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.

Ashton Turner
Ashton Turner. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

One innings that made Ashton Turner an overnight sensation ahead of IPL 2019

  • Like many cricket fans in India, Ashton Turner also had ‘no idea’ why he was picked for the Indian Premier League (IPL) this year.
  • e added 42 runs with centurion Peter Handscomb (117) and 86 with wicket-keeper-batsman Alex Carey (21) to take his side home.
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Peter Handscomb Australia’s best player of spin after Steve Smith: Brad Hodge

  • Australia came up with a powerful performance against India in the fourth ODI in Mohali to square the five-match series 2-2.
  • Handscomb had a pretty ordinary show against India in the last Test series they played in December-January.
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Bangladesh spinner Mosharraf Hossain Rubel diagnosed with a brain tumor

  • Mosharraf Hossain Rubel, the 37-year-old Bangladesh spinner, has recently been diagnosed with a brain tumour.
  • However, Mosharraf, who is still a part of Bangladesh’s domestic cricket, sounded confident about the malady.
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New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Kane Williamson taken to hospital during second Test

  • New Zealand suffered a big setback on Monday when their talismanic skipper Kane Williamson had to be taken to the hospital.
  • He then soon left the stadium and headed to the hospital. A team staff described the step to take Williamson for scans as a ‘precautionary’ measure.
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India vs Australia: Marcus Stoinis doubtful starter for Delhi decider

  • He almost became a hero in the second ODI against India in Nagpur on March 2 by scoring a 52 that saw Australia coming very close to victory.
  • Stoinis failed to pass the fitness test prior to the Mohali clash and it is unlikely that he would recover to play the final match in Delhi.
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Shikhar Dhawan comes out in support of Rishabh Pant after latter’s poor keeping in Mohali

  • Indian team tasted back-to-back defeats in Ranchi and Mohali and now the series will be decided in the fifth and final ODI in Delhi on March 13.
  • Shikhar Dhawan made 143 and Rohit Sharma slammed 95 runs in the Indian innings and helped the team reach such a big total.
  • (Read more about the story)

Adam Parore, former New Zealand cricketer, fined for drunk driving

  • Adam Parore, former New Zealand wicketkeeper-batsman was sentenced to $500 fine and was disqualified for 6 months.
  • Parore had featured in the New Zealand team that played in the World Cup tournaments in 1996 and 1999.
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South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Hashim Amla returns for final two ODIs

  • South Africa, the hosts move into the fourth ODI as series winners with a 3-0 lead in the five-match series.
  • The 15-man squad for the final two ODI matches also features the veteran batsmen Aiden Markram and JP Duminy.
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Faf du Plessis impressed by Andile Phehlukwayo’s batting abilities

  • If he continues his form through the tournament, he might be South Africa’s first-choice all-rounder at this year’s World Cup.
  • Scores of 69, 67 and 68 were Phehlukwayo’s last three knocks for the Dolphins in the domestic One-Day Cup.
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Simon Taufel reveals he knows bad words in seven different languages

  • Simon Taufel is widely regarded as one of the best umpires the illustrious game of cricket has ever seen.
  • However, Taufel caught Patel and later revealed to the students present in attendance, that he knows bad words in at least seven languages.
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