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

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

All the news that hogged the limelight today.

Kuldeep Yadav India
Indian team (Photo Source: Twitter)

India Cricket Team players to begin enforcing stricter fitness levels

  • In recent times, the India cricket team has broken through various fitness levels and has now become one of the fittest teams in the world.
  • In addition to this, they have also become one of the most athletic sides in the field as well.
  • (Read more about the story)

KSCA announces new head coaches for upcoming season

  • The Karnataka State Cricket Association have named the coaches for the upcoming domestic season. Prominent former cricketers Yere Goud and Sreenath Aravind have been named as the new coaches of the team.
  • The news was confirmed by the KSCA on Friday, June 8. Yere Goud is set to take over as the new batting coach of the side. Meanwhile, Aravind will be taking over the duties of the bowling coach.
  • (Read more about the story)

Here is how Pakistan may lose the number one spot in T20Is

  • Team Pakistan is all set to lock horns with Scotland in a short T20I series. The series is a part of the English tour of the Sarfraz Ahmed-led side.
  • The two matches will be played next week and the Men in Green have already started off with their preparations for the same.
  • (Read more about the story)

Senior BCCI official quash rumours of nepotism, defend selection of Arjun Tendulkar

  • Young all-rounder Arjun Tendulkar earned his maiden call up in the India U19 side recently. He was picked up in the squad that would play four day games in Sri Lanka.
  • Arjun, who is the son legendary former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, is a fast bowler by trade who bats in the lower middle order.
  • (Read more about the story)

Mitchell Starc frustrated over involvement in ball-tampering scandal

  • In recent times, Cricket Australia has been rocked by a bevvy of scandals and all-time lows.
  • The most recent low of them all was a few days back when Chief Executive James Sutherland took a decision to step down.
  • (Read more about the story)

Kevin Pietersen unsure about the direction of England cricket at the moment

  • Former England skipper Kevin Pietersen has come out and lambasted the current English side courtesy of their aimless progress across all three formats of cricket.
  • Pietersen, who retired from all forms of cricket earlier this year has said that he was unsure about the direction they were taking before gloating about the impressive feats achieved by the side.
  • (Read more about the story)

Virender Sehwag reveals the person who suggested the promotion of MS Dhoni ahead of Yuvraj in the 2011 WC Final

  • April 2, 2011- the day will be remembered as one of the most memorable moments in the history of Indian cricket.
  • The Men in Blue lifted the World Cup for the second time after 28 years by defeating Sri Lanka at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
  • (Read more about the story)

Former Indian cricketer reckons that Tests will be tougher for Rashid Khan

  • Test Cricket is a different ball game altogether than limited overs cricket. In ODIs and T20Is, batsmen tend to go for their strokes and consequently, give their wickets away.
  • However, in Tests, batsmen can afford to bide their time and take their own time of adjustment. Rashid Khan is currently ranked number one in T20Is owing to his stupendous run of form lately.
  • (Read more about the story)

IND vs AFG: Visitors arrival date in Bengaluru announced

  • The last one year has been joyous for the Afghanistan cricket team. Last year they were crowned as a Full Member team and were also presented with the Test status.
  • Earlier this year, they became one of the teams to qualify for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales.
  • (Read more about the story)

Global T20 Canada: How much will Steve Smith and David Warner earn?

  • The banned Australian cricketers David Warner and Steve Smith are all set to mark their return to the game in the upcoming Global T20 Canada.
  • Their involvement in the infamous ball-tampering scandal led them to not playing international and domestic cricket for the next 12 months.
  • (Read more about the story)

In my opinion, we have better spinners than India: Asghar Stanikzai

  • Afghanistan is all set to lock horns with India in the upcoming one-off historic game as they will debut in the longest format of the game.
  • They are riding high on confidence after whitewashing Bangladesh in the three-match T20I series and will be eager to continue in the same vein.
  • (Read more about the story)

Bhuvneshwar Kumar shares his feeling of dismissing Sachin Tendulkar for a duck

  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar is regarded as one of the most proficient in the current set of fast bowlers. His ability to move the ball both ways has led to the dismissal of several batsmen.
  • He is currently a fulcrum of the Indian team in all three formats of the sport. He made his debut in 2012 versus Pakistan and has churned out many match-winning spells for his team ever since.
  • (Read more about the story)

A question related to Virushka popped up in KBC 10 registrations

  • The marriage of the Indian captain Virat Kohli and the love of his life Anushka Sharma was one of the talking points of 2017.
  • The speculations and rumours were rife as the fans were so interested in the couple getting engaged in the month of December.
  • (Read more about the story)

Sachin Tendulkar revealed his initial thought about batting with Virender Sehwag

  • Virender Sehwag and Sachin Tendulkar had been one of the most destructive opening pairs in the history of Indian cricket.
  • The duo also opened in the 2011 Cricket World Cup and was one of the primary reasons why the hosts won the tournament after a gap of 28 years.
  • (Read more about the story)

PCB Chairman Najam Sethi hopeful of two major countries coming to Pakistan for a series

  • The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is leaving in no stone unturned in their attempts to revive the international cricket in the country.
  • They hosted a couple of matches of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) this year even as a handful of foreign cricketers took part.
  • (Read more about the story)