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.

Wasim Akram
Wasim Akram. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Wasim Akram reveals the toughest batsman he bowled to in his career

  • Wasim Akram, the former Pakistan speedster was arguably the best swing bowler of his time.
  • He is also known as the “Sultan of Swing”, and had the talent to swing the ball in both directions.
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Misbah-ul-Haq raises concern about dip in the form of three Pakistan Test players

  • Pakistan cricket team had a horrendous tour to Australia, where they lost T20I series by 2-0, followed by a whitewash in the longer format.
  • A sudden dip in the form of the players is the main reason behind the woeful performances given by the Pakistan team.
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The Aussie fans enjoyed watching Babar Azam bat, says Michael Hussey

  • Michael Hussey, the former Australian cricketer, has lauded Babar Azam for his calm and composed approach while batting.
  • The Young Turk was the national team’s standout batsmen in the two-match Test series versus Australia.
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New Zealand optimistic on Boult and de Grandhomme’s fitness for Australia Tests

  • New Zealand are hopeful of Trent Boult and Colin de Grandhomme, attaining the desired fitness levels for the upcoming Test series versus Australia.
  • Both of them got injured in the Kiwis’ Test against England at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui.
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Naseem Shah to join Pakistan U-19 squad to prepare for World Cup

  • Pakistan will have the services of Naseem Shah in next year’s U19 World Cup in South Africa.
  • The 16-year old pace sensation had a roller-coaster of a tour of Australia with the senior team.
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Jasprit Bumrah picks Delhi Capitals’ fitness trainer who was rejected by CoA panel for Team India’s job

  • He is the consultant of Delhi-based franchise but Rajnikanth also works independently with other players in the country.
  • He was asked to perform tough drills in comparison to others during the qualification test.
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Olympic medal-winner Yohan Blake wants to play for RCB or KKR in the IPL

  • Whether current or retired — cricketers give no second thought to bagging a tempting offer in the T20 tournament held every summer.
  • Andre Russell, who often sets the stage on fire for the KKR, is also a fellow Jamaican Blake would be proud of.
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Steve Smith responds to Ian Chappell’s claim about him ‘undermining’ Tim Paine

  • The Australian cricket team wrapped up the proceedings against Pakistan with another ruthless display at home.
  • Australia had endured a pretty tough year in Test cricket last season thanks to the ban on David Warner and former captain Steven Smith.
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