Top Stories: Things that made news in the cricket world today

Top Stories: Things that made news in the cricket world today

All the stories that hogged the headlines today.

Ahmed Shehzad of Pakistan
Ahmed Shehzad of Pakistan bats. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

Ricky Ponting spills the beans on his best batsman in the world

  • A number of impressive batsmen are doing the rounds in world cricket and it’s a tough ask for anyone to single out any player.
  • Virat has thrived in all conditions and is presently an owner of the number of records. He has as many 56 international centuries.
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KKR launches an academy for the youngsters

  • The Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) is one of the most followed and loved teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • Nayar was the part of the support staff earlier this year for KKR and worked as the consultant for the team.
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Former England captain Michael Atherton feels IPL has disrupted cricket

  • England has provided some prolific openers in its glorious history and Michael Atherton has to down as one of the best.
  • But Michael Atherton reckons Test cricket is still going well in England and India, which he also feels should continue in other countries.
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Sanju Samson clears the Yo-Yo Test in a grandiose way

  • The competition in the game right now is getting tougher with every passing day and it’s becoming tough for young cricketers.
  • Sanju Samson in that regard has done himself and his chances of getting into the Indian side a huge favor.
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Sri Lanka vs South Africa: Chandimal and officials out of the Test matches

  • Sri Lanka and West Indies locked horns in a three-match Test series last month. The second Test at the Queens Park Oval in Trinidad.
  • However, most recently, they have accepted the wrongdoing. They conducted the act to make the ball spin more.
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Hardik Pandya will be crucial in the ODIs, reckons Sunil Gavaskar

  • Sunil Gavaskar was an integral member of a golden generation of Indian cricket, which gave us many iconic moments.
  • He complimented the character of this English side, which managed to annihilate the desolated Aussies 5-0 in the ODI series recently.
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PCB provisionally suspends Ahmed Shehzad

  • Ahmed Shehzad has been provisionally suspended by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for failing the dope test conducted by them.
  • There were reports earlier that a few influential people are trying to save Shehzad due to which the PCB was not taking any quick action on him.
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Mitchell Marsh confident about return for Pakistan series

  • Mitchell Marsh suffered an ankle injury earlier this year when Australia toured South Africa for a four-match Test series.
  • He underwent an ankle injury and was subsequently ruled out of Australia’s tour of England or five ODIs and a solitary T20I.
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CAB working on the plan to construct Eden Garden’s cousin in Kolkata

  • Eden Gardens is widely acknowledged as one of the most iconic cricket grounds in the world.
  • Sourav Ganguly is the president of the CAB and looks after the administrative work of Bengal Cricket.
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Imran Khan’s ex-wife claims he has 5 illegitimate children, some Indians

  • Former Pakistan cricketer Imran Khan has been in the headlines before for getting married thrice.
  • Reham Khan’s book has now in the news after she has disclosed her troubled relationship with Imran Khan.
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England vs India: Gautam Gambhir would’ve had Karthik in place of Raina in the first ODI

  • The Indian team is currently playing the first ODI of the three-match series against England at Trent Bridge in Nottingham.
  • However, he failed the yo-yo test and Suresh Raina made a comeback to the team after three years.
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England vs India: Hosts stoop to a new low since the 2015 World Cup

  • The Indian team is currently crossing swords with England in the first ODI of the three-match series at Trent Bridge in Nottingham.
  • However, Kuldeep struck first blood and a mistimed stroke from Jason Roy went straight into the palms of Umesh Yadav.
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England vs India: Confident Kuldeep gets rid of Jonny Bairstow with a review

  • In a very short span of time, he has become an integral part of the Indian team in the limited overs cricket.
  • They have been guilty of underperforming overseas. On most occasions, it has been their bowling that has let them down.
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VVS Laxman recollects the incident when Sourav Ganguly took his shirt off at the Lord’s

  • With those two amazing wrists of his, Laxman managed to flick away every adversity he faced as a batsman and many even rate him as the best Number 6 batsman ever in Tests.
  • India had chased down a humongous 326-run target in the most dramatic way possible, courtesy two brilliant knocks from youngsters Yuvraj Singh and Mohammad Kaif.
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RP Singh names the toughest batsman he bowled to

  • Social media has made it very convenient for the fans to stay in touch with their favourite cricket stars.
  • The app has recently launched a ‘questions’ feature on the story which has become a hit overnight.
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