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.

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IPL trophy. (Photo Source: Twitter)

IPL governing council meeting date for tournament sponsorship yet to be decided

  • The date for the meeting by the Indian Premier League (IPL) governing council to decide on the tournament sponsorship hasn’t been decided yet.
  • The incident at the border has led to outrage across the nation and the Indian government has also banned 59 Chinese applications.
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CSA announces revised dates for Solidarity Cup 3T cricket match

  • Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced a revised date for the Solidarity Cup, which was originally scheduled to be played on June 27.
  • The game is a fund-raiser and the proceeds would go to the ones affected in the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Sri Lanka’s Upul Tharanga to be summoned for 2011 World Cup final investigations

  • Upul Tharanga, the veteran Sri Lankan cricketer, is set to be summoned regarding the 2011 World Cup final.
  • The news was put forth by Jagath Fonseka, the Superintendent of the newly-established Anti-Corruption Unit.
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Jailed Australian cricketer Alex Hepburn loses appeal against rape conviction

  • Australian-born ex-Worcestershire player Alex Hepburn was convicted for sexually assaulting a sleeping woman in April last year.
  • The details about Hepburn’s deeds came forward though his Whatsapp messages, which revealed a sexual conquest ‘game’ to the police.
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Hope MS Dhoni plays for another 10 years: Michael Hussey

  • Michael Hussey, the former Australian cricketer, feels that MS Dhoni has the potential to play for another 10 years.
  • Dhoni last played in the 2019 World Cup and it’s nearly a year since he played competitive cricket.
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Former Pakistan cricketer Khalid Wazir passes away

  • Khalid Wazir, the former Pakistan cricketer, has passed away at the age of 84 in Chester.
  • The veteran was struggling with prolonged illness before breathing his last on Saturday, June 27.
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