Cricket Current Affairs - 2020

SC sacks BCCI President Anurag Thakur and Secretary Ajay Shirke

The Supreme Court has sacked Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Anurag Thakur and BCCI secretary Ajay Shirke after they failed to implement the reforms recommended by the Justice Lodha committee. The apex court held that Mr. Thakur and Mr. Shirke are unfit to continue at helm of BCCI for their obstructionist Read More…

BCCI approves use of DRS in India-England Test series

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has given its consent for using the Decision Review System (DRS) in the forthcoming five-Test series against England in November 2016. BCCI will use the DRS on a trial basis to evaluate the improvements and changes made to the system over a period of time. Earlier, Read More…

SC freezes BCCI’s transactions with state cricket bodies

Supreme Court has frozen all financial transactions between the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) and state cricket associations. The apex court directed BCCI, the apex cricket body not to disburse any funds to state cricket associations till they resolve to abide by Justice RM Lodha Committee recommendations. Besides, the Supreme Court also Read More…

India wins historic 500th Test against New Zealand

India has won the test match against New Zealand by 197-runs in their historic 500th cricket Test in Kanpur. On the fifth and final day of the match at Green Park, India bowled out the visitors for 236 in their second innings. Shortly after Lunch, they set them an improbable target of 434. Senior off-spinner Read More…

Ajinkya Rahane, Rohit Sharma conferred with Arjuna Award

Cricketers Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma were conferred with the Arjuna Award for their contributions to sport of cricket. The award was bestowed upon them by Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel in New Delhi. Sharma was bestowed with the award for the year 2015 and Rahane for the year 2016. Earlier, both were not able Read More…