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 hoggd the headlines today.

Steve Waugh
Steve Waugh. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Steve Waugh picks an all-time record that Virat Kohli will never be able to break

  • Irrespective of the format, the Indian captain is scoring a huge amount of runs at will, home and away.
  • However, Steve Waugh lauded his amazing consistency but felt that he will not be able to break one record during his career.
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India vs Windies: Hosts announce the 12-man squad for Eden Gardens T20I

  • While they thumped their opponents 2-0 in the red-ball fixtures, Virat Kohli and Co slapped the Caribbean team with a 3-1 defeat in the One Day matches.
  • In the meantime, the Indian team management has announced a strong 12-man squad for the upcoming encounter.
  • (Read more about the story)

PSL 2019: Sunil Narine joins Quetta Gladiators as the event’s biggest trade

  • The fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is scheduled to start on Thursday, February 22 with the contest between Peshawar Zalmi and Multan Sultans.
  • While a chunk of the event takes place in the United Arab Emirates, the authorities are trying to bring the game back to Pakistan.
  • (Read more about the story)

India vs Windies: Andre Russell misses net session ahead of Kolkata T20I

  • In the meantime, doubts have raised over the participation of one of their star all-round cricketers- Andre Russell.
  • However, the team’s media manager refrained from speaking about him but mentioned that an update on him would soon be available.
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Ambati Rayudu retires from the longer version of the game

  • India’s ODI number 4 Ambati Rayudu has decided to call it time on his days’ cricket career. The Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA) confirmed today.
  • He is well set to feature in the Indian team when they fly to England for the World Cup next year.
  • (Read more about the story)

Veteran Bangladesh cricketer Rajin Saleh set to hang his boots

  • Rajin was dismissed for a duck in his last ever inning in international cricket, an unfortunate record to share with Sir Don Bradman.
  • Having played 24 Tests and 43 ODIs, the right-handed batsman has been quite a prominent name in their first-class circuit.
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MS Dhoni’s experience in the middle, behind the stumps, will be missed, feels Rohit Sharma

  • He has undoubtedly been impressive with the keeping gloves and as a mentor to the youngsters.
  • India are scheduled to play a three-match T20I series against the Windies. The opening match is all set to be played at the iconic Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
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Former South African batsman Gulam Bodi pleads ‘guilty’ to fixing

  • Gulam Bodi, born in India, played three International matches for South Africa, including two one-dayers and one T20I, all in the year 2007.
  • All these players were dealt with according to laws of the land and received suspensions of their own.
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Ranji Trophy 2018-19: After smog controversy, Delhi faces a ‘toilet’ issue

  • While the cricket, which has taken place thus far has been phenomenal, the developments outside the cricket pitch haven’t been great.
  • There’s only one toilet and the condition of the same isn’t pleasant by any stretch of the imagination.
  • (Read more about the story)

Eoin Morgan ties the knot with his longtime girlfriend Tara Ridgway

  • Tara is a London based marketing coordinator for fashion house Burberry who first met Morgan when she was only 17 years old in 2010.
  • But now the flamboyant left-hander is the leader of the ODI and T20I side and his team is the favourite to lift the World Cup which is set to take place in their own country.
  • (Read more about the story)

India are favourites to ‘steamroll’ Australia in the Test series, feels Jeff Thomson

  • This is their last overseas assignment of this year, which they’d look to win after having been defeated in South Africa and England.
  • Thomson believes Australia will heavily miss their experienced duo of Steve Smith and David Warner.
  • (Read more about the story)

Shah Rukh Khan pulls Anushka Sharma’s leg, calls her “Mrs. Cricketer”

  • It was fitting that Virat Kohli‘s eventual life-partner Anushka Sharma made her debut as an actress alongside King Khan all those years ago in “Rab ne banadi jodi”.
  • Shah Rukh on the other hand, was busy promoting his next movie “Zero”, which will include Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif as the other leads.
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India vs Windies: Knee injury rules Andre Russell out of T20I series

  • Carlos Brathwaite will lead the team, which would be trying to make some amends in the 20-overs fixtures.
  • Windies have been dealt with a body blow as all-rounder Andre Russell has been ruled out of the T20I series due to a knee injury.
  • (Read more about the story)

 Puducherry spinner does an Anil Kumble, bags 10 wickets in an innings in a Colonel CK Nayudu U23 fixture

  • Sidak Singh, a young spinner who plays for Puducherry, did an Anil Kumble as he remarkably bagged all 10 wickets in an innings.
  • The young left-arm spinner finished with a ten-for against Manipur at the CAP Siechem Ground.
  • (Read more about the story)

Pakistan create history with yet another T20I series win

  • Pakistan have struggled of late in the One-Day Internationals but their juggernaut seems to be unstoppable in the T20Is.
  • Though the Kiwis pushed them to the corner time and again, the Men in Green managed to come out on top.
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