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.

David Warner and Aaron Finch
David Warner and Aaron Finch. (Photo Source: Twitter)

ICC names men’s ODI team of the year

  • The major omission from the list was Shakib Al Hasan.
  • Virat Kohli, Babar Azam and Kane Williamson form a versatile middle-order in the team.
  • Rohit Sharma and Shai Hope were picked as the openers.
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Rohit Sharma and Pat Cummins win the ICC ODI and Test Cricketer of the Year

  • England all-rounder Ben Stokes won the prestigious Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy.
  • India seamer Deepak Chahar won T20I Performance of the Year.
  • England umpire Richard Illingworth became the seventh person to win the David Shepherd Trophy for Umpire of the Year.
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Warner reveals the issues he faced while facing Jasprit Bumrah

  • David Warner’s belligerence was at the heart of the Australian batting effort against India.
  •  In the end, it turned out to be a stroll in the park for the Aussies in the first ODI at Wankhede.
  • Warner also lauded Kuldeep Yadav’s bowling.
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VVS Laxman explains why Virat Kohli should not bat at No.4

  • Fans, pundits and former cricketers debated as to who should open with Rohit in Mumbai.
  • Kohli had hinted towards dropping himself down at No.4 to accommodate both Rahul and the southpaw, Shikhar Dhawan.
  • The decision backfired substantially as Kohli’s struggles at the No.4 spot continued.
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Dhawan reveals the reason behind India’s thumping defeat

  • Shikhar Dhawan emerged as great positive for the home side at Wankhede.
  • Dhawan’s innings at the top provided the Men in Blue something to fight for.
  • Dhawan smashed 74 off 91 deliveries against Australia.
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Rishabh Pant not travelling with Team India to Rajkot

  •  The wicket-keeper from Delhi had suffered from a concussion after being hit on the helmet against Australia.
  • A BCCI source mentioned regarding the availability of Dhawan.
  • Australia will now look to seal the series when they play the 2nd ODI at the Saurashtra Cricket Association.
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David Warner looking forward to 2023 World Cup

  • The Aussies are the most successful team in World Cup history.
  •  David Warner stitched one of the best partnerships in ODI cricket history along with Aaron Finch.
  • The second ODI of India vs Australia series will take place this Friday.
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Ricky Ponting names the bowlers who he found tough to face

  • Ponting his Test debut way back in 1995 and he didn’t look back ever since.
  • The right-hander went on to play 375 games in the ODI format and notched 13704 runs.
  • The Australian skipper went on to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) as well.
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