4. Nobel Awardee mathematician John Forbes Nash Jr. died
i. John Forbes Nash Jr., the Princeton University mathematician, died along with his wife in a car crash. He was 86. His taxi crashed on the New Jersey Turnpike in Monroe Township when the driver lost control.
ii. Oscar-winning film, A Beautiful Mind was inspired by his life.
iii. Nash born on 13 June 1928 was an American mathematician who became famous for his game theory, differential geometry, and partial differential equations, which provided an insight into the factors that, govern chance and events inside complex systems in daily life.
i. Mumbai Indians put up an all-round show to outshine Chennai Super Kings by 41 runs in the final to win the Indian Premier League 2015.
ii. Mumbai Indians completed one of the most remarkable turnarounds in the eight-year history of the Indian Premier League by transforming a terrible start to the tournament – they were at the bottom of the table for the first two weeks – into a title win.
iii. CSK had won the toss in final summit had chosen bowl first. MI by batting first had set the target of 202 to their opponent team. However the CSK failed to reach the target score. This is the second IPL title triumph for MI after their maiden win in the season six in 2013.
- Man of the Match: Rohit Sharma.
- Captains of the two teams Mumbai Indains: Rohit Sharma.
- Chennai Super Kings: Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
- Looking at the Other highlights of IPL 2015:
- Player of the Tournament: Andre Russell (KKR).
- Orange Cap awarded to: David Warner (Sunrisers Hyderabad).
- Purple Cap awarded to: Dwayne Bravo (CSK).
- Emerging Player of the Season: Shreyas Iyer (Delhi Daredevils).
- Most Valuable Player: Andre Russell (KKR).
6. Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg of Germany won Monaco Grand Prix of Formula One
i. Mercedes racing driver Nico Rosberg of Germany won the Monaco Grand Prix Formula 1 World Championship title by winning the final race held in Monaco.
ii. While Sebastian Vettel of Germany representing the Ferrari team stood at the second position, Rosberg’s team mate Lewis Hamiltion of UK was at the third positon.
iii. It is the tenth overall championship title for Rosberg and the second title in the 2015 season having won the Spanish Formula 1 World Championship on 10 May 2015.
iv. With the present victory, he has become the fourth driver to win three Monaco Grand Prix titles in a row. The others were Graham Hill, Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost.