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.

Abhinandan Varthaman
Abhinandan Varthaman. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Salman Khan attempting to get Navjot Singh Sidhu back for The Kapil Sharma Show

  • With his comments after the Pulwama attacks on 14 February 2019, former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu received a lot of flak.
  • As per the reports in Dainik Bhaskar, the producer of the show, Salman Khan is attempting to get Sidhu back.
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ICC relieved as safe return of IAF WC Abhinandan from Pakistan de-escalates tensions between India and Pakistan

Virender Sehwag celebrates Chris Gayle after his superhuman batting in England ODIs

  • In the fifth game in Gros Islet, the Jamaican ensured that he completed the job in his team’s favour.
  • Gayle scored 135 and 162 in the first and fourth ODIs to power the Windies to 350-plus totals though they ended the second-best on both occasions.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Gautam Gambhir names India’s squad for the tournament

  • With just over a month’s time left for the teams to announce their World Cup squads, the anticipations are high.
  • For the opening slots, Gambhir picked Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul along with Shikhar Dhawan.
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ICC assures tight security during the 2019 World Cup

  • The concerns sparked in the wake of the terrorist attack, carried out by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad in Jammu and Kashmir.
  • The Pulwama Attacks on February 14 has only soured the relationship between the arch-rivals and quite expectantly, the horrendous incident was condemned by many.
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Even at 60, I’d fancy scoring runs against the best bowlers: Chris Gayle

  • The Jamaican teed off right from the outset and inflicted utter mayhem in the Three Lions camp, chasing a paltry target of 113.
  • He became the fastest half-century scorer for the Caribbeans in 19 balls and ended with 77 runs from 27 balls with five boundaries and nine sixes.
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Brendon McCullum gives an insight into his time of retirement from competitive cricket

  • There’s absolutely no doubt in the fact that Brendon McCullum was one of the linchpins of New Zealand cricket.
  • He also captained the Black Caps to the final of the World Cup in 2015 against the Aussies at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
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‘My wounds remind me of the gruesome incident’- Umpire Ahsan Raza on the 2009 Sri Lanka bus-attack

  • The Sri Lankan team bus was attacked by 12 gunmen prior to the third day’s play of the second Test at the iconic Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.
  • As many as six Lankan cricketers were wounded and a couple of civilians along with six Pakistani policemen also lost their lives.
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Have never seen Mohammed Shami so lean before, says Virat Kohli

  • But, Mohammed Shami’s resurgence in recent times seems to be a solution for all the problems.
  • The pacer, who is a consistent performer in the Test arena, wasn’t really in the reckoning for white-ball cricket.
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Whatever Mahi bhai tells me to do, I do it blindly: Kedar Jadhav

  • However, there has been a tendency of the batting falling apart when the top three don’t fire.
  • India were in a precarious position in the run-chase. They had lost three wickets for 19 runs in the space of about 40 deliveries.
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