Cricket Current Affairs - 2020

Mudgal Panel: Sourav Ganguly joins Mudgal Panel probing IPL spot-fixing & betting scandal

Sourav Ganguly, former India cricket team skipper, has been inducted into the Supreme Court appointed Mudgal Panel that has been set up to investigate the IPL spot-fixing and betting scandal including probing the 13 names that are mentioned in the sealed envelope that it had submitted to the court in February 2013. The apex court Read More…

KKR wins IPL 7 trophy

Sharukh Khan’s Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) chased down a huge 200-run target to beat Preity Zinta’s Kings XI Punjab in the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 7. Kolkata Knight Riders beat Kings XI Punjab by 3 wickets. IPL-7 which was held from April 16 – June 1, 2014 was played at venues in Read More…

Sachin Tendulkar chosen as Goodwill Ambassador of the 35th National Games

Kerala Government has announced cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar as the Goodwill Ambassador for the 35th edition of National Games, slated to be held across seven cities in Kerala early in 2015. Sachin was chosen as the ambassador during his meeting with Oommen Chandy, the Chief Minister of Kerala. Besides, Mr. Chandy also announced the name Read More…

Sachin becomes first Indian to feature on the cover of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack

The 2014 edition of Wiesden Cricketers’ Almanack recently published has retired legend Sachin Tendulkar on its cover. This is the 151st edition of the Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack. Tendulkar also became the first Indian cricketer to feature on the cover of the ‘Almanack’. Earlier Sachin was chosen to feature on the cover of the 2nd edition of the Read More…

Sri Lanka beat India to win its maiden Cricket World Cup T20 title

Sri Lanka lifted their maiden World Twenty20 title by beating India in the finals held at Mirpur , Bangladesh. Sri Lanka 132-4 (17.5 overs) beat India 130-4 (20 overs) by 6 wickets. Sri Lanka finally managed to break their jinx of losing the finals of global events, having gone down in the decider of the 50-over World Cup in 2007 and Read More…