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.

Will Pucovski
Will Pucovski. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

Australia name playing eleven for Brisbane Test against India; Will Pucovski ruled out

  • Australia’s Will Pucovski won’t be a part of the fourth and final Test against India, starting January 15 at The Gabba in Brisbane.
  • In his very first innings, the Victorian batsman impressed one and all, scoring 62 runs.
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England cricketer Moeen Ali infected with new UK strain of Coronavirus

  • It is almost certain that the experienced campaigner will now miss both the Test matches of the series.
  • The 33-year-old was immediately put in isolation where he couldn’t possibly transfer the virus to any player.
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Indian fan reveals how Mohammed Siraj and Co faced racial abuses during the SCG Test

  • The third Test in Sydney was a witness to some jaw-dropping cricket after Steve Smith’s 27th Test century.
  • During the third and fourth days’ play, a few drunk fans hurled racial slurs at the Indian fielders.
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Ian Chappell advises Tim Paine to ‘shut up and get on with the job’

  • To top that off, Paine dropped three important catches on the final day’s play which cost Australia a lot.
  • The wicketkeeper reprieved Rishabh Pant twice off the bowling of Nathan Lyon. Pant went on to score 97, which put the hosts on the backfoot.
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Anil Kumble was a bit like Rahul Dravid of India’s bowling line-up: Steve Waugh

  • The former Australian captain Steve Waugh heaped praises on India’s leg-break spinner Anil Kumble and hailed him as a fierce competitor.
  • Steve named the former leg-spinner as the ‘Rahul Dravid’ of India’s bowling attack.
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‘If he can play, he will play’ – Vikram Rathour on Jasprit Bumrah’s participation in Brisbane Test

  • After the efforts of Sydney, the task was gonna get uphill for India in any way.
  • However, the biggest loss in terms of experience and quality, was when the news of Jasprit Bumrah being injured and ruled out of the Gabba Test came around.
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