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.

Jasprit Bumrah
Jasprit Bumrah. (Photo Source: BCCI/TWitter)

IPL 2021: Break for eight India players before the tournament

  • Before the tournament starts, India have managed to give rest to eight out of the 10 players.
  • Bumrah won’t be a part of the fourth Test, starting March 4 at the Narendra Modi Stadium.
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We know it’s going to spin from ball one in the fourth Test: Ben Foakes

  • It is learned that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is planning to prepare a pitch for the fourth Test that will be a ‘batting delight’.
  • However, Foakes believes that spin will come into play in the last Test from the first ball itself.
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Rohit Sharma’s batting in both innings showed you could score runs on this pitch: Sunil Gavaskar

  • India managed to script a massive victory over the visiting England team by a whopping 10 wickets in the third Test.
  • Some even called out to the International Cricket Council (ICC) to take action against India.
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If Chris Silverwood is going to moan and complain, that is as defeatist an attitude as I have ever heard of: Kevin Pietersen

  • Kevin Pietersen came out in the support of the home team and thrashed the visitors.
  • He signed off by advising the visitors to play bravely in the last Test instead of cribbing about the conditions.
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‘There seems to be a lot of moaning and groaning’ – Viv Richards weighs in on Ahmedabad pitch debate

  • The penultimate game of the ongoing series was played at the Narendra Modi Stadium, a venue that was hosting an international match for the first time since 2014.
  • England’s batsmen failed to get going in both the innings as India thrashed them by ten wickets.
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‘He’s been a solid backer of my stance’ – Glenn Maxwell opens up on how Virat Kohli supported him during his mental struggle

  • The RCB franchise went all out to procure the services of Maxwell and bought him for a colossal sum of INR 14.25 Crores.
  • And now, Maxwell has stated how Kohli backed him when he spoke to the Indian skipper about the mental aspect of the game.
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