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.

Chris Green
Chris Green. (Photo by Daniel Pockett/Getty Images)

Chris Green banned for three months due to illegal bowling action

  • Chris Green, the right arm off-break spinner has certainly emerged as one of the finest bowlers in the shorter format across the globe.
  • This was the main reason that Kolkata Knight Riders, the former IPL champions snapped him up for 20 Lakh INR in the IPL 2020 auction.
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Marnus Labuschagne topples Kane Williamson to conquer 3rd place in the latest ICC Test rankings

  • Australia batsman Marnus Labuschagne has grabbed a career-best third place in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings.
  • There are now three Australia batsmen in the top five with opener David Warner gaining two slots after scoring 297 runs in the series.
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India, Australia flagbearers in world cricket: Mickey Arthur

  • Mickey Arthur, the head coach of Sri Lanka, feels that India along with Australia are currently the flagbearers in world cricket.
  • Arthur also reckoned that Australia have found their feet back at the highest level after the ball-tampering scandal.
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Virat Kohli likely to pick ‘surprise package’ Prasidh Krishna for T20 World Cup 2020

  • Virat Kohli, the Indian skipper, has kept young fast bowler Prasidh Krishna in radar for selection in the T20 World Cup in Australia.
  • Krishna hasn’t quite put his best foot forward in T20 cricket, having picked 24 wickets from 28 matches  at an economy of 8.66.
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‘India need to look beyond Shikhar Dhawan’ – Gautam Gambhir

  • Now, Gautam Gambhir, the former Indian opener has opened up saying that the management should start looking forward instead of relying on Dhawan.
  • India is currently hosting Sri Lanka for three-match T20I series. This is the first series for both the teams across all the formats in this year.
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Saba Karim’s son Fidel Saba knocks down woman pedestrian in Mumbai

  • The incident happened around 6:30 am when Saba’s 20-something son, Fidel, tried to overtake another vehicle.
  • The injured pedestrian was identified as Siddhi M and she was taken to Jaslok Hospital in an unconscious condition.
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