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.

Ruturaj Gaikwad
Ruturaj Gaikwad. (Photo Source: Twitter)

‘Thanks for your love and support’ – Ravi Ashwin reveals the status of his shoulder injury through Twitter

  • Ashwin dented KXIP’s run-flow by taking wickets in quick succession, leaving the Rahul-led side reeling at 34/3. However, the last ball of the over resulted in Ashwin injuring his shoulder.
  •  Glenn Maxwell punched the ball and Ashwin tried to save a single. In the process, he ended up dislocating his shoulder and eventually leaving the field.
  • A day after the match, the veteran off-spinner took it to Twitter to share the update of his injury.
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IPL 2020: Ruturaj Gaikwad joins Chennai Super Kings training camp after recovering from Covid-19

  • Overcoming all obstacles, the Yellow Army was elated after winning the season-opener against the defending champions.
  • The fixture also witnessed the return of Chahar, who was deemed fit to play after recovering from Covid-19 in time.
  • CSK have now received another positive news as Gaikwad also has recovered and joined the team sessions.
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IPL 2020: Here’s why the match result between DC and KXIP cannot be changed

  • The 13th edition of IPL has started with a bang.
  • We have already witnessed two close encounters in the first two matches, with the latter culminating in a Super Over.
  • Yesterday’s match between Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Capitals will be remembered for a long time, not only because of its close-knit nature but also because of a huge umpiring error that possibly cost Kings the whole match.
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IPL 2020: Sunil Gavaskar picks ideal Playing XI of Rajasthan Royals (RR)

  • The 13th season of the Indian Premier League has started in full swing, and matches are turning interesting day by day.
  • Rajasthan Royals are set to kick off their season with a match against three-times champions Chennai Super Kings on September 22.
  • Former Indian great Sunil Gavaskar believes that if franchise’s star Ben Stokes isn’t available for a major part of the league, the team cannot be considered one of the contenders for the IPL title.
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I started crying after Brendon McCullum announced that I’ll be playing for KKR: Ali Khan

  • Days before the commencement of much-awaited IPL 2020, Ali Khan’s lifelong dream of plying his trade in the premier T20 league got fulfilled.
  • He became the first USA player to play in the IPL after being roped in by Kolkata Knight Riders as the direct replacement of fast bowler Harry Gurney.
  • After delivering impressive performances for Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) in this year’s Caribbean Premier League, the speedster paved his way into the KKR dugout.
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IPL 2020: Gautam Gambhir names a surprise pick to open the innings for RCB this season

  • Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore, in pursuit of their maiden IPL title, will lock horns with Sunrisers Hyderabad in their opening fixture of this year’s league.
  • Over the years, the Bangalore franchise has had several match-winners in their arsenal. But somehow or the other, RCB never crossed the fishing line and win the coveted. With multiple additions to their batting artillery, RCB have bolstered their top-order.
  • They’ve roped in Australia opener Aaron Finch and Karnataka opener Devdutt Padikkal in the previous players’ auction.
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Nepal fans demand for insurance policies for players after Lalit Bhandari’s bike accident

  • Nepal international Lalit Bhandari met a serious motorbike accident in Mahendranagar on September 19th, resulting in him suffering severe injuries.
  • He was reportedly rushed to Nisarg Hospital in Dhangadi but due to the limitations at the facility, he was taken to Kohalpur Medical College in Banke District for further treatment.
  • The news stunned several Nepalese fans, especially after Bhandari’s picture started doing rounds on the internet.
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IPL 2020: Dubai Police welcomed DC and KXIP with supercars upon their arrival at stadium

  • The entire drama between DC and KXIP unfolded at Dubai International Stadium. A day after the exciting contest, Visit Dubai shared how players of both teams were welcomed at the stadium before the match.
  • Visit Dubai released a clip where the players are seen receiving a grand welcome at the stadium. The video shows security personnel with their horses and exotic supercars.
  • The ethos of Dubai is filled with luxury and supercars, and their police are also known for deploying luxury supercars.
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IPL 2020: Harsha Bhogle explains why short-run decision was not changed in DC vs KXIP game

  • The controversy and the Indian Premier League (IPL) go hand in hand it seems. The 13th edition was only into its second match on Sunday and a grave umpiring error has affecting the end result of the game.
  • The Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) were at the receiving end who were denied a run despite the batsman crossing the line.
  • The square-leg umpire adjudged it to be a short run wrongly in the 19th over of the chase and it eventually cost KXIP the game.
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Why are Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers sporting RCB jersey with different names?

  • AB de Villiers took to this official Twitter handle to praise Paritosh’s efforts during the pandemic.
  • He started the project ‘Feeding from Far’ and fed meals with 2 needy during the lockdown across the nation.
  • “I salute Paritosh,who started ‘Project Feeding from Far’ with Pooja & fed meals to 2 needy during the lockdown. I wear his name on my back this season 2 appreciate their challenger spirit,” his tweet read.
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