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.

Glenn Maxwell of the Stars
Glenn Maxwell of the Stars bats. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Australia vs India: Prithvi Shaw set to miss the Perth Test

  • Coming into the series there were huge expectations from Prithvi Shaw, but an injury in the practice game forced him to miss the first Test.
  • The Indian management is reluctant to play a half-fit player so he might miss the Perth Test.
  • (Read more about the story)

BBL 2018-19: Glenn Maxwell named Melbourne Stars’ captain

  • Melbourne Stars will be desperately hoping that their fortunes change when they take the field in the upcoming season of the Big Bash League.
  • However, Maxwell decided against it and did not register his name for the auction. Instead, he signed up with county outfit Lancashire to prepare himself for the English summer.
  • (Read more about the story)

Nic Maddinson suffers fracture after being hit by a short ball

  • Victorian Bushrangers batsman Nic Maddinson sustained a broken arm while batting in a Sheffield Shield match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
  • After hitting 162 in the first innings of the match against Western Australia, the 26-year old had started the 2nd innings on a positive note.
  • (Read more about the story)

CoA member Diana Edulji accuses Virat Kohli of sending a message which led to Anil Kumble’s ouster

  • The inexplicable incident eventually ended when Kumble sensationally resigned from the post.
  • Kumble had revealed that Kohli’s reservation over his style of functioning made him took the decision.
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Australia vs India: Mitchell Johnson lends a helping hand to Mitchell Starc before Perth Test

  • Mitchell Johnson offers to help his former team-mate and namesake Mitchell Starc ahead of the second Test of Australia’s four-match series against India.
  • Starc managed only a couple of wickets in first innings and three in the second in the recently-concluded first Test in Adelaide.
  • (Read more about the story)

Age not a barrier for Mujeeb Ur Rahman: Brisbane Heat’s coach Daniel Vettori

  • Brisbane Heat coach Daniel Vettori doesn’t feel that age is any barrier for Afghan spinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
  • Aged just 17, Rahman is currently just one wicket short of completing 50 wickets and he has played in 46 games since September last year.
  • (Read more about the story)

Australia vs India: Mark Waugh not impressed with Mitchell Starc

  • The left-hand bowler who will turn 29 next month, failed to impress former Australian pacers like Glenn McGrath.
  • However, the injury-prone bowler was accused of not being able to produce consistent line and lengths during the game.
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100 odd runs aren’t worth three crores: Gautam Gambhir on last journey with DD

  • The 37-year-old was then picked by Delhi Daredevils (DD) for INR 2.80 crores and was also made the team’s captain.
  • To add to his agony, the Daredevils lost most of their matches in the first half of the T20 extravaganza.
  • (Read more about the story)

I couldn’t laugh during my stint with KKR: Gautam Gambhir

  • After three seasons for Delhi Daredevils (DD), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) shelled out a whopping INR 11.04 crores.
  • The experienced campaigner won them a couple of titles in 2012 and 2014, and also performed exceptionally with the bat in hand.
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Australia vs India: One-Test old Marcus Harris backs under-pressure Mitchell Starc

  • Starc, who will turn 29 in January, has come under criticism from a number of former players over his performance in the Adelaide Test.
  • Starc, however, won praises for his stubborn batting which prolonged the Australian resistance against a fine bowling performance by the Indians.
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Justin Langer can turn Australia’s cricket fortunes around, feels Gautam Gambhir

  • Justin Langer took over as the coach of Australia in May this year amid the crisis that unfolded in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal in South Africa.
  • Gambhir also added that Langer can take Australia forward for he knows how much the man is committed towards his profession.
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Australia vs India: Cameron Bancroft visits the Australian team at new Perth Stadium

  • The Australian cricket team faces a stern test to save the Test series as they take on the visitors India, who are leading the four-match series by 1-0.
  • The Western Australian, who was prohibited from playing domestic and international cricket for his role in the ball-tampering controversy, will play for the Perth Scorchers in the Big Bash League 2018-19.
  • (Read more about the story)

IPL 2019: KXIP releases the list of players they are planning to go after in the auction

  • The Preity Zinta-owned team came really close in the 2014 edition but ended up being the runners-up.
  • Ahead of the IPL Auction in Jaipur, the Punjab franchise has the highest amount of purse remaining.
  • (Read more about the story)

Bharat Arun claims that Indian fast bowlers are a precious commodity

  • The pitch was assisting spin and didn’t have much help for the pacers, especially in the first innings.
  • The Indian fast bowling trio can give themselves a pat on the back for picking 14 priceless wickets.
  • (Read more about the story)

18 year-old from Manipur weaves magic with a ten-wicket haul

  • Taking all ten wickets in an innings, regardless of the format or platform of the game, is a rare feat not accomplished by many.
  • All over, Singh finished the match with a total haul of 15 wickets, having taken 5 for 33 in the first innings as well.
  • (Read more about the story)

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