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.

Wasim Akram and Shoaib Akhtar
Wasim Akram and Shoaib Akhtar. (Photo Source: Twitter)

‘IPL and T20 World Cup could be played in India in 2020’ – Sunil Gavaskar suggests a swap in hosting rights for the mega event

  • The upcoming T20 World Cup is in doubt due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. The tournament is set to be played in Australia.
  • Sunil Gavaskar further believed that the Asia Cup can be played later in December in the UAE if India hosts the T20 World Cup later this year.
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If Wasim Akram had asked me to do match-fixing, I would have killed him: Shoaib Akhtar

  • Shoaib Akhtar is rated as one of the finest quick bowlers in the history of international cricket.
  • Praising his former skipper he has said that it was amazing to watch Wasim Akram winning games for Pakistan from critical situations.
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Bangladesh’s Javed Omar Belim barred from ICC events

  • Javed Omar Belim, the former Bangladesh cricketer, won’t be able to take part in future events, organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
  • It has been learned that the apex cricket board has asked the BCB to not include Omar in future ICC events.
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Australia pondering India Tests behind closed doors

  • Cricket Australia (CA) is keeping every ‘viable option’ open to make sure that India’s tour later this year takes place.
  • In fact, Kevin Roberts, the CA chief Executive, has been mulling the idea of conducting the five Tests in front of empty stands.
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Jason Gillespie has a suggestion to the ball-shining problem amid Coronavirus fears

  • The Coronavirus pandemic has not only stopped all the cricketing action, it has put a serious question mark on the usage of saliva to shine the ball upon resumption.
  • In that case, they are accused of tampering with the condition of the cherry and punished.
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Michael Clarke recalls the time when Shane Warne chose cigarettes over underwear and socks

  • During his time with the Australian side, the former leg-spinner had all sorts of controversies.
  • During a recent interview, his former teammate Micheal Clarke revealed another story of him being a stubborn person.
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