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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli checks MS Dhoni’s thumb. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Fate of IPL 2020 to be decided after April 14 post the meeting of franchises and BCCI

  • The outbreak of the coronavirus and the timing of the spread of the global pandemic has affected BCCI a lot.
  • But with the country going down into a 21-day lockdown, the fate of the 13th season of the IPL is under the cloud of uncertainty at this moment.
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Shane Warne names Wasim Akram as skipper of his greatest Pakistan XI

  • Shane Warne, the former Australian leg-spinner, got a chance to pick his greatest Pakistan XI.
  • In his team, Warne went for the right-left combo of Saeed Anwar and Aamir Sohail as the openers.
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New Zealand’s Daniel Flynn calls time on his career

  • Daniel Flynn, the former New Zealand batsman, has hung his boots from all forms of cricket at the age of 34.
  • Barring six Test half-centuries, including a score of 95 against West Indies, Flynn had a tough time for the Black Caps.
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Virender Sehwag rarely got emotionally hijacked: Simon Taufel

  • Simon Taufel, the legendary umpire, put forth his experience of rubbing shoulders with Virender Sehwag, the former Indian batsman.
  • Taufel, who won the ICC Umpire of the Year award five times from 2004 to 2008, lauded Sehwag for his temperament.
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Tony Lewis of the DLS fame passes away at the age of 78

  • If you are a cricket fan, surely you have come across the DL or DLS method at some or the other time.
  • For example, during the 1992 World Cup semi-final match between England and South Africa, an incident like this happened.
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‘I’d love to be with her’ – Liam Plunkett unsure about when he will meet his wife amid Coronavirus outbreak

  • UK government has enforced a lockdown in the country. The people have been asked to stay back at their homes under alarming conditions.
  • Even the health officials have shared guidelines on how to combat the life-threatening virus.
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