Leading Run Scorer in Women’s ODI Cricket- Mithali Raj

India captain Mithali Raj created history on Wednesday as she became the all-time leading run-getter in women’s one day internationals. She went past Charlotte Edwards record of 5992 ODI runs after scoring her 34th run against Australia in Bristol. The 34-year old reached the landmark in 183rd ODI matches. Continue reading “Leading Run Scorer in Women’s ODI Cricket- Mithali Raj”

First Indian Women’s captain to register a golden duck in ICC World Cup 2017- Mithali Raj

Indian women’s captain Mithali Raj fell for a golden duck for the first time in her career off the first ball against South Africa at Leicester on Saturday. She was dismissed by Dane van Niekerk. India failed to overhaul South Africa’s score of 273 and was dismissed for 158 Runs. South Africa ended up winning the match by 115 Runs. Continue reading “First Indian Women’s captain to register a golden duck in ICC World Cup 2017- Mithali Raj”

Most Centuries in ODI Run Chases- Virat Kohli

Indian captain and star batsman Virat Kohli overtook Sachin Tendulkar’s record of most hundreds in chases during the fifth and final One-Day International against West Indies in Jamaica. While The Little Master Sachin Tendulkar took 232 innings to score 17 hundreds, Virat Kohli achieved this feat in just 102 innings to score 18 ODI tons while batting second. Continue reading “Most Centuries in ODI Run Chases- Virat Kohli”

Highest Score By a Batsman On Test Captaincy Debut

Graham Dowling former New Zealand captain holds the record for scoring the maximum number of runs in captaincy debut of 239 runs followed by Chanderpaul (203) and Cleam Hill (203). Joe Root joins fourth in list when he scored 190 runs against South Africa at Lords. Continue reading “Highest Score By a Batsman On Test Captaincy Debut”

Sarfraz Ahmed to lead Pakistan in all 3 Formats

Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed was handed over test captaincy after he led his team to an Champions Trophy title in England. His first assignment as test captain will be in the three-match Test series against Sri Lanka which is likely to be held on the neutral venue of the United Arab Emirates in October. Ahmed has already led Pakistan in nine one-day internationals since last year, winning seven and losing two. He has also led in eight Twenty20s, by winning seven and losing just one.

Steve Smith Dani Willis Engagement Picture June 30th 2017

Australian skipper Steve Smith got engaged to his long tern girlfriend Dani Willis. He went down on his knees today in New York to propose her and she accepted his proposal. Dani Willis is a lawyer by profession.Steve Smith captained Rising Pune Supergiant and took his team to the final,but unfortunately couldnt clinch the IPL Title. Australia captained by Steve Smith failed in the ongoing Champions Trophy as two of the games were washed out. The ongoing pay dispute between Cricket Australia and the players have worsened with CA sending a formal letter to the players officially informing them they will be unemployed if a deal is not finalised by this week. Continue reading “Steve Smith Dani Willis Engagement Picture June 30th 2017”

IPL title right Sponsorship Value- Vivo to pay 2199 crore till 2022

Vivo the Chinese mobile manufacturer has retained the IPL Right for the next 5 seasons from the year 2018-2022 with a massive bid of 2199 crore. Vivo first bagged the title sponsorship in October 2015 for 2 editions from Pepsi Co India who had ended the 5 year contract, two years ago. The bid was opened on Tuesday in Mumbai, in the presence of both parties along with IPL chairman Rajiv Shukla and BCCI’s acting secretary Amitabh Choudhary. Continue reading “IPL title right Sponsorship Value- Vivo to pay 2199 crore till 2022”

India A Squad for the Tour of South Africa

Here are the list of India A players who are going to feature for the tour of South Africa. Krunal Pandya and Basil Thampi have earned maiden call-ups to the India A side after their impressive performance for their respective IPL Franchise. The tour will begin on July 26 with a triangular one-day series, also involving Australia A. India and South Africa will play two 4 day games in August. Continue reading “India A Squad for the Tour of South Africa”

South Africa’s Test Squad for 2017 England Tour

Here are the list of South Africa’s test players who are going to feature against England starting from July 6. They have added fresh faces including wicketkeeper Heino Kuhn, Aiden Markram and allrounder Andile Phehlukwayo. The players to get the axe are Stephen Cook and Wayne Parnell. Stephen Cook’s omission was perplexing because he was recently awarded a national contract by cricket South Africa. Continue reading “South Africa’s Test Squad for 2017 England Tour”