Sports Current Affairs - 2019

Latest Sports Current Affairs 2019 for National and International sports and tournaments, awards, trophies and cups related to cricket, football, tennis and other sports for UPSC, SSC, States, Civil services and other competitive examinations.

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Mohammed Shami: Fastest Indian to reach 100 ODI wickets

Fast Bowler Mohammed Shami has become the fastest Indian to claim 100 wickets in One-day Internationals. Mohammed Shami achieved this feat in his 56th ODI game. Mohammed Shami’s wicket number 100 was New Zealand opener, Martin Guptill.

Before Mohammed Shami, the record was held by Iran Pathan who had reached the 100-wicket mark in 59 ODIs. Other Indians in the list of fastest Indians to reach 100 ODI wickets are Zaheer Khan (65 matches), Ajit Agarkar (67) and Javagal Srinath (68).

Mohammed Shami

Mohammed Shami, a reverse swing specialist made his first-class debut in 2010 against Assam. He was selected for the West Indies tour of India A squad in 2012

Mohammed Shami made his ODI debut against Pakistan in January 2013 and Test debut against West Indies in November 2013.

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Indonesia Masters Badminton Tournament 2019: Winner’s List

The Indonesian Masters Badminton Tournament 2019 is organized by the Badminton Association of Indonesia. It was the third tournament of the 2019 BWF World Tour. The winners under the various categories are listed below:

  • Women’s Singles:  Saina Nehwal (India).
  • Men’s Singles: Anders Antonsen (Denmark).
  • Women’s Doubles: Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi (Japan).
  • Men’s Doubles: Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo (Indonesia).
  • Mixed Doubles: Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong (China).

The tournament was held at the Istora Gelora Bung Karno in Jakarta, Indonesia. from 22 to 27 January 2019 offered a total purse of $350,000.

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