Cricket Current Affairs - 2020

Dhoni stands at 16th spot on Forbes list of highest-paid athletes

As per the Forbes latest rankings of the highest paid athletes in the world, India skipper M S Dhoni, with earnings of $31.5 million, has been ranked at 16th place as leaped 15 positions from his previous 31st rank in 2012. US golfer Tiger Woods is at the pinnacle of the list  with total earnings of $78.1 million Read More…

‘God of Cricket’ Tendulkar retires from IPL

Sachin Tendulkar announced his retirement from the Indian Premier League soon after Mumbai Indians won their maiden title. He won’t be playing in IPL next season. This is the second format from which Tendulkar has announced his retirement after having called quits from the ODIs in December 2012. In 78 IPL matches, Tendulkar scored 2334 runs Read More…

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Mumbai Indians lift their first IPL trophy by defeating CSK

Mumbai Indians (MI) defeated Chennai Super Kings (CSK) to win their first IPL title.  In the final match played at Eden Garden stadium of Kolkata, MI  vanquished CSK with a 23-run victory. CSK could score only 125 runs at the loss of nine wickets while chasing the moderate target of 149 runs against Mumbai Indians. Read More…

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Chris Gayle scores fastest century in cricket history during IPL game

Chris Gayle (the cricketer from West Indies) set a new record in Cricket when he hit the fastest century in the history of professional cricket during a cricket match of IPL (Indian Premier League) tournament at the Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore. Chris Gayle playing for Team Bangalore (Royal Challengers Bangalore) hit an unbeaten with 175 off Read More…

Harmanpreet Kaur – New captain of Indian Women’s Cricket Team

Harmanpreet Kaur was named the Captain of the Indian women’s Cricket team, she replaced Mithali Raj. Poonam Raut was named as the Vice-Captain of the team.