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  • 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.

    Jan 14, 2019
  • How is Jersey Number Assigned to Cricketers?

    There is no role of Board of Control for Cricket in India and International Cricket Council in assigning of jersey or T-shirt number to the cricketers. Cricketers of all countries including India choose their jersey or T-shirt by their own. Currently, jersey number 18 is allotted to Virat Kohli, jersey number 45 to Rohit Sharma and number 7 to Mahendra Singh Dhoni.

    Jan 9, 2019
  • List of Cricketers who have scored 10,000 runs in ODI

    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. Now there are 13 players in the world cricket who have scored 10,000 runs in the One Day cricket. Virat Kohli made a world record by hitting 10,000 runs in just 205 innings. 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.

    Jan 7, 2019
  • भारतीय क्रिकेट खिलाडियों की टी-शर्ट का नम्बर कैसे तय होता है?

    भारतीय टीम के क्रिकेट खिलाड़ी किस नम्बर की टी-शर्ट पहनते हैं इसमें BCCI और ICC की कोई भूमिका नहीं है. भारत सहित विश्व के अन्य देशों के खिलाड़ी अपनी टी-शर्ट का नंबर खुद चुनते हैं. इसके लिए इंटरनेशनल लेवल पर किसी तरह के कोई दिशा निर्देश जारी नहीं किये गए हैं. वर्तमान में भारत की ओर से कोहली 18 नम्बर, धोनी 7 नम्बर और रोहित शर्मा 45 नम्बर की टी-शर्ट पहनते हैं.

    Jan 3, 2019
  • Important facts about Board of Control for Cricket in India

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is the national governing body for cricket in India. The board was formed in December 1928. Its headquarter is in Mumbai. The BCCI is India's richest sporting body and the richest cricket board in the world. BCCI does not depend on the Government of India for its finances. Hence BCCI is not a government body.

    Nov 20, 2018
  • List of the ODI Centuries made by the Virat Kohli

    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.

    Nov 2, 2018
  • 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.

    Oct 12, 2018
  • Asian Games: History and List of host Countries

    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.

    Aug 20, 2018
  • 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
  • 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.

    Apr 6, 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • IND vs Windies: ODI Cricket Records

    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.

    Jul 10, 2017