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.

Ajinkya Rahane
Ajinkya Rahane. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

‘IPL gave us a platform to express ourselves’ – Ajinkya Rahane on Dale Steyn’s comments

  • Ajinkya Rahane, the vice-captain of India’s Test team, stated that the Indian Premier League (IPL) gives the players a platform to express themselves.
  • Rahane, apart from responding to Steyn’s opinion, is focussed on India’s fourth Test against England.
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IPL 2021: Aakash Chopra picks six probable standout players ahead of the tournament

  • Aakash Chopra picked six players whose recent performances should excite their IPL franchises.
  • Speaking about the same, Chopra reckoned that Devdutt’s red-hot form is an absolute delight for RCB.
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Dale Steyn clears air on ‘other leagues more rewarding than IPL’ comment

  • Steyn decided to skip IPL 2021 and was part of it in the earlier seasons.
  • In the latest turn of events, he has come up with a tweet that stated that IPL has been a great part of his career, and his words didn’t intend to disrespect or insult anyone.
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My current favourite T20 player is Nicholas Pooran: Steve Smith

  • Australia’s veteran batsman Steve Smith is currently playing his trade for New South Wales in the ongoing 2021 edition of Australia’s Domestic One-Day Cup tournament.
  • Smith isn’t a part of Australia’s squad for the ongoing five-match T20I series against New Zealand.
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Sanjay Manjrekar recalls an unfortunate incident when Geoffrey Boycott chose Anil Kumble’s performance over him

  • Former Indian batsman Sanjay Manjrekar has revealed a story about Geoffrey Boycott that has not been heard about.
  • That was the norm of ODI cricket back in the day. He revealed that commentators are assigned the job of picking the man of the match.
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India vs England: Rahul Tewatia fails to clear the fitness test ahead of T20I series

  • However, things have not been going smooth for him lately, as he failed to clear the fitness.
  • A source stated that players are given one more chance if they don’t meet the expectations in 1st attempt.
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