Top Stories: Things that made news in cricket world today

Top Stories: Things that made news in cricket world today

Virat Kohli and Anuskha Sharma
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Reports claim Virat Kohli and Anushka to be engaged

  • As per recent reports in a popular channel, Virat Kohli is set to get engaged to Anushka Sharma in Uttarakhand this new year.
  • The ceremony is being quoted as a closed door affair with handful of big names.
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Australia v Pakistan, 2nd Test Day 4: Match heads to a draw

  • Australia finished at 465/6 on day 4 with a lead of 22 runs. Persistent rains has hampered the Boxing Day Test and the match is poised for a draw.
  • Steve Smith remained unbeaten on 100 at the end of day’s play.
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South Africa v Sri Lanka, 1st Test Day 4: South Africa on verge of victory

  • South Africa declared their second innings on 406/6 and set a target of 488 for Sri Lanka to win.
  • Sri Lanka ended day 4 at 240/5 with 248 runs still needed for the win.
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New Zealand v Bangladesh, 2nd ODI: New Zealand ride on Broom’s ton to seal series

  • New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 67 runs to seal the series 2-0 with a game to be played.
  • New Zealand posted 251 on the board riding on Neil Broom’s 109. Bangladesh bundled out for 184 in their run chase after looking good at 105/1 at one stage.
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Tanveer Haider warned for using obscene language

  • Bangladesh leggie Tanveer Haider was reprimanded for using foul language during the second ODI against New Zealand.
  • It was his debut ODI of the 25-year old bowler. He was also handed one demerit point.
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Wriddhiman Saha feels Australia series to be easier than England

  • Indian wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha has backed India’s chances of beating Australia convincingly.
  • He said that England tour was tougher than Australia tour can be expected.
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CSA confirms 4-match Test series against India and Australia

  • Cricket South Africa (CSA) confirmed home series against India and Australia in 2017-18 season.
  • CSA confirmed 4-match Test series against both sides in it’s FTP.
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Jason Gillespie named assistant coach for Australia for T20Is

  • Former pacer Jason Gillespie has been named as the T20Is coach of the Australian side for the series against Sri Lanka.
  • Gillespie has a good experience of coaching in the English domestic circuit. The T20Is will be played in February 2017.
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CSA announces schedule for Bangladesh series

  • CSA recently announced the schedule for series against Bangladesh.
  • South Africa is all set to host Bangladesh for a short series during the 2017-18 season.
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Anurag Thakur wants support staff to wait for the dues

  • BCCI President Anurag Thakur has urged the support staff of team India to wait for their dues to get cleared.
  • BCCI is facing severe financial issues due to it’s tussle with the Lodha committee.
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Jeetan Patel named in New Zealand squad for 3rd ODI

  • Off-spinner Jeetan Patel is in line to make his comeback in New Zealand team for the 3rd ODI against Bangladesh.
  • New Zealand have already won the series with a game still to play.
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