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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Peshawar Zalmi overseas players ready to travel to Lahore

  • With the finals of the PSL coming close, the news about the participation of overseas players is heating up.
  • As per the recent reports, the top overseas players of the Peshawar Zalmi are ready to play in Lahore if they reach the finals.
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Shami trains with national side

  • Despite losing the opening Test in Pune and irrespective of the result in Bengaluru, the Indian team management will feel rejuvenated with the fact that Mohammad Shami is fit again.
  • India’s premier pace bowler recently trained with the national side at the NCA in Bengaluru.
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Ashwin heaps praise on Rahul Dravid

  • The No.1 Test all-rounder in the world, Ravichandran Ashwin has hailed his former India teammate Rahul Dravid and called him one of the most game aware person that he has ever known.
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Ravi Bopara eager to play in Lahore

  • English all-rounder Ravi Bopara has said that he is ready to travel to Lahore for the PSL finals if his team Karachi Kings makes it to the finals of the PSL.
  • His teammate Owais Shah warned him at not giving such commitments.
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Marchant de Lange signs Kolpak deal

  • International cricketers joining English counties from South Africa continues as Glamorgan will be signing 26-year-old pacer Marchant de Lange for a long-term deal.
  • De Lange is a reputed limited over specialist bowler but has failed to make an impact in the national side.
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14 overseas players agree to play PSL final

  • After months of preparations, the final of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is drawing close.
  • While most popular overseas names are pulling out of the fixture, as many as 14 players have shown interest in playing the finals.
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Shoaib Akhtar urges fans not to condemn overseas players

  • Former Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Akhtar has urged the Pakistani fans not to condemn overseas players who have opted out of the PSL finals.
  • He has also noted that the finals at Lahore could pave way for more cricket on the Pakistani soil in the future.
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Kerala HC sends notice to BCCI over Sreesanth’s petition

  • Santhakumaran Sreesanth is not leaving the scene so fast, not quietly either.
  • While the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) refused to give him an NOC to play in Scotland, Sreesanth in return has dragged the BCCI to the High Court.
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Quinton de Kock and Kagiso Rabada fetch top contracts

  • In the last month of the financial year Cricket South Africa (CSA) today announced national contracts for the South African men and women’s teams.
  • Wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock and pacer Kagiso Rabada made big gains by joining the top level of central contracts this year.
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Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif negate allegations

  • Pakistan cricketers Khalid Latif and Sharjeel Khan who were suspended from playing the PSL for their alleged involvement in match fixing finally broke their silence and have negated their spot-fixing allegations.
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Matthew Hayden compares Virat Kohli with Ricky Ponting

  • After scoring four consecutive double tons in as many Test series’, Indian captain Virat Kohli is drawing praises from all quarters.
  • Recently, former Australia opener Matthew Hayden has compared him with former Aussie skipper Ricky Ponting.
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Australia name unchanged squad for Bengaluru Test

  • After beating the No.1 Test team by 333 runs in the opening Test of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy, Australia will field an unchanged playing XI in the Bengaluru Test.
  • The second Test begins tomorrow on March 4 at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru.
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Kohli assures a tough comeback from Indian team

  • Virat Kohli is a player who thrives under pressure. He has wronged his critics time and again and will look to do the same in the Bengaluru Test.
  • The Indian skipper has quoted that there will no repeat of what happened in the Pune Test.
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HCA suffers huge loss for India v Bangladesh Test

  • The Lodha committee had asked for transparency over the distribution of complimentary tickets to the state associations hosting matches.
  • A faltering scene in the same has seen the HCA suffer huge loss for hosting the one off Test between India and Bangladesh recently.
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Hardik Pandya to miss the second Test

  • As Team India gears up for the second Test at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore after suffering a crushing defeat at the hands of Australia, they have now received a setback in the form of Hardik Pandya being ruled out of the fixture.
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Jeetan Patel and James Neesham recalled in New Zealand Test squad

  • Jeetan Patel and James Neesham have been picked for the New Zealand Test squad for the first Test match against South Africa.
  • Both players are currently the part of the ODI team that is hosting the Proteas in the 5 match Test series.
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