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December 24, 2014

Cricket 2014 - A Quick Review


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Friends, here are some important updates of Cricket from the year 2014 from Competitive Exams' point of view. Happy Reading :)

  • ICC – International Cricket Council
  • Headquarters – Dubai
  • 1st Chairman of ICC – N. Srinivasan (India)
  • President of ICC – Mustafa Kamal (Bangladesh)
  • Present CEO of ICC – David Richards (South Africa)
  • BCCI – Board of Control for Cricket in India
  • Headquarters – Mumbai
  • Established – 1929
  • Coach of the Indian Cricket Team  - Dunkan Fletcher (Zimbabwe)
Host Countries :
  • ICC World Test Championship Host Countries :
    • 2017 – London (1st)
    • 2021 – India (2nd)
  • ICC Men’s ODI World Cup Host Countries :
    • 2015 – New Zealand & Australia
    • 2019 – England
    • 2023 – India
  • ICC Men’s T 20 World Cup Host Countries :
    • 2014 – Bangladesh
    • 2016 – India
    • 2018 – Australia
  • ICC Women’s ODI World Cup Host Countries :
    • 2017 – England
    • 2021 – New Zealand
  • ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Host Countries :
    • 2014 – Bangladesh
    • 2018 – West Indies
    • 2022 – South Africa   
  • U 19 World Cup :
    • 2016 – Bangladesh
    • 2018 – New Zealand
    • 2020 – South Africa
    • 2022 – West Indies 
Winners & Runners :
  • Champions League Twenty-20 , 2014
    • Winners : Chennai Super Kings (15.4 Corers)
    • Runner : Kolkata Knight Riders (8 Crores)
    • Man of the Series : Suresh Raina (234 Runs)
    • Most Wickets : Sunil Narine (12)
  • IPL – 7, 2014 :
    • IPL-7, 2014 Winner – Kolkata Knight Riders (15 Crores)
    • Runner : Kings XI Punjab (10 Crores)
    • Man of the Series : Glen Maxwell
    • Man of the Match : Manish Pandey
    • Stadium : M. Chinna Swamy Stadium, Bengaluru
    • Orange Cap Award : Robin Utthapa
    • Purple Cap Award : Mohit Sharma
  • Men’s T20 World Cup 2014 : Sri Lanka defeat India to win the maiden title.
    • Man of the match in the final – Sangakkara
    • Player of the tournament – Virat Kohli
  • Women’s World T20 – 2014 : Australia defeat England in the final to win the title for the third time in a row.
  • Asia Cup Title 2014 : Sri Lanka defeat Pakistan to win the title
    • Note : It is their fifth Asia Cup success, equalling the record of India
  • ICC U-19 World Cup 2014 : South Africa beats Pakistan to lift the title, held in Dubai.
  • Ranji Trophy 2014 : Karnataka beat Maharashtra to lift the title. Karnataka have won the trophy for the seventh time. 
  • India beat Pakistan by five wickets in the final of the Blind Cricket World Cup 2014 at the Wally Wilson Cricket Ground in Cape Town, South Africa. 
    • It was the 4th edition of the Blind Cricket World Cup.
    • Indian Captain Shekar Naik. 
    • South Africa won the inaugural edition of the Blind Cricket world Cup in 1998. 
  • Deodhar Trophy : East Zone lifts Deodhar trophy 2014 by beating West Zone by 24 runs.  
  • Indian team wins the Asia Cup championship for deaf 2014 by defeating Sri Lanka by 8 runs. 
  • Indian Cricketer Virat Kohli has been placed among 5 ambassadors for 2015 World Cup by ICC along with Mitchell Johnson, Brendon McCullum, Kumar Sangakkara and Shane Watson.
  • Indian Crickter Virat Kohli becomes Fastest Cricketer to score 6000 Runs in ODIs.
  • Chennai Super Kings won the Champions League T-20 Trophy 2014 by beating Kolkata Knight Riders.
  • Sachin Tendulkar and Steve Waugh choosen for Prestigious cricketers’ Panel “Bradman Honorees
  • Irany Trophy 2014 : Karnataka won by defeating Rest of India
  • India Claim U-19 Asia Cup title by defeating Pakistan in the final .
  • Vijay Hazare Trophy 2014 : Karnataka won the title by defeating Railways
  • Grant Flower named as Pakistan batting coach
  • Saeed Ajmal become top bowler in ODI ranking. He is followed by Dale Steyn and Sunil Narin while Ravindra Jadeja is at fourth.
  • Sunil Gavaskar appoints (HDFC chairman) Deepak parekh as his special advisor for 7th edition of IPL
  • BCCI recommends Ravichandran Ashwin (off-spinner) for Arjuna Award
  • Kumar Sangakkara, the cricketer of Sri Lankan national team became the second person in the history of Cricket to score a triple century and a century in the same test match, he joined Graham Gooch, the former skipper of England team.
  • AB de Villers named South African Circketer of the year.
  • Corey Anderson of New Zealand set up a new record in One Day International Cricket of scoring fastest century (in just 36 balls) against West Indies.
  • Kathy Cross (New Zealand) has became the First Woman to be included in ICC (International Cricket Council’s) Umpires’ panel.
  • Marvan Atapattu : Srilankan New Cricket Coach  
  • Legendary Indian Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has been honoured as “Cricketer of the Generation” in ESPN Crick Info Awards 2013.
  • Australian batsman Philip Hughes died after being struck on his head during a Sheffield Game at the Sydney Cricket Ground. 
  •  Duleep Trophy 2014 : Central Zone lift Duleep Trophy beating South Zone by nine runs.
  • Indian batsman Rohit Sharma created ODI World record by scoring 264 runs against Sri Lanka at Kolkata’s Eden Garden on 13th November 2014. 
    • He also became the first ever batsman to score two double centuries in ODI. He broke Virendra Sehwag’s record to become highest individual scorer in ODIs.


  1. thank u. so much
    useful information

  2. Thank you.

  3. NABARD Notification for Grade A Post OUT

  4. Qualification required????

  5. Thank you

  6. Hi. I got 136 marks in Assistants of RRB from A.P Gen.Any chances for interview of Pragathi Grameena Bank 🏦 Notification Gen-148 Vacancy....

  7. Thank you

  8. I think vijay hazare trophy won by karnataka by defeating PUNJAB
    but in this post they've given RAILWAYS
    which one is correct answer

  9. last year i got 129 general cut off is 129 in 2nd list im from andhra pradesh but i have applied even in north i didnt get any call i was not selected in any rrb banks if u have money u can apply but u vl not get cal this time bcoz cut off mark will around 140 may be try it ur luck first time u vl not get

    this is sure

    majority of them got

  10. Railways is Right answer

  11. GIC Notification OUT for SCALE-1 OFFICERS

  12. BHARAT RATNA AWARD for former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malaviya..

  13. can u send me the link
    im not getting the link in google

  14. thanks a lot team ..



  17. pls anyone tell me the exam date of sbi associates clerks

  18. Thank's Sir .Sir Can U Please Upload The Repco Bank Junior Assistant Previous Paper As Early As Possible

  19. It will be held in the months of Jan-Feb. Exact date will be known only in the call letter. You can download the call letter on 7th Jan.

  20. It's very help full to bank aspirants.
    Thank you sir

  21. Thanks for the information
    team please upload the Q.A and REASONING questions because the pattern of asking this que is changed in recent exams

  22. links not allowed in this website

  23. if u guyz din want to post material for uiic ga than why u said tat u'l post it till 18 ... we trusted ur words n were waiting for ur notes but u people din even responded ... this was nt expected from u people ...sorry to say all this but we trust ur site a lot n were expecting the same from ur side

  24. vijay hazare
    2013-14 runner up railways
    2014-15 runner up punjab
    I think its correct


  26. Is this ur first exam

  27. How do you know?

  28. i guess u r ryt.......

  29. Vijayalakshmi NareshkumarDecember 24, 2014 at 4:43 PM

    could pls tell me the ans of this..? Which of the following banks was inaugurated by mahatma Gandhi in 1919?

    (a).bank of maharashtra

    (b).Bank of baroda

    (c).Union Bank of India

    (d).None of these

  30. it wz Union Bank Of India

  31. Wat s the source tis news

  32. Satyannarayana YedlaDecember 24, 2014 at 6:10 PM

    Thank you so much... Very detailed information

  33. Good information sir

  34. please provide in pdf format

  35. venkatesh gunaparthiDecember 26, 2014 at 8:38 PM

    I think cutoff for gen will be around 160+...


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