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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014 will be played from 16 March to 6 April, with a total of 62 tournament matches.