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.

KC Cariappa and Glenn Maxwell
KC Cariappa and Glenn Maxwell. (Photo Source: Twitter)

IPL 2019: Kolkata Knight Riders rope in KC Cariappa for upcoming season

  • Their fast bowling duo of Kamlesh Nagarkoti and Shivam Mavi has been ruled out of the T20 tournament owing to injuries.
  • In the 2016 edition of the tournament, he went to Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), but couldn’t quite make much of an impact.
  • (Read more about the story)

Matthew Hayden backs the under-fire Ambati Rayudu as India’s No. 4

  • Their latest experiment with Ambati Rayudu is backfiring just days before the all-important World Cup.
  • He was then dropped for the final two games. Speculations are high that he might face the axe for the upcoming World Cup.
  • (Read more about the story)

I am no slouch in white-ball cricket, says Ravi Ashwin

  • The 32-year-old last played a 50-overs game in June 2017 against the Windies and gradually lost his place.
  • Ashwin also pointed out that in the last match he played for India in North Sound, he finished with the figures of 3 for 28 in 10 overs.
  • (Read more about the story)

ICC World Cup 2019: Ajinkya Rahane picks his favourites for the tournament

  • India’s Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane is a believer that India will pick their third World Cup in England this year.
  • Rahane himself has not played the 50-overs version since the tour of South Africa last year.
  • (Read more about the story)

Rishabh Pant urges critics to not compare him with “legendary” MS Dhoni

  • Indian youngster Rishabh Pant has been on the scanner off-late after a string of poor performances in the ODI series against Australia.
  • Nevertheless, the management has been backing the swashbuckling youngster, who never feats to play some buccaneering cricket.
  • (Read more about the story)

It’s like we didn’t really leave, David Warner on his and Steve Smith’s return

  • That is where the estranged cricketing duo, Steve Smith and David Warner will reunite with the team.
  • The duo will discuss team values ahead of their imminent recoveries to the national team.
  • (Read more about the story)

Bangladesh cricketer Sabbir Rahman ties the knots

  • Sabbir Rahman, the talented Bangladesh right-handed batsman, has been controversies’ own son and hence, his career has been a roller-coaster ride.
  • His career has shaped out in such an extent that he has been labelled as a ‘bad boy’ of cricket.
  • (Read more about the story)

IPL 2019: Realistic Virat Kohli doesn’t believe in ‘ee sala cup namde’

  • In 2009, 2011 and 2016, RCB qualified for the finals only to stumble in the crunch encounter.
  • He respects the fact that there are other teams as well, who are fighting to win the coveted trophy.
  • (Read more about the story)

IPL 2019: RCB takes initiative of allowing pets during home matches

  • In the meantime, the franchise has taken a rather unique step for the upcoming edition of the T20 tournament.
  • Only dogs and cats would be allowed in this particular season of the T20 tournament.
  • (Read more about the story)

30 seconds made the difference between life and death: Tamim Iqbal after Christchurch attack

  • The day before yesterday, the Bangladesh cricket team was encountered with a shambolic incident in New Zealand.
  • Khaled Mashud, the team manager, said that the players escaped death by a mere three to four minutes.
  • (Read more about the story)

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