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.

Steve Smith, Michael Vaughan and Virat Kohli
Steve Smith, Michael Vaughan and Virat Kohli. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

Reports: Jasprit Bumrah to mark his comeback against Australia

  • Jasprit Bumrah, the premium fast bowler of India, has been recovering from his stress fracture at National Cricket Academy in Bengaluru.
  • And there is a piece of good news coming for his fans that he can mark his comeback in the Indian side sooner than it is expected.
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‘No brainer’ – Michael Vaughan picks the best batsman in the world across formats

  • There have been various rivalries in cricket between players in order to be the best in the world, and the latest one is going between Virat Kohli and Steve Smith in order to be the best batsman.
  • And, the former England skipper Michael Vaughan, who is known for his outspoken behaviour, has come up with an opinion on the much-debated topic.
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Sanju Samson or Rishabh Pant? Rohit Sharma has his say on wicketkeeper for T20I series

  • Indian selectors picked two wicketkeeping options for the upcoming T20I series against Bangladesh. 
  • And, there was a confusion in the minds of fans and former cricketers over which player will stand behind the stumps for Team India.
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When Shakib enters the dressing room, we all will give him a tight hug: Mahmudullah

  • Bangladesh Cricket will start life after Shakib when the first Twenty20 International gets underway against the Men in Blue at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on Sunday, November 03.
  • Shakib Al Hasan- the heartbeat of Bangladesh cricket- was handed a two-year backdated suspension following his failure to report the approaches by the bookies on three separate occasions during the course of three different tournaments to the International Cricket Council’s Anti-Corruption and Security Unit.
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India vs Bangladesh: Dean Jones has a suggestion to deal with dew factor in day-night Test

  • The upcoming two-Test series between India and Bangladesh is gaining a lot of traction because of the fact that the second game of the series scheduled in Kolkata will be a day-night affair.
  • After having opposed the idea of playing Tests under the lights, the new leadership of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has revised its stance and wanted to play the pink-ball Test against the Tigers.
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‘We have to stick with Pant for a while’ – Rohit Sharma

  • India will lock horns with Bangladesh in the T20I series opener at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi on Sunday, November 03.
  • Rohit Sharma, who is set to become the most capped Indian International in the shortest format of the game will lead the Men in Blue in the absence of regular skipper Virat Kohli.
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I just want to take the team forward from where Virat has left: Rohit Sharma

  • Team India will take on Bangladesh in their first-ever T20I series at home. The first T20I will take place at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.
  • With regular skipper Virat Kohli rested for the rubber as part of managing his workload, vice-captain Rohit Sharma will take over the reins of the side.
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Virat Kohli’s absence will provide an opportunity for someone else to deliver: Dean Jones

  • India have remained unbeaten in all the series they have played since crashing out of the World Cup in July and are all set to play in their next series starting Sunday.
  • The Men in Blue will take on Bangladesh in the first match of the three-game T20I series in Delhi and instead of Virat Kohli who has been rested, the hosts will be led by ace opener Rohit Sharma who was a fabulous track record both as a batsman and captain the T20Is.
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Diana Edulji slams Farokh Engineer for his claim of selectors serving tea to Anushka Sharma

  • Former India wicketkeeper Farokh Engineer recently found himself at the wrong end of a controversy after he slammed the current India selectors by questioning their credentials.
  • Anushka came up with a lengthy response to Engineer’s claim on social media while chief selector MSK Prasad advised the 81-year-old to care for his age and not indulge in “petty talks”.
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India and Bangladesh’s first T20I to be the 1000th T20I match in men’s cricket

  • Team India and Bangladesh will be competing in the first of the 3-match T20I series on Sunday, November 3.
  • This match is the 9th encounter between the two sides and the Men in Blue have won all the eight previous matches.
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ICC bans Sam Billings from using eco-friendly gloves in New Zealand tour

  • It was during the ICC World Cup in England and Wales that India wicket-keeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni had come under the scanner for wearing gloves bearing army symbol.
  • The ace keeper eventually removed it after a backlash. And now, another wicketkeeper has faced a similar experience and it is England’s Sam Billings.
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‘I was playing against 22 people’ – Shoaib Akhtar on match-fixing scandal in 2010

  • Pakistan cricket was agitated to a helm when their top players were caught in a match-fixing scandal back in 2010.
  • They were handed with long bans from the ICC anti-corruption unit and that incident had rocked the cricket world when everyone got to know about it from the media.
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Yuvraj Singh will attract crowds in T10 League: Ben Cutting

  • The Abu Dhabi T10 League will kick-off later this month and it is expected to be a glitzy affair with the who’s who of World cricket converging in what should be a pulsating affair.
  • And, possibly the biggest signing of the upcoming edition is the former all-rounder and the architect of two of India’s greatest days in their cricketing history.
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    India bow out of Red Bull Campus World Final 2019 after losing to Pakistan in a thriller

  • India (DAV Chandigarh) bow out of the Red Bull Campus Cricket World Final 2019 with their heads held high after qualifying to the play-offs.
  •  In playoff 2, DAV Chandigarh was beaten in a last-over thriller against Pakistan (University of Karachi) by 4 wickets at ICC Academy in Dubai.
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