Cricket Current Affairs - 2020

McGrath and Turner enter Australian Cricket Hall of Fame

Renowned pace bowlers Glenn McGrath and Charlie Turner have been inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame. Charlie Turner took 6-15 on test debut at Sydney in 1887. He died in 1944. Turner took 101 wickets in 17 test matches b/w the time period of 1887 and 1895.

Michael Clarke bags his 4th Allan Border Medal

Australian Cricket Team’s skipper Michael Clarke has won his fourth Allan Border Medal. Previously, he won the medal in 2005, 2009 and 2012 medals. With this Clarke equalized Ricky Ponting who had also achieved this feat in past.

India Cements appoints M S Dhoni as its Vice President

Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been appointed as vice-president of India Cements, a company which is headed by BCCI President N Srinivasan. India Cements are the owners of IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings of which Dhoni has been the captain since 2008 and Srinivasan is the Managing Director-cum-vice-chairman of the company.

Ranji Trophy: Mumbai claim their 40th title, defeat Saurashtra

Mumbai won its 40th Ranji trophy after beating Saurashtra in the Ranji Trophy finals at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

Virat Kohli becomes second fastest Indian to score 4000 runs in ODIs

Indian cricket star Virat Kohli became the fastest Indian to score 4000 runs in One Day Internationals (ODIs). Virat Kohli played 96 ODI matches and 93 innings to reach this milestone. Before Sourav Ganguly was the fastest Indian to score 4000 runs in ODI who had played 105 inning.