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.

David Warner
David Warner of Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

David Warner to mark his comeback with Sydney Premier Cricket

  • David Warner is all set to make his return to the 22 yards by featuring in the first few matches of the Sydney Premier Cricket.
  • Cricket Australia (CA) had suspended the captain and vice-captain for a period of 1 year and Bancroft was banned for 9 months.
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Kevin O’Brien makes impressive entry in Test rankings.

  • The 34-year-old all-rounder produced a knock of 40 in the first innings and a valiant 118 in the second to help Ireland fight back.
  • Fast bowler Tim Murtagh has also made a fine start, entering in 67th position among bowlers after a match haul of six for 100.
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Surrey players will benefit from playing alongside Virat Kohli, says Moeen Ali

  • Indian captain Virat Kohli has received a divided opinion on his decision to play for Surrey in England next month.
  • Woakes, on the other hand, was full of praises for his IPL skipper, talking about how down to earth he is.
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Mark Waugh calls India selfish for not playing pink-ball Test

  • It was reported that the members of the Indian team were not too keen on playing the pink-ball Test.
  • Some also feel that India’s refusal to play a day and night Test is because they are scared they might not register a whitewash over Australia.
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IPL 2018: AB de Villiers affirms RCB’s never give up approach

  • They are left with a couple of encounters against the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and the Rajasthan Royals (RR).
  • In their last match against Ravi Ashwin’s boys, they brought forth their A-game and carved their biggest victory in terms of balls to spare.
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Sandeep Lamichhane added to the ICC World XI for 31 May T20I against the Windies at Lord’s

  • The match will be played at Lord’s and all the proceeds will be used to redevelop the stadia in the Caribbean.
  • The wrist-spinner claimed 17 wickets in six ICC World Cricket League Division Two matches in Namibia earlier this year in February.
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IPL 2018: Buttler and Rahane’s dismissals were key, reckons Kuldeep

  • Therefore, it’s not a surprise that teams try to dismiss them early in order to get a stranglehold on the Royals.
  • A couple of wickets turned the match on its head and RR could never recover from the jolts. KKR went on to emerge victorious by six wickets.
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Aiden Blizzard puts family ahead to announce retirement

  • The swashbuckling left-handed Australian batsman Aiden Blizzard has decided to retire from all the formats with immediate effect.
  • Aiden Blizzard now wants to give some time to his family and wants to explore more career opportunities other than cricket.
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Zahir Khan to make amends for his absence in the IPL by trying next year

  • While Mohammed Nabi and Rashid Khan had been part of the Sun Risers Hyderabad set up last year.
  • Speaking about Rajasthan Royals mentor Shane Warne, he conceded that Warne didn’t watch him bowl since he joined the camp late.
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Cricket West Indies announces schedule for Bangladesh series

  • Team Bangladesh is all set for their upcoming tour of the West Indies. The Asian nation will be playing a full tour in the Caribbean islands.
  • The final two matches, scheduled to be played in the USA, will be played on consecutive days – August 4 and August 5.
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We’ve moved away from the idea of Moeen Ali playing as the first spinner: Ed Smith

  • English cricket team national selector Ed Smith made it clear that Moeen Ali would no longer be seen as their first spinner in Tests.
  • Lauding him for his batting skills and decision making, he felt that it was the perfect time to bring him back in the Test team.
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IPL 2018: It is not a great thing sitting out on the bench, says MI veteran

  • The Mumbai Indians are pretty much down and out in the ongoing edition of the tournament.
  • He showed optimism by saying that the things could certainly change at any moment of time.
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Todd Astle is the newest entrant as NZC announce contract list

Ajinkya Rahane still optimistic about the Royals’ playoffs qualification

  • However, the skipper Ajinkya Rahane is still optimistic about the chances of his side to go through to the knockouts.
  • He was also of the opinion that the team will miss the England duo but was confident about the remaining overseas players.
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Tim Paine should be allowed to choose his deputy, feels Australia head coach Justin Langer

  • Langer feels that the captain should have a say while choosing his deputy, but also said that this might be a little controversial for others.
  • Meanwhile, Paine has been appointed as the ODI skipper only for the meantime, cricket Australia had said.
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