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

All the news that hogged the headlines today.

Arbaaz Khan
Arbaaz Khan. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Preity Zinta names one cricketer she always wanted to have in the Kings XI Punjab

  • Despite the poor show, their co-owner, Preity Zinta, has her head high and is content with the way things panned out for her side.
  • Praising Dhoni a little more, Preity Zinta hailed the former India captain as a terrific leader. She cited that Dhoni has done so much for the country.
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Suhana Khan rumoured to have a crush on young KKR recruit

  • The paparazzi keep a close eye on them and waste no time to come up with the stories about every move of these celeb kids.
  • In the Qualifier 2, which the KKR team lost, Shubman batted till the very end trying to see his side through.
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Virat Kohli resumes full-fledged training prior to fitness test for England tour

  • The Indian skipper suffered a neck injury during the 51st game of IPL when he dived to take a catch.
  • After a break of two weeks, a five-match Test series will kick off which will be an ardent task for the Indian team.
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Reports suggest the start date of Indian Premier League 2019

  • However, the fever of the next season has already settled in and the cash-rich T20 league will start on March 29 in 2019.
  • The same had happened in 2009 and 2014 when South Africa and UAE had respectively hosted the cash-rich tournament.
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Steve Smith to donate his Global T20 League earnings

  • He has been named as the marquee player in the tournament having been approached to play by the organisers.
  • He will be joined by international stars like Chris Gayle, Shahid Afridi, Lasith Malinga, Sunil Narine, Dwayne Bravo among many others.
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ICC adds four new teams in the latest ODI rankings

  • The International Cricket Council’s team ODI rankings has been expanded to 16 teams now after they decided to add four new teams to the list.
  • Australia have been dropped to 5th spot as they will face England in the five-match tussle starting from June 13.
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Coach Raghavan Arvind turns player for Dindigul Dragons

  • Raghavan Aravind played 17 years of professional cricket, however, fate had something else in store for the Karnataka-born cricketer.
  • Raghavan also talked about how youngsters considered him unfit for the massive tournament.
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Yuzvendra Chahal reveals secrets of his friendship with Andrew Symonds

  • He recently appeared on the talk show Breakfast with Champions and had an absolute ball talking to the host Gaurav Kapur.
  • The former Aussie cricketer’s wife Brooke also learnt how to make butter chicken for the Indian leggie.
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Popular Bollywood actor-producer summoned by officials for betting probe

  • The 2018 edition of the Indian Premier League came to an end recently. The tournament was a huge success.
  • This kind of a report is only going to hamper his reputation and the reputation of his family.
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IPL 2019: Will the BCCI be able to stage the tournament in India?

KL Rahul quashes all rumours of relationship with Nidhhi Agerwal

  • He smashed the fastest fifty in the history of the tournament in the very first game that he played.
  • Rahul revealed that he has known Niddhi for a very long time and that they were not alone at the food joint.
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English all-rounder Ben Stokes doubtful for upcoming ODI fixtures

  • Team England is going through a tough time in the ongoing Test series against Pakistan. They lost the first Test by 9 wickets.
  • Ben Stokes is a key player for the English side and is one of their main men in the lead up to the ICC World Cup 2019.
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I think Rashid and Mujeeb will be a force in Test cricket: Rohit Sharma

  • But their main test will be in the longest format of the game as Afghanistan will embark on their journey later this month.
  • He believed that the duo has a lot of control on their bowling and can run through the sides in the whites.
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Poor performance did not harm RCB profit commercially, says chairman Amrit Thomas

  • The failure of RCB becomes more prominent than the other teams every season because of the team’s huge popularity and large fan base.
  • Ever since British distiller, Diageo took control of the wheel as the parent company of USL, and they are very much interested in keeping the team going.
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Dwayne Bravo becomes the first to concede 10000+ runs in T20s

  • The Trinidadian has plied his trade for various franchises in tournaments around the world.
  • CSK released him prior to the auction of this season’s event but brought him back using the Right to Match (RTM) card.
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