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.

Dale Steyn and Sachin Tendulkar
Dale Steyn and Sachin Tendulkar. (Photo Source: MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP via Getty Images)

‘If I gave him out, I won’t make it back to the hotel’ – Dale Steyn recalls Ian Gould’s message after giving Sachin Tendulkar not-out in 190s

  • It’s a well-known fact that Sachin Tendulkar became the first batsman in the world to score a double ton in One Day International cricket.
  • It was back in 2010 when the Master Blast smashed his best ODI knock in Gwalior against South Africa.
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BCCI is ready to tour Sri Lanka for six limited-overs matches if travel restrictions are eased

  • Recently, there were reports that Sri Lanka Cricket was ready to host Indian Premier League 2020 if the BCCI has no objections, but later the Indian cricket board stated that never received any such proposal from the SLC.
  • However, on Friday, there was news that Sri Lanka Cricket requested the BCCI to play bilateral series in June-July.
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Team management never let me play against CSK after taking MS Dhoni’s wicket: Sreesanth

  • It is a well-known fact that the Indian cricket team’s former mental conditioning coach, Paddy Upton, recently came up with his autobiography named ‘Barefoot Coach’.
  • In the book, he wrote about an infamous incident that happened in the Rajasthan Royals dressing room back in 2013.
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‘My words were spoken from the heart’ – Chris Gayle after escaping CPL disciplinary hearing for his comments on Sarwan

  • West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle invited controversy recently with his comments against Ramnaresh Sarwan.
  • He held the latter responsible for his exit from the Jamaica Tallawahs franchise ahead of the upcoming Caribbean Premier League (CPL) season.
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Sabbir Rahman reveals how MS Dhoni gave his bat to him on one strict condition

  • Remember the moment when Bangladesh middle-order batsman Sabbir Rahman got stumped by India’s gloveman MS Dhoni in the ICC World T20 game at M Chinnaswamy Stadium in 2016?
  • Well, Sabbir has admitted that he had learned his lesson from the Indian keeper and tried not to repeat that mistake in the last year’s World Cup 2019 when he got back to the crease just in time.
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‘He told the cameraman not to take his picture’ – Shafiul Islam describes Shakib Al Hasan’s inappropriate ‘crotch gesture’

  • Back in February 2014, Bangladesh star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan was handed a three-match ban for making an inappropriate gesture on live TV by pointing his fingers towards his crotch area in the dressing room during the second One Day International against Sri Lanka in Mirpur.
  • Coming to the incident, commentators covering that game were describing Shakib’s mode of dismissal and the cameraman turned his camera towards Shakib, who was sitting in the dressing room.
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I went looking for Harbhajan Singh in hotel room to fight after Asia Cup 2010 game: Shoaib Akhtar

  • Asia Cup 2010 match between India and Pakistan at Dambulla in Sri Lanka will always hold a special place in Indian cricket fans’ hearts, especially, for the way Men in Blue won that game against their arch-rivals.
  • It was Harbhajan Singh, who steered India to a three-wicket victory with his crucial 11-ball 15-run knock.
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Host IPL 2020 without overseas players in Sri Lanka: Matthew Hayden

  • The world has come to a screeching halt due to the coronavirus pandemic. The COVID-19 outbreak has taken over three lakh lives with more than 4.5 million getting infected with the virus.
  • Governments across the globe have imposed strict lockdown to contain the virus. Many countries have kept strict travel restrictions.
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Sachin Tendulkar reveals two biggest regrets of his career

  • Sachin Tendulkar, the former Indian cricketer is rated as one of the finest batsmen in the history of international cricket.
  • The fans have given him different nicknames like God of Cricket and Master Blaster, who holds a long list of records in Tests and ODIs.
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