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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Faf du Plessis of South Africa. (Photo by Alex Davidson/Getty Images)

CSA announces South Africa ODI squad for India series; Faf du Plessis returns

  • South Africa have recalled the former skipper Faf du Plessis for the three-match ODI series against India which is set to commence on March 12.
  • South Africa are currently involved in the three-match ODI series at home against South Africa.
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‘Jab India mein yeh log aayenge, tab dikha doonga’- Virat Kohli heard saying during New Zealand’s 2nd innings in Christchurch

  • India lost to New Zealand in the second Test and also lost the two-match series by 2-0. This is also their first series loss in the ICC World Test Championship.
  • Even the Indian skipper Virat Kohli had a lean series where he failed to cross 20 in four innings.
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‘How can you question his technique, he has scored 70 tons’ – Inzamam-ul-Haq lashes out at Virat Kohli’s critics

  • Inzamam-ul-Haq, the former Pakistan cricketer, has hit out at Virat Kohli’s critics, expressing astonishment.
  • Inzamam said that it’s natural for a cricketer to encounter failures despite straining every muscle.
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‘He is passionate’ – Kane Williamson responds to Virat Kohli’s brash send-off in Christchurch

  • Virat Kohli wasn’t a happy man after he was asked about the send-offs he gave to New Zealand skipper Kane Williamson.
  • Kohli lashed out at a journalist, asking to hurl questions after churning full details out of what happened on the field.
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Trent Boult spotted giving an autograph on an onion in the second Test

  • New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult did not play the limited-overs series against India at home as he had to lie low due to injury.
  • The paceman played an instrumental role in the two-match Test series where he accounted for 11 dismissals in 4 innings.
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‘He is also a human and can have one odd series’ – MSK Prasad on Virat Kohli’s lean patch in New Zealand

  • The Indian cricket teams’ ordeal in New Zealand finally came to an end as the hosts wrapped up the second Test in Christchurch by a clinical margin of seven wickets.
  • Kohli endured a rare off series where he was unable to breach the 20-run mark across the four innings.
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