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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines.

Shikhar Dhawan
Shikhar Dhawan. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka: Hosts announce the 15-man squad for the ODI series

  • Pakistan is set to host Sri Lanka at home for a three-match ODI series starting on September 27.
  • All the matches of the series will be played in Karachi with the three T20 Internationals to follow which Lahore will host.
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Shikhar Dhawan to play Vijay Hazare Trophy for Delhi after South Africa T20I series

  • India and Delhi opener Shikhar Dhawan recently made his comeback to the Indian team in the limited-overs series against the West Indies but failed to do much.
  • This was his first series in India jersey, after his World Cup 2019 campaign came to an early end after he broke his thumb during his century innings against Australia at the Kennington Oval.
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India vs South Africa: Sunil Gavaskar confident of Rohit Sharma succeeding as Test opener

  • Rohit Sharma’s Test career received another lease of life when he was picked in the Indian squad for the three-match series against South Africa at home.
  • He was also part of the West Indies tour for the two-match Tests there but didn’t get to play a game.
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Moeen Ali to opt for a break from Tests after being omitted from ECB’s red-ball contract

  • Moeen Ali was part of England’s ICC World Cup-winning squad but the all-rounder has not had a very good season after that.
  • Even in the mega event, he played in only a few matches, while was dropped from the England Test team after the first Ashes Test against Australia in Birmingham.
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Matthew Wade insecure of his Test future despite twin centuries in the Ashes 2019

  • The decision to leave out on in-form Alex Carey for the 2019 Ashes didn’t go down well with many experts.
  • Rather, Matthew Wade was picked as a back-up keeper of skipper Tim Paine. Wade was making his Test comeback after almost a couple of years.
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BCCI doubles Indian cricketers’ daily allowance for away tours

  • Not only the pay was raised for the players, but the selectors have benefitted also with the CoA increasing their per diem as well.
  • Their daily home allowance, which was INR 3500 has now been fixed to INR 7500 and they are already being paid $250 per day for overseas tours.
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Rashid Khan names the best bowler he has ever faced

  • Rashid Khan, the Afghanistan leg-spinner, has given headaches to many in his international career.
  • Recently, the Young Turk became the youngest Test captain in the match against Bangladesh at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram.
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Rishabh Pant will be the X-factor for India in future: Sourav Ganguly

  • However, the former India cricketer Sourav Ganguly has come out in support of the youngster and has urged everyone to be patient with him.
  • Rather he thinks, Pant is a match-winner and should be allowed to play his game rather than criticise him after every match.
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