Found 24 Articles for Sportspersons

Why do muscle cramps occur frequently in athletes and sports person?

Vennela V
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
A muscle cramp is a strong, painful contraction or tightening of a muscle that occurs suddenly and mostly in the legs (hamstring and calf muscles). These spasms may last from a from a few seconds to several minutes. Any person of any age can get these muscle cramps, but the occurrences are high for athletes, sportspersons, and runners.This may be due to an exhausting physical activity which results in loss of sodium content and electrolytes from the body, which results in electrical misfiring. One more explanation of why these cramps occur in athletes and sports persons is, muscles tend to ... Read More

What is the truth behind competitive parents ruining Youth Sports?

Samrat T
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Sadly, it is true that competitive parents are ruining Youth Sports and ultimately ruining their child's life. The aching desire of the parents to see their kids win is spoiling the spirit of sport.Parents get excited, feel stress and they want their kid to win at any cost. In fact, it is adults who identify themselves with their kids and want to own their success. They forget that the main purpose of their role in their child's sport is to encourage the child's participation and teach them an invaluable lesson in life that you have to take success and failure ... Read More

Who is the best Cricket commentator?

Divya Agarwal
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Harsha Bhogle is known as the best commentator of Cricket. He is a journalist and one of those very few commentators who've never played cricket at that level but has got the talent of the elite commentary box.He started commentating at a very young age of 19 with All India Radio while living in Hyderabad. Later, in 1991-92, he became the first Indian commentator which was invited by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation during India's cricket series before Cricket World Cup, 1992. Since then he worked for ABC Radio Grandstand, then worked for the BBC for eight years as part of ... Read More

Who is the most underrated Cricketer in India?

Divya Agarwal
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
While India has produced some extraordinary league of cricketers in the last few years, many of them got the appreciation for peaks of the name, fame, and glamour. But out of many, few of them were left unnoticed despite some excellent performances. Let's know a few of them then and now in the modern era:Mohammad KaifSreesanthIrfan PathanGautam GambhirRahul DravidIn present days, despite a few well-known cricketers, some are wonderful players who possess the same credit for an overall great team but unfortunately do not get the same name and fame. These are:Ambati RayuduManoj TiwaryRangana HerathRobin UthappaNathan LyonAmit MishraDinesh KarthikRead More

Who is Milkha Singh? Why is he known as Flying Jat?

Knowledge base
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Milkha Singh is an ill-fated Sikh who had to witness his siblings and parents being slaughtered in the violence created during India-Pakistan partition, one who had to spend some time in Tihar jail for travelling in train without a ticket and the one who thought of becoming a dacoit. But, his sibling Malkhan persuaded and guided him to prepare for Army recruitment exam in which Milkha got succeeded in his fourth attempt in 1951, which gave him a chance to join the army. Milkha got introduced to sports through Army when he got selected for special training in athletics. This ... Read More

What is ball tempering and how does it benefit a bowler in the game?

Shankar Bhatt
Updated on 25-Jun-2020 11:49:13
In the game of cricket, if any member of a fielding side alters the shape of the ball with either his nails or with using any object to get some extra advantage like unexpected swing or spin is called ball-tempering.How Does It Benefit the Bowler?Once the aerodynamics of the ball has been altered, a bowler can easily swing the bowl even on a flat pitch where no natural support from it is gained. When the bowl is thrown and it touches the pitch from the same side where it has been damaged, it takes unexpected turns and dazzles the batsman ... Read More

Why does a wicketkeeper change his position after every over in cricket?

Shankar Bhatt
Updated on 28-Apr-2022 08:58:51
The wicketkeeper changes his position after every over because the bowling and the batting ends are switched after every six balls. The act of switching the ends is done to keep the game fair. In addition, it also aims to minimize any advantage that players might get due to the following extraneous factors:Ground Dimensions-Certain boundaries of ground may be shorter or longer than the rest.Wind Direction-Wind blowing even in a slightly intense pace can help both; the batsman as well as the bowler.The Condition of the Pitch − Usually an innings of an ODI match consists of 50 overs, T20-20 ... Read More

Is Virat Kohli a better Test captain than a ODI captain? Should he learn the art of captaining ODIs from MS Dhoni?

Dev Kumar
Updated on 25-Jun-2020 14:31:11
Virat Kohli is a fighter, a go-getter in every format of the game. He has time and again proved it as a player and as a captain. Virat leads from the front, setting a benchmark for himself and his team to follow. If you go by figures, Virat Kohli has recently broken the record held by MS Dhoni of 7 consecutive wins when India defeated Bangladesh at Hyderabad.This was Virat's eighth successive victory. India has won 16 matches out of 27 games while losing only 3 under his leadership till earlier this year. He has proved that he is not ... Read More

Who are currently the top 5 richest cricketers in the world?

sahas salguti
Updated on 25-Jun-2020 14:41:27
Cricket is a bat and ball game played between two nations with a lot of emotions on the pitch and off the pitch. Cricket is played in three different formats, the first one would be test cricket which has been played the most from olden days followed by ODI ( One Day International), then followed by the recent format T-20. Cricket is a popular sport played across the globe.The top 5 richest cricketers currently in the world are:Sachin TendulkarSachin Tendulkar was born on 24th April 1973.He is known by his famous nick name "Cricket God".Sachin Tendulkar has retired from Cricket ... Read More

Who are the top 5 famous footballers of 2017?

sahas salguti
Updated on 25-Jun-2020 14:44:42
Football is a sport loved by people all over the world. Football is played by 185 nations all over the world. Football is a game which has spread far and wide in our current generation. Clubs have been developed in every country and they battle against each other to determine which club is the best.Clubs play against each other in their country and they travel across the seas to play against other countries as well. In this generation, Football is the most viewed sport in the world.The top five famous footballers of 2017 are:Lionel MessiLionel Messi was born on 24 ... Read More