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Top Stories: Things that made news in the cricket world today

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni. (Photo Source: Twitter)

BCCI announces annual players contract for 2019-20; MS Dhoni goes missing

  • The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday announced the Annual Player Contracts for Team India.
  • The players placed in Grade B and Grade C category will receive INR 3 Cr and INR 1 Cr respectively.
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Mohammad Amir takes a cheeky dig at PCB after his omission from T20I squad; deletes the tweet later

  • Bangladesh will play three Twenty-20 Internationals (T20Is), a single One-Day International (ODI) and a two-match Test series on its soil.
  • The Bangla Tigers will next visit Pakistan in April for the one-off ODI and the second Test, to be played between April 5 and 9.
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Women’s T20 World Cup 2020: Australia announce 15-member squad for the tournament

  • Meg Lanning will continue to lead the side in the event where the Aussies will look to defend their title.
  • She had impressed many with her skills in the domestic competition and even Lanning had high praises for her.
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James Neesham picked for New Zealand A’s unofficial ODIs against India A

  • Jimmy Neesham didn’t find a place in the New Zealand’s T20I squad for the series against India.
  • He has been picked for New Zealand A’s three-match unofficial One Day series against India A.
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‘Very keen to have him back’: Faf du Plessis on AB de Villiers’ possible return

  • South Africa captain Faf du Plessis has made it clear that he would welcome his former teammate AB de Villiers with open arms in the national team.
  • However, the Proteas team-management turned down his request and endured a terrible time in the competition.
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Team India’s superfan Charulata Patel passes away aged 87

  • Team India has lost one of its oldest and biggest fans as its superfan Charulata Patel passed away on January 13 aged 87.
  • BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, who was commentating during that game, had also hailed her.
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‘We’ll speak to our wives first’ – David Warner’s funny reply when asked about opening with Aaron Finch in the 2023 World Cup

  • David Warner and Aaron Finch didn’t die wondering in Australia’s opening ODI at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
  • On being asked about the same, Warner hilariously said that they need to consult their wives before making a decision.
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Bhuvneshwar Kumar undergoes sports hernia surgery in London; to undergo rehabilitation at NCA

  • India fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar underwent successful sports hernia surgery in London on January 11.
  • The National Cricket Academy (NCA) once again came under the scanner where the cricketer was rehabilitating to recover from other injuries.
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