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.

Gary Kirsten
Gary Kirsten of Hobart Hurricanes. (Photo Source: Twitter)

India’s WC-winning coach Gary Kirsten applies for women’s team coach position

  • Powar had a year-long contract with the Indian cricket board and it was not renewed after lapse on November 30.
  • It will be interesting to see how things play out in case Kirsten succeeds in managing the women’s coach’s position as well.
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India will miss Ravi Ashwin, insists Michael Hussey

  • India needed a solid start with the ball after managing a modest 250 and the onus was on off-spinner to lead the attack.
  • In fact, India would have missed Ashwin even more after seeing Vihari picking up a couple of wickets with his part-time off-spin.
  • (Read more about the story)

Virat Kohli among the hottest men in Asia in 2018

  • Among these lists, one interesting one that recently came out is the list of hottest Asian Men in 2018.
  • Pop singer Zayn Malik and Hrithik Roshan follow the top three at number four and five respectively.
  • (Read more about the story)

Reports: Speedster Mitchell Starc outraged over criticism from Aussie greats

  • However, most of his scalps were lower order batters as the Indian top order got him on the mat a few times.
  • Recently, it has been learned that the 28-year-old is not at all satisfied with the harsh comments from the Aussie greats.
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AB de Villiers names the next South African fast-bowling sensation

  • Post his retirement, ABD has had a good time off and returned to action with the Mzansi Super League (MSL) 2018.
  • De Villiers seemed to be highly impressed with the 20-year-old. He also predicted him to be the next big thing in the future.
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England bowler Tymal Mills turns fatalistic ahead of IPL 2019 auction

  • Franchise cricket can be make or break for any cricketer and nobody knows it better than England bowler Tymal Mills.
  • Mills has had his share of injuries which has hurt his game but the man but with age of his side, he can certainly prove himself.
  • (Read more about the story)

Ishant Sharma mocks Australian media about the no-balls incident

  • His spell helped the Indian team to wrap the Aussie tail quickly without much of a damage towards the end.
  • Both him as well as the umpire have been severely criticised ever since in the Australian media.
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Ricky Ponting names Murali Vijay’s replacement for the Boxing Day Test

  • India’s main man in 2014, Vijay, hasn’t looked at ease in any of the three innings he has played in the series thus far.
  • Former Aussie captain Ricky Ponting went a step further and even asked him to be dropped and suggested his replacement.
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IPL 2019 Auction: Yuvraj Singh, Ishant Sharma may not attract bidders; Axar Patel, Jaydev Unadkat can be preferred

  • As the IPL 2019 auction is just 3 days away, all the franchises are busy doing their homework.
  • The teams may opt to bid for domestic bowlers and the players who were successful in the other T20 Leagues said an official.
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Australia vs India: Kohli-Rahane partnership earns accolade from Ishant Sharma

  • India were 8 for 2 after bowling out Australia with openers KL Rahul and Murali Vijay back to the hut for 2 and 0, respectively.
  • Rahane has come up with a counter-attacking inning after Pujara fell and has hit the only sixer in the Indian innings.
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More than banter, India would have Pant for keeping: Sanjay Manjrekar

  • During the opening Test against Australia in Adelaide, he was constantly in the ears of Pat Cummins.
  • Moreover, the former Indian cricketer also talked about how Pant became silent after he dropped a sharp chance off Hanuma Vihari.
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The ‘blinder’ was meant to happen, says Hanuma Vihari on Virat Kohli’s sensational catch

  • Despite the pitch being covered by grass, the duo did not let India’s strong pace-attack to make early inroads.
  • Soon after the break, both the openers reached their fifties before India clawed their way back into the game.
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We are too dependent on Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah in ODIs: VVS Laxman

  • If there was one luxury that India rarely enjoyed in its glorious cricket history, then it has to be having a quality pace attack.
  • The likes of Kapil Dev, Javagal Srinath came like a fresh breath of air but they turned out to mere exceptions.
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Australia vs India: Murali Kartik wanted Bhuvneshwar Kumar to play the Perth Test

  • Many felt that they got carried with a green top on offer and the same was witnessed as there was nothing in the pitch in the first session.
  • This is why Murali Kartik feels that Bhuvneshwar Kumar would’ve been a handy bowler in these conditions.
  • (Read more about the story)

You should pick those players who might not get selected for the World Cup squad: Harsha Bhogle

  • Prior to this all-important event, all the franchises are busy finishing their last-minute efforts and deciding on the players they should pick.
  • Australian and English players have already confirmed that they will not be available for the entirety of the season.
  • (Read more about the story)

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