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.

Indian team
Indian team. (Photo Source: Twitter)

India confirm playing XI for the 1st Test against Australia; Wriddhiman Saha preferred over Rishabh Pant

  • Two cricketing superpowers India and Australia will be locking horns against each other in the highly-anticipated four-match Border Gavaskar Trophy.
  • This was a surprising call from the management as many felt that Shubman Gill or KL Rahul might get a chance ahead of Shaw.
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Tim Paine updates on Steve Smith’s sore back ahead of opening Test against India

  • Australia skipper Tim Paine sounded pretty confident of Steve Smith turning up for the Day-Night Test against India.
  • As per reports, the veteran was shaking his hand while making his way back to the dressing room.
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Tim Paine hints at Matthew Wade-Joe Burns opening combo for Adelaide Test against India

  • Tim Paine, the home team’s skipper, has backed an out-of-form Joe Burns to come good.
  • As per the Aussie skipper, lack in confidence isn’t an issue for the Brisbane-born Burns.
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S Sreesanth named among Kerala probables for Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy

  • Indian speedster S Sreesanth is moving closer to competitive cricket after being named among the 26 probables Kerala players.
  • As per sources, Sreesanth is now set to take part in a preparatory camp to be held from December 20 to 30.
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Beating India in India in 2004 was the Mt Everest of my career: Justin Langer

  • Justin Langer reckons that beating India back in the 2004 Tests in the latter’s backyard was the ‘Mt Everest’ of his career.
  • Langer feels that the rivalry between the two teams has grown and some exciting matches seem to be in the offing.
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Imad Wasim excited for Pakistan’s T20I series against New Zealand

  • Imad Wasim, the Pakistan all-rounder, is keeping his fingers crossed going into the three-match T20I series against New Zealand.
  • On Wednesday, December 15, the Pakistan cricket team took part in their first training session in Auckland.
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