In this article name of all the players who scored the triple century is given.

List of Man of the Match and Man of the Tournament Winners in the ICC Cricket World Cup

Jun 9, 2016
A man who plays a very crucial role in the victory of his team is declared the man of the match award. Since 1992, at the end of the World Cup, one player is declared as ‘Man of the Tournament’. Martin Crowe of the New Zealand was the first winner of ‘Man of the Tournament’ award in 1992.

List of Winners & Runners-up of the ICC Cricket World Cup

Jun 7, 2016
The very first ICC cricket world cup was played in England in 1975. This is the third most happening tournament after football and Rugby world cup. It is held after the gap of 4 years. West Indies won the both initial world cups of 1975 & 1979. India won this tournament by defeating West Indies in the final in 1983.

ICC World Twenty 20 Bangladesh 2014

Mar 26, 2014
The ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014 will be played from 16 March to 6 April, with a total of 62 tournament matches.

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