Cricket Current Affairs - 2020

Chennai Super Kings clinches Champions League Twenty-20

In the Champions League Twenty-20 final match, Chennai Super Kings defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 8 wickets to win the Champions League Trophy.  Player of the Match P.Negi of the Chennai Super Kings was named the Player of the Match.  Past Performance This is the second Champions League win for the Chennai Super Kings, who Read More…

World’s Oldest surviving Test cricketer Norman Gordon passes away

Oldest surviving Test cricketer, South African fast bowler Norman Gordon (103), passed away after a year long illness due to renal complications. Gordon played 5 Tests against England in 1939 taking 20 wickets in all before World War cut short his international career.He was best known for being one of the 22 players, who took part in the Read More…

Team India equals world record of maximum dismissals at zero in a Test innings

In an utterly disappointing performance by Indian cricket team on the first day of the Manchester Test played against England, six Indian players got out without opening their account. With this dismal show, India equaled the world record of maximum number of 6 ducks in a Test innings. The six players who lost their wickets Read More…

Cricket: India registers historic test victory at Lord’s against England

India bagged their first Test victory at the historic Lord’s in nearly three decades as they rode on Ishant Sharma’s inspired spell of fast bowling to flatten England by 95 runs and take a 1-0 lead in the five match series being played in England. The tall pacer, whose consistency has always been questioned, played Read More…

Mahela Jayawardene retires from Test cricket

The former skipper of Sri Lanka‘s cricket team Mahela Jayawardene has announced retirement from Test cricket. The right-handed batsman has played 145 tests and his 11,493 runs shares 6th position, along with Kumar Sangakkara of the same team, on the list of highest scorers in the longest format of the game. He has 33 test Read More…