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.

MSK Prasad
MSK Prasad. (Photo Source: Twitter)

MSK Prasad opines on the Dinesh Karthik-Rishabh Pant conundrum

  • India’s squads for the T20I and ODI series against Australia have recently been announced.
  • The tour gets underway on Sunday, February 24 with the first T20I in Visakhapatnam.
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Rajasthan Cricket Association removes Pakistan cricketers pictures from Stadium in protest of Pulwama attack

  • India is fuming over the recent Pulwama attacks and the repercussions are clearly visible.
  • After Cricket Club of India (CCI), covered Imran Khan’s portrait in its restaurant, the Punjab Cricket Association followed its footsteps and removed Pakistani cricketers’ pictures from the Stadium.
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I’m still the Universal Boss: Chris Gayle

  • Chris Gayle is 39 years old and is at the fag end of his cricketing career.
  • He may not be the most consistent batsmen going around at this point in time, but he still remains as an entertainer, both on and off the field.
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South Africa vs Sri Lanka: JP Duminy in doubt for the ODI series

  • After the ongoing two-match Test series, Sri Lanka and South Africa will be locking horns in the five-match ODI series.
  • The visitors are currently on a high after a sensational one-wicket win in the first Test at the Kingsmead in Durban.
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Mayank Markande wanted to become a fast bowler and ended up being leg-spinner

  • Like many aspiring cricketers, Mayank Markande also has a fascinating story to tell.
  • The leggie who made headlines with his exceptional bowling skills on IPL debut in the last year’s tournament opener against the Chennai Super Kings (CSK), wanted to become a fast bowler during his early cricketing days.
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Aaron Finch names the best ODI team while playing at home

  • Aaron Finch hasn’t had the best times of late as far as his international career for Australia is concerned.
  • He floundered in the ODI series against India and then was dropped from the Test team after making his debut last year against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
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Kuldeep Yadav in awe of MS Dhoni’s extraordinary stumping skills

  • MS Dhoni’s place in the team was questioned last year due to his poor form with the bat and not behind the stumps.
  • His wicket-keeping has no match in the cricketing world at the moment and the veteran has proved it time and again.
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Mohammed Shami donates a whopping amount to the wives of martyred jawans in Pulwama attack

  • Ever since the unfortunate and the dastard Pulwama attack has stunned the entire nation, the celebrities and the cricketers are giving a helping hand to the families of the martyred jawans.
  • Close to 50 CRPF soldiers were killed in the terrorist attack which has been claimed by Jaish-e-Mohammed and the cricketers are standing behind them financially after the loss.
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Former Delhi state-level cricketer to play Mohinder Amarnath in cricket drama ‘83’

  • India’s historic World Cup victory of 1983 will have a cinematographic recreation next year when Kabir Khan-directed ‘83’ will be released in April.
  • Currently, work is under progress to assemble the actors who would portray Kapil’s Devils – as the members of that team are called for their world-conquering feat.
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The Indian team revolves around MS Dhoni: Mohammad Kaif

  • India are undoubtedly one of the favourites to win the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales, starting Thursday, May 30.
  • The Men in Blue are the ICC’s number-two ranked ODI team and will play their first match against South Africa at the Rose Bowl in Southampton.
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Rajeev Shukla opens up on the possibility of boycotting Pakistan in the World Cup 2019

  • Cricketing ties between India and Pakistan have taken a toll because of the two countries’ plummeting political relations and the recent terror attack on a CRPF jawans’ convoy in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district has certainly made things worse.
  • Over 40 jawans were martyred after a suicide bomber hit their bus with an explosive-filled car and the incident led to a massive outrage with the bilateral relations worsening further.
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Cricketer-turned-MP Kirti Azad joins Congress in the presence of Rahul Gandhi

  • Shifting base among politicians is not something new to see in India, especially ahead of a national election.
  • Suspended BJP MP Kirti Azad is also no exception as he joined the Indian National Congress on Monday in the presence of party president Rahul Gandhi.
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Akali Dal calls for Navjot Sidhu to be ‘thrown out’ of the cabinet

  • The Pulwama Attacks in Jammu and Kashmir have turned out to be an absolute shocker for India.
  • As many as 40 were killed in the horrendous occurring and the terror attack was carried out by Pakistan-based militant organization Jaish-e-Mohammad with the help of suicide-bomber Adil Ahmad Dar.
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Travis Head optimistic of making it to Australia’s World Cup squad

  • Australian batsman Travis Head made his limited-overs debut much earlier than in the longer format but of late, he has turned out to be a more prominent scorer in red-ball cricket.
  • The 25-year-old South Australia player last played in the ODIs in the home series against South Africa last November and did not feature in the ODIs against India.
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Former New Zealand domestic cricketer Cody Andrews sent to jail after repetitive breach of protection orders

  • Cody Andrews, the former Auckland and Northern Districts cricketer, has been sentenced jail by Judge Philip Connell in the Hamilton District Court.
  • He was at the court several times for multiple breaches after being sentenced for not obeying a protection order and assaulting his pregnant former partner by biting her.
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