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

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today,

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ICC to question former Sri Lanka Sports Minister over his match-fixing comments on 2011 WC final

  • However, he didn’t provide any evidence stating he doesn’t want to reveal the names of cricketers.
  • The ICC seems to have taken the allegations seriously as the world cricketing body is set to investigate the matter and question Aluthgamage over his comments.
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Mohammad Irfan quashes rumours of his death in a car accident; requests people not to spread rumours

  • Pakistan pacer Mohammad Irfan was trending on social media recently not for good reasons.
  • Rather it all started with Pakistan‘s deaf cricketer Mohammad Irfan passing away on Sunday.
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Pakistan stand a good chance to win the T20 World Cup: Shoaib Malik

  • Shoaib Malik, the Pakistan all-rounder, reckons that Pakistan have more than a decent chance to win the upcoming T20 World Cup in Australia.
  • In the last year or so, the Men in Green haven’t had a great run in the format, losing quite a few series.
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MS Dhoni wouldn’t make many changes, Virat Kohli more of horses for courses: Laxman Sivaramakrishnan

  • Laxman Sivaramakrishnan, the former Indian cricketer, has thrown light on the captaincy styles of MS Dhoni and current skipper Virat Kohli.
  • Sivaramakrishnan said that Dhoni was someone, who didn’t believe in change and rather continued with the same team for a long time.
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‘It was a breakthrough moment for me’ – Rahkeem Cornwall recalls the moment when Virat Kohli invited to bowl him in the nets

  • Rahkeem Cornwall made his international debut in the home Test series against India last year.
  • It was a memorable debut for him as he picked three wickets in the first innings with Cheteshwar Pujara being his maiden scalp.
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David Warner gives an interesting answer when asked to compare Virat Kohli and Steve Smith

  • Over the last few months, comparisons surrounding Indian skipper Virat Kohli and Steve Smith have been doing the rounds.
  • Even as talks about Virat are about his prowess in all the three formats, Australia’s Smith has ruled the roost in Test cricket.
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