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 hogged the headlines.

Jasprit Bumrah
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Team India donate their match fees for Kerala flood relief

  • Team India made a stunning comeback in the five-match series by beating England in the third Test match at Trent Bridge.
  • They picked the last wicket of the opposition on the fifth morning and it took only 17 balls for them to end the proceedings and seal the game by 203 runs.
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Grant Elliott, who took New Zealand to their first WC final, bids goodbye to cricket

  • Former New Zealand all-rounder Grant Elliott has decided to quit from all forms of cricket.
  • The 39-year-old all-rounder left international cricket in March 2017 to sign the Kolpak deal to participate in England’s T20 Blast.
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Struggling to assemble a kit for the India U19 tour, Pavan Shah returned with a record

  • He didn’t have a bat he could confidently take along, neither a kit to support his dream of wearing the Indian jersey.
  • All Pune’s Pavan Shah had was the focus on his game, the outside world was of little significance to him, never more than his cricket.
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Mohammad Azharuddin’s son Asaduddin inches closer to Ranji Trophy debut for Goa

  • This is a season of star kids making the headlines in cricket. We have already seen sons of former Indian players like Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid and Sunil Joshi making news recently.
  • Now, it’s turn for Mohammad Asaduddin, the son of another former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin to steal the limelight.
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Patience and consistency were what Jasprit Bumrah focused on at Trent Bridge

  • Jasprit Bumrah took the second five-wicket haul of his short Test career so far at Trent Bridge on Tuesday, August 21, pushing England to the verge of a loss.
  • Bumrah sent back some of the top English batsmen including captain Joe Root and centurion Jos Buttler and the hosts were staring at defeat with just one wicket in hand to survive an entire day.
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Jatin Paranjpe and Gagan Khoda to be reappointed as senior national selectors

  • India are currently playing in a five-match Test series against England on English soil.
  • While the squads for the first three Tests at Edgbaston, Lord’s and Trent Bridge were previously announced, the team for the upcoming two matches at The Rose Bowl and Kennington Oval is yet to be announced.
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Jonty Rhodes feels life didn’t give Hansie Cronje a chance to redeem himself

  • Former South Africa captain Hansie Cronje was the first cricketer to admit about being involved in the match-fixing scandal in the late 1990s.
  • His revelation left everyone stunned and also made him the villain in the cricketing world.
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Mitchell Starc raring to make international comeback

  • Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc was earlier ruled out of action for five months owing to the leg injury he developed prior to the fourth and final Test of Australia’s tour of South Africa in Johannesburg earlier this year.
  • The speedster was replaced by Chad Sayers, who made his debut. He also couldn’t play the Indian Premier League after getting picked by Kolkata Knight Riders in the auctions.
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I would keep telling Ishant Sharma to show urgency: Jason Gillespie

  • Ishant Sharma has been impressive with the leather in the ongoing Test series between England and India.
  • The lanky pacer churned out a five-wicket haul in the first match at Edgbaston in Birmingham and guided his team to a commanding position.
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England hopeful of Jonny Bairstow playing as a specialist batsman in the next Test

  • England were handed a 203-run thumping by India in the third Test at Trent Bridge. After being 2-0 up in the series, they would’ve hoped to seal the five-match series.
  • But their top-order continued to fail and the visitors pounced on their weakness big time.
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Series set up fabulously for last two games, says former England player David Lloyd

  • India thumped England by 203 runs in the third Test match at Trent Bridge on Wednesday, August 22, to remain alive in the five-match series.
  • The hosts ended Day 4 at 311 for 9, requiring another 210 runs to win the match while the visitors needed just one wicket.
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England vs India: Ian Botham highlights the home team’s opening troubles

  • It’s just the role reversal after the end of the third Test match at Trent Bridge.
  • Just like India were at the receiving end after their twin losses at Edgbaston and Lord’s, it is England’s turn now to face the flak after their humiliating 203-run loss in the third game.
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England vs India: Hampshire batsman in line to replace Jonny Bairstow for the 4th Test

  • England look to be in all sorts of problems after their defeat at Trent Bridge. From the openers’ struggle to the missing bone in their middle order.
  • Along with all those questions the team management might as well need to find a replacement for Jonny Bairstow their most consistent batter in the last 18 months or so.
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