Cricket Current Affairs - 2020

BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya passes away

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Jagmohan Dalmiya passed away in in Kolkata, West Bengal. He was 75. As a cricket administrator, he is hailed as the architect for the rise of Cricket in India and its financial superpower. About Jagmohan Dalmiya Dalmiya was involved with the BCCI for more than three Read More…

Veteran Marathi cricket commentator Bal Pandit passes away

Veteran cricket Marathi commentator Bal Pandit passed away in Pune, Maharashtra. He was 89. He is considered as pioneer of cricket commentary in Marathi who had made the game more popular in Maharashtrian households. About Bal Pandit Bal Pandit was born on 24 July 1929 in Pune. Prior to starting his commentator career, Pandit was Read More…

Australian Cricketer Shane Watson announces retirement from Test cricket

Veteran all-rounder cricketer Shane Watson from Australia has announced his retirement from International Test cricket. His decade long Test career came to an end at the Ashes opener at Cardiff, which England won by 169 runs. In this match Watson had made 30 runs and failed to take a wicket. Shane Watson He also has Read More…

Former Australian Cricketer Arthur Morris passes away

Former Australian Cricketer Arthur Morris passed away. He was aged 93. He was an opener and is regarded as one of Australia’s greatest left-handed batsmen. Morris is best known as member of Don Bradman’s 1948 ‘Invincibles’ team which made an undefeated tour of England. He had played 46 International Test matches in his cricket career Read More…

Cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin presented with Arjuna Award

Union Government has conferred Arjuna Award on Indian cricket team off-spinner bowler Ravichandran Ashwin. With this Ashwin became 48th cricketer to receive the prestigious award. He was presented with award by Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal at a special function organised in New Delhi. The award was bestowed upon R Ashwin in 2014, but he Read More…