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.

Kagiso Rabada and Virat Kohli
Kagiso Rabada and Virat Kohli. (Photo Source: Getty Images)

Pakistan batsmen played for the team, Indians for themselves: Inzamam-ul-Haq

  • Coronavirus outbreak has kept the players away from the game and they have become pro-active on social media platforms.
  • Moreover, the international players are busy in conducting live sessions on Instagram in order to share their experience with the fans.
  • Inzamam-ul-Haq has come out and said that the batting line up of Team India was far too strong in comparison to Pakistan.
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    Sachin Tendulkar to not celebrate his 47th birthday as mark of respect to COVID-19 warriors

  • Sachin Tendulkar, the former legendary batsman will turn 47 on April 24.
  • It is going to be a special day for Master Blaster.
  • But he has decided not to celebrate his birthday as a mark of respect to the COVID-19 warriors, who are leading the fight against the pandemic.
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Michael Hussey chooses MS Dhoni and Ricky Ponting as his favourite captains

  • Michael Hussey, the former Australian cricketer, named Ricky Ponting and MS Dhoni as the favourite captains he played under.
  • Both Ponting and Dhoni were exceptional when they were at their peak.
  • Dhoni took over as Team India’s skipper in 2007 and guided the team to glory in the inaugural edition of the T20 World Cup.
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IPL 2020 can target October window and T20 World Cup could be pushed to 2021: Brendon McCullum

  • Kolkata Knight Riders last year announced that Brendon McCullum would be taking over the role of Head coach for the franchise for the IPL 2020.
  • Since then, the former player of the franchise has been involved with the IPL.
  • However, with the current situation of COVID-19 crisis, McCullum’s first outing as a coach has been delayed.
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‘I was crying so heavily and I was shaking’- Moises Henriques reveals that he tried committing suicide in 2017

  • Moises Henriques, the all-rounder from Australia has opened up on his battle with depression.
  • And, he also revealed that once he also thought of committing suicide during a Sheffield Shield game.
  • But it was due to his near and his dear ones that he decided against it.
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Dinesh Karthik reveals how he planned this famous knock against Bangladesh in the Nidahas Trophy 2018 final

  • During the Nidahas Trophy final in 2018, there was a point when Indian fans had almost stopped thinking about a win.
  • Bangladesh had put India under enormous pressure during the run chase.
  • However, Dinesh Karthik came in and smashed a few boundaries which turned the match completely on his own.
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Cricket West Indies in financial crunch, players not paid match fees since January 2020

  • Cricket West Indies has been suffering a severe cash crunch in their governing body and hence, players have not been paid.
  • While the players’ retainer has been cleared, Cricket West Indies (CWI) has admitted the non-payment of match fees.
  • The men’s side has not been paid its match fee for the home series against Ireland in January and the Sri Lanka tour in February-March.
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Kagiso Rabada feels Virat Kohli pushes him to deliver his best

  • Since breaking into the national side, Virat Kohli has emerged as one of the most consistent batsmen across the globe.
  • In a career spanning over 248 ODIs, the 31-year-old has amassed 11867 runs including 43 tons and 58 half-centuries
  • Many cricketers have lauded Kohli in the past and joining the list now is South African pacer Kagiso Rabada.
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England players would be happy if quarantined together for a month to play matches: Chris Woakes

  • The outbreak of Coronavirus has put the world at a halt and the pandemic has wreaked havoc across the globe since the start of its spread.
  •  In such a critical situation, the sporting scenario has also taken a back seat as major tournaments and matches have been postponed to tackle the outbreak of COVID-19.
  • England international Chris Woakes has stated that English players would not mind being quarantined together for a month if that’s what resumption of international cricket requires.
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