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

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

Virat Kohli
News:- Indian captain Virat Kohli. (Photo Source: BCCI)

Ravichandran Ashwin reveals the Test match that changed his life:

  • Ashwin said that the match between India and South Africa at The Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg was perhaps the one that significantly changed his life and career.
  • Ashwin went on to state his attitude before the start of play in every match.
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Bangladesh management recalls Al-Amin Hossain for England series:

  • Bangladesh has also retained Mosharraf Hossain in the side after the latter’s impressive bowling performance of 3/24.
  • England will be playing their first ODI of the series on the 7th of October at Dhaka, a match that will effectively commence the much-anticipated tour.
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MS Dhoni: The Untold Story continues its sensational run at the Box Office:

  • Earlier it had also done substantial business on Friday and Saturday grossing a total of 41.90 crores.
  • Another aspect that has worked in favor of the makers of the biopic is that there was no other major release this week.
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Will be a tough call to skip either Champions Trophy or IPL: Anurag Thakur:

  • Indians are the reigning champions in the Champions Trophy by virtue of the fact that they won the tournament all those years ago in 2013.
  • With the IPL and the Champions Trophy coinciding without the recommended 15-day gap, the BCCI may take the decision of giving the Champions Trophy a miss altogether.
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We are ready for martyrdom: Javed Miandad:

  • He has claimed that he is ready for martyrdom for the sake of his nation.
  • Tensions between India and Pakistan have reached peak point after the recent surgical strikes conducted by the Indian Army across the Line of Control (LoC).
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No need for the Pink Ball in Tests: Virender Sehwag:

  • Virender Sehwag has underlined that Test cricket is a great format and most certainly does not require the pink ball for its preservation.
  • Virender Sehwag also went on to urge the common cricket fan not to discuss the death of Test cricket anymore.
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Irfan Pathan appointed Baroda skipper for the upcoming Ranji season:

  • BCA secretary Snehal Parikh who was convener in the selection committee meeting praised the skipper Pathan and said that he has proved himself and is carrying great form.
  • Irfan led the Baroda team in the Syed Mushtaq Ali last season and they did exceptionally well to get to the finals.
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Virender Sehwag pokes fun at Indian batsmen, asks them to ‘drown and die’:

  • Sehwag recently made his comeback to commentary box in the ongoing 2nd Test between India and New Zealand at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
  • Sehwag spoke about a couple of things including dressing room stories in which he said that there is no use in being sad after getting out and instead they should try and be cheerful.
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New ‘World Class’ Stadium to be constructed in Bengaluru:

  • This plan will also solve a major crisis brewing in and around that area since the site for construction has been a garbage dump for a few years.
  • The Union Government has handed Bengaluru City Rs. 41.45 crores for their Swachh Bharat Project.
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International comeback beckons for disgraced Mohammad Ashraful:

  • Mohammad Ashraful and his glittering international career came to somewhat of a standstill when he was involved in a match-fixing scandal in 2014.
  • Playing for the Metropolis in the National Cricket League on the first day of the four-day Test match, Ashraful had a productive day with the ball as he picked three wickets.
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We have played really good cricket for the last one and a half year: Virat Kohli:

  • The Indian team put up an all-round performance at Eden Gardens, the top order did the bulk of the scoring in the first innings.
  • Coming out to bowl, the Indians realized that the conditions and the pitch assisted seamers.
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India reclaims top spot in Test rankings:

  • By winning the series 2-0 with one match to go, the hosts had done their job as far as rankings are concerned.
  • ICC also made the official announcement soon after the match got over.
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Shikhar Dhawan ruled out of Indore Test with minor injury:

  • Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the third and final Test match against New Zealand scheduled to take place at Indore with a minor fracture to his finger.
  • The injury to Dhawan occurred in the first innings on the first day’s play whilst facing Trent Boult.
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Why MS Dhoni promoted himself ahead of Yuvraj Singh in World Cup 2011 final?:

  • Dhoni hadn’t had the best of times in the tournament with the bat and had scored just 150 runs in the previous eight matches.
  • A lot of people were surprised and a few even took that opportunity to criticize Dhoni right after he walked for his decision to hold back Yuvraj.
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A comparison between the weekend collections of MS Dhoni: The Untold Story and Azhar:

  • Both the movies created a lot of buzz and the excitement surrounding it was very high.
  • Both the movies were well-received on the box office but if collections are looked upon, then MS Dhoni’s biopic beats Azhar by a huge margin.
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