Top Stories: Things that made news in the cricket world today

Top Stories: Things that made news in the cricket world today

Here are all he top headlines from the world of cricket.

Deepak Chahar
Deepak Chahar of Chennai Super Kings celebrates fall of a wicket. (Photo by IANS)

IPL 2018: Deepak Chahar is back on the field ahead of RR clash

  • Deepak Chahar suffered a hamstring strain during Chennai Super Kings clash against the Mumbai Indians at the MCA Stadium in Pune.
  • He has mostly been entrusted to bowl inside the field restrictions and he hasn’t disappointed MS Dhoni, his skipper, and his franchise.
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Reports: Rohit Sharma to lead India in the first T20I against Ireland

  • There has been a lot of confusion ever since the selectors named Virat Kohli as the captain for the two-match T20I series against Ireland.
  • Virat is all set to ply his trade in his maiden County stint where is bound to play six matches in the month of June.
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IPL-style T20 tournament for blind cricketers set to kick-off in November

  • Team India is at the top in blind cricket also as they have won the T20 World Cup, 40-over version of the game and came out with flying colours.
  • The Indian team currently earns around Rs 10,000 per month and the base price of the cricketers in the league would be minimum Rs 50,000 which would be huge.
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Ravichandran Ashwin retained by TNPL side Dindigul Dragons, Tuti Patriots eye players draft

  • The tournament has made likes of Washington Sundar, T Natrajan and Murugan Ashwin a known name in the Indian households.
  • Ashwin had missed the last edition of the tournament as well. However, in 2016, Ashwin had a successful tournament.
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Imam-ul-Haq set to make his Test debut for Pakistan on UK tour

  • The Pakistan team is all prepped up for their UK tour which commences from tomorrow with a one-off Test against Ireland.
  • While Ireland will go into the Test as firm underdogs, Mickey Arthur’s team will have to guard against complacency.
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Cheteshwar Pujara provide secret tips to Yorkshire bowlers to stop Virat Kohli

  • The India captain is set to feature in both the Royal London One Day Cup and the County Championship next month.
  • In-form new-ball seamer Ben Coad revealed that Pujara has been providing precious tips on how to keep Virat Kohli on a leash.
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India grooming young wicketkeepers to face future post MS Dhoni retirement, says MSK Prasad

  • The former India captain, as expected, was included both the ODI and T20I teams for the England tour, starting July 3 in Manchester.
  • Young Andhra stumper Srikar Bharat has also roped in a place in the Rahul Dravid-coached side for four-day matches in the United Kingdom.
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Dates for Afghanistan vs Bangladesh T20 series announced

  • BCB chief Nazmul Hasan complained that the Tigers are not playing enough T20I matches and hence the alteration.
  • The teams have faced each other in only one T20I before, with Bangladesh registering a nine-wicket win during the World T20 in 2014.
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ICC charges Irfan Ansari for breaching the Anti-Corruption Code

  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged the cricket organiser and the former employee of Sharjah Cricket Stadium for breaching the Anti-Corruption Code.
  • The ICC released the statement on its official website confirming the charges on Irfan Ansari.
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Aleem Dar feels there is no player who can come even close to Virat Kohli at the moment

  • Virat Kohli has been shattering records everytime he steps out on the field, be it in any format.
  • Though his team is struggling to compete in the tournament, his own form with the bat has been sublime.
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Rain could play a spoil-sport in the Ireland vs Pakistan Test

  • The Ireland vs Pakistan Test match gets underway tomorrow at the Malahide Ground in Dublin.
  • The weathermen predict that Dublin will witness rain for the next five days and it is certainly going to hamper the match.
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Australia invite Bangladesh for T20I series later in 2019

  • Nevertheless, they have invited Bangladesh for a T20I series later this year in order for preparations surrounding the 2020 World T20.
  • Bangladesh haven’t toured down under ever since 2003 and the postponement of the series will only mean that they have to wait longer for the same to take place.
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Sarfaraz Ahmed names Pakistan playing XI for the historic Test against Ireland

  • Pakistan will take on Ireland in the historic Test match starting tomorrow at Malahide in Dublin.
  • Skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed today named the playing XI for the match and it is the same team that took field against Northamptonshire.
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Steve Smith, David Warner cleared to play grade cricket

  • The situation of Cameron Bancroft, the third player to be banned by Cricket Australia (CA) over the ball-tampering scandal, is not so clear-cut.
  • Justin Langer, the new Australia coach, has left the door open for their return after the completion of their bans.
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Tim Paine takes a stand against the harsh words against David Warner

  • Australian cricket is in the middle of a rough phase as they look to recover from the shambles of the ball-tampering scandal in Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Robert Craddock, a cricket writer in New Corp, previously questioned whether Warner could fit into the scheme of things or not.
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