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.

Shane Warne
Shane Warne. (Photo Source: Instagram)

‘Pakistan is one of the safest places in the world right now’ – Chris Gayle

  • Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has been working out hard to bring back cricket in their country on a regular interval.
  • They got a big breakthrough in the year 2019 when they successfully hosted a T20I, ODI and Test series in their country against Sri Lanka.
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Shane Warne’s $1m ‘Baggy Green’ buyer has been revealed

  • The global ecosystem is expressing grief over the current situation of Australian bushfires which left everyone in disbelief.
  • Shane Warne had announced that he would be auctioning off his baggy green cap in a bid to raise funds for the bushfire appeal.
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‘Kya merit hai aapke lalla ka’- Kanhaiya Kumar asks Amit Shah on his son being BCCI secretary

  • Kanhaiya Kumar, the CPI leader and JNUSU president, has come down heavily on Amit Shah, the Union Minister.
  • On January 5, 50 masked people with rods, sticks and acids attacked the JNU campus and injured more than 39 teachers and students.
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Mark Waugh rates Marnus Labuschagne as the best current batsman in the world

  • Marnus Labuschagne has had one of the most successful Australian summers in the recent past.
  • Since becoming the first-ever concussion substitute at Lord’s, Labuschagne has come a long way.
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BCCI supports Virat Kohli and Ravi Shastri, wants five-day Tests to continue

  • The International Cricket Council’s (ICC) proposal to make Test matches a four-day affair instead of five has left the cricketing fraternity divided.
  • Now, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has also stood behind the captain and coach by raising a red flag for the ICC’s proposal.
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‘They are FC matches, not Tests’ – Rohit Sharma gives a hilarious response on ICC’s idea of four-day Tests

  • On the other hand, the majority of former greats and current star players have actually ridiculed the idea of tinkering with the oldest format of the game.
  • Sharma is on a break from cricket after playing non-stop for almost 2 years and he was rested for the Sri Lanka series.
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‘Navdeep Saini’s spell in Indore must have left skipper Virat Kohli feeling like a millionaire’ – Gautam Gambhir

  • And, so gone are the days when the team-management used to rely on one or two individuals.
  • Saini was hostile, aggressive, accurate and relentless. And, former Indian opener and Saini’s mentor- Gautam Gambhir-is chuffed to bits.
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‘We have more passion than them’ – Pakistan coach Ejaz Ahmed confident of a strong show against India in U19 World Cup

  • And, once again, India vs Pakistan is going to be the most anticipated clashes in the upcoming event.
  • However, Ejaz Ahmed, Pakistan U19 coach feels that his team plays with ‘more passion’, when they take on their arch-rival.
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