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.

Junaid Khan
Junaid Khan. (Photo Source: ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Pakistan bowlers are likely to struggle in England: Junaid Khan

  • Pacer Junaid Khan feels that the Pakistan pacers will have a tough time while bowling in England due to the ban on the use of saliva.
  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) has banned the usage of saliva to shine the cricket ball.
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Asia Cup officially postponed; Sri Lanka to host the tournament in June 2021

  • The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has officially postponed the upcoming Asia Cup scheduled to be played in September this year.
  • This has given the BCCI now a wider window to think about organising the Indian Premier League (IPL) with the T20 WC also likely to be deferred.
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Jonathan Trott and I got drugged during Hong Kong Sixes: Tim Bresnan

  • Tim Bresnan, the former England all-rounder, talked about an incident when he along with Jonathan Trott resorted to drugs.
  • It was during the time in 2008 when they played the Hong Kong Cricket Sixes tournament.
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ECB names 24-man behind-closed-doors ODI training group for Ireland series

  • England National Cricket Selectors have picked a group of 24 players for the upcoming series against Ireland.
  • Marcus Trescothick and Jon Lewis would play the role of batting and bowling coaches respectively.
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Meaningless to expect a cricket calendar without the IPL: Jonty Rhodes

  • Jonty Rhodes, the former South African cricketer, has kept his fingers crossed regarding the 2020 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • As per the veteran, a cricket calendar without the prestigious T20 league in India would be nothing, but meaningless.
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Ball was tampered during India tour of Pakistan in 1989: Kiran More

  • Former Indian wicketkeeper Kiran More recently revealed that the ball was tampered during the Test series between India and Pakistan in 1989.
  • However, no action was taken against any player as there was no provision for punishment in such instances.
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