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.

IPL 2018 BCCI Jammu and Kashmir
IPL trophy. (Photo Source: Twitter)

New Zealand offers to host IPL 2020 season

  • It’s the third nation after Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to have also come forward for the same.
  • The IPL earlier was scheduled to start on March 29, but the COVID-19 pandemic played spoilsport.
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Sachin Tendulkar always asked me to take first strike: Sourav Ganguly

  • Sourav Ganguly, the former Indian cricketer, has said that Sachin Tendulkar always wanted him to take first strike during a match.
  • The 47-year-old Ganguly made the revelations about Tendulkar while speaking to Mayank Agarwal on the latter’s show.
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England vs West Indies: Stuart Broad likely to be dropped for the first Test

  • England pacer Stuart Broad is likely to be dropped from the playing XI of the first Test of the three-match series against West Indies.
  • There is only one spinner in Dom Bess in England’s squad. So, the hosts would be relying heavily on the pace attack.
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I doubt that anyone is going to ask for forgiveness for losing two more games: Aakash Chopra on Shahid Afridi’s bold statement

  • Shahid Afridi, the former Pakistan cricketer, recently made some bold statements, saying that the Indian team used to ask his team for ‘forgiveness’ after losing a match.
  • In the meantime, the words didn’t go down well with Aakash Chopra, the former Indian batsman, by any stretch of the imagination.
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Kusal Mendis granted bail over accident, to pay 1 million in compensation

  • Kusal Mendis, the Sri Lankan cricketer, got into a massive controversy after his car accounted for the life of a 64-year-old man.
  • However, it has been learned that the 25-year-old Mendis has been granted bail on two sureties worth 1 million Sri Lankan rupees.
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MS Dhoni is calm and calculated, Virat Kohli wears his heart on his sleeves: Nasser Hussain

  • Nasser Hussain, the former England captain, has lauded Virat Kohli for not following in MS Dhoni’s footsteps and rather creating his own identity.
  • However, Hussain feels that the 31-year-old Virat has a lot to work to do, one of which is to reduce chopping and changing.
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