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.

Selector Mark Waugh. (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

James Faulkner inks a three-year deal with Hobart Hurricanes

  • James Faulkner has signed a three-year deal with Hobart Hurricanes and will feature for them in the upcoming season of the Big Bash League (BBL).
  • James Faulkner is known to be one of the favourite sons of Tasmania as he has won Ricky Ponting medal as many as three times which is given to State’s best domestic cricketer.
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Mark Waugh to step down from the Australian selection committee

  • As a result, to concentrate on his commentary stint, Mark Waugh is all set to step down from his current role.
  • He also remarked that it was the first time a channel was being completely dedicated to cricket in Australia.
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Cameron Bancroft cleared to play Premier Cricket

  • The 25-year old later admitted to having involved in the horrendous act and later apologized for his wrong-doing.
  • Malcolm Turnbull, the Prime Minister of Australia, didn’t mince any words while criticising the trio for the shambolic incident.
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Rishabh Pant breaks Gautam Gambhir’s record in the IPL

  • Amongst this bunch is Rishabh Pant, who’s been absolutely phenomenal in the ongoing tournament.
  • DD, however, couldn’t climb out of the abyss they’d fallen into at the beginning of the tournament.
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Shane Warne picks his choice between Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli

  • Mentor of the Rajasthan Royals, former Australian spin wizard Shane Warne, after working with several Indian cricketers every year during the tournament.
  • He was also of special praise for Indian captain Virat Kohli, who he thinks is a far better batsman than Sachin Tendulkar when it comes to chasing scores.
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IPL 2018: Ajinkya Rahane fined for slow over-rate against MI

  • Rajasthan Royals (RR) continued their winning momentum with a resounding win over Mumbai Indians (MI) at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.
  • Royals will now face Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the iconic Eden Gardens on Tuesday and would be eager to continue their winning momentum.
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IPL 2018: Stephen Fleming reveals the reasons behind Dhoni’s rich vein of form

  • MS Dhoni has been in jaw-dropping form in this season’s Indian Premier League (IPL). The veteran has notched 413 runs in 12 matches at a stupendous average of 103.25.
  • The confidence has also shown in his leadership skills as Chennai are currently sitting in the second place of the points table.
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Veteran all-rounder Daniel Christian signs for BBL side Melbourne Renegades

  • In the four matches that Christian has played in the IPL, he has scored 26 runs, with a high score of 13 while picking up four wickets with the ball.
  • Overall, the all-rounder has scored a tad above 1000 runs in his BBL career, picking up 47 wickets in the tournament.
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Ben Cutting blames inconsistent batting performance for the loss against Rajasthan Royals

  • Mumbai Indians were back on track after their 3 consecutive victories following their string of losses in the 11th edition of the tournament.
  • Cutting felt that blaming the bowlers will be wrong. “I’m not going to put it down to their bowling.
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Shane Warne believes that Kohli will dominate in England

  • One of the toughest series awaits India post the Indian Premier League when they visit the UK for a long tour.
  • He was India’s leading run-scorer in the recently concluded series against South Africa in South Africa.
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IPL 2018: Kane Williamson reveals how SRH’s plans to contain Rayudu faltered

  • The Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) locked horns with the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the MCA Stadium in Pune.
  • Meanwhile, he also spoke about the plans they had in store for Rayudu, which eventually didn’t work out.
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IPL 2018: Dhawal Kulkarni wanted Archer to get the hat-trick

  • Jofra Archer has been one of the most lethal bowlers in the eleventh edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • The Royals played their last match against the Mumbai Indians (MI) at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai and emerged victorious by seven wickets.
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Least worried about his chance, Manzoor Dar wants Kings XI Punjab on top

  • The Indian Premier League (IPL) is on the way to complete eleven years of excellence and it keeps getting better with every new season.
  • Manzoor, who hails from a small village in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district, is the only player this season and overall second from Jammu and Kashmir to make it to IPL.
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