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

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

Let us delve into the news that matter in the cricketing world today.

Mohammed Siraj
Mohammed Siraj. (Photo Source: BCCI/Twitter)

I had to kick him and wake him up’ – Virat Kohli on Ishant Sharma’s maiden India call-up

  • India pace spearhead Ishant Sharma is all set to achieve a major milestone in his career.
  • Kohli opened up about his relationship with his state and national teammate.
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‘Sarfaraz is as dear to me as other cricketers’ – Mohammad Hafeez opens up on Twitter spat between him and Sarfaraz Ahmed

  • Mohammad Hafeez and Sarfaraz Ahmed were involved in a Twitter exchange
  • Now, Mohammad Hafeez has addressed the issue.
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Sri Lankan opener Upul Tharanga announces retirement from international cricket

  • The left-handed batsman has ended his international career as one of Sri Lanka’s finest opening batsmen.
  • Tharanga last played for the Island nation in 2019 during the Cape Town ODI against South Africa.
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You’re the Australian captain’ – Michael Clarke slams Aaron Finch for his IPL comments

  • Aaron Finch getting unsold at the IPL 2021 auction has been a talking point for the past couple of days.
  • Now after Finch’s comment on being unsold, Clarke has once again said something, and this time, with a hint of criticism.
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‘It’s going to aggravate me for the next six to nine months’ – David Warner opens up on his groin trauma

  • After sustaining the injury, Warner had to give the last ODI of the marquee series a miss followed by getting ruled out of the three-match T20I series against India, which the Men in Blue comfortably won by 2-1.
  • Warner revealed that it would take him approximately six to nine months to regain his full fitness.
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Bishan Singh Bedi on road to recovery after undergoing bypass surgery

  • India’s legendary slow left-arm orthodox bowler Bishan Singh Bedi had complained of suffering some heart issues a few days back and was thus admitted to a renowned hospital in Delhi.
  • The good news is that the surgery went well for Bedi and it is expected that the doctors can discharge him from the hospital soon in the near future.
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‘Patriotism comes first for me’ – Mustafizur Rahman prioritizes playing for Bangladesh ahead of IPL 2021

  • Bangladesh’s left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman has his priorities set as he cleared that for him nation comes first and he will not be willing to feature in the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the cost of missing international fixtures for Bangladesh.
  • Two Bangladesh cricketers Rahaman and Shakib Al Hasan have been picked by IPL franchises Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight Riders for IPL 2021 respectively.
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Winning the World Test Championship is like getting a World Cup for me: Ishant Sharma

  • The third Test between India and England that will take place at Ahmedabad is an important one for Ishant Sharma.
  • The tall Indian pacer would be taking the field for the 100th time for his country in the whites.
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I don’t see Umesh Yadav in the playing XI for the pink ball Test: Gautam Gambhir

  • Umesh Yadav has returned back to the Indian Test squad.
  • Former Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir feels that Yadav will not find a place in the playing XI for the third Test.
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NZ players have continually been overlooked for second rate Australians in the IPL: Simon Doull

  • Renowned radio personality, commentator and former international cricketer Simon Doull took note of this tweet by Ashwin as commented that the IPL team managements have often overlooked NZ players for second rate Australian cricketers.
  • Simon Doull feels that BBL is very much taken into consideration for IPL Auction.
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