Top Stories: Things that made news in cricket world today

Top Stories: Things that made news in cricket world today

Peter Handscomb of Australia
Peter Handscomb of Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Handscomb is a good wicket keeping option, says Trevor Hohns

  • Hohns went on to state that Handscomb could very well provide that role as well.
  • He also went on to add that he was not sure that a second player in a keeper’s role would be added, meaning that Peter Nevill certainly does not have a way back in the side.
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David Miller ruled out of Sri Lanka series

  • South African middle order batsman David Miller has been ruled out of the remainder of the Sri Lanka ODI series.
  • Miller suffered a finger injury which will see him miss out on 3 ODIs of the series.
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Rahul Dravid backs young players to perform in near future

  • The coach of the Indian colts team Rahul Dravid believes that the future of Indian cricket is in safe hands.
  • He recently said that it will be the youngsters who will step on to the big stage in the days to come.
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Matthew Wade ruled out of Chappell Hadlee Series

  • In a very unfortunate turn of events, Matthew Wade has been ruled out Chappell Hadlee series following an injury.
  • He was named as the stand in skipper for Australia in the series but failed to feature in the fixtures.
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6 year old kid suffers minor injury after Suresh Raina hit a six

  • During the final T20I against England at Bengaluru, India batsman Suresh Raina hit a maximum that apparently hit a 6 year old boy in the stands.
  • Fortunately, there were no major injuries to the young fan and he is out of danger now.
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Mushfiqur Rahim hopes for a good team effort

  • Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim hopes for a good result for the team in the one off Test against India.
  • Rahim mentioned that if the team contributes as a whole, they will get a good result.
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Bangladesh announce squad for India Test

  • Mushfiqur Rahim will lead Bangladesh and has a lot of experienced players with him as well.
  • The skipper himself was injured during the series against New-Zealand but has recovered from the head injury and is ready to face the inform Indians. Mustafizur Rahman misses out.
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Misbah Ul Haq believes the new skipper will face problems

  • Pakistan Test skipper Misbah Ul Haq believes that whoever would replace him is bound to face problems in getting things aligned.
  • He reckons that leading the national side is a tough task in itself and one needs to be very stable in a bid to excel at it.
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IPL auctions postponed

  • After much hassle, the 2017 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2017) auction has been moved to a later date in a bid to conduct India’s Premier T20 domestic event in an efficient and smooth manner.
  • This also witnesses the auction on hold in a bid to complete the one-off Test match against Bangladesh as well.
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Sourav Ganguly impressed with Yuzvendra Chahal

  • Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly has heaped praise on Yuzvendra Chahal after the latter bagged 6 wickets in the final T20I against England.
  • Ganguly credited the IPL for the success of Chahal.
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Aghanistan rope in Phil Simmons as Consultant

  • The Afghanistan Cricket Board has taken the executive decision to appoint former West Indies coach Phil Simmons to the position of Consultant for cricket.
  • Simmons has a lot of coaching experience under his belt given the plethora of years he has spent as a coach in both domestic as well as international teams.
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Kevin Pietersen wants players to learn playing spin early

  • Former English skipper believes that if Australia wishes to have success in India, they need to learn the art of playing spin early.
  • Australia are scheduled to tour India this month for 4 Tests.
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Team India presents special gift to MS Dhoni

  • Ahead of the start of the last match at Bangalore the entire squad along with the members of the support staff handed over Dhoni a special gift.
  • It was a frame with his picture on it, with images of the three major ICC trophies he won- the ICC World T20, 2007, the World Cup 2011 and the Champions Trophy 2013.
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