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31.
At which location did Dhinidhi Desinghu clock the 'Best India Time' in the girl's 100m Freestyle event?
Philippines
India
China
Japan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Dhinidhi Desinghu achieved the 'Best India Time' in the girl's 100m Freestyle event at the 11th Asian Group Aquatics Championships in the Philippines. She set a new Indian record of 57.33 seconds, surpassing the previous record set by Kenisha Gupta.

32.
Who smashed the fastest T20 International (T20I) century in cricketing history?
Kushal Malla
Rohit Sharma
Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton
David Miller
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Jan Nicol Loftie-Eaton's record-breaking century in T20I cricket, achieved in just 33 deliveries, stands as a testament to his extraordinary batting prowess. Representing Namibia, Loftie-Eaton's blistering innings not only set a new milestone but also played a pivotal role in his team's formidable total against Nepal. This remarkable feat, accomplished during a match against Nepal in the Tri-Nation series, demonstrates Loftie-Eaton's exceptional power-hitting abilities and places him in cricketing history.

33.
Who surpassed Anil Kumble to become India’s leading wicket-taker in Tests at home?
Ravichandran Ashwin
Jasprit Bumrah
Ravindra Jadeja
Mohammed Shami
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Ravichandran Ashwin, the Indian off-spinner, achieved this historic milestone during the ongoing fourth Test match between India and England in Ranchi. With 351 wickets in Tests played in India, Ashwin surpassed Anil Kumble's previous record of 350 wickets, showcasing his dominance in home conditions.

34.
In which event did Jyothi Yarraji win the gold medal at the Asian Indoor Athletics Championship?
Long Jump
60m hurdles
Shot Put
200m Sprint
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Jyothi Yarraji secured the gold medal in the 60m hurdles event at the Asian Indoor Athletics Championship in Tehran. She achieved this feat with a timing of 8.12 seconds, breaking her national record set in the previous edition of the championship.

35.
Who made history as India's first female pitch curator?
Radhika Sharma
Raj Laxmi Arora
S Meghana
Jacintha Kalyan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Jacintha Kalyan has made history as India's first female pitch curator. Her journey from the administrative sector to curatorship showcases her passion for the game and determination to break barriers. Her role in the upcoming Women's Premier League marks a significant milestone for gender inclusion in cricket.