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.

Babar Azam
Babar Azam. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Babar Azam picks India-Pakistan combined T20I XI; MS Dhoni to keep wickets

  • They lock horns only in the ICC events and Asia Cup and it would be simply impossible to make a team comprising players from both the countries.
  • Pakistan’s limited-overs skipper has been in the news recently for the suggestions he’s been getting from the former cricketers of his country.
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‘You always start having doubts after asking for DRS’ – Virat Kohli trolls Ravindra Jadeja over DRS pic

  • Virat Kohli is popularly known for trolling his teammates on social media. It is not only his teammates but even other cricketers.
  • On Wednesday, he was at it again and this time, Ravindra Jadeja was at the receiving end of it.
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Mashrafe Mortaza rescues a 20-year-old pregnant woman who was abandoned by her husband

  • Mashrafe Mortaza, the former Bangladesh captain, has been working as hard as he could in the global coronavirus pandemic.
  • The police, led by Syed Ashiqur Rahman, the Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Lohagarh Police Station, guided her back to her in-laws.
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PCB mulling UAE as the host for the 2020 Asia Cup

  • The coronavirus pandemic has created a situation where many sporting events have been cancelled.
  • The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup which is scheduled to be played in Australia in October might also be held as planned.
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Reports: India agrees to tour Sri Lanka in August for 3 ODIs and 3 T20Is

  • Team India has not played any kind of international cricket since they returned from New Zealand tour.
  • The Virat Kohli-led side was scheduled to play three ODIs and three T20Is against the Islanders starting in June.
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I am far behind Virat Kohli, I have a lot to achieve yet: Babar Azam

  • The Lahore-born batsman was recently also handed over the captaincy of the Pakistan ODI and T20I teams.
  • Babar has already played 74 ODIs scoring 3359 runs at an average of 54.2. He has scored 11 centuries as well.
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