Top Sports Current Affairs Of The Year 2019
There have been many important sports-related events and Top Sports Current Affairs Of The Year 2019, which is very important to remember in terms of current affairs. In this article, gsmastermind.com is providing you brief and necessary information about the events related to the selected sports of the whole year. All these events are very important for the preparation of various examinations.
The year 2019 is nearing its end and the year 2020 stands with arms extended to welcome you. In this episode, www.gsmastermind.com is providing you brief and necessary information about the events related to the selected sports of the whole year. With its study, you can get success in Bank, IAS, UPSC, CDS, Railways, NDA, PCS, MBA, and all other similar competitive examinations.
Kuldeep Yadav created history, first Indian to take two hat-tricks in ODI cricket
Spinner Kuldeep Yadav did this feat against Australia for the first time. Kuldeep Yadav’s superb bowling played a big role in India’s victory and the Indian team won the second match by 107 runs. Kuldeep Yadav scored his second international hat-trick in the 33rd over with three consecutive wickets of Shai Hope, Jason Holder, and Alzari Joseph.
Apart from Kuldeep Yadav, Chetan Sharma, Kapil Dev, and Mohammed Shami have taken a hat-trick in ODIs from India. The achievement of taking hat-trick once in the name of all these players is recorded. Kuldeep was born on 14 December 1994 in Uttar Pradesh. He started his Test cricket career against the Australian cricket team in March 2017.
Ministry of Sports constituted a committee of experts to review Sports Code
The committee is headed by retired Supreme Court Justice Mukundakam Sharma and some prominent members of the expert committee include Pullela Gopichand, Anju Bobby George, Gagan Narang, and Baichung Bhutia. The committee also includes representatives from the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).
According to the notification issued by the Sports Ministry, the committee will try to strike a balance between the autonomy of the NSF (National Sports Federations) to require transparency and autonomy. This committee has been formed to call for suggestions for all the parties to the current ‘Sports Code’.
Virat Kohli becomes the first captain to score the fastest 5000 runs in Test cricket
Indian captain Virat Kohli became the first Indian player to captain India’s first historic day-night Test cricket match. The first historic day-night Test match was played between India and Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata. Virat Kohli has become the first Indian player to complete 5000 runs as a captain in Test cricket.
Virat Kohli completed his 5000 runs in his 86th innings as a captain test. He also left behind Ricky Ponting of Australia, who did this amazing as captain in his 97th innings. Kohli is a middle-order batsman and also a right-handed medium pace bowler.
ISSF World Cup 2019: Manu Bhaker breaks junior world record, gives India first gold medal
Manu Bhaker set the junior world record in the final of the women’s ten-meter air pistol event with a score of 244.7. China’s Rankin Jian had earlier scored 243.3 in Kuwait in November 2018. Manu Bhakar was born in Haryana. He is an Indian shooter.
Manu Bhakar has become the second Indian shooter to win a gold medal after Heena Sidhu in the ISSF World Cup ten-meter air pistol event. Another Indian Yashaswini Deswal also participated in the same event and she finished sixth in the final round.
Rohit Sharma created history, became the first Indian male cricketer to play 100 international T20s
Rohit Sharma has become the second male player in the world to play 100 international T20 matches. He has also become the first Indian male player to do this feat. Rohit Sharma has scored 2533 runs in 92 innings of 100 matches at an average of 32 and a strike rate of 137.68. He is currently the only Indian batsman to have hit most sixes in T20s.
Rohit Sharma surpassed former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who played 98 T20 matches, in the last match in terms of playing the most matches for India. With this, Rohit Sharma has also left behind famous Pakistani player Shahid Afridi, who has 99 T20 matches. He scored his 8th half-century in Rajkot T20.
Rohit Sharma sets new test record, breaks Don Bradman’s 71-year-old record
Rohit Sharma scored 212 runs during India’s first innings in the third Test. This is his first double century in Test cricket. Rohit Sharma’s Test batting average on the home ground was 99.84. He broke the record of former Australian veteran Don Bradman with the highest average at home.
Rohit Sharma has become the fourth batsman to score more than 200 runs in both Test cricket and ODI International. Earlier, this feat has been done by Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, and Chris Gayle. Rohit Sharma was born in Nagpur, Maharashtra. He is the first player to score the highest double century in ODI cricket history.
Virat Kohli became the first Indian to score 40 international centuries as captain
Virat Kohli’s 26th test century and 69th international century in Test career. With his century, Virat Kohli has become the fourth fastest batsman in the world to score 26 centuries in Tests. In this case, he has also left behind Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar.
Virat Kohli left former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq behind after completing his 26th century. Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq had scored 25 centuries in 120 Tests. Virat Kohli has reached the seventh position in terms of scoring the most runs for India in Test cricket.
Rashid Khan created history, became youngest Test captain
Afghanistan leg-spinner Rashid Khan has created history by landing in the only Test match against Bangladesh. Rashid Khan has become the youngest player to captain a team in Test history as he steps on the field against Bangladesh.
Rashid Khan took 21 wickets in the 11th season of the Indian Premier League, bowling very effectively for Sunrisers Hyderabad. He became the youngest player in the ICC Player ODI rankings in February 2018.
Irfan Pathan created history, first Indian to appear in CPL player draft
Irfan Pathan became the first Indian cricketer to appear in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) players draft on 16 May 2019. The draft of the players of CPL 2019 was announced in which Irfan is the only Indian. He also performed very well in the Asia Cup in Sri Lanka in 2004.
Irfan Pathan is an Indian cricketer. The bowl with left hand and bat with the left hand. He is primarily a bowler, but he comes in the list of all-rounders. Irfan Pathan has played 29 Tests, 120 ODIs and 24 T20 matches for India.
GS Lakshmi created history, became the first woman to join ICC match referee panel
GS Lakshmi became the first woman to join the international panel of ICC match referees. This is the first time in the history of cricket that a woman has become a match referee. According to the ICC statement, GS Laxmi said that it is a great honor for me to be selected in the ICC international panel.
GS Lakshmi is originally from Andhra Pradesh. She has played the role of match referee in one international ODI and three international T20 matches involving women cricket. The ICC is the governing and regulatory body of cricket competitions worldwide. This institution was named the International Cricket Council in the year 1989.