1. Which country won the 13th edition of 2020 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup won ?
d. Sri Lanka
• 13th edition of 2020 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup, an international limited-overs cricket tournament was held in South Africa from 17 January – 9 February 2020.
• It was administered by International Cricket Council (ICC) & 16 teams participated in the cricket tournament with a total of 48 matches played between the teams.
• The Finals were held at the JB Marks Oval, Potchefstroom, South Africa between Bangladesh & India. Bangladesh’s youth team defeated India by three wickets in a thrilling match in the final.
2. Which country won ICC Women’s Championship trophy 2020 ?
• ICC Women’s Championship trophy 2020 was won by Australia.
• The Australia’s team was led by Meghann Moira Lanning (also known as Meg Lanning), which also won this trophy last time(ie 1st edition 2014–16). With this, Australia making it to the Women’s Cricket World Cup in New Zealand 2021.
• The ICC Women’s Championship has given hosts New Zealand and four top teams a direct place in the World Cup 2021
3. Who has become the first player in the cricketing world to play 100 matches in all the three formats of the game?
a. Ross Taylor
b. Virat Kohli
c. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
d. Kate Williamson
• Ross Taylor reached the landmark feat during the first international cricket match of India and New Zealand bilateral test series started at Basin Reserve in Wellington.
• Former New Zealand wicket-keeper Ian Smith presented Ross Taylor with 100th Test cap before the match.Ross Taylor has represented New Zealand in 231 One Day International matches, 100 T20 International matches and 100 Test matches
4. Which country will host the new format of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Team World Cup 2020
a. United States
b. United Kingdom
• Russia will be the first country to host the new format of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Team World Cup 2020.
• AIBA Executive committee members voted in favour to approve the Russian bid at its meeting in Budapest, Hungary.
• The tournament will be coinciding with the 75th anniversary of the victory in World War II under the motto “Boxing for peace”
5. Who among the following won Dan David Prize 2020?
a. Gita Sen
b. Rita Sen
c. Babita Sen
d. Mahesha Sen
• India's pioneering feminist scholar and activist Gita Sen, has won the Dan David Prize.
• She won the award for her expansive work in the fields of population policies, reproductive and sexual health, women's rights, poverty, labour markets and global governance.
• The award carries a prize of US$ 1 million for achievements having an outstanding scientific, technological, or social impact.