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.

Wasim Khan
Wasim Khan. (Photo by Philip Brown/Popperfoto/Popperfoto via Getty Images)

Australia, England and New Zealand expected to tour Pakistan in next two years, says PCB CEO Wasim Khan

  • After a forgettable Test series and a drawn T20I series in England, Pakistan has finally received good news.
  • The CEO of their cricket board (PCB) has said that Australia, England and New Zealand have asserted that they will be touring Pakistan in 2021-22.
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Rajasthan Royals unsure about the availability of Ben Stokes in IPL 2020

  • With the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2020) less than a week away, the IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals (RR) is still unsure over the participation of their star all-rounder Ben Stokes in the tournament.
  • Stokes is currently in New Zealand with his family in the tough times as his father is diagnosed with brain cancer.
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KL Rahul is next in line to replace Virat Kohli as Team India’s captain: Aakash Chopra

  • Former Indian cricketer Aakash Chopra believes that KL Rahul is the ideal candidate to replace Virat Kohli as the skipper of the Indian team.
  • Virat started captaining India’s Test team from the 2014-15 tour of Australia and became the ODI and T20I skipper from 2017 onwards.
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IPL 2020: Adam Zampa keen to set ‘example’ for RCB in death overs

  • Adam Zampa, at his base price of INR 1.5 crores, went unsold in the 2020 auction for the Indian Premier League (IPL).
  • However, lady luck smiled on Zampa after Kane Richardson backed out from the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and the spinner was roped in as his replacement.
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‘Form and fitness’ key for S Sreesanth’s return in Kerala domestic team

  • On Sunday, September 13, S Sreesanth would have breathed a sigh of relief after his seven-year ban from cricket ended.
  • From 2013 onwards, his career on the field went into the doldrums after the spot-fixing scandal while playing for the Rajasthan Royals (RR) in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
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Jofra Archer rules out BBL stint; wishes to spend more time with family

  • England fast bowler Jofra Archer has ruled himself out of the 2020-21 edition of the Biga Bash League (BBL).
  • The speedster said that he’s had enough of ‘bubbles’ in the current year and all he wishes for is spending quality time in the physical presence of his family.
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The country is expecting for us to win the T20 World Cup, says Afghanistan spinner Rashid Khan

  • Afghanistan cricket has grown rapidly over the last few years. They have already won two Test matches in four outings and are improving leaps and bounds as usual in the shorter forms of the game.
  • Even during the 50-over World Cup last year, they had come extremely close to beating their neighbours India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
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IPL 2020: Gautam Gambhir believes Mumbai Indians have the upper hand against CSK in the opening game

  • Rohit Sharma and MS Dhoni will be the first two captains to walk on the field on September 19 as the Indian Cricket resumes in the UAE.
  • It would seem weird but such has been the situation due to the pandemic that it will also feel odd to see cricket’s superstars playing in front of empty stadiums.
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