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.

Shahid Afridi and Gautam Gambhir
Shahid Afridi and Gautam Gambhir. (Photo Source: Twitter)

I have liked Gautam Gambhir as a cricketer, but as a human he has problems: Shahid Afridi

  • Both were charged under two counts of the ICC Code of Conduct for bringing the game of cricket under disrepute.
  • Though both of them have retired from the highest level, they have continued with their verbal war on social media and on several issues.
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I was coached to be a Test player, felt insecure when I was dropped from ODI team in 1998: Rahul Dravid

  • However, despite being ‘The Wall’ of the team, the former Indian cricketer too had his moments of insecurities.
  • His journey was just like any other cricketer and he had to fight hard to consolidate his place in the team.
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Jofra Archer was in the middle of a Test match, shouldn’t have replied: Tino Best

  • Stuart Broad’s omission from the Southampton Test against the West Indies raised a lot of eyebrows.
  • Among many, Tino Best, the former Caribbean fast bowler, also was surprised and he said that Broad should have been selected ahead of Jofra Archer.
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Saba Karim resigns as BCCI General Manager

  • Back in December 2017, Karim was appointed for the role after he edged out former Indian pacer Venkatesh Prasad.
  • The retired wicketkeeper batsman replaced MV Sridhar, who resigned in September 2017.
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Parthiv Patel picks Sourav Ganguly over MS Dhoni as the most impactful Indian captain

  • Parthiv Patel, the veteran Indian cricketer, reckons that Sourav Ganguly made a greater contribution to Indian cricket than MS Dhoni.
  • Back in 2002, Parthiv made his debut for India as a teenager against England with Ganguly as his captain.
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Shakib Al Hasan’s father tested positive for COVID-19

  • Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan’s father Mashrur Reza Kutil has been tested positive for the ungodly COVID-19 virus.
  • Shakib is currently staying in the United States of America (USA) along with his wife Umme Ahmed Shishir and their two daughters.
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