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

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

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Mark Craig ruled out of the Indian tour with side strain

  • New Zealand spinner Mark Craig has been ruled out of the remainder of the Indian tour courtesy of a side strain.
  • Reports suggest that Jeetan Patel will make his way into the side as a replacement for Mark Craig.
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Ravichandran Ashwin happy trying to compete with himself:

  • Ravichandran Ashwin became the second-fastest cricketer to claim 200 Test wickets but he said that he never thought of creating records as he is always “happy competing with himself”.
  • Ashwin has the habit of claiming the best of the opposition batsmen as his bunny, and the wicket of Kane is no different.
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Coach Anil Kumble’s phone and other belongings stolen in Kanpur stadium:

  • He was among the Indian Test skippers felicitated by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) ahead of the 500th Test match.
  • ESPNCricinfo reported that when the coach came back his belongings were nowhere to be found.
  • While the security personnel was present there with the governor of the state and other dignitaries along with BCCI and International Cricket Council (ICC) heavyweights in presence nobody noticed the theft.
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Ben Rohrer blasts a double ton in Sydney Premier Cricket:

  • Ben Rohrer smashed the highest-ever limited-overs score against Randwick-Petersham on Sunday.
  • Rohrer blasted 205 to eclipse the old mark of 200 set by North Sydney’s Scott Hookey in the summer of 1994-95.
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Who said what: As India sealed a win in the 500th Test match:

  • Virat said that he used to get advice from people around him as he is still in his early days as a skipper.
  • The Kiwi’s skipper Kane Williamson said that it was a two session period that took the game away from them.
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Fans vote for India ‘Dream Team’ on the occasion of 500th Test:

  • Sunil Gavaskar, Virender Sehwag, Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar have been the favourite choice for the top four.
  • The most surprising name on the list was of Yuvraj Singh who grabbed the 12th man position in the team.
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Sourav Ganguly backs Ravi Ashwin for higher wicket milestones:

  • Ganguly said that Ashwin has age on his side thereby adding that the off-spinner had the potential to pick 400 or perhaps even 500 wickets in his Test career.
  • Dada also went on to add that the Indian pitches were tailor-made for someone with Ashwin’s potential.
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Waqar Younis congratulates Ashwin on achieving the 200 wicket milestone:

  • Waqar Younis has congratulated off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin for entering the prestigious 200 wicket club.
  • Courtesy to his fantastic bowling, India notched up a comfortable 196 runs win in the first test and take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
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Irfan Pathan reveals his international comeback plans:

  • With the new selection committee almost in place, the comeback may not be so daunting as far as the southpaw is concerned.
  • Pathan also went on to reveal the importance of taking the opportunity by the scruff of the neck.
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Virat Kohli expresses grief over Uri attack:

  • Virat Kohli offered his condolences to the martyred soldiers in the Uri attack.
  • He went on to add that he is going through the learning phase as captain and tries to learn as much as possible on the field.
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Cheteshwar Pujara is someone who absorbs pressure well: Virat Kohli:

  • “Pujara is someone who absorbs the pressure really well but after a certain stage in the innings there comes a time when the team needs runs,” Kohli said.
  • Kohli also went on to enumerate the fact that Pujara was someone who understood the game properly as well as a hardworking individual.
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Argument on the cricket field ends in death:

  • A 15-year-old student from Welipenna Uthumgama in Sri Lanka died last day afternoon after a clash between two groups who were playing a cricket match.
  • The 15-year old was beaten by a 14-year old which ended up in the death of the former.
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