May 17 - What happened in the cricket world today?

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

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Lucknow Super Giants vs Mumbai Indians
Lucknow Super Giants vs Mumbai Indians. (Photo Source: IPL/BCCI)

1. Mohsin Khan dedicates match winning spell against Mumbai Indians to his father

The 24-year-old Mohsin Khan dedicated his final over heroics to his ailing father after successfully defending 11 runs in six balls to help LSG beat MI by five runs. (READ MORE)

2. Steve Smith responds to tweet saying Jofra Archer terrorised Australia batters

Ahead of the eagerly-anticipated Ashes 2023, star Australia batter Steve Smith wrote a cheeky reply asking a media house to remind him when did Jofra Archer dismiss him. (READ MORE)

3. IPL 2023: Krunal Pandya gets retired hurt after shepherding Lucknow's innings against MI

Steering LSG with his 49* off 42 balls, stand-in skipper Krunal Pandya was struggling with cramps in the middle and hence couldn’t run well. In the process, he decided to get retired hurt after 16 overs with Lucknow at 117/3. (READ MORE)

4. There's a lot of pride at stake, and still two points to play for: Ajit Agarkar

After being eliminated in the race for playoffs in the IPL 2023, the Delhi Capitals' Assistant Coach, Ajit Agarkar, opined on the pride at stake and remained optimistic ahead of their penultimate group match. (READ MORE)

5. Gautam Gambhir files defamation suit against Hindi daily Punjab Kesari for calling him 'Bhasmasur'

Former India cricketer and BJP Member of Parliament, Gautam Gambhir sued the Hindi newspaper, Punjab Kesari. The cricketer has reportedly filed a defamation case before the Delhi High Court seeking damages worth INR 2 crores. (READ MORE)

6. Trinbago Knight Riders rope in Phil Simmons as new head coach ahead of CPL 2023

Four-time champions Trinbago Knight Riders appointed, Phil Simmons, as the head coach of the side, replacing Abhishek Nayar ahead of the 11th edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL). (READ MORE)

7. Derbyshire Falcons sign Pakistan pacer Zaman Khan for the upcoming Vitality Blast T20

Derbyshire County Cricket Club signed Pakistan pacer Zaman Khan for the Vitality Blast T20 League, joining a pace unit that includes George Scrimshaw, Sam Conners and Sri Lanka's Suranga Lakmal. (READ MORE)

8. ‘I’ll be back to full fitness’ - James Anderson provides key injury update ahead of Ashes

With the Ashes series scheduled to begin on June 16, seasoned pacer James Anderson came forward to give an update on his injury problems. (READ MORE)

9. 'Can include England and make it Euro-Asia Cup' - Salman Butt on discussions of hosting Asia Cup in England

Butt stated that European countries can be included in the Asia Cup to make it similar to a World Cup tournament. (READ MORE)

10. Would strongly look at Yashasvi Jaiswal for the 50-over World Cup: Kevin Pietersen

The former England international believes that Jaiswal can definitely fit in India’s 50-over World Cup squad, owing to his sensational IPL campaign. (READ MORE)

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