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.

Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Mohammad Yousuf
Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Mohammad Yousuf. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

Wasim Jaffer names his best T20 XI; picks Jasprit Bumrah instead of Virat Kohli

  • Recently, former Australian spinner Shane Warne made his XI for every country, consisting of players he has played against.
  • Former Indian batsman Wasim Jaffer, too, has been making these top XIs for some time now.
  • Jaffer made a unique list of eleven players from eleven countries to build his best T20 XI.
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Azhar Ali names Imran Khan as skipper of his all-time Pakistan Test XI

  • The former and current cricketers are following a trend of giving out their best preferred XIs across all the formats.
  • Recently, Shane Warne and Aakash Chopra gave their teams in respective formats.
  • Azhar Ali, the current Test skipper of Pakistan has given his all-time Pakistan favourite XI in the longer format his latest interaction on social media.
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South Africa’s tour of Sri Lanka postponed due to Coronavirus outbreak

  • Cricket scenario has suffered huge losses due to Coronavirus.
  • Each and every tournament and series have been postponed indefinitely.
  • Now, South Africa tour of Sri Lanka has also been added to that list. It was scheduled to take place in the first half of June.
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Javed Miandad’s comments upset my father during Pakistan tour in 2003-04: Irfan Pathan

  • Javed Miandad never minced his words. However, there have been many instances where people haven’t liked what he said.
  • Recently, in Star Sports ‘Cricket Connected’ show, former Indian all-rounder Irfan Pathan talked about an incident that really annoyed his father.
  • The left-arm pacer revealed that his father had read these comments and wanted to meet Miandad in person.
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‘It was meant to happen’ – Yuvraj Singh feels India were destined to win 2011 World Cup semi-final against Pakistan

  • The semi-final tie of 2011 World Cup– India vs Pakistan– was no less than a high-octane battle.
  • All eyes were on MS Dhoni and Co to maintain their impressive World Cup record against their arch-rivals.
  • And India was successful in registering a victory over the Men in Green as they went on to beat Pakistan by 29 runs.
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You can’t compare Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma with the class of Sachin and Dravid: Mohammad Yousuf

  • Mohammad Yousuf has been in news for his comments regarding Pakistan national team.
  • The former Pakistan batsman had made several remarks regarding the current head coach of the national team Misbah-ul-Haq.
  • However, after attacking Misbah, Yousuf has again given his comments regarding the current lot of Indian players.
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Dwayne Bravo recalls how MS Dhoni challenged him to a race in IPL 2018

  • Apart from his batting forte, agile wicketkeeping and leaderships skills, MS Dhoni is also known for his running between the wickets.
  • He is regarded as one of the fastest sprinters in the Indian side and he has proved this on several instances on the field.
  • The Chennai Super Kings skipper has the ability to trounce any youngster in taking quick singles during a match.
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Saleem Malik should be given another chance like BCCI gave to Mohammad Azharuddin: Inzamam-ul-Haq

  • Inzamam-ul-Haq has come out in support of Malik and has stated that he should be given a second chance to give it back to the sport.
  • Inzamam cited the example of former Indian skipper Mohammad Azharuddin and said that Malik should be involved in some kind of cricket-related activities.
  • Over the years, many players have failed to live up to their potential.
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‘Need to have a word’ – Chris Lynn trolls David Warner for his latest dancing video with wife

  • David Warner, the left-handed opener from Australia is known for his explosive hitting on the field.
  • But now, he is has hogged the spotlight due to his dancing skills.
  • He is working hard on improvising his dance during his quarantine. And, he shared a clip on the social media platform that went viral in a few hours.
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Yuzvendra Chahal shares another hilarious TikTok video with his sister

  • Chahal, who was set to play for Royal Challengers Bangalore jersey in IPL 2020, has been quite active on Twitter as well as Instagram where he has shared many hilarious responses and videos for his fans.
  • Chahal continued his trend of uploading hilarious TikTok videos by sharing another clip on his Instagram.
  • In the video, Chahal calls a girl and says ‘hello’ to her. He is excited and moves from one room to the other just to hear the girl’s voice.
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