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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IPL trophy. (Photo Source: Twitter)

10 teams will be divided into two groups – New format of IPL from 2021 season

  • The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is all set to approve the addition of two new teams in the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) season.
  • In 2011, 10 teams had featured in the season while in the next two editions of the T20 extravaganza, nine teams had taken part.
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Mujeeb Ur Rahman hospitalised after testing positive for COVID-19

  • Afghanistan star Mujeeb Ur Rahman has been hospitalised in a Queensland hospital after testing positive for coronavirus.
  • Mujeeb landed in Australia last week and reported COVID-19 symptoms during the start of his mandatory two-week stint in hotel quarantine this week.
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Kane Williamson set to become father for the first time

  • Kane Williamson and his partner Sarah Raheem are expecting their first child. Sarah is due to give birth to the couple’s first child this month.
  • After the day’s play, Williamson spoke about fatherhood as he said he was very excited.
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‘I really didn’t know what misogynistic meant’ – Hardik Pandya on Koffee with Karan controversy

  • It’s been nearly two years since Hardik Pandya found the entire world against him after his controversial comments in chat show Koffee with Karan.
  • He was widely branded a ‘misogynist’ and ‘sexist’. Hardik faced disciplinary action from the BCCI too.
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It is impossible to ban switch-hit shot: Simon Taufel

  • The Australian players especially Glenn Maxwell played the shot a number of times to frustrate the Indian bowlers.
  • In this shot, the batsmen change their grips (from left-handed to right-handed grip or vice-versa) just before the ball is delivered.
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SA vs ENG 1st ODI postponed to December 6 after a South Africa player tests positive for COVID-19

  • The first One-Day International of the three-match series between South Africa and England was scheduled to be played on Friday.
  • It is the first instance since international cricket resumed in July earlier this year with the Test series between England and West Indies.
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