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.

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Shane Warne Rajasthan Royals. (Photo by Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

Shane Warne comes up with four suggestions to improve T20 cricket

  • There have always been some suggestions and changes proposed by people in the T20 format of cricket. Latest in the addition is legendary leg spinner, Shane Warne.
  • He has suggested some changes rather than improvements on his part in order to make the T20 cricket better.
  • He opined that people want a contest between bat and ball, and not just sixes.
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BCCI, NCA spent more than INR 1 crore on rehabilitation and recovery of Shivam Mavi and Kamlesh Nagarkoti

  • After putting up 174 runs on the board, KKR restricted Royals to a meagre 137 and clinched their second victory in the on-going IPL 2020.
  • The bowling show by Mavi and Nagarkoti was instrumental in KKR’s triumph.
  • While bowling economical spells at Dubai International Stadium, Mavi and Nagarkoti scalped two wickets each to leave their mark on the UAE soil.
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Reports: Bangladesh’s Salma Khatun and Jahanara Alam to take part in Women’s T20 Challenge

  • Bangladesh women’s cricketers Jahanara Alam and Salma Khatun are set to be a part of the upcoming Women’s T20 Challenge.
  • The three-team tournament is scheduled to get underway in Dubai on November 4 with the final to take place on November 9.
  • The names of the two Tigresses cricketers haven’t been confirmed though.
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IPL 2020: DRS rule under the scanner after MI denied a single against KXIP

  • The Mumbai Indians (MI) won the 13th match of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) comfortably by 48 runs against the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP).
  • Both the teams played some top quality cricket but along with it, DRS has come under the scanner for the umpteenth time in the last few years.
  • This time, it is not about the use of technology but the rules, the ICC has set when the umpire’s decision is reviewed.
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Glenn Maxwell looks completely out of sorts since he’s arrived in the IPL: Gautam Gambhir

  • Former Indian opener Gautam Gambhir has come up with some strong criticism for KXIP’s swashbuckling all-rounder Glenn Maxwell.
  • Gambhir opened up after Maxwell’s yet another below-average performance in IPL 2020.
  • The Australian once again failed to produce anything significant as he scored 11 off 18 during Punjab’s chase against Mumbai Indians.
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BBL 2020-21: David Warner likely to skip the tournament due to bio-bubble fatigue

  • Australia’s opening batsman David Warner is unlikely to play the upcoming Big Bash League (BBL).
  • The tournament will commence in December and will go on until February next year during Australia’s domestic season.
  • Their top-flight players will be available to feature in the T20 tournament for the last two-three weeks following the series against India.
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I don’t miss attending IPL games but I’m missing my husband: Sakshi Dhoni

  • Dhoni, after India’s oust from 2019 World Cup, was away from the sport for more than a year.
  • Meanwhile, Sakshi also got to spend a lot of time with ‘Mahi’, especially during the lockdown.
  • Dhoni, at present, is fulfilling his commitments in the UAE and Sakshi is currently missing him.
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Virat Kohli gives bowlers freedom to set their own field: Yuzvendra Chahal

  • Indian leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has lauded Virat Kohli, who’s his captain both in the national team and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • Chahal praised Virat for being “full of confidence” in his captaincy stint for RCB after the latter took over from New Zealand’s Daniel Vettori, who entered their coaching staff.
  • Prior to the ongoing edition, Chahal had 100 IPL wickets to his name and he hasn’t flattered to deceive thus far.
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IPL 2020: Aakash Chopra lashes out at KXIP management; says Jimmy Neesham is not a match-winner

  • The Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), on Thursday, lost their third match of the season and have been at the receiving end of all the criticism for their tactics.
  • Former India cricketer Aakash Chopra is one of those critics as he is not at happy with KXIP management.
  • He questioned the decision to give Krishnappa Gowtham the last over of the innings where the off-spinner was smacked for 25 runs.
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IPL 2020: Hardik Pandya praises brother Krunal Pandya for bowling Wasim Akram-like yorkers

  • Krunal Pandya didn’t have much to do in the first two matches for the Mumbai Indians (MI) in the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • Neither did he get many chances to bat, nor was he entrusted to bowl a whole lot of overs.
  • However, in MI’s third match against the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, Krunal had a major role to play.
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