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

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

All the news stories that stole the limelight today.

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Former England player James Taylor. (Photo by Gareth Copley/Getty Images)

Kane Williamson and Ambati Rayudu the best impact players in IPL 2018

  • The IPL 2018 saw the dawn of a new decade of the much-celebrated league, as it once again stood true to its stature of grandeur.
  • The season was special in a way as it welcomed two of its former franchises, while fans got to witness yet another generation of Indian cricketers.
  • (Read more about the story here)

James Taylor reveals the painful details of his heart condition that forced him into retirement

  • Cricket is a beautiful game. Though players want to have long and fruitful careers, they never know what destiny holds for them.
  • Some careers are cut short due to injuries while others have to retire early because of their bodies not supporting them.
  • (Read more about the story here)

Rajasthan Royals back Rahul Tripathi to come good: Ajinkya Rahane

  • The knockout stages of the Indian Premier League (IPL) are about the start while we are yet to determine the fourth team that will be a part of it.
  • Chennai Super Kings, Sunrisers Hyderabad, and Kolkata Knight Riders have already made it while there is a big tussle for the fourth spot among the remaining teams.
  • (Read more about the story here)

Rohit Sharma expresses disappointment over IPL 2018 campaign

  • It was a disappointing campaign for the defending champions as they failed to make it to the playoffs of IPL 2018.
  • This was also the first time that Mumbai Indians (MI) skipper Rohit Sharma failed to get past 300 runs as the 3 time IPL winners crashed out of the eleventh edition.
  • (Read more about the story here)

IPL 2018: MS Dhoni drops a subtle hint about his retirement after win over KXIP

  • The Chennai Super Kings have made a roaring comeback to the IPL roster.
  • The Men in Yellow have stormed in to the playoffs and finished on the second position in the points table.
  • (Read more about the story here)

Delhi Daredevils coach Ricky Ponting reveals reason for sticking with Glenn Maxwell despite poor show

  • The poor luck of Delhi Daredevils continued in IPL 2018 as well, as the franchise once again failed to make to the season-end playoffs.
  • While the team bore a new outlook and promise, it was their inconsistency that cost them the qualification. Head coach Ricky Ponting also concedes to the same reason.
  • (Read more about the story here)

IPL 2018: MS Dhoni reveals the reason why he finished things off with a six against KXIP

  • The Chennai Super Kings have stormed in to the playoffs of the IPL 2018. They have made a sensational comeback in the IPL this season.
  • Firmly led by MS Dhoni, the Men in Yellow finished on the second spot in the points table for the season.
  • (Read more about the story here)

IPL 2018: The way MS Dhoni and co. have backed me is amazing, says Lungi Ngidi

  • The Chennai Super Kings look like a very formidable outfit in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League.
  • Time and again, their batting has been in the limelight with the likes of Ambati Rayudu, Shane Watson, Suresh Raina, and MS Dhoni scoring great runs.
  • (Read more about the story here)

Colin de Grandhomme will play for the Northern Districts in the 2018-19 domestic season

  • New Zealand all-rounder Colin de Grandhomme will be representing the Northern Districts in the upcoming 2018-19 domestic season in New Zealand.
  • Previously, the big-hitting all-rounder was playing for the Auckland based domestic side since 2007.
  • (Read more about the story here)

MS Dhoni is not the ‘Thala’ for the former Indian cricketer S Sreesanth

  • Ever since the inception of the Indian Premier League (IPL) MS Dhoni has been referred to as ‘Thala’ (leader) by the fans of Chennai Super Kings (CSK).
  • The team has done extremely well under his leadership qualifying for the playoffs in every season they’ve played.
  • (Read more about the story here)

It was incredible to see how MS reads the game: Shane Watson

  • After playing for Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore in earlier seasons, Shane Watson donned the yellow jersey this year, being picked by the Chennai Super Kings in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 auction.
  • CSK captain MS Dhoni showed faith in the all-rounder by sending him to open the innings in every match, and Watson lived up to it with brilliant consistency.
  • (Read more about the story here)