1-Wilson Jones was the first Indian to win the World Amateur Billiards title
2-Ravi Shastri played for Glamorgan.Ravi Shastri once hit spinner Tilak Raj for 6 sixes in an over in a First Class match.
3-Sri Lanka was the 1st non Test playing country to beat India in an international match.Sri Lanka got the status of Test playing country in 1981, and beat India in the 1979 World Cup. Before this they were champion of ICC non-test playing countries.
4-Former Australian captain Mark Taylor has had several nicknames over his playing career.Names are Tubby, Stodge, Helium Bat
5-Kapil Dev played for Northamptonshire & Worcestershire
6-Amateur Athletic Federation of India (AAFI) was formed in 1946 at the initiative of Maharaja Yadvindra Singh, the then President of Indian Olympic Association with Prof. G.D. Sondhi as its first President.
7-Ricky Ponting is also known as Punter.
8-The first hang gliders to be flown were flown in 1800s
9-Anil Kumble played for Northamptonshire & Leicestershire
10-The nickname of Glenn McGrath is Pigeon.
11-Mark Waugh is commonly called Junior
12-India won its first Olympic hockey gold in 1928
13- In the year 1957 did Milkha Singh win the first National title in the 400 m race
14-Brian Lara has scored the most runs in a single Test innings
15-Ajit Wadekar was the 1st ODI captain for India. He has played only 2 ODI matches.
16-India played its 1st one day international match at Headingley.India lost the match by four wickets on 13-07-1974. Brijesh Patel (82) was the top scorer.
17-India reached the final of the Davis Cup for the first time in 1966.
18-The Asian Games were held in Delhi for the first time in 1951
19- Mohammad Azharuddin played for Derbyshire.Azhar played 2 seasons for Derbyshire
20-Sunil Gavaskar played for Somerset.