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 that hogged the headlines today.

James Sutherland CEO Cricket Australia
James Sutherland CEO Cricket Australia. (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)

James Sutherland resigns as Cricket Australia CEO

  • James Sutherland, the man who has been at the helm of Cricket Australia for the majority of his administrative career has taken the decision to step down from his post.
  • Sutherland has stated that his successor will indeed have a strong and stable platform to ensure that things are run smoothly.
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Ricky Ponting to assist Justin Langer on England tour

  • Steve Smith, David Warner, and Cameron Bancroft were handed suspensions by Cricket Australia (CA).
  • Justin Langer termed Ponting as one of the greats of the game and also recalled the days when they played for the same team.
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Filmmaker Sajid Khan may be summoned in IPL betting debacle

  • The betting surrounding the Indian Premier League (IPL) is currently doing the rounds and have stirred the cricketing fraternity to some extent.
  • He has delivered hits like “Hey Babby”, “Housefull” and “Housefull 2”. He also has acted in a number of television shows.
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Rashid Khan reveals Afghanistan’s strategy to strangle Bangladesh

  • Afghanistan are currently playing a three-match T20I series versus Bangladesh at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Dehradun.
  • Tamim top-scored with 43 runs and was arguably Bangladesh’s most formidable batsman.
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IPL: The tournament’s 100 crore salary club

  • The current season was an absolute crackerjack as most of the matches turned out to be nail-biters.
  • Meanwhile, Chennai served a two year suspension period owing to involvement in match-fixing scandals.
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Andrew Flintoff reckons this English cricketer is lucky to be playing Test cricket

  • Former English cricketer Andrew Flintoff recently looked very critical on his opinions about the English cricket.
  • His words will certainly not be a morale booster for the player in the frame as he is looking to regain his place in the side.
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Reports: Hardik Pandya dating another Bollywood actress after breaking up with Elli AvrRam

  • He was reportedly dating Elli AvrRam earlier this year before the news of the couple parting ways broke through.
  • His relationship with Elli was the most talked about in the recent times as the duo was spotted together a number of times.
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Afghanistan sensation Mujeeb Ur Rahman explains the importance of cricket

  • As of 2018, Mujeeb Ur Rahman is the newest entrant on the block as far as Afghanistan cricket is concerned.
  • The recently-concluded series in Dehradun against Bangladesh has proved that the youngster is indeed one for the big stage.
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Mickey Arthur loses a bet to Shadab Khan; takes the team out for dinner

  • They also defeated Ireland in the one-off historic game which saw the hosts making their debut in the longest format of the game.
  • Arthur, too obliged after losing the bet to him and took the team out for a dinner and was glad to see the committment from Shadab.
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Virat Kohli features in the Forbes’ latest list of highest-paid athletes

Rohit Sharma reveals Dinesh Karthik’s disappointment after tweaking batting-order

  • The Nidahas Trophy of 2018 will forever be considered as a brilliant coup, for Rohit Sharma at least.
  • Rohit also stated that he had left the dressing room after informing both players about his decision.
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