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.

Virat Kohli and Joe Root sport the Khadi Poppy, a fabric made famous by Mahatma Gandhi
Virat Kohli and Joe Root. (Photo Source: Twitter)

India-England Test series to start on February 7, Ahmedabad to host day-night Test

  • Jay Shah, the BCCI secretary, has confirmed that India’s home series against England will be held in the country.
  • However, Shah has confirmed that the much-anticipated series will take place in India only.
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Woman alleges murder attempt after accusing Babar Azam of sexual assault; Police complaint filed

  • She had alleged that Babar sexually assaulted her for years at the false pretense of marriage.
  • The woman has reportedly sought help from Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, requesting him to provide her with protection.
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Australia’s depth will be tested in David Warner’s absence against this good Indian outfit: Steve Smith

  • After a feisty limited-overs series (3 ODIs and 3 T20Is), India and Australia will lock horns in the four-match Test series starting from December 17 in Adelaide.
  • Steve Smith, however, is set to play the whole series after missing out last time when India toured Down Under.
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Shane Warne names his Australia XI for opening Test against India

  • Former Australian cricketer Shane Warne has named the Australia playing eleven for the opening Test against India.
  • Pucovski was sidelined after he copped a blow on the head during the first tour match against India A at the Drummoyne Oval in Sydney.
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Time is too short for introduction of the new teams for IPL in 2021, says BCCI official

  • After being postponed from the month of March, the 2020 Indian Premier League (IPL), eventually, took place from September 19 to November 10.
  • In a short span of time, the board has to decide on the mega-auction, the venues and dates for the matches.
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Indian selectors were in two minds before picking Hardik Pandya and T Natarajan for Australia tour

  • Hardik Pandya and T Natarajan, thus far, have been the highlights for Team India in their tour of Australia.
  • On one hand, Pandya was India’s leading run-scorer in the ODI series with a couple of scores in the 90s.
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