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.

MS Dhoni
MS Dhoni. (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images)

MS Dhoni makes himself unavailable for Bangladesh T20Is

  • There have been all sorts of speculations surrounding MS Dhoni, more so after the conclusion of the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales.
  • Talks regarding when the veteran keeper will hang his boots from international cricket is doing the rounds.
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Retire jersey No.12 as tribute to Yuvraj Singh: Gautam Gambhir urges BCCI

  • They both quit the game within a few months’ gap. Former India opener Gautam Gambhir waited for a few years before hanging up his boots for India last December and decided to take a plunge into politics.
  • Yuvraj Singh, on the other hand, bid goodbye to international cricket this June and has concentrated on playing only in franchise cricket.
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Incorrect to say nobody held Virat Kohli responsible for World Cup loss, says CoA chief Vinod Rai

  • India were seen as one of the top favourites to win the World Cup in England this year.
  • Under Virat Kohli, the Men in Blue played really well and finished toppers in the group stage with seven wins and one loss.
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Vijay Hazare Trophy 2019: Rinku Singh picked in Uttar Pradesh squad for the tournament

  • During the last Indian Premier League (IPL), batsman Rinku Singh came into the headline for being sent to bat ahead of the in-form Andre Russell for the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
  • In June, he made the headlines again for getting suspended by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for he had featured in an unauthorized tournament in Abu Dhabi.
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T20 Blast 2019: Essex use Adam Zampa’s cutout in winners photo after the title win

  • The T20 Blast 2019 saw the Essex county winning the finals and lifting their first Blast title.
  • The Essex Eagles, as the T20 team is known, had made it into the finals by beating Derbyshire in the second semi-final.
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Injured Rashid Khan doubtful for tri-series final against Bangladesh

  • Afghanistan captain Rashid Khan has seen an excellent start to his captaincy.
  • Under his leadership, Afghanistan hammered Bangladesh in a Test recently and then made the finals of a tri-nation T20 series in Bangladesh.
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Glenn Maxwell checks on the AFL final score during Victoria’s one dayer against Western Australia

  • The Final of the 2019 edition of the Australia Football League took place on Saturday, September 21.
  • The match between the Collingwood Football Club and the Greatest Western Sydney Giants kept one and all at the edge of their seats throughout.
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MS Dhoni takes his brand-new Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk out on Ranchi roads

  • MS Dhoni returned to his hometown of Ranchi, Jharkhand after being away from home for a lengthy period of time.
  • He was first involved in the ICC World Cup 2019 with Team India, where he last played for the Men in Blue in the semifinals against New Zealand.
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PCB fines Balochistan batsman Awais Zia for abusing teammate

  • The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has slapped Balochistan opener Awais Zia with a hefty fine for committing a level-2 offence related to ‘personal abuse of a player, player support personnel, umpire or match referee’.
  • Zia came under fire for having violated the code of conduct during a recent three-day game against Southern Punjab in Quaid-e-Azam Trophy.
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MS Dhoni has no say in cricketing affairs of home state JSCA

  • MS Dhoni, the legendary Indian cricketer, doesn’t have much of a say in the cricketing affairs of his home state, Jharkhand.
  • The same is owing to the membership rules of the Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA).
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T10 League 2019: Qalandars to be a part of the tournament; Shahid Afridi named its marquee player

  • Tests. ODIs. T20. The Hundred. T10. Phew! Cricket has a lot of formats these days.
  • And with each format is accompanied glitzy franchise-based league whose proliferation, expansion or contraction continues throughout the year.
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