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 limelight today.

Mohammad Shahzad
Mohammad Shahzad of Afghanistan. (Photo Source: Twitter)

ACB banned Mohammad Shahzad for one ODI along with a fine

  • The Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) has banned wicketkeeper-batsman Mohammad Shahzad for one One-Day International.
  • Along with the ban, Shahzad has also been fined 50% of the match fee of his next T20I.
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England vs India: Mohammad Shami raring to go in Edgbaston

  • After a tumultuous few months and a failed yo-yo Test, India pacer Mohammed Shami has once again made his way back into the Indian side and is seemingly raring to go.
  • Having become one of the few pacers in the squad who plays only Test cricket, Shami and Ishant Sharma will be the ones many in the side will be looking up when it comes to playing in the arduous overseas conditions.
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Tamannaah Bhatia frustrated with the news of her link-ups with cricketers and actors

  • It is tough to be a celebrity in a country like India. Media and camera always follow them.
  • If by any chance they are spotted with any cricketer or actor of a similar stature, then suddenly the news breaks out in the public of them dating each other.
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Sourav Ganguly congratulates Imran Khan over his election success

  • Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly on July 27, congratulated former Pakistani captain Imran Khan for getting closer to the post of his country’s prime minister after the controversial general elections that took place on July 25.
  • Imran, 65, struggled for more than two decades in politics before inching closer to yet another milestone in his eventful life.
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Asia Cup 2018: Organisers likely to reschedule the India-Pakistan encounter

  • The schedule of the Asia Cup was revealed earlier this week as the much-awaited clash between India and Pakistan has been slated to take place on September 19.
  • But there was a glitch in the schedule released with only the Men in Blue playing back-to-back matches in the league stage.
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England vs India: Gautam Gambhir and Zaheer Khan put forth their predictions for the Test series

  • Back in 2011 and 2014, India had dismal outings in Test cricket on English soil. They could win only one match and lost seven of them.
  • The team is scheduled to play five Tests against England from the next week and would be looking to make amends for their shambolic campaigns previously.
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Expectations will be high on Kuldeep Yadav, believes Zaheer Khan

  • Kuldeep Yadav and his ever-growing fame in the limited-overs game has seen several heads turning.
  • With the ability to bamboozle batsmen at will, it would seem as though the Indian spinner has been quite impressed with the ball.
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MS Dhoni is as good as we have got: Zaheer Khan

  • The recently concluded three-match series between two top-quality cricket playing nations ended in the favor of the host with England pulling the final ODI at the Leeds comprehensively.
  • Going forward, The Indian Team will look to answer some pivotal questions, seeing the World Cup will be played in the same conditions in less than twelve months time.
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Manoj Tiwary named Bengal skipper for the 2018-19 domestic season

  • Manoj Tiwary has been appointed the skipper of Bengal for the upcoming 2018-19 domestic season.
  • The decision was taken by the new selection panel led by former Bengal captain Palash Nandy in the presence of Tiwary himself and the coach Sairaj Bahutule.
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Kumar Sangakkara reinforces the importance of Angelo Mathews in World Cup Squad

  • With the World Cup 2019 fast approaching, it would seem as though Sri Lanka and their chances are seemingly less.
  • Having lifted the cup in 1996, the Lankans are now lucky simply to have qualified for the competition.
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Reece Topley to undergo surgery; could halt his career

  • England medium-pacer Reece Topley has had persistent troubles with stress fractures.
  • He was a part of the England Lions team that faced India A and Windies A in the tri-series at home.
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Sabbir Rahman in trouble again for his outburst on social media

  • Bangladesh batsman Sabbir Rahman has found himself in troubled waters once again for allegedly abusing and threatening two fans on social media.
  • Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) is set to investigate the matter and if found guilty, the cricketer might have to face extreme consequences for his actions this time around.
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