Current Affairs Today April 17, 2023 Video: Kagiso Rabada IPL Record, BR Ambedkar Statue in Hyderabad

Saumya JaiswarPublish Date: 17 Apr, 2023
Current Affairs Today 17 April 2023: Read below the most important current affairs for 17 April 2023. Current affairs for all competitive exams, see here.

IPL 2023: Kagiso Rabada becomes the fastest player to take 100 wickets

Kagiso Rabada made history by obtaining his 100th wicket in the Indian Premier League (IPL) during a game between the Punjab Kings and Gujarat Titans at IS Bindra Stadium. In his 64th IPL game, he became the bowler with the most matches played to attain this milestone. Right-arm bowler Rabada beat Lasith Malinga, who attained the 100-wicket mark in his 70th game. Rabada's feat was made possible by Wriddhiman Saha's wicket. 

Telangana CM unveils 125 ft-tall Ambedkar statue in Hyderabad 

A 125-foot bronze statue of BR Ambedkar was inaugurated in Hyderabad by Telangana's Chief Minister, K Chandrasekhar Rao, to mark the renowned Indian Constitution architect's 132nd birthday. A magnificent celebration, with accommodations arranged for more than 35,000 people from all 119 constituencies, took place at the unveiling. In order to facilitate public transit to the event, an additional 750 state-owned buses from the Road Transport Corporation were dispatched. The highest statue of Ambedkar in India is now located in Hyderabad.
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