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Cricketers with 400 wickets in Test cricket

Nov 28, 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.

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.

10 Cricket stadiums where most test matches have been played

Nov 14, 2017
Test match played between England and South Africa at the Kennington Oval ground from 27-31 July, 2017 was the 100th Test match to be held on this ground. For your information, we want to tell that there are few such cricket grounds in the world, where 100 Test matches have been organized. In this article we are giving details of 10 such cricket stadiums in the world, where most test 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.

Top 10 players who have scored most runs in international T20

Nov 8, 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 Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award winners

Nov 7, 2017
Many players work hard to brighten the name of the country around the world. Therefore, Indian government also provides various benefits to the players with many prizes, reservation in jobs and awards etc. Various awards given in the field of sports are: Arjuna Award, Eklavya Award, Major Dhyana Chand Award, Dronacharya Award and Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award. This article has given the names of the players who have received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award.

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 Top 10 biggest cricket stadiums of the world

Nov 1, 2017
In India Cricket is not just a game but it is a passion. 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.

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.

IND vs New Zealand: ODI Cricket Records

Oct 30, 2017
A three matches ODI Series between India and New Zealand concluded on 29th October, 2017 and India won this series by 2-1. All matches in this series were day-night. During this series, Indian team was led by Virat Kohli, while New Zealand team was led by Ken Williamson. In this article, we are giving details of all records related to ODI cricket matches played between India and New Zealand so far.

List of cricketers who won Padma Bhushan award

Oct 12, 2017
Indian cricket legend Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been nominated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for the Padma Bhushan award 2018. If Mahendra Singh Dhoni gets Padma Bhushan award in 2018, he will be the 11th cricketer to be honoured with this prestigious award. In this article we are giving details of all the cricketers who have been honoured with Padma Bhushan award.

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.

Do you know how law of Cricket and formats evolved from 18th century to 20th century?

Sep 27, 2017
There are plethora of sources about the evolution of Cricket, some advocated the origins of cricket lie somewhere in the Dark Ages and some advocated that the origins of cricket lie somewhere from Indian game “Gilli-Danda” but 18th century witnesses the formal match took place between Australia Vs England which timeless match.

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.

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.

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.

List of Tennis Grand Slam Title Winners

Jan 18, 2017
The Tennis Grand Slam refers to the major four most important annual tennis events starts from the Australian Open in mid January, the French Open in May and June, Wimbledon in June and July, and the US Open in August and September. Here, we are giving the list of Tennis Grand Slam Title Winners (Men’s Singles, Women’s singles, Mixed, Men’s and Women’s Doubles) not only for amateur sports as well enthusiast but also for the aspirants of different competitive examinations.

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 Indian National Trophies associated with Sports

Aug 26, 2016
Trophies or Awards of Sports in India are presented by the Government of India to the sports persons in various fields for their outstanding performances. In this article we are giving the lists of all the trophies which are distributed in India related to various sports which will help you in various competitive examinations like UPSC, State PSC, SSC, Bank Exams etc.

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.

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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