2018 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup – Harmanpreet Indian Captain scores century in the opening game

2018 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup

The 2018 ICC Women’s T20 World Cup will be played from 09 Nov to 24 Nov 2018 in West Indies .It will be the sixth edition of ICC Women’s T20 World Cup and second to be hosted by West Indies (after 2010 edition).10 teams will feature in 23 matches to be played. Eight teams (Australia,England,India,Pakistan,New Zealand ,South Africa ,Sri Lanka and Hosts West Indies ) qualified automatically and Bangladesh and Ireland qualified through the qualifiers.

The Matches on First day (09 Nov ) are

India vs New Zealand at Guyana

India beat New Zealand by 34 runs

The Indian Women’s T 20 Captain Harmanpreet Kaur scored a fantastic Century in T 20 Women’s World Cup vs New Zealand in West indies a Few minutes ago. She is first Indian to score a T 20 Century and only third in the World. A Great innings sets a tough task for New Zealand. It is the first match of the tournament .She played 51 balls to score 103 which included seven 4s and eight sixes at a strike rate of over 201.00.

Australia vs Pakistan at Guyana

Australia beat Pakistan by 52 runs.

West Indies vs Bangladesh at Guyana

West Indies beat Bangladesh by 60 runs.

 

COVER CRICKET
COVER CRICKET

Zao Artwork fetches record Price at Sotheby’s auction- Collectibles

Zao Artwork fetches record Price at Sotheby’s auction-Collectibles

An abstract oil painting by Chinese-French master Zao Wou-Ki  was auctioned for about $65 million at Sotheby’s ,more than 28 times its previous purchase price and setting a new record for any Asian work  of art sold at auction.

Zao painted the work in 1985.

Australia Mints its Most Valuable Coin -2018

Australia Mints its Most Valuable Coin -2018

Australia’s Perth Mint on Tuesday presented a gold coin encrusted with rare pink diamonds worth 2.48 million Australian dollars ($1.8 million, €1.65 million) to meet growing demand for high-end collectibles .

The 2-kilogram treasure, which depicts a sailing ship, a gold prospector and boab trees found in Western Australia (WA), is considered legal tender and will be sold to the highest bidder.

‘Rags-to-riches tale’

It was “released in response to the distinct increase in demand for exclusive luxury items,” said Perth Mint Chief Executive Richard Hayes.

“The coin showcases rare pink stones handset in the most famed of precious metals, telling the inspirational rags-to-riches tales of mining for these prized resources.”

Called “Discovery,” it was modeled after the “Holey Dollar,” one of Australia’s first coins, which  fetched 495,000 Australian Dollars in 2013.

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AUSTRALIA MINTS ITS MOST VALUABLE COIN

Google Doodle remembers Oskar Schlemmer on his 130th Birthday

Google Doodle remembers Oskar Schlemmer (1888-1943)on his 130th Birthday .He was a German Painter,Sculptor, Designer & Choreographer associated with Bauhas School.

Germany issued two stamps on his Paintings on 15 Apr 1975.

24th World Olympic Collectors’ Fair – Los Angeles from 6 to 8 Sep 2018.

24th World Olympic Collectors’ Fair – Los Angeles from 6 to 8 Sep 2018.

The 24th World Olympic Collectors’ Fair will be held in  Los Angeles & City of Long Beach from 6 to 8 Sep 2018. This annual gathering of Olympic Coin,Stamps ,Pin and Memorabilia is likely to attract 125 Participants from 25 Countries and around 7000+ visitors.

Independent India’s First Olympics Hockey Gold -12 Aug 1948

Independent India’s First Olympics Hockey Gold -12 Aug 1948

It was on 12 Aug 1948 that Independent India won its First Olympics Hockey Gold at London 1948 Olympics by defeating Great Britain 4-0 in the the Final.

Today we celebrate 70 Years of that memorable feat.

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INDEPENDENT INDIA’S FIRST OLYMPICS HOCKEY GOLD -1948