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  • Most wickets taken by a bowler in ICC World Cup Editions, Lasith Malinga equals Wasim Akram’s Record

    World Cup matches have been always full of excitement and thrill. Here is the list of top wicket-takers in all the World Cup Editions as of now. Javagal Srinath and Zaheer Khan are two Indians who appear in the top 10 list

    Jul 3, 2019
  • Shakib Al Hasan Sets Unique Record in the World Cup 2019 Match against India

    Bangladesh’s arguably best all-rounder, Shakib AL Hasan achieved a rare milestone as he went scoring above 500 runs and picking up 10 wickets in a single World Cup Edition. Earlier to this, he also became only the 2nd international player to score more than 50 runs and take 5 wickets in a single match.

    Jul 3, 2019
  • What’s stopping Virat Kohli from converting his fifties to hundreds?

    Virat Kohli scored his 5th consecutive half century of the CWC 2019 in the match against England, where he smashed 66 runs. Earlier in the ICC World Cup 2019, he scored more than 50 runs in the matches against Australia, Pakistan, Afghanistan and West Indies.

    Jul 3, 2019
  • Rohit Sharma crosses 500 runs in World Cup 2019

    In the match against Bangladesh, Rohit Sharma Smashed his 4th World Cup 2019 century. He also surpassed 500 runs in this World Cup edition, becoming only the 2nd Indian batsman after Sachin Tendulkar to achieve this feat.

    Jul 2, 2019
  • Cricket World Cup Winning Captains: Year wise complete list since 1975

    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.

    Jul 2, 2019
  • Indian Cricketers with Fastest 20,000 Runs: Check Complete List

    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.

    Jul 2, 2019
  • List of Indian Cricketers inducted in the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame,ICC Hall of Fame

    The International Cricket Council releases list of legendary players inducted in the ICC hall of fame every year.The Hall of Fame 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 6 Indians have been inducted in this prestigious list. Sachin Tendulkar is the latest inductee Indian in this list.

    Jul 1, 2019
  • First Olympic Games: 10 Facts at a Glance

    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.

    Jun 22, 2019
  • 8 Interesting Facts about Commonwealth Games

    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.

    May 24, 2019
  • List of countries and their national games

    Any sports which are designated as the national sport of a country either based on the popularity of the game or based on its historical connection from that country. In this article, we have listed the national games of many countries. This list is very useful for competitive examinations like UPSC-prelims, SSC, State Services, NDA, CDS, and Railways etc.

    Apr 19, 2019
  • Do you know the salary of Indian Cricketers?

    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.

    Mar 11, 2019
  • List of Badminton Players with most All England Badminton Titles

    The All England Open Badminton Championships is the world’s oldest and most prestigious badminton tournament. It is played annually. This tournament is being organised since April 4, 1899. This tournament is played Arena Birmingham, Birmingham, England. In the current year 2019 the prize money for this tournament is USD 1,000,000.

    Mar 8, 2019
  • What is Video Assistant Referee (VAR) Technology in Football?

    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.

    Feb 21, 2019
  • How ICC gives Ranking to Cricket Players?

    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.

    Feb 20, 2019
  • List of Top 10 Youngest Grand Masters of the World

    The title of Grand Master is awarded to a player by the World Chess Federation or FIDE. Grandmaster is the highest title a chess player can attain. Till August 2018 FIDE rating list includes 1621 grandmasters, out of which 1585 are male and 36 are females. The World Chess Federation has awarded the title of Grand Master only to just 0.3% players registered with it.

    Feb 14, 2019