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.

Virat Kohli and Adam Zampa
Virat Kohli and Adam Zampa. (Photo Source: Twitter)

WBBL 2020: Mitchell Starc cheering for wife Alyssa Healy after her century sets major couple goals

  • The 55th match of the 2020 edition of the Women Big Bash League (WBBL) saw Sydney Sixers locking horns with Melbourne Stars at North Sydney Oval on November 22, Sunday.
  • The wicketkeeper Alyssa Healy emerged as the star of her team Sydney Sixers as she smashed a scintillating century to take her team to the finishing line in the run-chase.
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Harbhajan Singh picks India’s openers for the Test series against Australia

  • Ever since the news of India skipper Virat Kohli returning after the first Test against Australia has surfaced, the questions about the team combination are lingering.
  • India have a plethora of options to open the innings on tour this time around. But the lack of a good middle-order batsman in the absence of their captain will leave a big hole in the line-up.
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Aakash Chopra picks five players Delhi Capitals should retain ahead of IPL 2021

  • There are speculations that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is planning to introduce a new team in the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Thus most probably a mega auction is on cards for IPL 2021.
  • Former Indian opening batsman Aakash Chopra revealed the five players the runners-up Delhi Capitals should retain if there is a mega auction.
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‘Virat Kohli reads everything on Twitter’ – Adam Zampa recalls how a dig at Kohli came back to haunt him

  • Time and again, one has seen cricketers saying that they try to maintain a safe distance from social media and negative criticism in order to stay in a healthy state of mind.
  • But it looks like Indian superstar and arguably the most popular cricketer in the world, Virat Kohli is an exception.
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I will be happy to bat wherever the team wants me to in Australia: Rohit Sharma

  • Ahead of the upcoming Test series in Australia, India opener Rohit Sharma has said he is open to bat anywhere, depending on the team-management’s demand.
  • All eyes will be on Rohit in the upcoming series as the team would be banking on him heavily for the runs in the absence of skipper Virat Kohli.
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Dale Steyn all set to play for Kandy Tuskers in LPL 2020

  • Kandy Tigers have roped in South Africa legend Dale Steyn for the upcoming first edition of the Lanka Premier League. The tournament’s official Twitter handle confirmed the news on the social media platform on Sunday.
  • Steyn recently turned up for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the thirteenth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
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WBBL 2020: Sydney Sixers fined AUD 25,000 for picking a player in the XI despite not naming her in the 15-member squad

  • Sydney Sixers, the Women’s Big Bash League (WBBL) franchise, have been fined for AUD 25,000 of which AUD15,000 was suspended for one year due to an administrative error in the ongoing season.
  • Fast bowler Hayley Silver-Holmes was picked in the playing XI for the game against Melbourne Renegades despite not being named in the 15-member squad released before the game.
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‘I have never seen him play like that before’ – Inzamam-ul-Haq reveals Sachin Tendulkar’s best inning

  • Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar has 100 international centuries in his bag, and all of them are unique in their own ways.
  • However, a knock or two become people’s favourite due to certain aspects, and so is the case with former Pakistan skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq.
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Australia vs India: Irfan Pathan points out the missing link in the visitors’ pace attack

  • Former Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan lauded that the current pace attack, saying that it’s top quality and is world-class as well.
  • However, the veteran also stated that the Australian fast bowling unit has an X-factor in the form of Mitchell Starc, who he reckons, could end up making a difference.
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