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.

Yuvraj Singh
Kings XI Punjab’s Yuvraj Singh. (Photo: IANS)

IPL 2019: Base Prices of the top Indian players finalized

  • The updates regarding the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction are coming fast and things are getting finalized.
  • While Ishant Sharma has decided to keep his base price to Rs 75 Lakhs, the most surprising retention of the last year Sarfraz Khan has kept it Rs 20 lakhs.
  • (Read more about the story)

IPL 2019: Cut-off dates of the overseas players to return home ahead of the World Cup

  • The Indian Premier League (IPL) seems to be getting affected with the availability of the players in the next season.
  • They are scheduled to play the five-match ODI series against Pakistan in the UAE the dates of which are yet to be finalized.
  • (Read more about the story)

IPL 2019: Two Australian cricketers opt out of the auction

  • The Indian Premier League (IPL) is buzzing for the last few weeks in India well ahead of the next season.
  • Australia’s home summer is set to commence on Thursday with the India Test series and stretching it until January 18.
  • (Read more about the story)

IPL 2019: Governing Council announces the new auctioneer for the event

IPL 2019: 1003 players registered for the auction

  • A whopping 1003 cricketers have put forth their names for the auction and are wishing to play in the cash-rich T20 league.
  • According to the IPL official website, a total of 232 overseas cricketers have given their names for the auction.
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Australia vs India: Virat Kohli worried about Hardik Pandya’s absence

  • However, India would also be missing one of their key players, all-round cricketer Hardik Pandya.
  • Earlier today, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced a 12-man squad for tomorrow’s match.
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S Sreesanth hospitalised after he banged his head against the wall

  • The experienced cricketer got into a heated argument with Surbhi, another contestant, who called him a Casanova.
  • Later, his wife confirmed on micro-blogging site Twitter that her husband is safe and is in the Bigg Boss house.
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Here’s an insight into Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma’s pay parity

  • Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma are undoubtedly two of the most renowned personalities in India in their respective areas of expertise.
  • Virushka, as the couple is better known, also features in the Forbes latest list of 100 Celebrity.
  • (Read more about the story)

Australia vs India: Prithvi Shaw likely to return for Melbourne Test

  • He twisted his ankle badly during India’s practice match against Cricket Australia XI at Sydney Cricket Ground.
  • Ravi Shastri, the head coach of the Indian cricket team, sounded confident by the progress Shaw is making.
  • (Read more about the story)

The incident that transformed Virat Kohli overnight as an individual

  • Indian all-format captain Virat Kohli has had a stupendous career and his numbers are turning colossal by the day.
  • However, the start of the glorious cricketing journey wasn’t like a fairytale for him by any stretch of the imagination.
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IPL 2019: Kings XI Punjab appoint a new support staff for the upcoming season

  • The franchise has roped in the former Australian pacer Ryan Harris as their bowling coach who will replace Venkatesh Prasad at the position.
  • He was sacked and the same was the case with Virender Sehwag who worked as the mentor and Head of Cricket Operations of the franchise.
  • (Read more about the story)

Australia vs India: BCCI announces the 12-man squad for Adelaide Test

  • The much-awaited Test series between Australia and India will commence on Thursday at the Adelaide Oval.
  • The BCCI announced the trimmed 12-man group ahead of the first Test in which one of Hanuma Vihari and Rohit Sharma are certain to play.
  • (Read more about the story)

Australia vs India: Hosts announce playing XI for the first Test

  • The 26-year old Victorian batsman averaged 71.50 in five games in the Australian first-class competition and will partner Aaron Finch at the top of the order.
  • Usman Khawaja will bat at No. 3 followed by Shaun Marsh, Peter Handscomb, Travis Head, and the skipper Tim Paine to constitute the middle-order.
  • (Read more about the story)

Bangladesh superstar Mashrafe Mortaza puts forth his retirement plans

  • The 35-year-old is The Tigers’ most successful ODI captain, having led the side to 38 victories out of 67 matches.
  • Mortaza is now set to lead Bangladesh in the three-match ODI series against Windies, which gets underway on Sunday.
  • (Read more about the story)

Bangladesh vs Windies: Cricket West Indies announce squad for the ODI series

  • Windies have named their squad to face Bangladesh in the three-match ODI series, starting from December 9th.
  • The visitors will be determined to bounce back from the 2-0 drubbing they received in the Test series from the hosts.
  • (Read more about the story)

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