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 stories that hogged the headlines today.

Tatenda Taibu
Tatenda Taibu. (Photo by Teaukura Moetaua/Getty Images)

Former Zimbabwean Tatenda Taibu to make a comeback on the cricket field

  • Thereafter, the Harare-born cricketer proudly represented his country in 28 Tests, 150 ODIs and 17 T20Is.
  • Highway publicist Nick Gordon remarked that the experienced campaigner approached the club after they had put out an advertisement for an overseas player in the lineup.
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Zaheer Khan suggests the Indian pace attack for the Adelaide Test

  • Former Indian great Zaheer Khan has given his views on what the composition should be like.
  • That is why Bhuvneshwar Kumar who is predominantly a swing bowler doesn’t fit into Zak’s playing XI.
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After being ignored for first Test, Matt Renshaw slams 345 in the Sheffield Shield

  • His record for Queensland in the Sheffield Shield has, however, been the opposite with 158 runs in eight innings with just one half-century.
  • Renshaw, on the other hand, has played 11 Tests so far and averages 33-plus with one hundred.
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I think India would perhaps be the most confident they’ve been in Australia: Faf du Plessis

  • His team beat Australia 3-1 this year in a Test series in their own backyard and had done the same in 2016 by a 2-1 margin.
  • However, this Indian team is pace heavy and have four seamers who can bowl 140kmph and faster almost all day.
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Bangladesh set to step into a league they would want to follow-on

  • Back in November 2000, Bangladesh played their maiden Test match against India at Bangabandhu Stadium in Dhaka under the leadership of Naimur Rahman.
  • Currently, they are playing a two-match Test series against Windies, which they are currently leading 1-0.
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Afghanistan pacer Aftab Alam also has an IPL dream

  • Afghanistan have produced a number of fast bowlers over the past few years, one of them is right-armer Aftab Alam.
  • The Nangarhar-born speedster recently played in the Asia Cup and was one of their star bowlers.
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Fakhar Zaman doubtful for the Test series against South Africa

  • Pakistan after the conclusion of their ongoing campaign against New Zealand at home will fly off to Africa.
  • The Test series starts at the SuperSport Park in Centurion. It is not a voluntary move but one based on the recent turn of events.
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Ricky Ponting predicts the winners of the Border-Gavaskar Trophy 2018-19

  • He believes that the Australian batsmen will find it easy to counter the visitors’ bowling attack as compared to the Indian batters.
  • The Australian batting in the absence of their stalwarts in David Warner and Steven Smith looks weak.
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Australia vs India: Dale Steyn places his bet for the winner of the Test series

  • The Australia vs India Test series starts in less than a week and hence every expert and cricketer is making their prediction for the final outcome.
  • South African pacer Dale Steyn who recently made a comeback to ODI cricket has also predicted the winner.
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South Africa batsman Temba Bavuma to play 2019 county season with Northamptonshire

  • South African batsman Temba Bavuma hasn’t had a great start to his stint in the inaugural Mzansi Super League.
  • However, in limited-over cricket, he has played just two ODIs since scoring a century against Ireland on debut in 2016.
  • (Read more about the story)

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