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.

Jasprit Bumrah
Jasprit Bumrah. (Photo Source: Twitter)

‘It’s such a shame’ – Steve Smith on getting accused after scuffing up pitch in Sydney Test

  • Steve Smith, the Australian batsman, came under the scanner in the Sydney Test despite bagging the Man of the Match award.
  • Smith was seen shadow-batting at the striker’s end after which Rishabh Pant had to mark his guard again..
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Reports: Jasprit Bumrah could ‘barely walk’ on the final day of Sydney Test

  • The Indian team is having a race against the time in order to get 11 players fit and ready in time for the Brisbane Test.
  • Under the leadership of Ajinkya Rahane, the team has shown great spirit during this series.
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‘He is 100 percent innocent’ – Justin Langer backs Steve Smith after SCG pitch-scuffing story

  • Justin Langer, the head coach of the Australian cricket team, has backed Steve Smith.
  • Even former England captain Michael Vaughan took a dig at the 31-year-old for his actions at the SCG.
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Tim Paine had a very bad outing at the SCG: Kamran Akmal

  • Tim Paine did not have a good Test match at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). In fact, he would like to forget it as soon as possible.
  • Sunil Gavaskar even opined that Paine should be removed as the Australian captain immediately after the series.
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‘BCCI will always ensure India gets the best treatment’ – Team India gets all amenities at Brisbane after BCCI-CA talks

  • After team India reached Brisbane, it was revealed that the Indian team was facing several issues with the condition and facilities.
  • Even though it is a five-star with all the amenities, the team was told that they can’t access the majority of them.
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‘What on earth is wrong with them?’ – David Llyod bashes Tim Paine for his abusive remarks at Ravi Ashwin during SCG Test

  • David Lloyd, the former England cricketer, came down hard on Australian skipper Tim Paine after the latter’s banter with Ravi Ashwin in the third Sydney Test.
  • Paine turned a bit abusive, using the word, ‘d⋆⋆⋆⋆ead’ and it hasn’t gone down well with Lloyd by any stretch of the imagination.
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