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.

KL Rahul and Karan Johar
KL Rahul and Karan Johar. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Reports: Steve Smith unlikely to lead Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2019

  • Steve Smith is all set to feature in the Indian Premier League (IPL) this year after missing out in the last season.
  • March 29 is the date when their ban ends and many are expecting Smith to take up the leadership role once again for the Royals.
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Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul reveal their favourite captain

  • And it would not be wrong to say that the episode featuring Rahul and Kohli lived up to its expectations.
  • From spilling beans on their teammates, their method to approach girls, speaking about teammates, the two cricketers did it all.
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Virat Kohli’s gesture in Pink Test at SCG impresses Glenn McGrath

  • Indian captain Virat Kohli is one man who never stays away from the limelight, even if he is not scoring runs.
  • And among those who were overwhelmed by his gesture is former Australian great Glenn McGrath.
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Mitchell Johnson wants Australia to drop a player for Sri Lanka Tests

  • There is a lot of criticism of the team for their poor show as the former cricketers have pounced on them and are now calling for the axing of some players.
  • He also stressed the importance of pushing the pace trio for their places to bring the best out of them.
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Hardik Pandya voices out his struggles and hardships

  • Back on January 26, 2016, Hardik Pandya got his first taste of international cricket when India played Australia in a T20I at the Adelaide Oval.
  • He also plays for the Mumbai Indians (MI) in the prestigious and cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL).
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KL Rahul talks about his most embarrassing moment in the Indian dressing room

  • The trailer of the episode has been doing the rounds for quite some now and has been compelling enough to attract viewership.
  • On the show, Rahul was also asked by Karan Johar about who among him and Hardik gets distracted by cheerleaders.
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South Africa vs Pakistan: ICC suspends Faf du Plessis for one Test

  • South Africa will miss their skipper now in the last Test as they will aim for a whitewash in the three-match Test series.
  • He himself will be disappointed now after being suspended and it will be interesting to see who will lead the side in his absence in the last Test.
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KL Rahul reveals the name of his celebrity crush in Koffee With Karan

  • The trailer of their episode is compelling enough to attract a significant amount of viewership.
  • Born on October 23, 1973, Malaika is dating Arjun after her divorce from husband Arbaaz Khan on May 11, 2017.
  • (Read more about the story)

Cheteshwar Pujara’s stubborn defiance has helped India in the Test series: Ian Chappell

  • Pujara has not only held the innings together but also shifted the gears when fully set, having scored three hundreds among the 521 runs in the series.
  • Ian Chappell also conceded that the home team was fully concentrating on how to neutralize the Indian captain that the No. 3 batsman was given a lot of leeway.
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New Zealand vs Sri Lanka: Expert discloses the reason behind the bright lights in the sky during the 2nd ODI

  • The New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 2nd ODI witnessed a beautiful spectacle not just on the field but in the sky as well.
  • Later University of Auckland physics professor made it clear that it wasn’t a meteor rather a satellite.
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Australia vs India: Sunil Gavaskar takes a sly dig at Ravi Shastri on air

  • Of late, the cricketing world must have realised that India head coach Ravi Shastri has a knack of coming up with controversial comments.
  • India’s decision to select Umesh Yadav as a fourth quick to replace injured spinner Ravichandran Ashwin backfired badly as the pitch clearly assisted the spinners.
  • (Read more about the story)

“All I can do is keep scoring”- D’Arcy Short after ODI omission against India

  • Recently, Cricket Australia (CA) announced the squad for the three-match ODI series that is set to get underway on January 12.
  • He also mentioned that scoring runs is the only way forward for the swashbuckling left-handed batsman.
  • (Read more about the story)

My parents were the happiest when I got a stable job in RBI: KL Rahul

  • The duo had a lot of fun in the show while revealing some of the dressing room and personal secrets.
  • However, when things became serious, the talented Rahul let everyone know of the startling fact that his parents aren’t happy about the choice of his career at all.
  • (Read more about the story)

Michael Clarke and Sunil Gavaskar furious with officials for stopping play at SCG

  • The fourth day of the final Test between India and Australia was marred by several delays due to weather conditions.
  • With already so much game time lost, Virat Kohli did not hesitate and asked the hosts to follow on.
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