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

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

All the latest news from the fraternity that hogged the limelight.

Kedar Jadhav
Kedar Jadhav. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Left-arm Indian spinner Axar Patel signs for Durham

  • Although the team management does indeed prefer wrist spinners, the fact that he can bat adds a dimension to the side that not many bring.
  • Durham had signed South African Aiden Markram and New Zealand opener Tom Latham prior to this.
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IPL 2018: Key Chennai Super Kings player ruled out of the tournament

  • They also began their season wonderfully well by snatching the victory from the jaws of defeat against the Mumbai Indians in the tournament opener.
  • They certainly have an option to go for an overseas star player now but as of there is no news regarding the same
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Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers among the top-earners in the IPL

  • It is not Virat Kohli who has benefitted most out of this tournament but Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni followed by Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma
  • Indian cricketers have earned the largest share of the pie (54.95%) with a total ₹2,354 crores in salaries till date
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Aaron Finch wants to make a return in Test cricket

  • Cricket Australia decided to ban Steve Smith and David Warner for a year for ball tampering.
  • Aaron Finch accepted that it would be a huge achievement for him to play Test cricket.
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Former Zimbabwe head coach Heath Streak shrugs off racism charges

  • Former Zimbabwe head coach, Heath Streak was recently accused of racism in his team selection process.
  • Earlier the ZC chairman made accusations of racism on Streak. He questioned his team selection, just after sacking him as the head coach.
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IPL 2018: Status of Old Club House a roadblock for the Daredevils

  • The Daredevils will play their first game at the Feroz Shah Kotla on April 23 against the same opposition.
  • DDCA would be hoping for things to get sorted at the earliest and for smooth conduct of the games at the Kotla.
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IPL 2018: Netflix to broadcast eight-part series on Mumbai Indians

  • The eleventh edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is currently underway and Netflix has taken the opportunity to engage themselves with the cash-rich league.
  • During the run chase, Mumbai had the upper hand during a chunk of the game with some flurry of wickets.
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IPL 2018: Chairman Rajiv Shukla gives a huge update on shifting CSK’s home games

  • There have been calls to shift the matches out of Chennai as they might protest over the issue in the Stadium as well.
  • The Men in Yellow are all set to play in front of their home crowd after more than two years and would be itching to start on a high
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IPL 2018: Yuvraj Singh worried with KL Rahul and his impeccable batting

  • With veteran Gautam Gambhir scoring a half-century, Delhi Daredevils posted a decent score on board.
  • He also said breaking T20 records makes him happy especially after being branded as a Test player.
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IPL 2018: I had nothing to lose, says KKR’s Nitish Rana

ENG vs PAK: Star Pakistani player ruled out of England tour

  • Being the premier spinner for his national side in the longest format, the loss is huge for the Sarfaraz led Pakistan side.
  • The team for the upcoming Test matches is likely to be announced after the fitness tests.
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Harbhajan Singh and Sunil Narine only bowlers in IPL’s 50 Crore plus salary cap

  • Big marketing, sponsorship, and media rights deals play a huge role in invoking such huge bids for the players from their respective franchise.
  • Though, Ab de Villiers is the highest earning foreigner in IPL with ₹69.5 crores total salary till date.
  • (Read more about the story) 

IPL 2018: CSK approaches England pacer as Kedar Jadhav’s replacement

  • However, they have approached yet another England pacer as Jadhav’s replacement for the remainder of the season.
  • The left-arm fast bowler lodged all the paperwork with IPL on Sunday evening itself according to reports.
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IPL 2018: Snapchat rolls out official accounts for four teams

  • The multimedia messaging app has joined hands with the IPL teams in an attempt to build a never before experience for fans.
  • To be able to find these posts created the official team profiles the users can check the Discover section of the app.
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Two IPL franchises in talks to sign Englishman David Willey

  • However, Yorkshire is reticent to allow Willey to depart so close to the start of the season, which he was originally set to begin on Friday.
  • However, now that two major players have been injured, a multi-dimensional player like Willey is needed to fill the void.
  • (Read more about the story)