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.

Amit Mishra
Amit Mishra. (Photo Source: Twitter)

IPL 2020: Amit Mishra ruled out of entire season after hurting his finger against KKR

  • Delhi Capitals’ Amit Mishra, one of the most experienced campaigners in the IPL, has been ruled out of this year’s IPL owing to a tendon injury.
  • In the game against Kolkata Knight Riders at Sharjah, Mishra had hurt his bowling finger while attempting to grab a return catch from Nitish Rana’s bat.
  • The veteran had put up an impressive bowling show against KKR and had also plucked the wicket of Shubman Gill.
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IPL 2020: SRH pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar ruled out of the tournament

  • The Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) on Sunday lost their third game in five outings of their ongoing IPL campaign.
  • They missed their ace pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar who sustained an injury in the game against Chennai Super Kings (CSK).
  • While many reckoned that the pace bowler will return after missing a few matches, Bhuvi has now been ruled out of the remainder of the season.
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Reports: Harbhajan Singh likely to don the commentator’s hat later this month

  • India cricketer Harbhajan Singh was expected to be in the UAE currently featuring in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the Chennai Super Kings (CSK).
  • However, he pulled out of the entire season early last month ahead of the commencement of the 13th edition of the cash-rich league on September 19.
  • The off-spinner cited personal reasons for his non-involvement in the tournament and requested the fans to give much-needed personal space to him.
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Rohit Sharma has shown Indian batsmen the way to play pull shot: Sunil Gavaskar

  • During the match between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings, the commentary panel was doing the job, and in between, good words came in abundance for Rohit Sharma.
  • Legendary former cricketer Sunil Gavaskar gave Rohit the marvellous compliment by saying that he has shown the way to Indian batsmen.
  • The MI skipper has been famous for long for his short-arm pulls of the front foot.
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Pakistan has a lot to look forward to without worrying about playing India: PCB chief Wasim Khan

  • It has been a well-known fact that India and Pakistan have not engaged in any bilateral series post horrific Mumbai terror attacks.
  • India has not stepped on the soil of Pakistan and vice versa after the year 2008.
  • The officials have made it clear time and again that the neighbouring countries won’t indulge in engagements until political tensions are not sorted out. In the same light, PCB CEO, Wasim Khan, has come up with a big statement.
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‘May be MS Dhoni should’ve batted at 1’ – CSK coach Stephen Fleming jokes after the skipper is not needed to bat

  • Chennai Super Kings (CSK) arrested their losing streak on Sunday and managed to defeat the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) in Dubai.
  • After conceding 178 with the ball, their openers Shane Watson and Faf du Plessis played chanceless knocks to leave the opposition bowlers frustrated.
  • The duo added a record unbeaten stand of 181 runs to help CSK win by 10 wickets.
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IPL 2020: New VAT laws in UAE likely to affect players’ salaries

  • The 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is in progress in style. The league has entered into its third week even as the action is getting more intense with almost all the teams finding their best XI.
  • Amidst COVID-19 pandemic, the tournament is currently going on and so far, things seem to be fine in the bio-bubble.
  • But the BCCI and the franchises have faced a bit of stick in terms of monetary gains with IPL being played in the UAE.
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Time’s running out for both Robin Uthappa and Riyan Parag: Gautam Gambhir

  • After a poor show from the top-order, Royals’ middle-order failed to fire against Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore, resulting in RR’s collapse in the points table.
  • The Rajasthan side has been dealing with an inexperienced middle-order since the inception of IPL 2020.
  • Former India opener– Gautam Gambhir– has warned them ahead of their clash against Mumbai Indians.
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Incredible how Stephen Fleming and MS Dhoni trust their players: Shane Watson

  • Former Australian cricketer Shane Watson has lauded Stephen Fleming and MS Dhoni for backing their players in the Chennai Super Kings (CSK).
  • Watson has been a part of the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise since 2018 and has played some match-winning knocks.
  • In the first four games of the ongoing edition, the veteran averaged a mere 13, scoring only 52 runs.
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