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

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

Here are all he top headlines from the world of cricket.

Kane Williamson
Sunrisers Hyderabad’s Kane Williamson in action. (Photo by IANS)

Rohit Sharma lauds SRH skipper Kane Williamson for his sheer brilliance

  • It turned out to be high octane clash, with both teams scoring 200+ runs to keep the fans entertained and glued to their seats.
  • However, during the chase, it was SRH skipper Kane Williamson who hogged all the limelight.
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Mohammad Hafeez lands himself into trouble after comments against ICC

  • Pakistani cricketer Mohammad Hafeez hasn’t had the smoothest of careers as far as bowling off-breaks is concerned.
  • Lately, in an interview with BBC Urdu, Hafeez hurled the remarks against the board and criticised them for not doing their task appropriately.
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Sony Pictures India acquire official rights to create a biopic on Jhulan Goswami

  • After India emerged as the runners-up in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017, the interest in women’s cricket grew.
  • She has already won the Arjuna Award and Padma Shri while an Indian postage stamp has also been issued in her honour.
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Hampshire announces the signings of Colin Munro and Mujeeb Ur Rahman for T20 Blast

  • Following the Kiwi explosive opener’s departure, veteran South African fast bowler Dale Steyn will be drafted as a replacement.
  • The Hampshire director also showered praises on Munro who has been successful for the Kiwis with his recent performances in the white-ball format.
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Mumbai Indians players reveal the secret behind their Jersey numbers

  • The men in blue are known to start slow and playing the catching game later in the tournament.
  • It is a must-win game for Mumbai and a lot will also depend on the result of the match between RCB and RR.
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Rajasthan Royals and Catapult Sports partnership innovates on player performance metrics

  • The Indian Premier League franchise Rajasthan Royals became the first IPL franchise to partner with Catapult Sports and innovate on player performance metrics.
  • The deal cemented the importance of wearable world-class technology within Indian cricket.
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Former Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara rejoins IPL commentary team

  • There is something about left-handers and cricket. The Southpaws are known to have that elegance while playing their shots.
  • The 40-year old has arrived in India and will soon be seen in the commentary box during IPL matches.
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NC Aiyappa engaged with actress Anu Poovamma

  • Cricketer Narvanda Chetticha Aiyappa recently got engaged to Anu Poovamma, an actress in the Kannada film industry.
  • He made his first-class debut back in 2001/02 for Karnataka. The 38-year old player represented his state in 32 first-class matches.
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AB de Villiers reveals the idea to propose his wife for marriage at the Taj Mahal

  • Apart from his on the field exploits, de Villiers is also known to be a humble man off the field.
  • AB also stated that he felt Taj should be a good name in case his father to a baby boy!
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Virat Kohli cherishes the fact that other teams don’t want RCB to win

  • Before the start of the IPL chants of ‘E Sala Cup Namade’ keep reverberating in and around Bengaluru.
  • A couple of outstanding catches were grabbed in the match while a few sitters were dropped.
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Shane Warne joins Fox Sports’ Commentary Team

  • The team already have some colossal names in the form of Mark Waugh, Adam Gilchrist, Brendon Julian, Michael Hussey.
  • He also feels that Fox Sports is poised to change the face of cricket across the globe.
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IPL 2018: Virat Kohli calls AB De Villiers ‘spiderman’ for his catching heroics

IPL 2018: RCB overseas star reprimanded after recent game against SRH in Bengaluru

IPL 2018: Moeen Ali says that RCB cannot always rely on Kohli and De Villiers

  • The race to playoffs is getting heated up day by day. Usually, at this time of the tournament, we get a clear picture as to which team would make it to the playoffs.
  • RCB posted a massive total of 218 because of the man of the match performance by de Villiers.
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SRH will not do us any favours, says KKR head coach Jacques Kallis

  • Two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) winners Kolkata Knight Riders are comfortably poised with 14 points from 13 games and are in pole position.
  • Thus if KKR win they seal the qualification spot but a loss would open up the door for the other franchises to replace KKR.
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