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

Here are all the top headlines from the world of cricket.

Virender Sehwag
Virender Sehwag & Preity Zinta. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

BCCI confirms Women’s IPL-styled Exhibition T20 match

  • The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is very keen on developing the women’s cricket in the country.
  • In all likelihood, this step from the BCCI will give a lot of hopes to the women cricketers across the globe.
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Kings XI Punjab issue official statement on alleged Sehwag-Preity feud

  • Recently, reports surfaced the media that the team co-owner, Preity Zinta, and the team Director of Cricket Operations, Virender Sehwag, had an alleged altercation.
  • They clarified that they have come up with the press statement following the circulation of several reports on the issue.
  • (Read more about the story)

Ricky Ponting still harbours the plan to his coaching career

  • Popularly known as ‘Punter’, Ponting’s playing days ended in 2013 after a record-breaking career and since then he has turned into a commentator and a coach.
  • The Australian cricket board may just rope him in to assist Langer in rebuilding the team and achieving positive results.
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SC directs BCCI to pay Rs 100 Crores to Kochi for stay of arbitral award

  • However, the problems don’t seem to end for them after the latest order by the Supreme Court.
  • According to the few officials, the board is now paying for the decision which was taken hastily.
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IPL 2018: Another record in sight for Jos Buttler after his match-winning knock against CSK

  • After his valiant effort to ride his team to victory in the encounter against CSK, Jos Buttler is eyeing yet another record in the IPL.
  • Royals are next scheduled to play against the Mumbai Indians, who are riding high on confidence with wins in their previous few matches.
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KL Rahul says that he never thought of being picked by Kings XI Punjab

  • The Kings XI Punjab haven’t won the title even once and have disappointed their fans more often than not.
  • The services of Chris Gayle, Karun Nair, Ravichandran Ashwin, Andrew Tye and KL Rahul were acquired.
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IPL 2018: Had told Fleming I would like to bat higher, reveals MS Dhoni

  • Veteran Indian cricketer MS Dhoni has been in a sensational run of form in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League.
  • They have openly spoken about how Dhoni has been motivating them by leading right from the front.
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Quinton de Kock talks about the biggest challenge in South African cricket

  • South African cricketer Quinton de Kock is currently in India plying his trade for the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL.
  • At the same time, he admitted it is tough to comprehend the reasons for the switch that players make.
  • (Read more about the story)

Boyd Rankin achieves a unique distinction following Ireland’s test debut

  • As Ireland create history today, stepping into the field for their first ever Test match, Boyd Rankin achieved a special feat.
  • The 33-year-old who was born in Northern Ireland became noticeable during his stint in the World Cup 2007.
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Sachin Tendulkar wishes the Big Man on his birthday

  • The Caribbean islands are known for producing some power hitting players for shorter versions of the game.
  • His ability to stand and deliver with ease, street-smart bowling and amazing fielding has taken the men in blue over the line.
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Chennai Super Kings blessed to have MS Dhoni: CSK CEO

  • Despite the fact that the team is returning to the tournament after being banned for two years, the energy and the reputation remain the same.
  • One of the captains with the best success rate in the IPL, there’s no doubt about his leadership abilities.
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IPL 2018: Sri Lankan couple wins sponsorship to watch IPL match in Mumbai

  • The eleventh season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is into its business end and the entertainment quotient has escalated as the tournament has progressed.
  • Both Mumbai and Punjab need some wins under their belt in order for them to cement their spot in the playoffs of the cash-rich tournament.
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Poor umpiring steals the limelight in the ongoing IPL season

  • The eleventh edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been a witness to some horrendous blunders by the umpires.
  • The Decision Review System (DRS) has been introduced, but it can only be used for wicket referrals.
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IPL 2018: Yusuf Pathan lauds Kane Williamson’s intelligence

  • They managed to beat the Delhi Daredevils (DD) at the Feroz Shah Kotla and cemented their spot in the top-four.
  • The Baroda-cricketer also hailed the quality of cricket the tournament has dished out.
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Jos Buttler’s innings was standout in our loss against the Royals, concedes Stephen Fleming

  • It was a single-handed effort from the explosive wicket-keeper batsmen Jos Buttler, who carried his side to victory against CSK to survive yet another day in the tournament.
  • It was a game that was fell fought as the home team emerged winners to keep their hopes alive for the play-offs spot.
  • (Read more about the story)

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