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.

Wasim Khan
Wasim Khan. (Photo by Philip Brown/Popperfoto/Popperfoto via Getty Images)

T20 World Cup 2021 could be shifted from India to UAE: PCB CEO Wasim Khan

  • The 2021 T20 World Cup is all expected to kick off in India amid all the glory and excitement.
  • On the other hand, it has been noticed that COVID-19 cases have once again started seeing a surge owing to the second wave of the virus in the country.
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Pakistan players are scared of taking rest because they get dropped: Mohammad Amir

  • Pakistan seamer Mohammad Amir revealed that the players of the Pakistan cricket team can’t take a small break even when they are not in the correct mindset of playing as they fear getting dropped from the playing XI.
  • Amir accused the management of not creating a positive atmosphere and also spoke about the prominent communication gap between the players and the management.
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Dwayne Smith hits brother Kemar for six sixes in an over

  • Expecting any favour from the opposition player is never the right thing but when you are up against your elder brother, you might hope that he takes things easy against you.
  • However, it was not the case when Kemar Smith was up against Dwayne Smith in Barbados on Monday.
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Aaron Finch names three cricketers who can replace David Warner in third ODI against India

  • Australia’s aggressive opening batsman David Warner has been ruled out of the remaining white-ball series against India after suffering a groin strain during the second One Day International.
  • Detailing his opinion on the same, Australian skipper Aaron Finch reckoned that though the absence of Warner makes the side a little weaker, they have plenty of options who can contribute heavily in that role.
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I want to reach a stage where other batsmen are compared to me and not me being compared to others: Babar Azam

  • Since his debut in 2015 against Zimbabwe, Pakistan’s current captain Babar Azam has solidified his position as one of the greatest batsmen of the modern era.
  • The right-hander is often hailed with the likes of Fab-4 of cricket which includes Indian skipper Virat Kohli, New Zealand captain Kane Williamson, England’s Test skipper Joe Root and Australia’s swashbuckling batsman Steve Smith.
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My son says when Virat Kohli bats, just wake me up: Michael Vaughan

  • Former England captain Michael Vaughan showered praises on Indian skipper Virat Kohli saying that the latter has a powerful impact on the kids and makes batting looks beautiful and effortless.
  • Speaking about Virat’s batting, Vaughan opined that he is an absolute legend and is the best batsmen of the modern era across all the three formats of the game.
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Shahid Afridi reveals the motive behind playing LPL 2020

  • Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi is leading the franchise Galle Gladiators in the ongoing inaugural edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL).
  • Speaking about his participation in Sri Lanka’s domestic league, Afridi revealed that his motive is to groom the young players and contribute towards the game of cricket in whatever way he can.
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Mashrafe Mortaza apologizes for breaking the bio-secure bubble unintentionally

  • Former Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza recently breached the bio-secure protocols as he went to meet his teammates who are inside the bio bubble of Bangabandhu T20 Cup.
  • However, he has come up with a straight apology after his unintentional move.
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