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Top Stories: Things that made news in the cricket world today

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Waqar Younis, Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz
Waqar Younis, Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Michael Clarke names ‘Top 7’ batsmen he played with or against, two Indians make it to the list

  • Michael Clarke, the former Aussie skipper was a great batsman, who donned national jersey for 12 years.
  • He played against different players from other nations and some all-time greats as well.
  • He has now listed out the seven players that were the best when it comes to batting in international cricket.
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Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz betrayed us by retiring from Tests just before Australia tour: Waqar Younis

  • In 2019, Mohammad Amir and Wahab Riaz bid adieu to Test cricket.
  • Their decision to retire from red-ball cricket didn’t go down well with many.
  • Even the critics requested PCB to sack them from the limited-overs format.
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‘I used to cry and unplug the TV after Sachin Tendulkar used to get out’ – Hanuma Vihari

  • Sachin Tendulkar, the former Indian cricketer’s name doesn’t need any introduction.
  • He is regarded as one of the best batsmen in the history of cricket.
  • Hanuma Vihari has opened up over the importance of Sachin Tendulkar in his career.
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South Africa pacer Dane Paterson set to sign a Kolpak deal to play County cricket

  • The South African cricket team has been struggling for the last 12 to 18 months now.
  • The reasons are varied but the most defining one is still that several cricketers are moving to the United Kingdom on Kolpak deals.
  • Dane Paterson, the South Africa all-rounder, who was starting to burst out on the international scene, could be the latest addition to that list.
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‘I honestly believe I have a World Cup left in me’ – Robin Uthappa eager to make his national comeback

  • Robin Uthappa was a rising star back in 2005 when he burst out on the scene.
  • After his initial exploits for the Indian team, he was someone who was looked upon to have a bright future in international cricket.
  • But, in 2008 he was dropped from the Indian squad and since then, he hasn’t ever featured for national side regularly.
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Shreyas Iyer’s father Santosh reveals how he helped his son overcome the rough patch in his U16 days

  • Shreyas Iyer’s name was doing the rounds for a long time before he made his international debut.
  • Rather many had advocated his name to bat at the much-debated number four position in the World Cup last year as well.
  • Shreyas Iyer deserves all the success for all the hard yards he has put in the early part of his career.
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‘It depends on who’s bowling’ – Steve Smith opens up about his unusual batting style

  • Steve Smith had been brought back as the skipper of the Rajasthan Royals franchise for the IPL 2020.
  • However, the wait to see him as a full-time captain has gotten a bit longer with the IPL 2020 been postponed.
  • During this time, the franchise is trying to keep their fans entertained by producing contents with their favourite star.
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Shane Warne feels Virat Kohli is matching Viv Richards’ level in terms of batting

  • Former Australia spinner Shane Warne has been vocal about his opinion regarding the Indian captain Virat Kohli.
  • He has always praised Kohli and even called him the best in the world quite a few times.
  • Recently he came out on Instagram and once again had some kind words for the 31-year-old Indian skipper.
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Cheteshwar Pujara contributes an undisclosed amount to PM CARES and Gujarat CM Relief Funds

  • Indian cricketer Cheteshwar Pujara became the recent renowned celebrity to contribute an undisclosed amount to the PM CARES and the Gujarat CM Relief Fund.
  • The Indian batting sensation had some kinds words for the medical professionals, policemen and other workline workers.
  • Pujara thanked them and everyone else who are fighting for the countrymen and humanity during these tough times.
  • (Read more about the story)

Shakib Al Hasan hints at becoming father of second child

  • Shakib Al Hasan, the prolific Bangladesh all-rounder, has hinted at being father for the second time.
  • On December 12, 2012, the southpaw tied the knots with Umme Ahmed Shishir, whom he met in England during a county stint.
  • Then in November 8, 2015, the couple gave birth to their first daughter Alaina Hasan.
  • (Read more about the story)

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