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

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

Pakistan cricketing legend Imran Khan has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Suryakumar Yadav
Suryakumar Yadav. (Photo Source: Twitter)

India vs England: A clip of Suryakumar Yadav enjoying his maiden fifty on phone goes viral among netizens

  • Suryakumar Yadav made a stunning start to his career in international cricket.
  • A day after his special knock, a video surfaced on social media in which he could be seen enjoying his shots while watching the highlights of his innings on his mobile phone.
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Sharjeel Khan is a bit healthy but his fitness is not a major concern: Babar Azam

  • With stunning performance in the 2021 edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL), the opening batsman Sharjeel Khan managed to impress the National team selectors and thus has been named in Pakistan’s T20I squad against South Africa.
  • However, Sharjeel’s inclusion in the team had stirred controversy as it was revealed that the head coach Misbah-ul-Haq wasn’t happy with Khan as he weighs 112 kilos.
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Former Pakistan captain Imran Khan tests positive for COVID-19

  • Former Pakistan cricket team’s captain and the country’s current Prime Minister Imran Khan has tested positive for COVID-19.
  • The news was announced by Dr. Faisal Sultan, Khan’s aide on health.
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Sachin Tendulkar emphasizes IPL factor after Ishan Kishan and SKY flaunt class in international platform

  • Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar has opined that the Indian Premier League (IPL) has made the India players ready for international cricket.
  • The former India batsman has said that the T20 league has given the players the platform to prepare themselves for international cricket.
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No.6 is not the right batting spot for Shreyas Iyer: Aakash Chopra

  • Former Indian cricketer Aakash Chopra has expressed his displeasure regarding Shreyas Iyer’s batting position in the ongoing T20I series against England.
  • The Mumbai player, who bats at no.3 for his IPL franchise and has previously batted for India in the shortest format at no.4, has been pushed down the order during the current series.
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‘More Mumbai Indians, there you go’ – Michael Vaughan and Zaheer Khan suggest Team India’s changes for the series decider

  • Former England captain Michael Vaughan has given his opinion on India’s line-up for the series decider against England on Saturday.
  • According to the ex-cricketer, KL Rahul should be dropped if Ishan Kishan is fit and ready to come back to the team. Kishan, who made his debut in this series, was left out of the fourth match due to a small niggle.
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Asghar Afghan equals MS Dhoni’s record for most T20I wins as a captain

  • Afghanistan captain Asghar Afghan equaled the record of MS Dhoni for most wins as a captain in T20Is.
  • Afghan managed to tie with Dhoni’s record after his side’s comfortable win against Zimbabwe in the ongoing three-match T20I series in Abu Dhabi.
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IPL 2021: All you need to know about the COVID-19 SOPs issued by the BCCI

  • The Indian Premier League (IPL) fever has slowly started catching up.
  • And now, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has chalked out the various guidelines that all the players will be expected to follow ahead of the 2021 IPL edition.
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IPL 2021: Shreyas Iyer to continue Delhi Capitals’ captaincy in the season

  • The countdown for the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) has well and truly begun.
  • News has now come in that the Delhi Capitals (DC) have confirmed that Shreyas Iyer will continue to lead the franchise in the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
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Misbah-ul-Haq is the poor man’s MS Dhoni: Ramiz Raja

  • Ramiz Raja, the cricketer-turned-commentator, termed former Pakistan batsman Misbah-ul-Haq ‘the poor man’s MS Dhoni’.
  • Raja feels that like Dhoni, Misbah doesn’t show emotions.
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