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.

Paddy Upton and Suresh Raina
Paddy Upton and Suresh Raina. (Photo Source: Ttwitter)

Number of other players in ‘same boat’ as Suresh Raina in IPL: Paddy Upton

  • Suresh Raina’s sudden departure from the Indian Premier League 2020 has made a lot of noise in the cricket circuit.
  • Mental conditioning coach Paddy Upton has joined the discussion as well and he feels that the cricketers, who get motivated through external forces, are ‘really going to struggle’ in IPL 2020.
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‘Stay Strong’ – CSK reacts to Suresh Raina’s tweet on his family

  • All the eyes were looking up to Chennai Super Kings as their two most prominent stars MS Dhoni and Suresh Raina, would be seen in action after retiring from international formats of cricket.
  • Like it is said, things always don’t go as planned, and this is exactly what happened with the Yellow Army.
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Doubts over Ben Stokes’ availability in IPL 2020 as he strains with father’s cancer treatment

  • England all-rounder Ben Stokes left the Test series against Pakistan midway to attend his ailing father, Ged, in New Zealand.
  • The all-rounder was a key member of the Brits squad in the three-match Tests against West Indies, performing with both bat and ball.
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I didn’t miss the game as much as I thought I might: Virat Kohli

  • Virat Kohli and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), after their quarantine period, hit the field for practising ahead of the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • The 31-year-old was away from the sport for over six months after failing miserably in the two-Test series against New Zealand back in February.
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IPL 2020: CSK members test negative for COVID-19; one test remains before practice

  • Chennai Super Kings’ (CSK) players are support staff have tested negative for COVID-19 in the test carried out on Monday, August 31.
  • With the Indian Premier League (IPL), scheduled to start on September 19, the franchise found themselves in a hole after their contingent tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
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Jasprit Bumrah has the potential to reach where James Anderson and Stuart Broad have reached: Courtney Walsh

  • India’s premier fast bowler, Jasprit Bumrah has been one of the most consistent and impactful performers in international cricket in recent years.
  • The speedster has troubled a lot of batsmen around the world with the variations he has in his ammunition.
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Matthew Hayden names the bowlers who can make it big in IPL 2020

  • The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is all set to host the much-awaited 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) from September 19 to November 10 across three venues namely Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah.
  • With the league less than three weeks away, the former Australian opening batsman Matthew Hayden named the bowlers who could play a huge role in this edition of the cash-rich league.
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BCCI to spend around Rs 10 crore for more than 20,000 COVID-19 tests during IPL 2020

  • The Indian Premier League (IPL) is finally hitting floors on September 19, and preparations are going on in full swing.
  • The expenses of conducting the cash-rich league amid raging pandemic have grown manifold because of several tests and security measures.
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