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.

Rohit Sharma, MSK Prasad and Virat Kohli
Rohit Sharma, MSK Prasad and Virat Kohli. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Ellyse Perry to stay out of action for six months after suffering hamstring injury

  • The all-rounder suffered this injury while attempting a run out during Australia Women’s virtual quarterfinal match.
  • As per the reports, Perry will have to undergo surgery.
  • With Perry set to be on the shelf for over six months, she will not be able to be a part of the Australian team that tour South Africa.
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I cannot disclose details as it is confidential: MSK Prasad on MS Dhoni’s future

  • The new selection committee-led by Sunil Joshi will soon be announcing the Indian squad for the upcoming ODI series against the Proteas.
  • Prasad singled out Team India reaching the No.1 spot across formats as the selection committee’s biggest achievement.
  • The Prasad-led committee was criticized for the way they handled the MS Dhoni situation post the World Cup.
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IPL franchises concerned about incurring losses after coronavirus outbreak

  • Three weeks are left for the T20 league to kickstart and one senior franchise executive expressed concerns, keeping fingers crossed.
  • The coronavirus outbreak has concerned the franchisees in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
  •  The 13th edition of the IPL is set to get underway on March 29.
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Wasim Jaffer announces retirement from all forms of cricket

  • 42-year-old Wasim Jaffer has bid adieu to all forms of cricket after a prolonged international and domestic career.
  • Jaffer has had an illustrious first-class career which reflects through his impressive stats.
  • After making his national debut in 2000, the top-order batsman went on to represent India in 31 Tests and 2 One-day Internationals.
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MSK Prasad reveals the most challenging decisions as Team India selector

  • Prasad has served in his role since 2015 and has had to face a lot of flak due to his lack of experience at the highest level.
  • Prasad also said that looking ahead of Ravi Ashwin and Ravi Jadeja in the white-ball formats was a tough decision without a doubt.
  • Prasad also lavished praises on Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh, however, he understands that it will be hard to fill in their shoes.
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Shane Watson reveals the best captains he has played under

  • Shane Watson has been an important part of Australian cricket history.
  •  He carved out a niche for himself as one of the world-class all-rounders during his heydays.
  • The former Australia all-rounder is a sight to behold when he gets going as an all-rounder.
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MSK Prasad speaks on chances of split captaincy in Team India

  • MSK Prasad’s tenure as chief selector of India’s national selection panel finally came to an end this month.
  • Prasad had an interesting ride as the chief selector.
  • During his tenure, India did quite well across formats but he still faced criticism for numerous reasons.
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Ravi Ashwin reacts to Mitchell Starc’s decision of leaving ODI series to support wife

  • Mitchell Starc will fly back to Australia amidst the ODI Series against Proteas to cheer his wife.
  • The Australian management has supported the decision of their strike bowler.
  • Australian Women’s team defeated South African women to reach the finals of the T20 World Cup.
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Pakistan Cricket Board set to host Asia Cup at a neutral venue

  • Cricket returned to Pakistan after a decade when the Sri Lankan national cricket team toured the nation in the year 2019.
  • Pakistan rose from the ashes and defeated Sri Lanka in the three-match ODI series by winning 2-0.
  • Ehsan Mani said that the upcoming Asia Cup will be hosted at a neutral venue scheduled for this September.
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