Daily Archive: Friday, December 23, 2016

23 Dec 2016

Argentina win FIFA Team of the Year title in final rankings of 2016

FIFA have released the final rankings of 2016, with Argentina reclaiming the team of the year title from Belgium, finishing with 1634 points to top FIFA’s rankings. As for India, the Blue Tigers have also climbed a
23 Dec 2016

National Mathematics Day celebrated on December 22

In India, the day ‘December 22’ has been declared as the National Mathematics Day. The declaration was made by Dr Manmohan Singh, Prime Minister of India, during the inaugural ceremony of the celebrations to mark the 125th
23 Dec 2016

South Africa’s de Kock named ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year

Proteas wicketkeeper-batsman Quinton de Kock has been named as the ICC ODI Cricketer of the Year. He is the second South Africa player after AB de Villiers (2010, 2014 and 2015) and ninth overall to clinch the
23 Dec 2016

Misbah-Ul-Haq wins International Cricket Council Spirit of Cricket Award

Misbah-ul-Haq has bagged yet another achievement in his illustrious career by winning International Cricket Council (ICC) Spirit of Cricket Award. With this title, Misbah has also become the first Pakistani cricketer ever to have received this award.
23 Dec 2016

Government launches Google Toilet Locator phone application

Now, if you have to ‘go’ urgently, there will be no need to pull over to the side of a road and find a large shrub to cower behind, as the government today launched a new phone
23 Dec 2016

Virat Kohli named captain of ICC ODI Team of the Year

He might be on an 18-match unbeaten streak as India’s Test captain but Virat Kohli was ignored from the ICC Test team of the year even though he was named skipper of the ODI all-star XI which also featured
23 Dec 2016

Ravichandran Ashwin named ICC Cricketer of the Year

India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has been named the International Cricket Council’s world player of the year. The 30-year-old is the third Indian to win the Sir Garfield Sobers trophy and is also ICC Test cricketer of the
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