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.

IPL Trophy
IPL Trophy. (Photo Source: IPL/BCCI)

Reports: BCCI likely to add only one IPL team as of now

  • In the latest development, it’s been learned that the BCCI might restrict the cash-rich league to nine teams.
  • However, the BCCI is now thinking of being conservative, putting weightage on some issues.
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Australia vs India: Injury concern for Mitchell Starc ahead of the crucial 5th Day of Brisbane Test

  • Australia have set a target of 328 for India and will have around 98 overs to bowl them out.
  • However, Steve Smith has backed the left-arm pacer to bowl through the injury and get the job done.
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Reports: India likely to host New Zealand before T20 World Cup 2021

  • India will take on England in a full-fledged home series in the months of February and March.
  • Then comes the 14th IPL edition, after which India will play a limited-overs series against Sri Lanka followed by the Asia Cup.
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‘I found that very odd’ – Shane Warne makes a very ‘interesting’ observation on T Natarajan’s no-balls

  • The Tamil Nadu pacer became the first Indian cricketer to make his debut in all three formats of the game.
  • But then, if there has been one problem as far as Natarajan is concerned, it is the frequency with which he has been bowling no balls.
  • (Read more about the Story)

BCCI abandons Ranji Trophy 2020-21 season; Vijay Hazare Trophy gets a green signal

  • There are several challenges in organising a cricket tournament during the pandemic.
  • A close source to the BCCI has revealed that the board has made a practical decision more than anything.
  • (Read more about the Story)

Here’s how World Test Championship points table looks after Sri Lanka vs England Test at Galle

  • The World Test Championship 2019-21 is moving towards the final few series and the fight for the two spots is getting more and more interesting.
  • With this win, England sits comfortably at fourth place. They have got 362 points now, with a win percentage of 65.2.
  • (Read more about the Story)