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.

MS Dhoni and Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni. (Photo Source: Twitter)

BCCI planning to start the IPL 2020 from September 26

  • The fate of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has been hanging by the thread since the outbreak of the Coronavirus this year.
  • Ever since then, the BCCI has adopted a wait and watch policy and working behind the scenes to make the tournament happen somehow this year.
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Test cricket can’t be a cash cow, need to change our perception: Kumar Sangakkara

  • Kumar Sangakkara, the president of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) mentioned that looking at Test cricket from the point of view of financial gains may never work out.
  • Sangakkara, who’s also a former Sri Lankan cricketer, said that people need to change their perception about the purest format of the sport.
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Naseem Shah names the batsmen, consisting of his dream hat-trick in international cricket

  • Naseem Shah, the young Pakistan fast-bowling sensation, has named the three batsmen, he would like to dismiss to get a hat-trick in international cricket.
  • It was also the first time that he opened the batting in the longer format. He also has four T20I tons to his name.
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‘He always says, I will knock your head off’ – Danielle Wyatt on training with Arjun Tendulkar

  • Danielle Wyatt, the England women’s cricketer, talked about how he met Sachin Tendulkar’s family and her interactions with Arjun, Sachin’s son.
  • Back in 2018, she was spotted at a restaurant with him at a time when India was in England for a bilateral series.
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There’s no better bowler than Ravi Ashwin in home conditions: Saqlain Mushtaq

  • Back in October 2019, the 33-year-old became the fastest Indian bowler to take 350 wickets in 66 encounters.
  • Apart from Ashwin, Mushtaq, who took 208 wickets from 49 Tests, heaped praises on Nathan Lyon, the bedrock of Australia’s bowling attack in the longer format.
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PCB disallows families from travelling with Pakistan players on England tour

  • The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has made it clear that the players won’t be able to take their families along with them on the tour of England.
  • The tour gets underway on July 30 with the opening Test at the iconic Lord’s Cricket Ground in London.
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