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.

N. Srinivasan and MS Dhoni
N. Srinivasan and MS Dhoni. (Photo Source: Twitter)

MS Dhoni will be in IPL 2021 auction and he will be retained, confirms N Srinivasan

  • The speculations about MS Dhoni’s international future continue to grow with every passing day.
  • The BCCI not awarding him a central contract raised doubts whether he will return to the field in India jersey.
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Sourav Ganguly refuses to comment on BCCI’s denial of annual contract to MS Dhoni

  • Dhoni, a stalwart of Indian cricket, had been left out of the list of the players that are to be awarded by BCCI.
  • Recently, his former team-mate Harbhajan Singh had also said that according to him, it was the end of the road for Dhoni and even a good IPL cannot bring him back.
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KL Rahul likely to return to Tests in New Zealand; Suryakumar Yadav in contention for ODIs

  • KL Rahul is in the middle of great form and is likely to return to India’s Test set-up for the upcoming tour of New Zealand.
  • Meanwhile, the selectors were also keeping a close watch on the recovery of all-rounder Hardik Pandya.
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BCB announces Bangladesh T20I squad for Pakistan tour; five support staff members withdrawn from the tour

  • Even many foreign payers had travelled to Pakistan to participate in the Pakistan Super League and appreciated the arrangements and environment there.
  • The country also hosted its first Test match in 10 years, playing hosts to the Lankans in December 2019.
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I watched the videos of AB de Villiers, Steve Smith and Kane Williamson: KL Rahul

  • Despite continuous disturbances in his batting order, Rahul has somehow managed to fetch the numbers and force his selection into the playing eleven.
  • Rahul’s fiery knock helped India reach a commendable total of 340 on what looked like batting heaven in Rajkot.
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Shivnarine Chanderpaul’s son Tagenarine bats for a whole day; scores 66*(274)

  • It has been a common sight in international cricket that the off-springs of great cricketers tend to take up the same sport as their father or mother.
  • In a career that started in 1994 and ended in 2011, he scored more than 20,000 runs, which is a lot by any standards.
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‘World has gone mad, cricket has shot itself in the foot’ – Michael Vaughan on Kagiso Rabada’s ban

  • 2019 was a rather up and down year for Kagiso Rabada. There were stages where he didn’t look like himself.
  • He picked up seven wickets in South Africa’s win in the Boxing Day Test and was their best bowler.
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‘Surprised how MS Dhoni middled almost every ball in the nets,’ says Jharkhand’s coach

  • The 38-year-old hasn’t played for India since the semi-final loss in the ICC World Cup in England in 2019.
  • Kumar said while he was expecting a little rustiness from Dhoni in his comeback session at the nets, he was found middling the ball well.
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