June 01 Evening Brief: Today's top news and headlines from the cricketing world

Here's a quick wrap-up of the events that grabbed the spotlight in the cricketing world today.

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1. 'He is passionate, he is honest' - Sourav Ganguly bats for Gautam Gambhir's appointment as head coach of Team India

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly sent a concerning message for Gautam Gambhir before taking up the position as the head coach with BCCI, as it will keep him busy for ten months of international cricket followed by a couple of months in the IPL with KKR as mentor (READ MORE)

2. Also Read: 'Conversation of the IPL should not be even happening' - Irfan Pathan tips Hardik Pandya's form to be 'crucial' at T20 World Cup 

Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan advised Hardik Pandya to not think about what happened with the India vice-captain during the IPL, playing for Mumbai Indians. The Baroda-born said that his form will be key to India's chances at the T20 World Cup 2024. (READ MORE)

3. Winning T20 World Cup in front of our fans will be even more special: Windies' Nicholas Pooran

“Coming back in here after two years, everybody wants to get that special feeling we had when we won those two T20 World Cups,” said Nicholas Pooran. (READ MORE)

4. Chris Woakes takes break from cricket after father's demise

The 35-year-old, omitted from the 15-member roster for the T20 World Cup 2024, disclosed the passing of his father, Roger Woakes, last month, during the early days of May. (READ MORE)

5. Virat Kohli reaches New York, warm-up game participation uncertain

Virat Kohli's participation in India's solitary warm-up match against Bangladesh is highly unlikely after the talismanic cricketer reached New York following a 16-hour-long flight. (READ MORE)

6. England speedster Brydon Carse slapped with three-month ban for cricket betting

“Whilst these bets were placed several years ago, that is no excuse and I take full responsibility for my actions,” Brydon Carse said in a statement. (READ MORE)

7. T20 World Cup 2024: Sunil Gavaskar suggests ideal bowling combination for India, picks Hardik Pandya as second seamer

“A balanced bowling attack is the most important in West Indies so that India can go with three spinners and two fast bowlers, with Hardik Pandya as the backup fast bowler. I think this will maintain the balance of the team,” Gavaskar told Dainik Jagran in an interview. (READ MORE)

8.  'Mere Coach Actually KKR Ke Coach Hain' - Janhvi Kapoor reveals training with Abhishek Nayar, Dinesh Karthik for Mr. and Mrs. Mahi

Jahnvi shared that Nayar taught her the formal techniques and trained her in the same way he does with the players of the KKR squad. Furthermore, the Bollywood actress also added that she went to a training camp alongside star cricketer Dinesh Karthik. (READ MORE) 

9. Vaibhav Arora gets hero's welcome in hometown Ambala after IPL 2024 triumph

Vaibhav Arora returned to his hometown Ambala after helping Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) win their third Indian Premier League (IPL) title and first in 10 years. The right-arm pacer received a hero's welcome upon his return, as fans showered him with love. (READ MORE)

10. June 1: Cricket Social Media Trends - Trending tweets, memes, news highlights, and more

Muhammad Nawaz had birthday wishes for his teammate Mohammed Rizwan and likewise, Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar wished his former teammate Dinesh Karthik a happy birthday too. (READ MORE)

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