SPORTS NEWS 26th Dec, 2016

By: D.K Choudhary

Virat Kohli topped the Lord’s Cricket Ground 20 best players of 2016 list
i. Lord’s Cricket Ground has released its top 20 players for this calendar year. Indian test skipper Virat Kohli got the number 1 spot in the ranking owing to his marvelous performance in all format of the game.
ii. 4 Indians got place in the ranking. Apart from Virat the other 3 are off spinner Ravichandran Ashwin at 3rd spot, Ajinkya Rahane at 13th and Cheteshwar Pujara at 18th spot.Virat Kohli
iii. The top 5 cricketers are :
1.Virat Kohli (India)
2.Jonny Bairstow (England)
3.Ravichandran Ashwin (India)
4.Rangana Herath (Sri Lanka)
5.Chris Woakes (England)
iv. Lord’s Cricket Ground is located in London and is owned by Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).

SVSP sports stadium of Greater Noida gets ICC accreditation
i. ICC has granted Shaheed Vijay Singh Parthik(SVSP) Sports Stadium in Greater Noida approval for conducting International cricket matches between full time member countries of the game.
ii. The approval came two weeks after officials from ICC and BCCI inspected the stadium.
iii. An intensive inspection was carried out by Jeff Crowe, who is a former New Zealand captain along with Dr M.V Shridhar, member of BCCI and Niranjan Singh Virk, Anti-Corruption Manager, ICC.
iv. The Greater Noida stadium currently has a seating capacity for 8,000 people. By getting the ICC certification, the stadium will be able to host international ODIs and T20s cricket matches.

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