Top Stories: Things that made news in the cricket world today

Top Stories: Things that made news in the cricket world today

Suryakumar Yadav's dismissal was the main talking point of the cricketing world today.

Dale Steyn
Dale Steyn. (Photo Source: Twitter)

ICC’s DC universe creation of cricketers brings up the best versions by fans on Twitter

  • In recent times, the social media handle of the International Cricket Council (ICC) has been garnering a lot of attention and reach among cricket enthusiasts.
  • On March 18, ICC took their social media game to another level as they reintroduced some of the top cricketers on the modern-era as the characters of the DC Universe.
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Bangladesh to tour Sri Lanka for two-match Test series in April

  • Sri Lanka Cricket, on Friday, announced that they will host Bangladesh for a two-match Test series next month.
  • The series will be a part of the ongoing World Test Championship cycle.
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Dale Steyn discloses his favorite IPL franchise

  • South Africa’s veteran right-arm fast bowler Dale Steyn has been a constant in the Indian Premier League (IPL) since its inception in 2008, having played for teams like Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), now-defunct Deccan Chargers, Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH), and Gujarat Lions.
  • Though the veteran has pulled out from the Indian league, he revealed the name of the team he will be supporting this year.
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Virat Kohli is a modern-day Viv Richards: Ramiz Raja

  • Ramiz was in awe of the Indian skipper too as he hailed Kohli as the modern-day Viv Richards and reckoned that Ishan would have reaped a lot of benefits by confidence while playing alongside Virat in his first international innings.
  • Ishan was accompanied by the Indian skipper and batting great Virat Kohli on the other end in the second T20 International as Virat had also played a sublime knock of 73 runs to take India to the finishing line.
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‘Can’t wait to get started’ – Prasidh Krishna expresses delight over maiden India call-up

  • Prasidh Krishna is probably experiencing the happiest moments of his life right now.
  • The right-arm pacer earned his maiden national call-up, as he was named in the 18-member squad for the three-match ODI series against England.
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India vs England: Parthiv Patel opens up on Suryakumar Yadav’s controversial dismissal

  • Former India wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel has weighed in with his views on the ongoing debate over the ‘soft signal’ rule in cricket.
  • The debate has been triggered by Suryakumar Yadav’s controversial dismissal during the fourth T20I between India and England at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Friday.
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‘I have idea about Jofra’s plans through IPL experience’ – Suryakumar Yadav on thunderous first ball six

  • Suryakumar Yadav has been amid too much appreciation ever since he announced his international debut in style.
  • Yadav told how he knew Archer’s planning through his experience in IPL in a video shared by BCCI.
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Wasim Jaffer shuts down Michael Vaughan after latter once again cites MI factor in India’s 4th T20I win

  • While India and England were busy fighting it out on the field, former cricketers Michael Vaughan and Wasim Jaffer were once again involved in banter on Twitter.
  • It all began when Vaughan took to Twitter to taunt Team India by pointing out how the Mumbai Indians players made an impact in the fourth T20I.
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‘Why can’t we have an ‘I don’t know’ call for umpire?’ – Virat Kohli on ‘soft signal’ debate

  • In the wake of Suryakumar Yadav’s controversial dismissal during the fourth T20I between India and  England, the ‘soft signal’ rule has once again become a topic of debate in the cricket fraternity.
  • Kohli said that the rules around that part of the game need to be more clear than the “grey areas” that they currently are.
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BCCI announces India’s squad for ODI series against England

  • The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has named India’s squad for their upcoming ODI series against England.
  • The Men in Blue, led by Virat Kohli, are currently busy playing in their five-match T20I series after which the 50-overs games are scheduled to get underway on Tuesday, March 23.
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