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.

IPL Trophy
IPL Trophy. (Photo Source: IPL/BCCI)

IPL Auction 2021: KXIP in trouble after BCCI orders to spend at least 75% of purse amount

  • Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) had a torrid run in the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • They have the biggest purse balance of all the 8 franchises; a whopping INR 53.2 crore.
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‘A good player doesn’t need to score 100 and 150 every game’ – Ajinkya Rahane backs Rohit Sharma to come good after failure in the first Test

  • Despite the failures, Rahane reckons that it’s only a matter of time before the 33-year-old returns to form.
  • He iterated the importance of not losing faith in a player after an odd failure.
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‘Religion is an individual thing and never comes in between sportsmen’ – Mohammad Kaif opens up on Wasim Jaffer controversy

  • It has been alleged that Wasim Jaffer tried to select players in the side based on their religion.
  • He also stated that he had never ever gone to sleep thinking about the religion he belonged to.
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‘You don’t rest your number one bowler in the name of workload management’ – Sunil Gavaskar on Jasprit Bumrah

  • Former Indian captain Sunil Gavaskar slammed the Indian team management for resting Jasprit Bumrah.
  • India replaced Bumrah with Mohammed Siraj in the second game.
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‘You are pride of Pakistan, big respect’ – Mohammad Amir backs Sarfaraz Ahmed over ‘number one wicketkeeper’ debate

  • It all started when Hafeez took to Twitter to praise Mohammad Rizwan and took a sly dig at the critics.
  • Hafeez’s tweet came after Rizwan’s stunning century in the first T20I against South Africa.
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Graeme Smith will never call me for South Africa: Makhaya Ntini

  • The seamer also played 173 One Day Internationals along with 10 T20Is and picked 266 and 6 wickets.
  • However, Makhaya Ntini was shown the door by the Zimbabwe team management in 2018.
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