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Exercise :: Sports - Latest Current Affairs

  • Sports - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Who was the Cricket Committee head of Pakistan Cricket Board that has recently stepped down?

A. Wasim Akram
B. Wasim Khan
C. Javed Miandad
D. Waqar Younis

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ehsan Mani announced the stepping down of Cricket Committee head Wasim Khan from his post.Three months back, the Cricket Committee had recommended the sacking of foreign head coach Mickey Arthur and the national team's bowling and batting coaches after Pakistan failed to reach the semifinals of the World Cup.At that time Wasim headed the committee which included Misbah-ul-Haq, who is now head coach-cum-chief selector, and fast bowling great Wasim Akram.

2. 

Which edition of "Admiral's Cup Sailing Regatta" recently began at INA, Ezhimala?

A. 5th
B. 10th
C. 15th
D. 20th

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The 10th edition of the Admiral's Cup Sailing Regatta got under way at Indian Naval Academy (INA), Ezhimala on December 9. Vice Admiral Dinesh K. Tripathi, Commandant, INA, inaugurated the event at an impressive ceremony on the Ettikulam Beach. The Admiral's Cup Sailing Regatta 2019 will see participation from 25 foreign teams and two teams from India. The regatta is conducted in Laser Radial Sailing boats with races scheduled over the next four days at Ettikulam Bay.

3. 

Who has became the first Indian to play 150 Ranji matches?

A. Aditya Sarwate
B. Akshay Anil Wakhare
C. Wasim Jaffer
D. Amol Muzumdar

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Veteran opener Wasim Jaffer on December 9 became the first player in Indian cricket to feature in 150 Ranji matches.The 41-year-old from Maharashtra, who has been an important part of the title-winning Vidarbha team in the last two years, achieved the rare distinction during their Group A opener against Andhra Pradesh.The former India opener is now just 853 runs away from completing 20,000 runs in first class cricket.Jaffer is followed by Madhya Pradesh batsman Devendra Bundela (145 matches) and Amol Muzumdar (136 matches), who have played for Mumbai and Assam.

4. 

Who has recently become the leading run scorer in T20 cricket?

A. MS Dhoni
B. Babar Azam
C. Virat Kohli
D. David Warner

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Virat Kohli scored 19 off 17 in the second T20I against West Indies to get to 2,563 T20I runs. India skipper Virat Kohli has surpassed Rohit Sharma as the leading run-scorer in the T20 International (T20I) format. Kohli now has 2,563 runs in 69 innings while Rohit has scored 2,562 runs in 95 innings.

5. 

Who won the world heavyweight boxing title?

A. Andy Ruiz Jr
B. Anthony Joshua
C. Manny Pacquiao
D. Floyd Mayweather

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Anthony Joshua became a two-time world heavyweight champion with a unanimous points victory over Andy Ruiz Jr in a tense rematch in Saudi Arabia.Six months on from the night Ruiz stunned boxing, Joshua risked seeing his career left in tatters with a second defeat, but served up 36 minutes of movement and well-timed punching to take the IBF, WBA and WBO titles back to Britain.