Cricket records Current Affairs - 2019

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Rishabh Pant: Fastest Indian wicket-keeper to claim 50 dismissals in Test cricket

Rishabh Pant became fastest Indian wicket-keeper to claim 50 dismissals in Test cricket. He broke previous record held by MS Dhoni for India. Pant claimed his 50th test dismissal in his 11th test during India vs West Indies. MS Dhoni had taken 15 tests to get to 50 Test dismissals. Pant’s records He achieved his Read More…

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Virat Kohli: Fastest batsman to reach 20,000 international runs

India captain Virat Kohli (30) became fastest batsman to reach 20,000 international runs, across formats. He achieved this milestone in only his 417th international innings ( comprising 131 in Tests, 223 in ODIs and 62 in T20Is.), surpassing previous record held by Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara. Both Tendulkar and Lara scored 20,000 international runs Read More…

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Rishabh Pant becomes fourth Indian wicket-keeper to take five catches on Test debut

Rishabh Pant became fourth Indian wicket-keeper to take five catches on Test debut during the second day of the third Test against England. Pant who became India’s 291st Test player, achieved this feat by taking catches of Alastair Cook, Keaton Jennings, Ollie Pope, Chris Woakes and Adil Rashid in England’s first innings. Key Facts With Read More…

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India’s Mithali Raj becomes first to score 6000 runs in women’s ODI cricket

Indian captain Mithali Raj (34) scripted history by becoming first player in the history of women’s ODI cricket to score more than 6000 career runs. She also became all-time leading run-getter in women’s ODI. She achieved the record feat against Australia in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 match at Bristol. She broke previous record Read More…

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Virat Kohli becomes first Indian captain to score double century outside India

Indian test team captain Virat Kohli became the first Indian captain to score a double century outside India. He achieved feat after scoring 200 runs against West Indies on second day of the first Test at the Sir Vivian Richards stadium in Antigua, North Sound. Virat Kohli is only third captain who have managed to Read More…

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Mumbai wins Ranji Trophy 2016

Mumbai has won the Ranji Trophy for a season 2015-16 by defeating Saurashtra. With this victory, Mumbai clinched Ranji title for record 41st time (10 of them being won with innings wins) after playing in record 45 finals. In the final match played a Gahunje Stadium of Maharashtra Cricket Association in Pune, Mumbai defeated Saurashtra Read More…

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Brendon McCullum hits fastest Test century

New Zealand Captain and Skipper Brendon McCullum has smashed the fastest ever Test century off only 54 balls. He achieved this feat on in his final international match on day one of the Second Test Match between Australia and New Zealand at Christchurch. With this, he broke previous record held by Viv Richards (West Indies) Read More…

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