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

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

These are the various trending news topics that grabbed the spotlight today.

Virat Kohli and Virender Sehwag
Virat Kohli and Virender Sehwag. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

‘You never played for India yet you talking to a guy who had swing’ – Irfan Pathan shuts down a fan on Twitter

  • Social media trolling is something not new and cricket players whether former or current have often been subjected to the same.
  • Irfan Pathan also came across a troller on his social media profile but the veteran wasn’t in a mood to let it go as he gave a befitting reply to the concerned person.
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Hardik Pandya leaves ICC stunned with his ramp shot against England

  • Hardik was all set to convert the 15th over into a big over as he smashed a six off Stokes followed by a ramp shot to collect four more runs.
  • With the spectacular shot, Hardik also mesmerized the International Cricket Council (ICC) as they took to their official Twitter handle to ask the fans to name the shot.
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MS Dhoni takes his cricket so seriously: N Srinivasan

  • MS Dhoni has been the face of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) franchise ever since the inception of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • Stating that MS Dhoni is in Chennai, the India Cements MD said that Dhoni takes his cricket extremely seriously and is practicing day in and day out in the indoor nets.
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‘Does this rule apply for Virat Kohli as well?’ – Virender Sehwag questions skipper for resting in form Rohit Sharma

  • When Virat Kohli at the toss of the first T20I revealed his XI for the match, the absence of Rohit Sharma had shocked many fans and experts.
  • Sehwag went on to raise the question that if Rohit comes back in the side, will Kohli take his share of rest.
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Afghanistan vs Zimbabwe: Umpires penalize Afghanistan for bizarre ploy during second Test

  • The ongoing second Test between Afghanistan and Zimbabwe witnessed a bizarre incident on day three (Friday) when the former was penalized one run after a bizarre incident.
  • The incident took place in the third session of Day 3 when Afghanistan was trying to finish Zimbabwe’s innings.
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West Indies vs Sri Lanka: Hosts name squad for the first Test

  • The West Indies will be back to wearing the whites when they take on Sri Lanka in a short two-match Test series at home starting from 21st March 2021.
  • And now, the West Indian side has announced the squad for the first Test against Sri Lanka.
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IPL 2021: Punjab Kings (PBKS) rope in Damien Wright as the bowling coach

  • The Punjab Kings (PBKS) side is getting its resources ready for the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) that will commence on 9th April 2021.
  • And now, news has come in that they have roped in Australian Damien Wright as the bowling coach of their franchise ahead of the 14th IPL edition.
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Michael Vaughan wants Virat Kohli to be ‘selfish’ to win T20 World Cup 2021

  • One major cause of concern for the hosts is the form of Indian skipper Virat Kohli.
  • And now, former England skipper Michael Vaughan has shared his opinion on how Kohli should approach his innings.
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England’s director of cricket Ashley Giles hints at Alex Hales’ comeback chances

  • The talks around Alex Hales’ comeback in the England T20 side have not ended yet.
  • Now, England’s Director of Cricket Ashley Giles has hinted that there are chances of having the top order batsman back in the side.
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Pakistan’s participation in doubt for Asia Cup T20 2021

  • After months of speculations around the Asia Cup 2021, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ehsan Mani conveyed to the Pakistan Super League franchises that the governing body of the country’s cricket wasn’t in favor of the national team, taking part in the Asia Cup.
  • The 2021 edition of the competition was going to be played in the T20 format.
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