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

Michael Carberry
England batsman Michael Carberry leaves the field. (Photo by GREG WOOD/AFP/Getty Images)

Former England opener Michael Carberry diagnosed with cancer:

  • Michael Carberry has been diagnosed with a cancerous tumour, Hampshire county cricket club said on Thursday.
  • Hampshire said that they need to carry out further tests before receiving treatment.
  • Earlier, the left-hander Carberry missed an England Performance Program tour in late 2010 and part of the 2011 season because of blood clots on a lung.
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Misbah-ul-Haq promised to do ten push-ups, if he scores a hundred:

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  • After completing his century, he gave a salute towards the pavilion, dropped to his knees, and proceeded to do a series of ten push-ups.
  • “That was my promise to the army guys,” Misbah said afterward. “I promised them, if ever I score a hundred, I will definitely do that to remind you that we were there.”
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You cannot hang everybody: David Richardson:

  • David Richardson has expressed his disapproval on the on suggestions that match-fixers should face mandatory life-bans.
  • The ICC is also working relentlessly in globalizing the game. It’s latest bid is to make T20 to become an Olympic sport from 2024.
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Ramnaresh Sarwan wins case against WICB over comments made on fitness:

  • Ramnaresh Sarwan has successfully sued West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) over comments made about his fitness and has been awarded US Dollars 1,61,000 in damages by the arbitration.
  • Sarwan said he was astounded as no one, including Butts, had ever raised any issue about his fitness or attitude in person in the past.
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We are eager to win in overseas conditions: Ravindra Jadeja:

  • Ravindra Jadeja knows that the victories at home count for little until the team starts winning overseas.
  • Speaking about the weather conditions, he said that that is not a worry since it is something similar to the conditions in India in summer.
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BCCI announces schedule for England series:

  • BCCI announced the schedule for the upcoming series against England later this year.
  • India is scheduled to play 5 Test matches, 3 ODIs and 2 T20Is on a tour that will take place over 3 months.
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If I have to give up cricket tomorrow, it will be easy: Moeen Ali:

  • Moeen Ali admits that the religion is more important to him than cricket and is even willing to give up his cricket career for Islam.
  • He said that he feels a lot of responsibility for representing Islam, Muslims, and British Asians.
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BCCI to create digital injury monitoring Farhart-Leipus system:

  • BCCI has been looking to minimize strain-related injuries to its players, mainly the fast bowlers.
  • BCCI is currently planning to devise a digital system that will revolve around the concept of injury prevention.
  • This idea was proposed by renowned physiotherapists from Australia Patrick Farhart, along with Andrew Leipus.
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Lalit Modi chalking out plans to start Rajasthan Premier League:

  • Lalit Modi might have broken all his ties with the BCCI but his penchant to come up with new schemes has not diminished.
  • A top BCCI official has stated that even though Modi happens to be persona non grata for several in the BCCI it’s unlikely they will be able to stop the RPL.
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