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.

Shivam Dube
Shivam Dube. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Feels good to be compared with Yuvraj Singh: Shivam Dube

  • The youngster was their second highest run-scorer with 632 runs from eight matches at an average of 52.66.
  • The 25-year-old smacked 56 fours and cleared the ropes 25 times. Moreover, he was exceptional with the leather in hand.
  • (Read more about the story)

Indian think tank is doing grave injustice to Ajinkya Rahane: Dilip Vengsarkar

  • It would not be entirely wrong to say that Ajinkya Rahane has become a forgotten man as far as his place in India’s limited-overs team is concerned.
  • Since then India have tried out the likes of Suresh Raina, Ambati Rayudu and most recently KL Rahul but Rahane is not even close to getting a recall.
  • (Read more about the story)

South Africa vs Sri Lanka: Family concern rules Hashim Amla out of final two ODIs

England vs Windies T20I series: Rashid, Jordan, and Willey attain career-best rankings

  • Rashid’s five wickets in the series have helped him gain two slots and cross the 700-point mark for the first time in his career during this series.
  • Sam Billings’s match-winning knock of 87 in the second T20I and an aggregate of 105 runs have lifted him 56 places to 84th position.
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New Zealand vs Bangladesh: Kane Williamson uncertain to play the third Test in Christchurch

  • The New Zealander was the highest run-scorer of the 2018 edition with 735 runs in 17 matches with eight fifties and average of 52-plus.
  • The hosts won the game by an innings and 12 runs even after no game was possible in the first two days because of rain.
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Shahid Afridi unhappy with decision to rest top players for ODI series against Australia

  • Pakistan will be playing Australia in a series of five ODI matches in the UAE, which will be their penultimate international assignment before they play the World Cup.
  • The third match will be played in Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi and the last two matches will happen in Dubai International Cricket Stadium, Dubai.
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ICC World Cup 2019: Sourav Ganguly feels India’s number four conundrum remains unsolved

  • One of India’s greatest captains, Sourav Ganguly has shown concerns about Indian team not finding a permanent solution to their no.4 spot for the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019.
  • However, his recent struggles against Australia in the ongoing home series had put his chances in jeopardy.
  • (Read more about the story)

Afghanistan’s proposed tour of Zimbabwe called off

  • After making their World Cup debut back in 2015, Afghanistan are set to play the 2019 edition of the mega event in England and Wales.
  • Zimbabwe Cricket wanted the games to be live-streamed while the ACB wanted the matches to be televised as well.
  • (Read more about the story)

MS Dhoni is half a captain of the Indian team: Bishan Singh Bedi

  • They failed to defend a mammoth total of 359 runs as Australia chased down the target in excess of 350 for the first time in the fifty-over format.
  • Virat Kohli, with the things going out of hands, lost his cool as well during the second half of the chase.
  • (Read more about the story)

Steve Smith, David Warner set to join Australian team in UAE before IPL

  • The 12-month ban imposed on the duo in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal in the Cape Town Test last March will end on March 28.
  • However, Cricket Australia sprung a big surprise by not naming either of the two in the squad.
  • (Read more about the story)

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