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.

Manish Pandey
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Mohammed Siraj and Hanuma Vihari released from India Test squad to play in Vijay Hazare knockouts

  • The other quarterfinals lined-up in the knockout stage of the Vijay Hazare Trophy are Mumbai against Bihar, Delhi versus Haryana and Maharashtra taking on Jharkhand.
  • They will however not have a chance to play in the match as the game has already entered Day 3 on Sunday.
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India vs Windies: Sanjay Bangar comes out in KL Rahul’s support after his failures

  • While the world is in awe of Prithvi Shaw‘s exceptional batting in his debut series, KL Rahul’s form has continued to be a concern for Team India.
  • However, the batting coach Sanjay Bangar has backed the talented batsman to come good soon and also felt that his mind shouldn’t be clouded.
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Pakistan vs Australia: Justin Langer aims to reduce the workload on top players

  • Australia head coach Justin Langer hinted at the fact that either Mitchell Starc or Peter Siddle could be rested for the second Test against Pakistan.
  • Making a comeback to Test cricket, Peter Siddle made a telling impact as he bagged three wickets in the first innings.
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PCB to appoint two former cricketers in the cricket committee

  • The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is set to form a cricket committee to look after the domestic cricket in the country.
  • The committee is likely to involve some of the former greats of Pakistan cricket and the two names leading in the list are of Misbah-ul-Haq and Wasim Akram.
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BPL 2019: Rajshahi Kings rope in Christiaan Jonker and Qais Ahmad for the upcoming season

  • Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) team Rajshahi Kings have brought in two overseas signings for the upcoming season of the tournament.
  • Jonker is one of South Africa‘s latest cricketers to represent them in the limited-overs formats.
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Miscommunication between selectors and MS Dhoni as the latter skips Vijay Hazare Trophy

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni hasn’t had the best of times in his professional career in the last few months.
  • With the World Cup just eight months away, MS Dhoni has left the selectors and the management a conundrum to be addressed.
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Murali Vijay deserves another chance in the Indian Test team feels Gundappa Vishwanath

  • Former India cricketer Gundappa Vishwanath believes opener Murali Vijay deserves another chance to prove himself in the longest format for Team India.
  • However, Vijay found himself on a flight back home after the Test at Lord’s and currently awaits his chance to squeeze back into the team.
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Sunil Gavaskar picks a cricketer who will take Indian cricket forward

  • His authoritative batting has impressed many cricketing greats and Sunil Gavaskar is no exception to it.
  • While Gavaskar admitted to the fact that the wonder kid is likely to struggle in the upcoming Australia tour.
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Neil Wagner hopes of making it to the New Zealand ODI side ahead of the World Cup

  • New Zealand’s left-arm pacer, Neil Wagner, is hoping to make a cut into the ODI side soon after doing well in the Test arena for a long time.
  • However, Wagner wants to stay focused and do the basics right and hopes that the results will follow.
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Lasith Malinga doesn’t expect to play next year’s World Cup

  • Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga was stupendous in his team’s second ODI against England at Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium.
  • The Galle-born pacer is also expected to play a crucial role for the Islanders in next year’s World Cup in England and Wales.
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Teams declare at 0-0 twice in New Zealand’s domestic tournament Plunket Shield

  • New Zealand’s first-class competition, the Plunket Shield, saw a rare double 0-for-0 declaration as two teams pushed for a decisive result in a rain-hit match.
  • The fourth and final day began with Central Districts resuming from their score of 301 for 7 in the first innings.
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Vijay Hazare 2018-19: Meet the cricketer who made his debut at the age of 45

  • Though his four outings for the team in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy haven’t grabbed the headlines, to play this game at such age is by no means a joke.
  • He scales the foothills of Imphal as a part of his training regime and has also cleared a beep test.
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Sunil Gavaskar draws Rishabh Pant’s parallel with Adam Gilchrist

  • Uttarakhand-born Rishabh Pant is currently playing in India’s two-match Test series against Jason Holder’s Windies.
  • The left-hander carried over his form in the second Test in Hyderabad as well, scoring another 92 before getting out to fast bowler Shannon Gabriel in the 87th over.
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MS Dhoni does not want to upset the team balance: Jharkhand coach

  • However, most recently, the 37-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman opted out of the 50-overs event.
  • Recently, Ravi Kumar, Jharkhand’s coach revealed the reasons behind Dhoni refraining to play the crunch matches.
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Brian Lara loves the amazing batting ability of two modern day cricketers

  • Lara lauded the ability of both the batsmen to keep the opposition at bay when they are batting.
  • He also went on say that the level of cricket has rather improved and the batsmen of this era have made it possible through some brilliant hitting.
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