Today marks the 78th birth anniversary of legendary Indian Test cricketer Dilip Narayan Sardesai (August 8, 1940 – July 2, 2007). He was the only Goa-born cricketer to play for India, and was often regarded as India’s best batsman against spin bowling. He was known as Indian cricket’s Renaissance Man. He was nicknamed Sardee-man by West Indian fans. He passed away in 2007, aged 67, due to a chest infection.
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India's historical loss to England in Women’s World Cup 2017.
The 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup (One Day International) is an international women’s cricket tournament taking place in England and Whales from June 24 to July 23, 2017. It is the eleventh edition of the Women’s Cricket World Cup, and the third to be held in England. Eight teams Australia, England, South Africa, India, West Indies, New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Pakistan qualified to participate in the tournament. England beat India by 9 runs. India missed a historic win against England in the final of ICC Women’s World Cup at Lord’s on July 23, 2017.
Eight-nation ICC women's World Cup begins today with doodle's pest cricket.
Google is celebrating the opening day of the ICC Women’s World Cup (One Day International) cricket tournament with an interactive doodle. The doodle is a simple but allows you to play a game of pest cricket yourself, by clicking the mouse to swing the bat. It will be the eleventh edition of the Women’s Cricket World Cup, and the third to be held in England. Eight teams qualified to participate in the tournament.