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.

Dale Steyn
Dale Steyn. (Photo Source: Instagram)

IPL 2019: Dale Steyn joins RCB as Nathan Coulter-Nile’s replacement

  • The Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have bolstered their bowling attack by signing the South Africa superstar Dale Steyn.
  • He has replaced the Australian speedster Nathan Coulter-Nile who is suffering from a stiff back at the moment.
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Kuldeep Yadav wishes to nail a fifer in the 2019 World Cup semi-final

  • With the World Cup, scheduled to start in one-and-a-half month’s time, India are deemed to be one of the favourites to win the tournament.
  • One reason for the same is that the Men in Blue have some match-winning bowlers, one of them is Kuldeep Yadav, who was excellent in the limited-overs series when India played a three-match T20I and five-match ODI series on English soil last year.
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I know MS Dhoni is a legend but he can’t storm on the pitch: Michael Vaughan

  • The game between Rajasthan Royals (RR) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) ended with a huge controversy on Thursday.
  • The straight umpire Ulhas Gandhe first signalled a waist height no-ball and then had to revoke his decision on the insistence from the square leg umpire Bruce Oxenford.
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Abhishek Nayar feels Dinesh Karthik will definitely make it to India’s World Cup squad

  • The BCCI selection committee led by MSK Prasad will announce the Team India squad for the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019 to be played in England and Wales, on April 15.
  • The Indian team is considered to be the favourites to win the tournament given that they are ranked no.2 in the ICC ODI team rankings.
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IPL 2019: Rohit Sharma set to play against the Rajasthan Royals

  • The Mumbai Indians (MI) missed their skipper Rohit Sharma in the game against the Kings XI Punjab (KXIP).
  • His captaincy especially was missed when the duo of KL Rahul and Chris Gayle were going bonkers at one stage.
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IPL 2019: Umpire K Hariharan comes down hard on MS Dhoni for storming onto the field in Jaipur

  • The recent spats between the captains and the umpires in the ongoing Indian Premier League 2019 have become the controversial highlights of the tournament.
  • The umpiring standards in the ongoing T20 league have been on a downfall and something that has brought the BCCI under criticism too.
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India to host Australia in a three-match ODI series in January 2020

  • India and Australia will be locking horns in the three One-Day Internationals in January next year.
  • The Men in Blue will be hosting the Kangaroos in what is being referred to as one of the most significant shift in Australia’s home season.
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IPL 2019: Injury concerns for Shreyas Iyer-led Delhi Capitals

  • The ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) edition has been a mixed bag so far the Delhi Capitals (DC).
  • Nevertheless, the team has already shown signs of improvement and is in the hunt to make it to the playoffs.
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IPL 2019: RCB poor show won’t affect Virat Kohli in World Cup, believes Sunil Gavaskar

  • Virat Kohli is currently screeching through a rather horror run in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019, representing the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
  • His franchise has fallen like a house of cards and is currently the cellar dwellers of the T20 tournament.
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Former Pakistan cricketer Sarfaraz Nawaz admitted to hospital

  • Sarfraz Nawaz, the former Pakistan cricketer, was one of the greatest cricketers, the nation has ever seen.
  • His international career spanned a whopping 15 years from March 1969 to November 1984.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Sarfaraz Ahmed names Pakistan’s gun bowler for the tournament

  • As far as the ODI format is concerned, Pakistan hasn’t had the best of runs for quite some time.
  • Even in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) rankings, the Men in Green are placed in the sixth spot.
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New Zealand’s Tom Latham to take the driver’s seat for an unofficial ODI series against Kangaroos

  • With Kane Williamson busy playing the ongoing Indian Premier League, Tom Latham will lead New Zealand in the upcoming unofficial ODI series against Australia.
  • Latham will lead a team that can be best called a second-string side as majority of the big names will be missing the three-match series.
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MS Dhoni only wanted clarity after the no-ball controversy, says CSK head coach Stephen Fleming

  • Chennai Super Kings (CSK) won yesterday’s match against Rajasthan Royals (RR) by three wickets at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.
  • However, the game was a witness to a minor controversy in the last over bowled by Ben Stokes.
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ICC Test championship: Pakistan convince Sri Lanka to play in Lahore, Karachi

  • The cricketing world is focusing on the upcoming ICC World Cup at the moment but there is another big event coming up this year and it is the ICC World Test Championship which will kick off in July and continue till June 2021 when the winner will be decided.
  • Nine top-ranked Test sides will compete for the laurels by playing six series on a home-and-away basis against mutually selected opponents.
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