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

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

Here are the top cricket headlines of the day.

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South Africa’s Global Destination League to feature some marquee players

  • Seems like the new league may just become as popular as its Australian and Indian counterpart.
  • Apart from McCullum, Gayle and Pietersen, other cricketing biggies to play the league are Dwayne Bravo, Eoin Morgan, Lasith Malinga, Kieron Pollard and Jason Roy.
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IPL 10: Virat Kohli set to play against Mumbai Indians

  • The Royal Challengers Bangalore camp have received a major boost. Their regular skipper Virat Kohli has been declared match fit for the remaining matches of the Indian Premier League 2017.
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Pakistan have failed to embrace modern cricket, rues coach Mickey Arthur

  • The Pakistan team registered a clinical 2-1 win over the West Indies in the recent ODI series. Prior to that, they had also managed to win the T20I series.
  • Despite the wins, their head coach Mickey Arthur is a worried man. He is disappointed with the fact that the team lacks precision when it comes to a complete performance. He feels that the players have failed to adapt to the modern day cricket.
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IPL 10: Tymal Mills recalls the surprise IPL debut

  • English T20 specialist Tymal Mills was one of the biggest attractions at the Indian Premier League (IPL) auctions this year.
  • The pace bowler was bought for INR 12 crore at the auction to be the second most expensive player at the auctions. A lot of eyes were glued to the Royal Challengers Bangalore camp as Mills was set to join the roster.
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Jerome Taylor comes out of retirement to be available for Tests

  • West Indies pace bowler Jerome Taylor has recently decided to come out of his Test retirement and be back in the West Indies whites.The Jamaican pacer informed the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) about his availability for the Test format of the game.
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Pietersen, Dhoni and Kohli are my heroes: Mohammad Nabi

  • The Afghanistan duo of Mohammad Nabi and Rashid Khan are making a lot of headlines these days. Both players created history when they became the first players from Afghanistan to be contracted with an IPL offer.’
  • While Rashid Khan has already made a thumping impact for the Sunrisers Hyderabad, the veteran all-rounder Nabi is yet to get a go in the league.
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Parvez Rasool set to join Gazi Group for Dhaka Premier League 2017

  • Ace Jammu and Kashmir cricketer Parvez Rasool has signed up for the upcoming edition of the Dhaka Premier League. The all-rounder has been roped in by the Gazi Group Cricketers for the season. Rasool is expected to give his services to the team until May 30.
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Mumbai Indians environment has improved my batting, says Nitish Rana

  • Mumbai Indians top-order batsman Nitish Rana credits the team’s environment for his marked improvement in batting performances. Rana was instrumental in guiding the Mumbai Indians to victory against the Kolkata Knight Riders on Sunday.
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India v Australia Test series gets record viewership

  • The recently concluded India vs Australia Border-Gavaskar series, which the hosts reclaimed, was one of the most viewed cricket series in a long time. More than for its on-field action, the games became a talk of the town, even among non-cricket lovers, for its off-field imbroglio.
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Low total and dew were the cause for our defeat: Bhuvneshwar Kumar

  • Sunrisers Hyderabad right-arm pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has blamed the dew factor and the small total on the board responsible for their four-wicket defeat against Rohit Sharma-led Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium.
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Trent Boult has no regrets about being benched by SRH nearly throughout IPL 9

  • New Zealand spearhead Trent Boult played only one of the 17 matches of Sunrisers Hyderabad in the last edition. but for the Kolkata Knight Riders, Boult has featured in both the opening games of this edition.
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Shah Rukh Khan likely to miss 5 matches at the Eden Gardens

  • Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is also the principal owner of the Kolkata Knight Riders franchise, is likely to miss 5 games at the Eden Gardens this year.
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Mumbai Indians brand has become even bigger than Reliance, says Mukesh Ambani

  • Chairman of the Reliance Industries Mukesh Ambani said that his wife Nita Ambani has overtaken him to build a brand bigger than Reliance – the Mumbai Indians brand.
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ICC signs Sourav Ganguly as a commentator for Champions Trophy

  • Sourav Ganguly, apart from being recognized as the former Indian captain and one of the ‘Fabulous 5’, is also known for his impeccable English and vocal skills.
  • He has done commentary after retirement but this time around, the president of Cricket Association of Bengal will be seen doing commentary for the prestigious 50-overs Champions Trophy in England this June.
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Sunil Gavaskar reminisces of his India selection news given to him by Vinoo Mankad

  • One of India’s greatest batsmen to have played the game, Sunil Gavaskar shared memories of receiving his maiden call-up to the Indian team. Gavaskar mentioned that it was the renowned Vinood Mankad who had broken the news of his selection into the national side.
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From Australian Rules football league to cricket, RCB’s Billy Stanlake found his true calling

  • The Royal Challengers Bangalore new young joining, Billy Stanlake, has featured in two of the three matches played thus far. In his maiden IPL foray, against the Delhi Daredevils, he finished with two for 29 to help the 2016 runners-up defend a 158-run target.
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Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag bat for Jawans

  • Earlier today, three videos were released which displayed Indian army deployed at Kashmir were severely manhandled by the mobs. The were kicked, abused and jeered by angry mobs shouting slogans of ‘India Go back’.
  • Gautam Gambhir retaliated with a strong statement regarding this incident, he tweeted that for every attack at our jawans, it will equivalent to 100 Jihadi lives.
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Stuart Clark discloses that Steven O’Keefe is completely distressed with his actions

  • In a recent interview with Fox Sports, Stuart Clark revealed that Australian left-arm-off spinner Steven O’Keefe is completely distraught by his actions after he abused a female cricketer at an award ceremony in an inebriated state.
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India’s fast bowlers need a fast bowling coach, says Umesh Yadav

  • Umesh Yadav emerged as one of the strongest points from the recently concluded India Vs Australia Border-Gavaskar series. The India and KKR bowlers feel that India has now found a lethal pace attack which can win matches overseas. However, Yadav also said that the pacers would benefit if a new coach could be hired.
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Royal Challengers Bangalore Memorabilia goes missing from Chinnaswamy Stadium

  • It is not only the balls that go missing from the stadium, Two cricket bats and a ball which was kept as a Memorabilia at the Hospitality stand has reportedly been missing from the Chinnaswamy Stadium.
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Gautam Gambhir’s heart still lies with the Delhi Daredevils

  • Gautam Gambhir, the former Indian batsman, has led the Kolkata Knight Riders to two IPL titles in the span of six memorable seasons with the club. The left-handed opening batsman has gone on to become one of the most influential captains in the Tournament.
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IPL 10: Steve Smith to play against Gujarat Lions

  • The Rising Pune Supergiant camp has received a major boost ahead of their clash against the Gujarat Lions. Supergiant will be playing their second away game of the season when they take on the Lions at Rajkot.
  • Regular skipper Steve Smith is stated to be back in the team and that has come as a good news for the struggling unit. Smith had to miss out on the previous RPS game due to an upset stomach.
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IPL 10: Very excited to be back at the field after a month, says Virat Kohli

  • Ace Indian cricketer Virat Kohli will return back to the cricket field after almost a month long break. The dynamic batsman will take the field for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 2017 edition of the IPL.
  • Kohli had missed the first three matches for the RCB camp this season. It was a shoulder injury that saw him sit out of the action.
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Trailer of Sachin: A billion dreams released

  • The much-awaited trailer of the biopic documentary of Sachin Tendulkar was released. The movie will be releasing on May 25.
  • The movie will have real match footages and some unknown stories from the life of the maestro.
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Sourav Ganguly claims Mumbai Indians not utilizing Rohit Sharma well in Middle order

  • Mumbai Indians are currently number three in the points table with two wins and one loss in the three games. They have collected four important points in their kitty. They will also derive a lot of confidence from defeating the defending champions at home after their victory over SRH by 4 wickets and 8 balls to spare.
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