Current Affairs Global - 1 April 2015

1. Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress party won the Nigeria presidential election announced today to become the next President of the African country. With this he has also become the first opposition candidate to win a presidential election in Nigeria.


2. Mustafa Kamal has resigned as the President of the International Cricket Council (ICC) today after he was denied to hand over the World Cup trophy to Winning team Australia as per standard practice. Instead the trophy was handed over to the winning team by ICC Chairman N. Srinivasan. Earlier he was appointed as the 11th President of the ICC in June 2014 for a period of two years.


3. New Zealand left-arm spinner Daniel Vettori has announced his retirement from ODI format recently after completing 18 years long career. He has already retired from Test Cricket and Twenty20 Cricket. He made the announcement of his ODI retirement soon after the New Zealand team came back to home country after losing World Cup final match against Australia.


New Zealand pace bowler Kyle Mills also announced his retirement from all format of cricket today after his team mate Daniel Vettori announced retirement from ODI. He played 170 ODIs for New Zealand and took 240 wickets to be the second highest wicket-taker in the ODI format game after Vettori, who took 297 ODI wickets.