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.

KL Rahul
KL Rahul. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

KL Rahul donates a whopping amount for ailing former cricketer Jacob Martin

  • India batsman KL Rahul has seen the harsher side of the life of late, both on and off the field.
  • He received aid from the BCCI besides Baroda Cricket Association and Chennai Super Kings besides.
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MSK Prasad confident of KL Rahul getting back his groove soon

  • KL Rahul made an impressive arrival in international cricket in 2014 but has hit a wall over the last several months.
  • He managed just 57 runs in five innings in three Tests against Australia recently and would consider himself lucky to still have played that many games.
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KL Rahul to lead India A in the second four-day game against England Lions

  • The opening game is currently taking place at the Krishnagiri Stadium, Wayanad in Kerala. The 26-year-old all-rounder in Ankit Bawne is in charge of the team.
  • However, he didn’t get to play even a single match even as the likes of Hanuma Vihari and Rishabh Pant made their debut.
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Sabbir Rahman eager to make a solid comeback in New Zealand series

  • The 27-year-old’s inclusion in the side became a talking point since he was called into the squad despite serving a six-month ban.
  • Mortaza was impressed by Rahman’s performance in the ongoing Bangladesh Premier League in which he plays for Sylhet Sixers.
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Afghanistan vs Ireland: ACB names the squad for the ODI series

  • The Afghans played their first matches at this particular venue in the mid of 2018 when Bangladesh toured them for a three-match T20I series.
  • Fast bowler Dawlat Zadran hasn’t played any competitive cricket for the last 10 months or and he would be keen to find his feet.
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Chris Gayle returns to the Windies squad for the first two ODIs against England

  • However, the home side has been boosted massively with the swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle’s return to the side ahead of the World Cup.
  • Cricket West Indies (CWI) selectors announced the 14-man squad for the first two ODIs of the five-match series.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Zaheer Khan picks his England’s squad for the tournament

  • With the World Cup only a few months away, every team is trying to find the best possible combination.
  • Most of the members are going to be the first choice of the selection panel when they sit for the squad selection.
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India star Smriti Mandhana steals the show on Chahal TV

  • Mandhana, who recently became the world number one batter in ODIs, scored a fifty in just 24 deliveries to record the fastest half-century in the shortest format by an Indian woman.
  • With Mandhana firing on all cylinders, India looked well set to chase down 160 against the hosts.
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India vs Australia: Visitors announce T20I and ODI squad for the tour

  • Australia, on Thursday, announced their 15-man squad for the upcoming limited-overs tour of India.
  • Siddle, who was a surprise inclusion in the team for that series, had managed to pick up just two wickets in three games.
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Anil Kumble hopes to see Rishabh Pant get a longer run in ODI cricket

  • Pant has been a part of the Indian Test team in the recent times, after Wriddhiman Saha sustained an injury last year.
  • In Saha’s absence, Pant emerged as the preferred keeper-batsman in red ball cricket.
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