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.

Kamlesh Nagarkoti bowling
Kamlesh Nagarkoti of India U19. (Photo Source: Twitter)

IPL 2019: Kamlesh Nagarkoti pleasantly surprised after KKR retained him

  • A number of prodigious talents made their presence felt, one of them was fast bowler Kamlesh Nagarkoti.
  • As many as three teams- Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), went after him with all their might.
  • (Read more about the story)

AB de Villiers names the favourites for the 2019 World Cup

  • The 50-overs event is set to get underway on Thursday, May 30 and will continue until Sunday, July 14.
  • Australia are the most successful team in the history of the event, having lifted the cup as many as five times.
  • (Read more about the story)

CoA advices Virat Kohli to stay humble

  • Despite all his heroics with the bat, the Indian captain Virat Kohli has always been in the news for the wrong reasons.
  • They have instructed Kohli to conduct with humility during Australia tour which is all set to get underway on November 21.
  • (Read more about the story)

Dwayne Bravo reminisces an incident when BCCI came forward to support his team

  • Back in 2014, the West Indies toured India for five ODIs, a one-off T20I and three Test matches.
  • In the beginning, the cricketers threatened to sit out of the first ODI in Kochi, but the encounter eventually took place.
  • (Read more about the story)

Never thought would play cricket again, says Dale Steyn after hitting fitness & form

  • He has been one of South Africa’s best bowlers but Dale Steyn has had his share of fitness issues.
  • The performance was quite a big morale boost for the 35-year-old pacer who had given up hopes of playing cricket again not too long ago.
  • (Read more about the story)

Bangladesh vs Windies: Shakib Al Hasan returns to lead hosts in the opening Test

  • The opening Test is set to be played from November 22 at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong.
  • Previously, the experienced campaigner postponed the surgery in order to participate in the multi-nation tournament.
  • (Read more about the story)

Pakistan A vs England Lions: Hosts name 13-man squad for only four-day fixture

  • The One Dayers and 20-overs encounters start on November 25 and December 7 respectively.
  • In the meantime, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has named a 13-man squad for the unofficial Test.
  • (Read more about the story)

Aaron Finch confident of turning it around real quick against India

  • Aaron Finch and Australia finished one challenge today while a tougher battle awaits them in less than a week.
  • Finch, however, is certain his team will be able to put up a better account of itself when they face India.
  • (Read more about the story)

Kumar Mangalam Birla’s son Aryaman hits his maiden Ranji hundred

  • On Thursday, a 21-year-old batsman from Madhya Pradesh named Aryaman scored his first hundred in Ranji Trophy.
  • Aryaman also hit a fifty this Ranji season which he scored against Tamil Nadu and the side now looks at the youngster with more trust.
  • (Read more about the story)

Ricky Ponting, Glenn McGrath to lead Channel 7 commentary team for India series

  • Led by Virat Kohli, India will begin their 12th tour of Australia in history with the first T20I at the Gabba, Brisban, on November 21.
  • Ponting and McGrath will be spearheading the panel of former Australian cricketers in Channel 7’s commentary box.
  • (Read more about the story)

Adam Gilchrist doesn’t consider Virat Kohli vs Mitchell Starc much of a contest

  • While many reckon this is India’s best chance to win a Test series in Australia, first in their history, hopes rest on Virat Kohli to continue his rich vein of form.
  • He is of the views that other Australian quicks are equally capable of troubling Virat despite his spectacular records against the Aussies in this part of the world.
  • (Read more about the story)

Damien Fleming thinks James Anderson and an Indian pacer are best swing bowlers in world right now

  • One does not often see Australians granting certificates to opponents touring their country for a cricket series.
  • The bowler has been on and off in the recent past because of injury but is expected to serve his side for the entire Australian summer this season.
  • (Read more about the story)

BCCI conditionally allows Mohammed Shami to play Ranji game for Bengal

  • However, the BCCI has imposed a condition over the bowler’s playing in the Elite group match at the Eden Gardens.
  • Shami, who took a major workload during India’s gruelling Test series in England a few months ago, has been played intermittently since then to ensure that he is not exhausted.
  • (Read more about the story)

MSL 2018: AB de Villiers uses walkie-talkie on the field to interact with the coach

  • South Africa’s own T20 league, Mzansi Super League (MSL), finally got underway on Friday after crossing so many hurdles.
  • This comes as a unique innovation in the MSL as an electronic device has never ever been used on the field by the players.
  • (Read more about the story)

Australia vs India: Dean Jones picks the favourites of the Test series

  • The much awaited India tour of Australia will be commencing on November 21 with the three-match T20 International series.
  • But all the eyes will be on the Test series where the two teams will lock horns in four matches from December 6.
  • (Read more about the story)

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