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Virat Kohli's ODI Centuries:Complete List

Aug 12, 2019
Virat Kohli has scored 67 centuries in international cricket comprises of 42 centuries in One Day Internationals (ODI)and 25 centuries in Test cricket.Kohli has scored 20,000+ runs in the international cricket which comprises of 11406 runs in the ODIs, 6613 runs in the Test cricket and 2369 runs in the T-20 matches.

IND vs Windies: ODI Cricket Records

Aug 8, 2019
As we heard that Indian team has defeated Windies in the T-20 series by 3-0. Now the One day series is going to start from 7th August 2019. Like the previous Indian tour; the Indian team is again lead by the VIrat Kohli.In this article, we are giving details of the all one-day cricket records played between India and Windies.

Hima Das: Biography and International Records

Jul 22, 2019
Hima Das nicknamed the Dhing Express, is an Indian sprinter from the state of Assam. Dhing is a town in Nagaon district in the state of Assam; that is the reason she is called “Dhing Express”. Hima Das holds the current Indian national record in the 400 metres. Hima has won a gold medal in the 400 m final at the World U-20 Championships 2018 held at Tampere (Finland). She is the first Indian to win a gold medal at an international track event.

M.S. Dhoni: International records as Batsman, Captain and Wicket Keeper

Jul 17, 2019
M.S Dhoni is the only Indian captain who have brought two World Cups to India. One world cup was of T-20 World Cup in 2007 and another was 50 over format in 2011. Dhoni is considered as the most successful captain of the Indian ODI team. During his captaincy the success rate of Indian team was around 60%. Although the success rate of Kohli is around 76%.

How does Duckworth-Lewis-stern method work?

Jul 11, 2019
The Duckworth Lewis Method was invented by statistician Frank Duckworth and Tony Lewis. The Duckworth Lewis Method was first used in a match played between Zimbabwe versus England in 1996-97. This method was approved by the ICC in 1999. Whenever, an ODI or T20-I match is interrupted by the rain then this Duckworth Lewis Method is used to decide the result of the match.

Kane Williamson: Complete List of International Records

Jul 8, 2019
Kane Williamson is one of the greatest batsmen of the present era. He has scored 13680 runs with help of 33 centuries in the all formats of the international cricket. He was declared captain of the New Zealand team at the age of just 25 years. In the present world cup 2019 he has scored 2 centuries and guided his team to book the semifinal clash with the Indian team.

Cricket World Cup 2019: Complete Records List

Jul 8, 2019
The 12th cricket World Cup is witnessing a lot of cricket records. Rohit Sharma has scored 5 centuries in this tournament so far which is most by any player in the single world cup tournament. I hope that in the remaining 3 matches of this world cup 2019 we will see more records to come on the board.

India vs New Zealand: Head to Head Cricket World Cup records

Jul 8, 2019
There are 106 ODI matches played between India and New Zealand. Out of these 106 matches India has won 55 matches while New Zealand has won 45 matches. So it is very clear that Indian team has an edge over the New Zealand. In the ICC cricket world cup 7 matches are played between these two teams out of which India has won 3 while New Zealand won 4 matches.

Cricket World Cup Winning Captains: Year wise complete list since 1975

Jul 2, 2019
Here, we are giving the Complete list of Cricket world cup winning captains yearwise since 1975. So fa, 11 Cricket world cup have been played and won by 9 captains.Clive Lloyd of West Indies and Ricky Ponting of Australia are the only two captains who have won two cricket World Cups each. Kapil dev of India was the overall third captain who won the Cricket World Cup.

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

Jul 2, 2019
There are 14 players in the world cricket 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. Now Kohli has became the fastest 11000 runs scorer in the ODIs. 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.

Indian Cricketers with Fastest 20,000 Runs: Check Complete List

Jul 2, 2019
Sachin Tendulkar was the first Indian cricketer who scored 20,000 runs in the international cricket. At present there are 3 Indian cricketers who have scored 20, 000 runs in the international which includes Sachin, Rahul Dravid and Virat Kohli.

List of Brand Ambassadors in India

Jun 24, 2019
Celebrity endorsement is a popular way to promote any event and product through various channels. In this article we have published the name of some important products and government schemes Like Make in India, skill India etc.

First Olympic Games: 10 Facts at a Glance

Jun 22, 2019
The first summer Olympic Games were held in Athens in 1896. These 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.

8 Interesting Facts about Commonwealth Games

May 24, 2019
The Commonwealth is the intergovernmental organization of those countries which were part of the British Empire. Currently the Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 53 independent and equal sovereign states. The Commonwealth was formed on 28 April 1949 through the London Declaration. The first Commonwealth Games were held in the city of Hamilton in Canada in 1930.

Do you know the salary of Indian Cricketers?

Mar 11, 2019
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.

What is Video Assistant Referee (VAR) Technology in Football?

Feb 21, 2019
Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology is the latest technology used in the football to help the refees in taking the right decisions regarding the award of goal, penalty corners and red cards to the players. In this article we have explained the steps involved in the decisions taken with the help of VAR technology.

How ICC gives Ranking to Cricket Players?

Feb 20, 2019
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.

What is the Procedure to become BCCI Umpire?

Feb 5, 2019
It is not necessary for any applicant to have played competitive cricket before becoming the umpire, if anyone had played cricket earlier it would be added advantage. BCCI conducts two levels of exams to select the eligible candidates for the post of BCCI umpire. As of now grade A Umpire of BCCI get around Rs.40000/day.

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.

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.

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