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.

Sourav Ganguly
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly. (Photo by Debajyoti Chakraborty/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

BCCI is ready to stage IPL 2020 behind closed doors: Sourav Ganguly

  • Indian Premier League 2020 has been the talk of the cricket town for long. It was scheduled to begin on March 29.
  • But, the COVID-19 outbreak played its part and BCCI had to suspend the tournament for an indefinite period.
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Andrew Symonds wanted to back out from the IPL after blowout with Harbhajan Singh, says ex KXIP CEO

  • The inaugural edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) could well have been played without the Australian names.
  • The ‘Monkeygate’ scandal in India’s 2007-08 tour of Australia had somewhat ruptured the relations between the two cricket powerhouses.
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When we see India, something triggers in our mind: Rakibul Hasan

  • Bangladesh U19’s cricketer Rakibul Hasan said that the team’s energy doubles on playing against India.
  • Rakibul said that their pacers try to fire on all cylinders while locking horns against the Indian batters.
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Ramiz Raja wants Haris Rauf, Dilbar Hussain to play England Tests

  • Ramiz Raja, the former Pakistan cricketer, feels that saliva going out of contention would make it tough for bowlers to generate reverse-swing in Test cricket.
  • In the 2019-20 Big Bash League (BBL), they plied their trade for Melbourne Stars, who ended as the runners-up.
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BBL braces for changes after underwhelming viewership last season

  • The proposals will be put forth during a meet in July among the CA, Australian Cricket Association (ACA) and the umpires playing conditions committee.
  • Barham clearly doesn’t want the BBL to continue the same way and reckons that quality shouldn’t be compromised for quantity.
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ICC allows teams to display front-of-shirt sponsor logos in Tests

  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) recently confirmed the changes to the playing conditions in Test cricket.
  • It included a ban on the usage of saliva to shine the ball and imposed a penalty of five runs to the teams in case of repeated offence.
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