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.

Shoaib Malik
Shoaib Malik. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Franchises prepare for total IPL 2020 call-off as owners conference call is set to happen on March 16

  • The IPL 2020 has become the biggest victim of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic as it is becoming more likely that the richest T20 league in the world, may not be played.
  • They have also ordered the closures of cinema halls, malls and other places of mass gatherings as well to keep people in their homes.
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PCB postpones one-off ODI and Test against Bangladesh; Pakistan Cup also rescheduled

  • The WHO-approved pandemic that is the novel Coronavirus COVID-19, has proceeded to put the entire world on a standstill.
  • Most of the sporting events around the world including the Premier League, NBA have been postponed.
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You can’t bat for social media, I am not batting for entertainment: Cheteshwar Pujara on dealing with the trolls

  • Cheteshwar Pujara, the bedrock of India’s Test batting, didn’t mince any words in saying that his aim is to win his team matches and not to entertain someone.
  • However, it has also led to users on social media, trolling him brutally. However, that hardly has fazed and ruffled Pujara.
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COVID-19 forces scrapping of Over-50s Cricket World Cup

  • The deadly virus has resulted in either postponement or the cancellation of a number of sporting tournaments across the globe.
  • The authorities tried their best to get going, but had to bow down to the adversity of the coronavirus pandemic.
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‘What do I have to prove?’ – Mohammad Amir backs his decision to bid Test cricket goodbye

  • Mohammad Amir, the Pakistan fast bowler, doesn’t have regrets about retiring from Test cricket.
  • Subsequently, a number of greats like Shoaib Akhtar and Wasim Akram lashed out at Amir for the decision.
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BCCI to shut down office after COVID-19 outbreak

  • The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is set to shut down its office from Tuesday, March 17 amidst the coronavirus pandemic.
  • The importance of staying healthy and keeping hands clean with sanitizers have been iterated on a pretty consistent basis.
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