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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

KL Rahul and Nidhhi Agerwal
KL Rahul and Nidhhi Agerwal. (Photo Source: Twitter)

‘Zero percent’ – Nidhhi Agerwal opens up on her relationship with KL Rahul

  • KL Rahul was out of Team India for the Test series against South Africa because of his poor form.
  • He was struggling to bring consistency in making big runs for his side in the longer format.
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Cristiano Ronaldo beats Virat Kohli and Lionel Messi in terms of earnings from Instagram

  • At the time of filing this article, Ronaldo had 186 million followers and his arch-rival Lionel Messi was being followed by 133 million people on Instagram.
  • Cristiano not only defeats Barcelona striker in terms of his fan following but also Instagram celebrity star Kendall Jenner.
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‘How old is MS Dhoni, has he retired?’ – Sarfaraz Ahmed’s wife questions critics for speculating her husband’s retirement

  • Pakistan’s 0-3 loss to Sri Lanka at home in the T20I series has led to the board taking strict steps.
  • Sarfaraz has also lost his place in the side as the PCB chairman Ehsan Mani cleared that he won’t be picked in the Test and T20I side for the upcoming Australia tour.
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Jasprit Bumrah’s India return delayed until next year

  • Jasprit Bumrah, the Indian speedster, was having a great time in 2019 until in September when he developed a stress fracture on his lower back.
  • The 25-year-old speedster will remain unavailable for the upcoming T20I and Test series versus Bangladesh.
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Reports: Virat Kohli set to be rested for Bangladesh T20I series

  • It’s been a hectic 2019 for Virat Kohli’s Team India. Post the 50-over World Cup, the team has been constantly on the road.
  • There is expected to no respite. After South Africa, their Asian neighbors will visit for a 3-match T20I series followed by two Test matches.
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‘He looked scared in last two years’ – Shoaib Akhtar reacts after Sarfaraz Ahmed’s sacking

  • The writing was very much on the wall for Sarfaraz due to Pakistan’s terrible performances in the last year or so especially in 2019.
  • Pakistan lost the Test, ODI and T20I series in South Africa at the start of 2019 before being thrashed by Australia and England in ODIs.
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Sunil Gavaskar wants JSCA Stadium to be renamed as MS Dhoni Stadium

  • It would not be at all wrong to say that MS Dhoni is the most famous man to emerge from Jharkhand.
  • Ranchi, which is his hometown, was relatively unknown in the cricketing circles when a long-haired MS Dhoni made his India debut way back in 2004.
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Babar Azam used as a pawn to remove Sarfaraz Ahmed, says Rashid Latif

  • Pakistan cricket is witnessing a controversy over the sudden sacking of its national captain Sarfaraz Ahmed, apparently because of poor form.
  • The 32-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman has not just been removed from the leadership in Tests and T20Is but also from the respective teams.
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