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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 Cricketers who have scored 10,000 runs in ODI

Oct 24, 2018
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.

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.

Asian Games: History and List of host Countries

Aug 20, 2018
The first Asian Games were organized in 1951 in New Delhi, India. Our country hosted these games in 1982 again. So far, 17 Asian Games have been organized. The 18th Asian Games kicked off in the Jakarta and Palembang cities of the Indonesia on 18th August 2018.

How Bowling Speed is calculated in Cricket Matches

May 17, 2018
Have you ever heard the name of “Rawalpindi express”? Yes; Shoaib Akhtar of Pakistan is known as the Rawalpindi express because he was the fastest bowler in the cricket history. Akhtar threw the ball at the speed of 161 km/ hour. But have you ever think that how the speed of the cricket ball is measured? Read this article; you will come to know about it.

8 Interesting Facts about Commonwealth Games

Apr 6, 2018
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.

When a chess player is called Grand Master?

Apr 3, 2018
The title of Grand Master is given by the World Chess Federation or FIDE. Grandmaster is the highest title a chess player can achieve. Currently there are, 1594 chess players all over the world have been awarded the title of Grand Master, out of which 1559 are male and only 35 are women. The World Chess Federation has awarded the title of Grand Master only to just 0.3% players registered with it.

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.

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 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.

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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