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.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Bhuvneshwar Kumar. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Bhuvneshwar Kumar declared fit to play the Quadrangular series

  • The premier India pacer Bhuveshwar Kumar has been declared fit and has been included in India A squad in the ongoing Quadrangular series.
  • He was earlier ruled out of the ongoing Test series between India and England as his rehab was in progress.
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Mosaddek Hossain accused of torturing his wife for dowry

  • Bangladesh cricketers have been involved in a lot of off-field controversies of late and this time it is Mosaddek Hossain who has made the headlines for the wrong reasons.
  • He has been accused by his wife Sharmin Samira Usha for torturing her and has filed a case against him.
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Ashwin disclosing his variations was like a magician revealing his tricks, says Sunil Gavaskar

  • Ravi Ashwin has bowled well in the ongoing Test series between India and England.
  • He has added a lot of variations to his bowling which caught the hosts off guard in the series opener at Edgbaston.
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Rishabh Pant has guts and confidence but will need to improve: Farokh Engineer

  • Team India endured a perfect game at Trent Bridge and stormed back into the Test series to reduce England lead.
  • One of the reasons for their comeback was the catching behind the stumps.
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Google honours Sir Donald Bradman with Doodle on his 110th birth anniversary

  • Former Indian captain Sachin Tendulkar still vividly remembers the legend he had met in Australia in 1998.
  • And he recalled that meeting when Internet giant Google paid tribute to the former Australian captain Sir Donald Bradman on his 110th birth anniversary.
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Nigeria U19 beat Tanzania to qualify for the U19 World Cup 2020

  • The Nigeria Under-19 cricket team played Tanzania Under-19 in an extremely crucial game, the second semi-final of the ICC Africa Division Two World Cup Qualifier.
  • The winner of the match was to go through to the U19 World Cup 2020.
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Ian Chappell thrilled to see Virat Kohli prospering in the battle against James Anderson

  • Ahead of the five-match Test series between India and England, all the talk was surrounded around Virat Kohli who had failed miserably four years ago.
  • James Anderson was his nemesis and there was a technical flaw in his batting in the longest format of the game.
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Tendulkar was great but Kohli more damaging, feels ex-England cricketer David Lloyd

  • With just three days to go before England and India renew their rivalry in the ongoing five-Test series at Rose Bowl, the focus has started to come back on skipper Virat Kohli and issues related to him.
  • Former England cricketer David Lloyd recently spoke about the Indian captain and did not hesitate to call Kohli the “best ever Indian batsman”.
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Once Jimmy goes past me, no fast bowler will ever go past him: Glenn McGrath

  • England’s premier fast bowler James Anderson is only seven wickets away from surpassing Glenn McGrath’s wickets tally and become the most successful fast bowler in Tests ever.
  • The swing master is expected to achieve the feat in the upcoming two Tests against India.
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Indian players enjoy a game of football, England hone their catching skills ahead of Southampton Test

  • The Indian team made most of the break between the third Test in Nottingham and the approaching fourth Test in Southampton.
  • With a gap of eight days in between the two games, the players spent time in London away from the game and even went for an English Premier League (EPL) match on Saturday (August 25).
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Saqlain Mushtaq hails Ravichandran Ashwin as ‘world-class spinner’

  • Former Pakistan off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq is pleased over the evolution of Ravichandran Ashwin as one of the world’s best spinners.
  • Mushtaq, who is the English team’s spin consultant, recently spoke about the Indian offie’s disciplined performance in the ongoing Test series in England and how his capacity to adapt to overseas conditions differentiates him from the others.
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T10 League Season 2 to feature 8 teams; Karachians, Northern Warriors new entrants

  • T10 League, which has grown popular since its inaugural edition last year, will see eight teams playing for the title in its second edition in the United Arab Emirates in November-December.
  • The league came up with its groupings and will comprise two more sides besides the six it had in the opening edition in the form of Karachians and Northern Warriors.
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Former New Zealand cricketers to face the All Blacks in a charity T20 match

  • The team formed by the former New Zealand cricketers will face the All Blacks, the Rugby team of their country, in a charity T20 game in Christchurch.
  • The encounter is billed as the Black Clash and will be played on January 25 at the Hagley Oval.
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