Current Affairs – March, 2015

Latest Current Affairs March, 2015 with Current Affairs, news summary on current events of National and International importance of March, 2015 for Banking, SSC, CLAT, UPSC, State PCS, IBPS, Railways and other Competitive Examinations.

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Saina Nehwal wins India Open Super Series Badminton Women’s Singles 2015 Title

World Number one ace shuttler Saina Nehwal on 29 March 2015 won India Open Super Series Badminton Women’s Singles 2015 Title.

She defeated Thailand’s Ratchanok Intanon in the final match played at Siri Fort Indoor Complex in New Delhi in straight sets 21-16, 21-14.

Men’s Single’s Title

India’s Srikanth Kidambi has won India Open Super Series Badminton Men’s Singles 2015 Title. In the final match he defeated Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen in three games 18-21, 21-13 and 21-12.

Men’s Doubles Title

China’s Chai Biao and Hong Wei pair has won India Open Super Series Badminton Men’s Doubles 2015 Title. In the final match Chinese pair defeated Denmark’s Conrad-Petersen Mads and Pieler Kolding Mads pair by 21-18, 21-14 score.

Women’s Doubles Title

Number one ranked Japanese pair of Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi has won India Open Super Series Badminton Women’s Doubles 2015 Title. In the final match, Japanese pair has defeated Chinese pair Japanese pair by 21-19, 21-19 score.

Mixed Doubles Title

Second-ranked Chinese pair of Yixin Bao and Cheng Liu has won India Open Super Series Badminton Mixed Doubles 2015 Title. In the final match, Chinese pair defeated Number one ranked Danish pair of Christinna Pedersen and Joachim Fischer Nielsen by score 21-19 21-19.

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Australia wins ICC Cricket World Cup for 5th time

Australia on 29 March 2015 won the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 for the record fifth time.

In the final match Australia defeated co-hosts of the tournament, New Zealand by 7 wickets played at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Australia.

In the final match, New Zealand had won the toss and had chosen to bat first. They had set the target of 183 runs to Australia after losing all wickets in the 45th over.

Australian team easily overhauled the target in the 34th over with 7 wickets in hand.

  • Captain of Australian Team- Michael Clarke.
  • Captain of New Zealand Team- Brendon McCullum.

In the final match, Australian bowlers James Faulkner and Mitchell Johnson had bagged 3 wickets each, while Mitchell Starc had claimed two wickets. Captain Michael Clarke had scored 74 runs and Steve Smith 56 runs.

Previously, Australia had won the Cricket World Cup in 1987, 1999, 2003 and 2007.

It was first time of New Zealand to enter final of Cricket World Cup. In the previous world cup’s they were defeated for six times in the semi-finals.

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