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.

IPL 2018 BCCI Jammu and Kashmir
IPL trophy. (Photo Source: Twitter)

IPL 2020: UAE offers to host the tournament; BCCI not in a state to decide anything

  • The BCCI has time and again stated that it is monitoring the situation and is not in a state to take any decision right now.
  • As many as 20 matches were played in the UAE after which the second phase of the competition was played in India.
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Jofra Archer picks the toughest batsman he has bowled to in T20s

  • Most of the cricketers across the world were supposed to be in India now to play in the IPL for eight different franchises.
  • On Sunday, it was the pace bowler Jofra Archer’s turn to answer some of the tricky questions.
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Afghanistan’s Shafiqullah Shafiq handed six-year ban

  • Shafiqullah Shafiq, the Afghanistan wicket-keeper, has been slapped with a six-year ban for serious breaches of the anti-corruption code.
  • Shafiqullah made his debut for the Afghans as a teenager way back in 2009 against Netherlands in Amstelveen.
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If not saliva, there has to be some other option to shine the ball: Pat Cummins

  • The Coronavirus pandemic has created a situation where no cricket has been played for some time now.
  • Talking about the impact the global pandemic will have, the pacer admits to the fact that a lot will change in cricket.
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Virat Kohli optimistic to be in a good position when he resumes action after coronavirus pandemic

  • Virat Kohli, the Indian skipper, has been focussing on keeping himself upbeat during the lockdown phase owing to the massive coronavirus.
  • Last year, Virat narrated a phase of his life in 2014 when he though that ‘it was the end of the world’.
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Alex Hales hopeful of getting another chance to play for England to revive his international career

  • At the start of 2019, Alex Hales was someone who was in contention to play the World Cup at home.
  • For someone who had been the part of the English limited-overs side during their rebuilding phase since 2015, was extremely heartbreaking.
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