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.

Rohit Sharma and Imam-ul-Haq
Rohit Sharma and Imam-ul-Haq. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

MSK Prasad reveals three biggest regrets during his tenure as chief selector for Team India

  • MSK Prasad’s tenure as team India’s chief selector ended recently.
  • During his time at the helm, he and his selection committee had to take a few tough decisions and was at the receiving end of it most of the times as well.
  • However, one has to credit Prasad as he stood firm on the decisions he took even as the Indian team prospered across all the formats.
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Imam-ul-Haq cites Rohit Sharma as an example for Pakistan cricket to look after its players

  • Imam-ul-Haq, the Pakistan left-handed batsman, said that the national team’s players go out on the field with a ‘fear of failure’ at the back of their minds.
  • The southpaw feels that it’s one of the reasons behind the side’s lacklustre shows at times.
  • As per Imam, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) should look at how Indian batsman Rohit Sharma was treated when the latter wasn’t in the best of form.
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Mahela Jayawardene reveals why Mumbai Indians have a high success rate in the IPL

  • Mahela Jayawardene was one of the pillars of Sri Lankan cricket over the 2000s until his retirement in 2015.
  • There is no doubt that he always had natural instincts of being a leader. He led Sri Lankan during a tough phase.
  • Under his leadership, the team thrived and had a great success rate.
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‘You will play tomorrow, you have to take 5 wickets’ – Anil Kumble to Kuldeep Yadav ahead of his debut Test

  • When Kuldeep Yadav first appeared on the big stage, everyone instantly knew he had the potential to do something great.
  • The young spinner from Kanpur has been a revelation in the past few years.
  • In a recent interview, the wrist-spinner talked about his international debut for India.
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‘We are not lucky as you’ – Rohit Sharma to Brett Lee about having no space to play indoor cricket amid the lockdown

  • Amid lockdown in India, the cricketers have been set away from the game, who are finding it quite difficult to pass their time away from the game
  • Meanwhile, Rohit Sharma, the Indian opener has opened up over the same and said they are not lucky enough to have big houses like Australians where they can play cricket in these alarming situations while talking to the former Aussie pacer Brett Lee.
  • COVID-19 outbreak has made things bad to worse for cricket associations and board
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Delhi Court grants bail to bookie Sanjeev Chawla in 2000 match-fixing case

  • The 2000 match-fixing scandal had rocked the entire cricket scene in the country.
  • It was an incident which even had a global impact.
  •  However, 20 years since the shocking case, some of the offenders have not yet suffered their entire punishment.
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Pakistan have lost more than three and a half talented players in last 10 years: Harsha Bhogle

  • Harsha Bhogle, the popular cricket journalist, said that Pakistan has lost more than three and a half highly talented players in the last 10 years or so.
  • The veteran recently spoke on former Pakistan batsman Ramiz Raja’s official Youtube channel.
  • During the interaction, he named Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Amir, Ahmed Shehzad and Umar Akmal as the ones who couldn’t justify their talent.
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‘He never liked getting out’- Mandeep Singh reveals his mother wanted to see fire in his eyes similar to Virat Kohli

  • After making his debut for the Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2015, Mandeep Singh delivered many memorable performances with his willow.
  • The Punjab batsman established himself as one of the vital cogs of RCB’s batting depth.
  • Mandeep donned the RCB jersey for four years before shifting to Kings XI Punjab in 2019.
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I was bowling reverse carrom ball: Ravichandran Ashwin reveals why batsmen didn’t pick him in IPL 2019

  • Ravichandran Ashwin, the senior Indian spinner is rated as one of the best current off-spinner in India, who is a regular face in the Test squad of Team India.
  • But, it has been long that he has managed to grab his spot in the limited-overs format due to a sudden dip in his form with the ball.
  • However, the 33-year-old still feels that he is a brilliant T20 bowler, who talked about a new variation that he has developed in his bowling.
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‘He would trouble batsmen with his bounce’ – Irrfan Khan’s childhood friend reveals he was an all-rounder like Kapil Dev and Imran Khan

  • Irrfan’s sudden demise came out as a shock for the entire film fraternity.
  • Post his demise, lakhs of messages poured in for him on social media and some people also shared many life instances of the actor.
  • Recalling Irrfan’s love for the game, Bharat Bhatnagar, his childhood friend, revealed that the actor was a good all-rounder and used to trouble batsmen with his bouncers.
  • (Read more about the story)