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.

Prithvi Raj Yarra
Prithvi Raj Yarra. (Photo Source: Twitter)

IPL 2020: SRH name Prithvi Raj Yarra as Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s replacement

  • Injury to key players have troubled most of the teams in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) suffered the most so far with two of their main players, Mitchell Marsh and Bhuvneshwar Kumar, being ruled out of the tournament.
  • Marsh got injured in their first match itself while Bhuvi sustained an injury while bowling against the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) last week.
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IPL 2020: Sunil Gavaskar questions Navdeep Saini’s beamer to Marcus Stoinis in RCB vs DC game

  • The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Delhi Capitals (DC) faced off in Dubai on Monday. The Shreyas Iyer-led side thumped the opposition by 59 runs in a one-sided encounter.
  • After posting 196 runs on the board, the DC bowlers executed their plans extremely well to restrict RCB’s strong batting line-up.
  • However, it wouldn’t have been easy for them if not for Marcus Stoinis’ unbeaten 53-run knock with the bat.
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Schedule for India’s tour of Australia finalised subject to nods from local state governments

  • Cricket Australia (CA) has jotted down the schedule for upcoming India’s visit later this year.
  • The Indian Premier League (IPL) is currently in progress and all the Australia tour bound players are expected to leave together from UAE itself.
  • At the moment, CA has scheduled the Pink Ball game to mark the beginning of the Test series. This will also be India’s first overseas day-night Test match ever.
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IPL 2020: Wasim Jaffer reveals when will Chris Gayle make his way into KXIP’s Playing XI

  • Even after playing competitive cricket, Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) have been struggling quite a lot in IPL 2020.
  • They have lost four matches in their five played so far and will next lock horns with Sunrisers Hyderabad.
  • There have been a lot of speculations over when KIXIP stunner Chris Gayle would grace their squad.
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IPL 2020: Michael Vaughan points out the difference between DC and RCB

  • Continuing their stellar form in the on-going IPL 2020, Shreyas Iyer-led Delhi Capitals registered a convincing 59-run victory against Royal Challengers Bangalore on Monday.
  • After amassing a dominant 196-run total on the board, DC restricted RCB to 137, and eventually bagged their fourth victory of the tournament.
  • Capitals delivered an impressive batting show and it started with Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan amassing 68-run opening partnership.
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Rishabh Pant should take over reins from MS Dhoni in the Indian team: Ashish Nehra

  • Rishabh Pant is looked upon as one of the finest talents of the current Indian side. Despite being criticized for poor shot selection, Pant never fails to amuse fans with his blistering knocks.
  • The southpaw, known his explosive prowess, is also proving his worth in the on-going IPL 2020.
  • While plying his trade for Delhi Capitals, Pant has so far produced scores of 31, 37*, 28, 38, 37 runs respectively.
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‘We should be talking about Yuzvendra Chahal more’ – Gautam Gambhir lauds RCB spinner’s performance in IPL 2020 so far

  • The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) spinner Yuzvendra Chahal has held his composure in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) in UAE.
  • Despite the fact that his team has conceded more than 195 runs thrice already, Chahal has been economical and only endured his first bad game on Monday against the Delhi Capitals (DC).
  • Former India cricketer Gautam Gambhir is impressed with the leggie and feels that his performances have sort of gone under the radar.
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IPL 2020: Brett Lee highlights one great thing about CSK’s pillar MS Dhoni

  • Chennai Super Kings (CSK), one of the most successful franchises in the history of the IPL, have had a topsy-turvy ride so far in this year’s edition in the UAE.
  • After defeating defending champions Mumbai Indians in the tournament opener, the Chennai side suffered three thumping defeats, endangering their chances of lifting the trophy this year.
  • Skipper MS Dhoni was also scrutinized after he demoting himself down the batting order, especially when the team was in a crunch situation.
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IPL 2020: DC’s Ricky Ponting pleased to see Prithvi Shaw’s growth as a batsman

  • One of the prime reasons behind the Delhi Capitals’ (DC) dominance in the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL) has been Prithvi Shaw.
  • After five games, the opener currently has 179 runs at an average and strike-rate of 35.80 and 147.93 respectively.
  • The young right-handed batsman also has a couple of half-centuries, showing that he hasn’t lacked in consistency either.
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Reports: Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari, India coaching staff to have six-day quarantine in Dubai before Australia tour

  • Cheteshwar Pujara, Hanuma Vihari and Team India’s coaching staff are most likely to serve a six-day quarantine period in Dubai before heading for the tour of Australia in the month of December.
  • Vihari and Pujara aren’t part of the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), and haven’t played cricket since the New Zealand tour back in February.
  • After the conclusion of the IPL, India are set to travel to Australia with a jumbo squad, comprising of 23 to 25 players.
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