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

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

Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech
Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech. (Photo Source: Instagram)

England were bowling a little negative line: Cheteshwar Pujara

  • Indian middle-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara believes that India still holds an upper hand in the ongoing Mohali Test.
  • He felt that they showed a lot of character despite England bowling negative lines.
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Hardik Pandya released, KL Rahul expected to be fit for Mumbai Test:

  • Pandya sustained an injury on his right shoulder and has been released from the squad to consult a specialist and decide his future course of action.
  • Opener KL Rahul has also been released from the squad but is being expected to be fit before the Mumbai Test which starts on December 8, 2016.
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Haseeb Hameed to undergo scans after the end of Mohali Test:

  • Hameed has been very impressive in the series so far with scores of 31, 83, 13 and 25 in his last four Test innings against India.
  • He seems to have become an apt solution for England’s search for Cook’s partner as an opener in the Test format.
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Why Murali Vijay was given not-out on Anderson’s appeal for obstructing the field:

  • After Vijay defended a length ball from Anderson back to the bowler on the final ball of the third over, the strange incident happened.
  • Vijay after defending the ball back was standing outside of his crease when after initially hesitating to throw the ball.
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Matter of one good innings and will be back in form: Ajinkya Rahane:

  • While most of the batsmen in the top order have been among the runs, the Mumbai-lad has largely been unsuccessful so far.
  • He mentioned how the likes of Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid helped him improve his game.
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Kumar Dharmasena and his DRS nightmares continue:

  • Umpire Kumar Dharmasena is one of the most respected umpires in the ICC elite panel. He has been spot on with his decisions in the past.
  • With the introduction of the Decision Review System (DRS), the umpires were expected to benefit out of the development.
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Sachin Tendulkar, Narendra Modi big attractions in Yuvraj’s wedding ceremony:

  • Yuvraj Singh is all set to get married to British-Mauritian actress Hazel Keech who has been his girlfriend for a couple of years.
  • The two biggest names expected to be present for the ceremony are Sachin Tendulkar and Narendra Modi.
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Imran Khan finally gets off the mark after long wait:

  • Imran scored his first run in Test cricket in the second Test against New Zealand at Hamilton after coming in to bat at number eleven during Pakistan’s first innings.
  • It was a thick edge that went past the gully region. He scampered through for a single and got his first runs in Test cricket for Pakistan.
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South Africa’s black armbands may not be for Trevor Goddard:

  • Former South African all-rounder Trevor Goddard passed away during the 3rd day’s play of the final Test between Australia and South Africa and Australia.
  • Goddard, a former South African captain played 41 Tests for the nation with an impressive record in both the batting and bowling department.
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NZ v PAK, 2nd Test Day 3 Review: Rain once again halts New Zealand crusade:

  • Tim Southee picked an impressive six-wicket haul as New Zealand secured a 55-run lead in the second Test match at Hamilton.
  • Babar Azam impressed with some tremendous batting along with Sarfraz Ahmed and Sohail Khan who once again showcased some decent batting to help the Pakistanis to within 100 runs of the New Zealand lead.
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Australia v South Africa, 3rd Test Review: Home side restores respect with a consolation win:

  • Australia completed an effortless chase on day four with 7 wickets in hand to register a consolation win in the third and the final Test at the Adelaide Oval.
  • The drama-filled series came to a rather soothing end of the hosts who faced a very tough time overcoming the Proteas challenge.
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India v England, 3rd Test, Day 2 Review: India finishes 12 runs short of deficit:

  • Crucial strikes from leg-spinner Adil Rashid and Ben Stokes in the last session enabled England to claw back into the contest.
  • India looked steady till the tea session and cautiously played out the first two sessions without inflicting any big damage.
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