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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.

“Ranchi Rhinos” wins Hockey India League

Ranchi Rhinos has won the maiden Hockey India League (HIL). They defeated Delhi Waveriders in the final match of the tournament. With this Delhi Waveriders took second position followed by Uttar Pradesh Wizards.

Awards from the Hockey India League (HIL):

  • Hero Goal of the Day: Manpreet Singh
  • Man-of the-Match: Mauritz Furtse
  • Fair-Play Award: Ranchi Rhinos
  • Hero Player of the Tournament: Sardar Singh
  • Ponty Chadha Trophy for Upcoming Player of the Tournament: Mandeep Singh
  • Airtel Award for Most Goals in the Tournament: Delhi Waveriders

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Tendulkar equals Gavaskar’s record of first class 100s

Sachin Tendulkar has equalled Sunil Gavaskar’s record of most first-class hundreds by smashing an unbeaten century against Rest of India in the Irani Cup.

Tendulakar equaled Gavaskar’s record of 81 first-class hundreds. It was Tendulkar’s 30th domestic hundred to add to the 51 Test tons, which are also taken into account in the first-class count.

With this knock, Tendulkar also crossed another milestone of 25,000 runs in first class cricket. Tendulkar has 51 Test hundreds in 194 games. In international cricket, the iconic batsman has 100 hundreds, including 49 in ODIs to his name.