He hit 16 sixes and 10 fours in his 147-ball innings and created a world record partnership of 372 runs in ODI with Marlon Samuels. The match was played against Zimbabwe.
Earlier this Sir Richard Hadlee and Debbie Hockley from the NewZealand were inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony was held during New Zealand – Australia match in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 at Eden Park on 28 February which was eventually won by New Zealand. Martin David Crowe started his career in cricket at the age of 19 and played 77 tests before he retired in 1995.
Afghanistan defeated Scotland on 26th Feb’15.
He won the title by defeating Yuki Bhambri.
Anirban Lahiri defeated SSP Chowrasia on the first playoff hole.
She defeated Karolina Pliskova in the finals. She also beat former World Number One Caroline Wozniacki and Ekaterina Makarova on her way to the finals.
Anil Kumble who is now the Chairman of ICC, is the fourth India cricketer to be inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. He joins the ranks of illustrious cricketers like Bishen Singh Bedi, Kapil Dev and Sunil Gavaskar who were inducted into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame in 2009.
Yuvraj Singh was followed by Deinesh Kartik worth Rs. 10.5 Crore.
He broke the record of Sachin Tendulkar for scoring highest runs against Pakistan in a World Cup innings. Sachin Tendulkar scored 98 off 75 balls against Pakistan in the 2003 World Cup.
He took the wicket of Brad Haddin, Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Johnson off the final three balls of the match.
The 36th edition of National Games would be held at Goa in 2017.
Services won total 159 medals including 91 Gold Medals. The second spot was achieved by Kerala (54 Gold Medals) and the third spot was achieved by Haryana (40 Golds).
The board of India Cements Ltd. has cleared the proposal for transfer of IPL Franchise rights of Chennai Super Kings to its wholly owned subsidiary Chennai Super Kings Cricket Ltd.
Ammu also known as Great Hornbill is the State bird of Kerala and was selected as the Mascot of the Games to reflect state’s concern for conservation of this species. The mascot found its place in the record books for its play, Kalikkunna Kuttikalkkayi Bharatham Kathirikkunnu (India Awaits Children Who Play) featuring the bird in lead role. The play was staged in 147 schools in Kerala.
This World Cup 2015 is jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand as the event returned to the region after 23 years.
He achieved this feat at the age of 41.
In Final Match, France defeated Qatar. The win means France's are now world, European and Olympic champions. It was the country's first world title since 2011.
The 31-year old Malaysian, who first headed the Women's Squash Association list in January 2006, overtook the 105th month record set in February 1993 by Susan Devoy, the four time world champion from New Zealand.
Australia is followed by India. India will enter the 11th edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup at second spot behind leaders Australia.
Former Dutch national coach Paul van Ass was named the new coach of the Indian men's hockey team while New Zealand's Anthony Thornton was made the coach of the women's hockey team.
Kerala is hosting these national games for the 2nd time. 1st time these games were hosted by Kerala in 1987.
The seventh seeded Indo-Swiss pair of Paes and Hingis defeated the higher placed Canadian-French team of Daniel Nestor and Kristina Mladenovic.
Serena Williams bagged the Women's Singles title for the sixth time when she defeated second seeded Russian Maria Sharapova.
Serbia’s Novak Djokovic won the Men's singles title defeating Andy Murray. The victory means Djokovic stays at world number one on the next ATP rankings when they are released on Monday.