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  • How Bowling Speed is calculated in Cricket Matches

    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.

    May 17, 2018
  • When a chess player is called Grand Master?

    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.

    Apr 3, 2018
  • List of Top 10 Biggest cricket stadiums in the world

    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.

    Jan 4, 2018
  • 10 cricket stadiums where most ODI matches have been played

    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.

    Nov 14, 2017
  • 10 Cricket stadiums where most test matches have been played

    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.

    Nov 14, 2017
  • Ind vs SL: Test Cricket Records

    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.

    Nov 13, 2017
  • 22 cities with multiple test cricket venues

    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.

    Nov 10, 2017
  • Do you know the members of first Indian cricket team

    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.

    Nov 6, 2017
  • List of cricketers who achieved highest rating points in ICC ODI Rankings

    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.

    Nov 1, 2017
  • List of cricketers who won Padma Bhushan award

    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.

    Oct 12, 2017
  • List of Cricketers with 100 fifties in international cricket

    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.

    Sep 27, 2017
  • Do you know how law of Cricket and formats evolved from 18th century to 20th century?

    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.

    Sep 27, 2017
  • List of cricketers who have taken hat-trick wicket in ODI

    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.

    Sep 25, 2017
  • List of players who have played 10 slowest innings in cricket

    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.

    Jul 11, 2017
  • Role of International Cricket Council (ICC) in World Cricket

    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.

    May 22, 2017