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.

ICC Head Quarters
ICC Head Quarters. (Photo Source: ICC)

ICC mulling substitutes for Tests if player tests positive for COVID-19

  • The development was put forth by Steve Elworthy, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) director of special projects.
  • Last year, the apex cricket board brought about “like for like” substitutes in case of concussion to a particular player.
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Virat Kohli the only cricketer in top-10 earners from Instagram in COVID-19 lockdown

  • The coronavirus pandemic has made a lot of ruckus in most parts of the world and it’s been over a couple of months since the lockdown came into place.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo, the Portugal footballer, tops the list with earnings of 1.8 million pounds.
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How Bangladesh’s Nafees Iqbal bonded with Rohit Sharma’s wife Ritika Sajdeh

  • Mustafizur Rahman was a part of the Mumbai Indians (MI) in the 2018 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • During his stay, he also had interactions with skipper Rohit Sharma and his wife Ritika Sajdeh.
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Lasith Malinga is the best exponent of the yorker: Jasprit Bumrah

  • Jasprit Bumrah, the Indian fast bowler, has named Lasith Malinga as the best exponent of the yorkers in international cricket.
  • Both Bumrah and Malinga have played quite a few seasons together for the Mumbai Indians (MI) in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
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Mashrafe Mortaza picks Sourav Ganguly as his most favourite captain

  • Mashrafe Mortaza, the former Bangladesh captain, named MS Dhoni, Ricky Ponting and Sourav Ganguly as the three captains he liked.
  • Then he guided India to a 2-1 series win against Australia followed by a finals berth in the 2003 World Cup.
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I know how to get Misbah-ul-Haq in four balls: Wasim Akram

  • Wasim Akram, the former Pakistan fast bowler, once claimed that he could dismiss Misbah-ul-Haq in four deliveries.
  • The claims were put forth by Hassan Cheema, the Strategy Manager of the Islamabad United.
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