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.

Navjot Singh Sidhu
Navjot Singh Sidhu. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Navjot Sidhu urges people to not blame the entire Pakistan after Pulwama attack

  • Yesterday, India were engrossed in the ecstasy of Valentine’s Day and celebrated the occasion with glee and happiness.
  • Yesterday, a massive terror attack took place in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.
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Prithvi Shaw eyes a comeback in Syed Mushtaq Ali tournament

  • 2018 started on a stupendous note for the young Prithvi Shaw and it went on to become better.
  • The pugnacious potential is now set to make a comeback in the upcoming Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 Trophy.
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India vs Australia: KL Rahul back in the mix for ODI series

  • After beating Australia in their own backyard, India are set to play the Men in Yellow in a couple of home limited-overs series.
  • Dinesh Karthik, who was a part of the ODIs in New Zealand, has been left out and Rishabh Pant has been persisted with.
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India vs Australia: BCCI announces the 15-man squad for the T20I series

  • India are all set to host Australia for the two T20 Internationals and five ODIs starting from February 24.
  • Vijay Shankar is being backed to the hilt and might just have won the heart of the selectors with his impressive show in New Zealand.
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BCCI’s compensation to Kochi Tuskers is a mammoth 1,750 crore and still increasing

  • The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is unhappy with Kochi Tuskers Kerala’s compensation claim from the board.
  • The Kochi Tuskers was one of two new franchises added to the IPL for the 2011 season, alongside Pune Warriors India.
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PCB chief Ehsan Mani wants BCCI to allow Indian players to take part in overseas T20 tournaments

  • The fourth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) kicked off at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Thursday.
  • Friday will see two matches with Karachi Kings taking on Multan Sultans and Peshawar Zalmi meeting Quetta Gladiators.
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Virat Kohli receives the Sportstar’s Sportsman of the Year award by Royals Brand Ambassador Shane Warne

  • The award has been previously won by sporting heroes like Sachin Tendulkar, Vishvanathan Anand & Leander Paes.
  • Sportstar magazine, the proud organisers of these awards requested Shane Warne to present this prestigious award to Kohli.
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Moeen Ali, in contrast to Trevor Bayliss’ comments, says that stump mic is important

  • England all-rounder Moeen Ali believes that turning up the stump microphones could reduce sledging in cricket.
  • Ali, however, differs in his views with the coach and said that mic should be put on and cricketers should behave themselves.
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PSL has the best bowling attacks in franchise T20 cricket: Johan Botha

  • It has been only three seasons but Pakistan Super League (PSL) is already one of the best cricket leagues in the world at the moment.
  • Despite its relative newbie status, the PSL is undoubtedly one of the most lucrative and valuable leagues in the world.
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Ashish Nehra explains the reasons why Rishabh Pant should be in India’s World Cup squad

  • However, there’s no dearth of voice seeking his inclusion and the latest to join the bandwagon is former Indian pacer Ashish Nehra.
  • He also called Pant the fourth match-winner in the Indian team after captain Virat Kohli, vice-captain Rohit Sharma and pacer Jaspriut Bumrah.
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