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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Dale Steyn
Dale Steyn. (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)

‘Borivali ka Don kon .. Rohit Rohit’ – Fans at Wankhede chant for Rohit Sharma

  • Rohit Sharma once again showed that he is the best ODI opener in the world right now with a stunning knock in the second game against West Indies.
  • India had their back against the wall before the start of the game.
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Dale Steyn names his top 3 batsmen and favourite fast bowler

  • There is no doubt that Dale Steyn is one the greatest fast bowlers of not only of his generation but also one of the all-time greats.
  • The former Test bowling spearhead, Steyn is not only the leading wicket-taker for his country but he also boasts of one of the greatest strike-rates for a fast bowler.
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‘I have been receiving death threats from an international number’ – Gautam Gambhir

  • Former India opener Gautam Gambhir was pivotal in the Men in Blue’s triumph in 2007 T20 World Cup and World Cup 2011.
  • After bidding adieu to international cricket in 2016, the left-hander kickstarted his journey in politics.
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‘My love, strength and game changer’ – Rohit Sharma shares adorable post for wife Ritika on her birthday

  • As Team India are gearing up for the third and final T20I against West Indies, Rohit Sharma, on Saturday, took to Instagram to wish his wife Ritika Sajdeh on her birthday.
  • While the India opener is one of the most devastating batsmen in the game right now, he once again showed his softer side with a very adorable post for his wife.
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Aryaman Birla takes ‘undefined sabbatical’ from cricket due to anxiety issues

  • Madhya Pradesh batsman Aryaman Birla has decided to take an ‘undefined sabbatical’ from the game in order to deal with his anxiety-related issues.
  • The 22-year batsman confirmed his decision on Instagram and vowed to return to the game when the time would be right.
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Virat Kohli was keen to get Dale Steyn in IPL 2020 auction, reveals Mike Hesson

  • The way things were panning out in the just-concluded auction, it looked like Dale Steyn would face the embarrassment of going unsold.
  • The South Africa legend did not get a single bid in the first two rounds of the auction before Royal Challengers Bangalore swooped in and secured his services in the final round.
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MS Dhoni knows what’s best for him: Sourav Ganguly

  • 2019 is just about to end and the confusion surrounding the future of MS Dhoni in international cricket is still there.
  • A lot has been talked and heard about Dhoni since the former India skipper left everyone surprised by taking a sabbatical from the game in the summer.
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BBL 2019-20: Chris Jordan takes a mid-air blinder to dismiss Dan Christian

  • An outfield player plucking out a catch in mid-air: the sight is certainly enticing for any cricket fanatic.
  • Agile and acrobatic catches have always been a part of the game.
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‘Will RCB win the IPL?’ – A fan asks Dale Steyn on Twitter; the pacer gives a classic reply

  • The IPL 2020 auctions are done-and-dusted we finally have the final squads of each of the eight teams.
  • This was, of course, a mini-auction with the franchises looking to plug the holes that have mired their set-up in previous seasons.
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Virat Kohli turns ‘secret Santa’ for the underprivileged kids in Kolkata

  • It is that time of the year when every kid wishes for a ‘secret Santa’ to fulfill all their wishes.
  • It is that time of the year when everyone is decorating their workplace or homes, giving special gifts to their friends, children, and their family members.
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‘Which app are you using? – Yuvraj Singh hilariously trolls Rohit Sharma with cheeky comment on latter’s Instagram post

  • Former India batsman Yuvraj Singh’s love for pulling out pranks on teammates or pulling their legs is not a secret anymore.
  • The legendary batsman is known for his fine sense of humour and his penchant of having fun at his teammates’ expense.
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