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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Younis Khan
Younis Khan. (Photo Source: YouTube)

Younis Khan mocks Pakistan’s bench-strength by showing empty chair

  • The 3-match T20I series did not turn out the way, Pakistan had expected. A young Sri Lankan unit backed by performances from Danushka Gunathilaka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa.
  • In the 2nd T20I, Bhanuka Rajapaksa showed another glimpse of his precious talent, scoring a 48-ball 77 to lead the visitors to a match-winning total of 6-182.
  • (Read more about the story)

BBL 2019-20: Dale Steyn joins Melbourne Stars for the upcoming season

  • It was only a couple of months back that Dale Steyn announced his retirement from Test cricket.
  • He bid adieu to the longest format of the game as South Africa’s leading wicket-taker.
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Harbhajan Singh feels Ravichandran Ashwin will break his record and get to 500 Test wickets

  • Every time Ravichandran Ashwin walks out on the field, he more often than not breaks some or the other record.
  • In the first Test against South Africa, he picked up his 350th Test wicket.
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IPL 2020: Mumbai Indians’ Jason Behrendorff set to miss the next edition

  • Jason Behrendorff, the Australian fast bowler, is all set to miss the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • He has ruled himself out of the entire 2019-20 season and it was confirmed on Tuesday, October 8.
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Adil Rashid donates relief packages for earthquake victims in PoK’s Mirpur region

  • England spinner Adil Rashid donated relief packages for the earthquakes victims in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir’s Mirpur region on Tuesday.
  • The earthquake of magnitude 5.8 Richter scale had hit the PoK Mirpur region recently in which reportedly 37 people lost their lives and almost 500 people were injured.
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‘I feel very sad that Indian pacers keep calling us to take tips but our Pakistani pacers don’t ask’ – Shoaib Akhtar

  • Pakistan fans looked happy after international cricket returned to their nation. The hosts got a great start as they won the ODI series against Sri Lanka.
  • Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan in the 2nd T20I by 35 runs.
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‘Shami rang me up after World Cup 2019’ – Shoaib Akhtar reveals the message he gave to the Indian pacer

  • Mohammed Shami, the Indian fast bowler is getting praised from every corner for his brilliant performance against South Africa in the second innings of the match against South Africa.
  • He is someone who has taken over the responsibility of swinging the ball after Zaheer Khan’s retirement.
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Cricket Australia announces T20I squad for Sri Lanka and Pakistan series; Chris Lynn and Marcus Stoinis axed

  • Australia had a great Ashes where they remained successful in retaining it, but now the home season is going to kick off for Aussies after having a hectic summer.
  •  In the upcoming months, they will play a T20I series each against Sri Lanka and Pakistan and the selectors have announced a 14 member squad.
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‘How can we take that away?’ – Rohit Sharma bats for trees in Aarey Colony

  • Rohit Sharma, the Indian opener is in his prime form which is also good news for Team India.
  • The way Indian cricketer takes a dig against the bowlers bowling against him, in the same manner, he has always seen taking dig over the critical matters that are taking place inside the country.
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Hardik Pandya walks for the first time after his lower back surgery

  • India’s two mainstays Jasprit Bumrah and Hardik Pandya are struggling with lower back injuries.
  • While Bumrah is still in consultation with the doctors about the possibility of surgery, the all-rounder from Baroda went under the knife and had a successful operation.
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‘What do you mean by surly?’ – Harbhajan Singh makes fun of Veena Malik’s English on Twitter

  • Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh is currently being out of favor of the national team due to his age that has led his performances on a descendant.
  • He turned 39 this year on 3rd July but keeping his age aside, he still feels that he has enough left to represent India once again.
  • (Read more about the story)

Father Gautam Gambhir seeks daughters’ blessings on ‘Ashtami Kanjak’; enquires wife Natasha for bill payments

  • It’s been 10 months since Gautam Gambhir announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
  • The left-hander was amongst the most popular cricketers in the country, especially after his two match-winning knocks in the 2007 T20 World Cup and the 2011 World Cup Final.
  • (Read more about the story)

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