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.

Eoin Morgan
Eoin Morgan. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Ben Stokes took a ‘cigarette break’ before 2019 World Cup final Super Over

  • Ben Stokes was one of the very reasons why England managed to win the World Cup for the first time.
  • He was unbeaten on 84 off 98 when the game agonisingly went into the Super Over at the Home of Cricket.
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Eoin Morgan admits re-watching thrilling 2019 World Cup Final three times during lockdown

  • Eoin Morgan, the England ODI and T20I skipper, has admitted that he has watched the 2019 World Cup final as many as three times.
  • In the end, England agonisingly got past the Black Caps on account of hitting more boundaries than their opponent.
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West Indies players to get handsome bonus if they win England Test series

  • West Indies players are set to be rewarded with a massive bonus if they manage to beat England in the three-match Test series.
  • The visitors are currently the holders of the Wisden Trophy after winning the earlier Test series in 2019.
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Remaining PSL 2020 matches to be played in Pakistan, not UAE

  • The 2020 edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) came to a halt in March due to the massive coronavirus outbreak.
  • Then the PSL franchises wanted the remaining games to be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
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Mohammad Kaif tries to decipher Indian cricket’s mis-planning with Rishabh Pant

  • Former Indian batsman Mohammad Kaif has tried to figure out Indian cricket’s loopholes in planning surrounding Rishabh Pant.
  • However, Pant hasn’t quite been able to cement his place in either of the three formats.
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Sporting scenario in India expected to resume if a couple of big events get the go-ahead

  • The global sporting scenario, which was halted due to COVID-19 debacle, is slowly marking its return.
  • With matches played behind closed doors, many sports including football and cricket have flagged off the resumption of sporting action.
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