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.

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Two Indian teams might play at the same time in Australia tour

  • After the conclusion of the series against the Windies, India are scheduled to tour Australia where they will take part in three T20Is, four Tests and three ODIs.
  • There will be a gap of 10 days prior to the Test series and one practice match is bound to overlap with the T20I series.
  • (Read more about the story)

India vs Windies: Sunil Gavaskar makes a mighty bold claim about Virat Kohli

  • Virat Kohli is back in the Indian team and has inevitably notched up yet another Test century on home soil, against the Windies on Day 2 in Rajkot.
  • To add to his successes, the captain also completed 1000 Test runs in 2018, thus achieving the feat for three consecutive years now.
  • (Read more about the story)

Pakistan vs Australia: Sarfraz Ahmed announces the 12-man squad for the first Test

India vs Windies: Ravi Ashwin expresses disappointment over the quality of SG balls

  • Team India won the first Test against the Windies by an innings and 272 runs. This is the biggest Test victory for them in the history of the game.
  • With a win here, India are unbeaten in their last eight Tests at home. But just after the triumph, Ravi Ashwin sparked a slight controversy.
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My finger will not be completely okay ever again: Shakib Al Hasan

  • Team manager Khaled Mahmud said that he had aggravated the injury and had difficulty in holding the willow.
  • He didn’t quite perform with the bat but prized out some crucial wickets. He picked up a four-wicket-haul in the Group B matches against Afghanistan.
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Sourav Ganguly expects Prithvi Shaw to do well in Australia

  • However, it will not be any easy and the players will have to fight hard. Prithvi Shaw could play a crucial role in the series if India are to do well.
  • Ganguly further noted that playing the U19 World Cup is completely different from playing a Test match.
  • (Read more about the story)

Now, TNCA says it’s not able to host India-WI match under new free tickets rule

  • The difference between the attendance in Test and limited-over matches in these parts of the world is that between chalk and cheese.
  • The Cricket Association of Bengal, which is hosting the first T20I on November 4, has also expressed its concern over the number of complimentary tickets at its disposal.
  • (Read more about the story)

Rishabh Pant’s footwork behind the stumps is not good: Syed Kirmani

  • Former India wicketkeeper Syed Kirmani believes gloveman Rishabh Pant’s footwork behind the stumps needs a lot of improvement.
  • The Indian management has shown faith in Rishabh Pant by picking him for the ongoing Windies series.
  • (Read more about the story)

Australia’s batting lineup is as weak as I’ve seen in a long time, says Shane Warne

  • The team lost 12 out of the last 15 Tests that it has played. They won two and drew one game in the remaining three games.
  • This series is a crucial one for both the teams as they have got their own sets of problems that are to be addressed.
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Mohammad Amir will come back as a better bowler: Azhar Mahmood

  • He has been Pakistan’s bowling spearhead for some time but Mohammad Amir has been struggling since he made a comeback to international cricket.
  • According to Azhar Mahmood, Amir’s break from international cricket will make him a better bowler.
  • (Read more about the story)

Despite his all-round heroics, Steyn believes Bloemfontein wicket was not up to mark

  • The hosts won the toss and elected to bat in the match but were struggling at 101 for 7 in the 26th over when Steyn came out and belted 60 off 85 balls.
  • The final game of the series is currently taking place at Boland Park in Paarl. Zimbabwe pacer Kyle Jarvis, however, said his team had a good opportunity to win the match.
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Umesh Yadav denies lack of communication issue in his case

  • India fast bowler Umesh Yadav has claimed that there hasn’t been any lack of communication from the management.
  • First, it was India batsman Karun Nair who opened up saying he was left high and dry and wasn’t given any information regarding his axing from the Test side.
  • (Read more about the story)

Ravindra Jadeja should be the first choice spinner in Tests, says Dilip Doshi

  • Ever since Ravindra Jadeja’s recall to the Indian ODI team in the Asia Cup 2018, the all-rounder has been making news for all the right reasons.
  • He was also against Ashwin’s idea of experimenting too much in Tests, which, according to him, gives an upper hand to the batsmen.
  • (Read more about the story)

I feel Prithvi Shaw has the knack to adapt to different situations: Sachin Tendulkar

  • Shaw made his first-class debut against Tamil Nadu in Rajkot and he scored a brilliant century.
  • Furthermore, the pugnacious potential racked up a ton in his maiden Duleep Trophy appearance.
  • (Read more about the story)

MS Dhoni is my idol since childhood: Afsar Zazai

  • Afghanistan cricket has risen through the ranks over the years and has gained the full member status across all the three formats now.
  • Their players give their best in every game which was evident in the recently concluded Asia Cup.
  • (Read more about the story)

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