Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 or the fourteenth season of IPL has begun with eight teams playing across six different venues in India. The IPL schedule has been released by BCCI. Check the full schedule here.
ICC T20 Cricket World Cup was started in 2007 and was won by the Indian team in a thrilling final against Pakistan. West Indies is the current champion of the ICC T20 Cricket World Cup. ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2021 is proposed to be played in India. The seventh edition of the ICC T20 Cricket World Cup was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the full list of ICC T20 winning teams.
Google Doodle honoured Canadian-American Educator, Physician, Christian Chaplain, Sports Coach and Inventor of Basketball-- Dr. James Naismith on 15 January 2021. Read the article to know more about him in detail.
List of 10 fastest Centuries in ODIs: The fastest century in the ODI history was scored by AB de Villiers off 31 balls against West Indies 18 January 2015. New Zealand's Corey Anderson is on number two with a 36 ball century against West Indies on 1 January 2014 while Pakistan's Shahid Afridi Pakistan is on number three with his 37 ball century against Sri Lanka on 4 October 1996.
Since 1980, a total of 138 ODI matches have been played between India and Australia. The Indian team has won 50 matches while 78 matches have been won by Australia. Read this article to know more interesting ODI records between India and Australia.
The final of 2020 Dream11 IPL was played between Mumbai Indians and Delhi Capitals and is won by Mumbai Indians. Mumbai Indians is the most successful team that has won 5 IPL titles so far. Chennai Super Kings is the only team that lost the most finals (5) of the IPL. Read this article to know the list of all IPL winning teams.
National Sports Day 2020: It is observed on 29 August to commemorate the birthday of Indian hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand. He was born on 29 August 1905 in the Prayagraj formerly Allahabad. Major Dhyan Chand was the captain of the Gold medal-winning Indian hockey team at the Berlin Olympics in 1936. Let us read more about National Sports Award, its history, significance, and about Major Dhyan Chand.
National Sports Awards 2020: The Government of India announced the National Sports Awards 2020 on 22 August, 2020. It is conferred to the sports personalities in India. For the Arjuna award, this year 27 sportsperson have been selected. Let us have a look at the complete list of the winners of the National Sports Awards 2020.
National Sports Day 2020: Major Dhyan Chand is known as Hockey Magician or The Wizard. His birthday is celebrated on 29 August as National Sports Day in India. Hockey magician Dhyan Chand's autobiography is titled "Goal", published in 1952. He died on 3 December 1979. Let us look at some interesting facts about Major Dhyan Chand.