सामयिक विषय: Cricket
Question: Which of the following team won the Irani Cup-2016-17?
(b) Rest of India
- From 20 January to 24 January 2017; Irani Cup(2016-17) was played at Cricket Club of India, Mumbai
- It was the 55th season of the Irani Cup a first-class cricket competition in India
- Winner-Rest of India (6 wickets)
- Man of the Match (Final)- Wriddhiman Saha (Rest of India)
- Wriddhiman Saha scored unbeaten 203.
- Saha also became the first wicketkeeper to score a double-hundred in the Irani Cup and the first batsman to do so in the fourth innings in the competition.
- Cheteshwar Pujara was captain of the Rest of India team and Parthiv patel was the captain of Gujarat.
- Rest of India won the Irani cup for 26 times which if most by any team.
Question: Which of the following team won the 2017 Desert T20 Challenge?
(b) Hong Kong
- The 2017 Desert T20 Challenge was an international Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket tournament that was held in Dubai and Abu Dhabi from 14 to 20 January 2017
- The eight Associate Members that have T20I status participated in the tournament.
- Papua New Guinea declined to participate and was replaced by Namibia (who does not have T20I status).
- Final- Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai
- Winner-Afghanistan (10 wickets)
- Runner Up-Ireland
- Player of the Series- Mohammad Nabi (Afghanistan)
- During this tournament Mohammad Shahzad Afghanistan’s wicketkeeper-batsman become the first player to score two T20I fifties on the same day.
- He scored 80 runs in the semi-final win over Oman, and 52 in finals against Ireland.
- Coach of Afghanistan cricket team is Lalchand Rajput and Captain is Asghar Stanikzai (ODI & T20I).
- Nawroz Mangal captained the team in Finals.
- Recently Nawroz Mangal declared his retirement from the cricket.
Question: Which of the following team won the Under-19 Cooch Behar Trophy 2016-17?
(c) Uttar Pradesh
- India’s domestic cricket competition, the U-19 Cooch Behar Trophy 2016-17 was held from November 5, 2016 to January 22, 2017.
- The Final was played at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, Delhi.
- Winner: Bengal
- Runner Up: Delhi
- Bengal captain : Mohammad Irfan Ansari
- Delhi captain: Jonty Sidhu.