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What is the Duckworth Lewis Method and how it is applied in cricket

Jun 16, 2017

Cricket is one of the popular games not only in India but also in many countries of the world. The sports amateur and fan of cricket wants to enjoy without any interruption, but a rain shower sometimes causes disruption. Hence, ICC introduces a rule, i.e. Duckworth-Lewis rules that help to get results in rain-affected limited over a match that means 50 over match and T20. Here, we are giving the detail description of the Duckworth-Lewis rules and how it is used in rain affect limited over match result.

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.

First Olympic Games: 10 Facts at a Glance

Jun 24, 2016

The first celebration of the modern Olympic Games took place in its ancient birthplace of Athens in 1896. The Games attracted athletes from 14 nations, with the largest delegations coming from Greece, Germany, France and Great Britain. There were total 241 athletes participated in the first Olympic games.  USA was the topper of the medal tally with 20 medals including 11 gold medals followed by the Greece with 10 gold medals.

10 Amazing Facts about Anil Kumbles journey from player to coach

Jun 24, 2016

Anil Kumble is currently appointed by BCCI as the head coach of Team India. He was former skipper and India’s ace leg-spinner (leg break googly). He is the third highest wicket taker in test cricket (619) and only behind M. Murlitharan and Shane Warne.

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