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 Source: Twitter)

Cricket Australia announces ODI XI of the decade

  • As the cricketing fraternity bids adieu to 2019 and welcome 2020, Cricket Australia (CA) analyzed statistics and picked their ODI XI of the decade.
  • Rohit Sharma is the only batsman to have scored three double centuries in ODIs, two of them coming against Sri Lanka and one against Australia.
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‘Buy the dog a couple more toys now’ – Pat Cummins reveals his girlfriend’s response after the IPL deal

  • Pat Cummins – The No.1 ranked Test bowler in the world- is the talk of the town! And, why wouldn’t he be?
  • Cummins is currently involved in the three-match Test series against the Trans-Tasman rivals, New Zealand.
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Rishabh Pant to be put under specialist wicketkeeping coach, says MSK Prasad

  • The memories of his two magnificent Test hundreds are fading fast and nobody really knows how to better things from here.
  • Pant was found wanting behind the stumps in the third ODI against the West Indies in Cuttack on Sunday.
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Shoaib Akhtar wants Pakistan team to learn from India and Virat Kohli

  • Pakistan won their first Test match in some time on Monday when they thumped Sri Lanka by 263 runs to clinch the two-game series 1-0.
  • A superior batting display in the second innings saw the hosts winning the match in Karachi despite conceding a first-innings lead of 80 runs.
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Ireland announce dates for three-match ODI series against Bangladesh

  • The first ODI will take place on May 14 while the next two games will be held on May 16 and 19.
  • Bangladesh have a 7-2 lead over Ireland in the ODIs and also won a tri-series held in that country earlier this year that also featured West Indies.
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Jonty Rhodes set to feature in a World Cup for the first time since 2003

  • It is fair to say that Jonty Rhodes- the former South African International- revolutionized the art of fielding.
  • It is close to seventeen years now since the world saw Jonty spreading his magic on a cricket field.
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Jasprit Bumrah to prove his fitness in Ranji Trophy game against Kerala

  • Bumrah, who turned 26 earlier this month, took a hat-trick in the last international game he played and it was a Test match against the Caribbeans.
  • Bumrah’s return was expected after he bowled full in a training session ahead of the second ODI against the West Indies in Visakhapatnam last week.
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Misbah-ul-Haq expresses disappointment at Bangladesh’s decision of refusing to play Test matches in Pakistan

  • In recent months, the Pakistan Cricket Board is making all the possible attempts at restoring cricket back in the country.
  • Wasim Khan had come hard on BCB’s decision and now the current coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq has had his say on the matter.
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