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.

Shoaib Akhtar and Sunil Gavaskar
Shoaib Akhtar and Sunil Gavaskar. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Ricky Ponting reveals the fastest-ever spell he faced in his career

  • The spread of coronavirus has brought the entire world to a standstill.
  • Many cricketers are using this time to interact with their fans and share their stories on and off the field.
  • Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting had recently one of the on-field stories of his own.
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Stuart Broad names the best fast bowler in modern-day cricket

  • Over the years, Stuart Broad has established himself as one of the best England’s bowlers of the modern era.
  • Broad has 485 wickets with the red ball under his belt and he is seventh in the list of most wickets in the history of Test cricket.
  • Recently, Broad engaged in a Sky Sports podcast alongside two other stalwarts of the game.
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ICC banned me because they didn’t care much about a Pakistani bowler: Saeed Ajmal

  • Saeed Ajmal had an impressive stint with the Pakistan national side in all forms of cricket.
  • The off-spinner delivered many match-winning performances while donning the Pakistan jersey.
  • Ajmal’s bowling action was first reported during an ODI series against Australia in the UAE in 2009.
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Threw Ravi Shastri in the pool: Javed Miandad remembers Pakistan’s tour of India

  • Miandad, the former Pakistan cricketer, went down the memory lane and remembered one of Pakistan’s tour of India.
  • The veteran said how players from both the teams played Holi in a hotel in Bengaluru.
  • He recalled how the cricketers didn’t quite have much to do in their hotel rooms.
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‘Was scared to bowl him doosra’ – Saqlain Mushtaq recalls dismissing Sachin Tendulkar in Chennai Test

  • Saqlain Mushtaq, the former spinner made many batsmen dance against his spin bowling in international cricket.
  • He took more than 400 wickets for his national team.
  • But, the wicket of Sachin Tendulkar was the most precious amongst all.
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Pakistan Cricket doesn’t need India to survive: Ehsan Mani

  • India and Pakistan are not on good terms when it comes to cricket.
  • In the past years, BCCI has denied any possibility of cricketing series between the two nations.
  • Ehsan Mani, the PCB chief, has come out with his opinion and said that they don’t need India to survive.
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Pakistan keen to host ICC events during 2023-2031 cycle

  • If the history is recalled, one may point out that Pakistan has hosted only one ICC final.
  • Back in 1996, when Sri Lanka won the World Cup against Australia, the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore had hosted the title clash.
  • As it turned out, that was the last ICC event match ever in Pakistan.
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BCCI informs franchises and broadcaster about IPL 2020 postponement after lockdown extension

  • Narendra Modi, the honourable Indian Prime Minister announced the extension of lockdown in the country till May 3 on Tuesday.
  • After this step from the government, the chances of IPL happening this year became bleak.
  • Now, as per the franchise official, BCCI is looking for another window later in the year after things return to normalcy.
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Michael Hussey reveals a unique trait of MS Dhoni, compares him with Ricky Ponting

  • There has been a lot already said about MS Dhoni.
  • The entire world has seen his ability to finish games with the bat.
  • Former Australian batsman Michael Hussey, who has been part of Chennai Super Kings for the longest time, has always praised him.
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More chances of snowfall in Lahore than bilateral series between India and Pakistan: Sunil Gavaskar

  • Shoaib Akhtar, the former player recently proposed an idea that the officials can organize a three-match ODI series between India and Pakistan.
  • The ongoing political tension is one of the major reasons due to which the chances of a series between the arch-rivals taking place are quite bleak.
  • Recently, Ramiz Raja, the former Pakistan cricketer asked Sunil Gavaskar about his opinion on the fundraising bilateral series between the two nations.
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