General Knowledge for Competitive Exams

Read: General Knowledge | General Knowledge Lists | Overview of India | Countries of World

How ICC gives Ranking to Cricket Players?

2 days ago
ICC Player Ranking is a table where the performance of international cricketers is ranked using a Points Base System. Players are rated on a scale of 0 to 1000 points. If a player's performance is better than previous year’s performance then his points increase; and if performance decreases then ranking points also decreases.

How is Jersey Number Assigned to Cricketers?

Jan 9, 2019
There is no role of Board of Control for Cricket in India and International Cricket Council in assigning of jersey or T-shirt number to the cricketers. Cricketers of all countries including India choose their jersey or T-shirt by their own. Currently, jersey number 18 is allotted to Virat Kohli, jersey number 45 to Rohit Sharma and number 7 to Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

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

Jan 7, 2019
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. Now there are 13 players in the world cricket who have scored 10,000 runs in the One Day cricket. Virat Kohli made a world record by hitting 10,000 runs in just 205 innings. 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.

भारतीय क्रिकेट खिलाडियों की टी-शर्ट का नम्बर कैसे तय होता है?

Jan 3, 2019
भारतीय टीम के क्रिकेट खिलाड़ी किस नम्बर की टी-शर्ट पहनते हैं इसमें BCCI और ICC की कोई भूमिका नहीं है. भारत सहित विश्व के अन्य देशों के खिलाड़ी अपनी टी-शर्ट का नंबर खुद चुनते हैं. इसके लिए इंटरनेशनल लेवल पर किसी तरह के कोई दिशा निर्देश जारी नहीं किये गए हैं. वर्तमान में भारत की ओर से कोहली 18 नम्बर, धोनी 7 नम्बर और रोहित शर्मा 45 नम्बर की टी-शर्ट पहनते हैं.

Top 10 players who have scored most runs in international T20

Jan 2, 2019
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.

Cricketers with 400 wickets in Test cricket

Dec 27, 2018
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.

List of Captains of One Day Cricket Team of India

Dec 7, 2018
There are total of 24 players have captained Indian ODI team in at least one or more matches. The very first ODI captain of Indian cricket team was Ajit Wadekar, who became captain in 1974 and played just 2 matches as captain. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the most successful captain with 110 wins out of 200 games. Mohammad Azharuddin played 174 matches as captain while Saurav Ganguly played 146 matches as captain.

Important facts about Board of Control for Cricket in India

Nov 20, 2018
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is the national governing body for cricket in India. The board was formed in December 1928. Its headquarter is in Mumbai. The BCCI is India's richest sporting body and the richest cricket board in the world. BCCI does not depend on the Government of India for its finances. Hence BCCI is not a government body.

List of the ODI Centuries made by the Virat Kohli

Nov 2, 2018
Till November 2018, Virat has made 62 centuries in international cricket—24 centuries in Test cricket and 38 centuries in One Day Internationals (ODI). Total runs made by the Kohli in the international cricket are 18,665 which include 10232 runs in the ODIs, 6331 runs in the Test cricket and 2102 runs in the T-20 matches.

List of Indian Cricketers inducted in the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame

Nov 1, 2018
The ICC Cricket Hall of Fame "recognises the achievements of the legends of the cricket. ICC releases a list of legendry players to be inducted in the ICC hall of fame every year. The list was launched by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in Dubai on 2 January 2009, in association with the Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA). Till date there are 5 Indians have been inducted in this prestigious list.

Do you know the salary of Indian Cricketers?

Oct 12, 2018
Recently, BCCI has doubled the remuneration to be paid to the Indian cricketers in this year. BCCI has divided the contracted players into 4 categories i.e. A+, A, B and C. As per new contract, player of A+ grade will get Rs. 7 cr. per year, A grade player will get Rs. 5 cr. per year and B grade player will get Rs. 3 cr per year while C grade player will get Rs. 1 cr annually.

Know 7 Interesting Facts about Sir Donald Bradman

Sep 6, 2018
Sir Donald Bradman was born on August 27, 1908 in New South Wales, Australia. Sir Donald Bradman started his Test career against England in November 30, 1928. Bradman is known as the best batsman in the history of Test cricket. In the Test matches his average was 99.94, which is a record so far. In this article, we are publishing some interesting facts about him.

List of Tournaments Organised by the ICC

Jul 18, 2018
The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the global governing body for cricket. ICC has two types of members’ i.e. permanent and Associate members. All the permanent members are allowed to play test cricket matches among themselves but Associate members do not. The ICC also appoints all match officials who organise all sanctioned international matches. This article is publishing the list of the tournaments organised by the ICC.

List of Men’s Cricket Test Match Playing Teams

Jul 12, 2018
The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the global governing body for international cricket, encompassing men's, women's teams. It provides the status of test playing teams to its associate members. Currently there are 12 Test-playing men's teams. All teams represent individual, independent nations, except for the West Indies, England and Ireland.

List of Top 10 Biggest cricket stadiums in the world

Jan 4, 2018
Cricket is most played game not just in India but also in Asia and its fans are present throughout the world. At present, every match is being broadcast on television, but watching matches in cricket stadium is a different fun. In this article, we are describing world's 10 largest cricket stadiums based on viewer capacity.

10 cricket stadiums where most ODI matches have been played

Nov 14, 2017
Do you know that there are few cricket grounds in the world, where more than 100 ODI matches have been organized? You will be surprised to know that not a single Indian stadium is includes in this specific list of stadiums. The most ODI matches in India have been played in Eden Gardens of Kolkata, where 29 ODI matches have been played so far. In this article, we are giving details of 10 such cricket stadiums of the world, where most ODI matches have been organized.

Ind vs SL: Test Cricket Records

Nov 13, 2017
Sri Lankan cricket team has reached India on their eighth tour to play a Test series. The 3 Test matches series between the two countries will last from 16 November to 6 December. During this series, Virat Kohli is leading the Indian team while Dinesh Chandimal will be the captain of Sri Lankan team. In this article, we are giving details of the important records related to the Test Cricket played between India and Sri Lanka.

22 cities with multiple test cricket venues

Nov 10, 2017
There are 114 such stadiums in the world till 10th November, 2017 where test matches have been organized. But many of these stadiums are located in the one city. There are 22 such cities in the world, where more than one stadium has situated, which hosted international test matches. In this article, we are giving the list of 22 such cities in the world where there are two or more cricket stadiums situated which hosted Test matches.

Do you know the members of first Indian cricket team

Nov 6, 2017
As a test team India was debuted in 1932 in international cricket, when Indian cricket team had visited England in the captaincy of Maharaja of Porbandar. The only Test match played between the two teams on 25-28th June, 1932, in which C.K. Naidu was the captain of Indian team. In this article, we are giving details of the members of the first Indian Test cricket team.

List of cricketers who achieved highest rating points in ICC ODI Rankings

Nov 1, 2017
Indian captain Virat Kohli has returned to the top spot in the latest ODI rankings of batsmen issued by the International Cricket Council (ICC) on 30th October, 2017. Virat Kohli currently has a total of 889 one-day rating points and thus he has become highest rating points achiever Indian batsman in the ODI ranking, leaving behind Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar. In this article, we are giving the list of top 20 batsmen and bowlers who got highest rating points in the history of ODI cricket.

12 Next   

Register to get FREE updates

    All Fields Mandatory
  • (Ex:9123456789)
  • Please Select Your Interest
  • Please specify

  • ajax-loader
  • A verifcation code has been sent to
    your mobile number

    Please enter the verification code below

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK