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.

Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Nicholas Pooran comes under scanner for dubious act with ball during third ODI vs Afghanistan

  • Talented West Indies wicket-keeper-batsman Nicholas Pooran is known for his consistent scoring.
  • In a team which has otherwise struggled to live up to its fans’ expectations, the 24-year-old has done well, especially with the bat.
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Rohit Sharma told he will be using me as Jasprit Bumrah in Nagpur: Deepak Chahar

  • Deepak Chahar is the taste of the nation after his match-winning spell in the third and deciding T20I match against Bangladesh at the VCA Stadium in Nagpur on November 10.
  • His record-breaking bowling effort helped India win the match and the series 2-1 despite coming into the match 1-1 and at one stage, it looked like the visitors will romp home in the chase.
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New Zealand vs England: Jonny Bairstow handed a demerit point for “audible obscenity” during the 5th T20I

  • The ongoing England tour of New Zealand is in full flow and keeping in mind with the trend that has dominated the proceedings this year, the final Twenty20 International ended in a tie.
  • But this time, we did have a clear winner in the end after the culmination of a six-ball shoot-out.
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Sri Lanka brings tough sports betting rules to fight cricket corruption

  • Betting in cricket is a rampant problem in the sub-continent. On Monday, Sri Lanka took a strong step towards handling the menace by introducing tough penalties for the match-fixing offence and put up restrictions on betting in sports.
  • The islanders have been fighting corruption in their cricket for some time now with allegations against them, including charges of match-fixing ahead of a Test match against England.
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‘We should have won the match,’- BCB chief Nazmul Hassan after Bangladesh lost Nagpur T20I

  • Bangladesh won the 1st T20I against Team India and got off to a great start to their tour but ended up losing the three-match series by 2-1.
  • And, Nazmul Hassan Papon, the President of Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) thinks that the team should have done better and sealed the series against the hosts.
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Playing for CSK has taught me to counter dew and sweat factor: Deepak Chahar

  • Deepak Chahar hogged all the limelight in the 3rd T20I against Bangladesh as he took his first six-wicket haul in international cricket along with a brilliant hat-trick.
  • It was a series decider in which the young Indian pacer bowled an extraordinary spell for his team.
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‘Was going for 6 sixes in an over off Afif Hossain’ – Shreyas Iyer

  • India clinched the series against Bangladesh by registering a 30-run victory in the third T20I at Nagpur.
  • The Rohit Sharma-led side posted a competitive total of 174 runs after electing to bat first.
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Mzansi Super League (MSL) 2019 signs-up Dream11 as the Official Fantasy Game

  • Global Sports Commerce (GSC), one of the Largest Sports Technology and Management Companies, is delighted to welcome Dream11, India’s Biggest Sports Game.
  • As the Official Fantasy Gaming Partner for the forthcoming Mzansi Super League 2019 (MSL 2019).
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‘Marengo Sachin Tendulkar’- Meet a new species of spider named after Indian legend

  • From getting a stadium in his name at the Wankhede to being conferred with the highest civilian award in the country- The Bharat Ratna- Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar has been bestowed with every single possible honor there is.
  • And, why shouldn’t he be? Tendulkar, who was the torchbearer of Indian cricket for the better part of two and a half-decade, brought curtains to his magnanimous career.
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Had to remind bowlers that they are playing for India: Rohit Sharma

  • Rohit Sharma and Co. clinched the T20I series win against Bangladesh after coming from behind as they were lagging it by 1-0 after the Delhi contest.
  • They marked a strong comeback by winning back to back matches that helped the hosts to outclass the visitors.
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Got heads up from team management that I will play at No 4: Shreyas Iyer

  • Shreyas Iyer, the right-handed batsman played a swashbuckling knock in the series decider against Bangladesh in Nagpur on Sunday.
  • The young Indian player took the charge when India was struggling after losing both their openers at a score of 35.
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Rishabh Pant does a thankless job, says Sunil Gavaskar

  • At a time when almost everything is going wrong for young Rishabh Pant, he has received some much-needed support from the legendary Sunil Gavaskar.
  • The former India skipper, on Sunday, leaped to the defense of Pant, saying the wicketkeeper-batsman has a thankless job to do and needs to be given enough chances to prove himself.
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Exceptional bowling by Deepak Chahar, he bowled very smartly: Sachin Tendulkar

  • India had some unlikely heroes in their series-clinching win over Bangladesh in the third T20I on Sunday.
  • The biggest hero was fast-bowler Deepak Chahar whose sensational bowling eventually made the difference in a game where fortunes swung from one side to another.
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Don’t compare me with Umar Akmal, says Ahmed Shehzad

  • Ahmed Shehzad’s recent performances have added more roadblocks in his way to cement a spot in the national side.
  • The right-hander has been affected by a string of disappointing batting displays and has pleaded his critics to not beat with him with the same stick they use for compatriot Umar Akmal.
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