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.

Mohammad Amir
Mohammad Amir of Pakistan. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

Finger injury ends Australian batsman’s county stint

  • Matt Renshaw has had a topsy-turvy career thus far for the Australian team. He has been in and out of the team on a few occasions.
  • Renshaw was in prime form in the Four Day event as he was Somerset’s highest run-scorer with 513 runs from 6 matches.
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ENG vs AUS: Ashton Agar confident for Australia to beat England in final ODI

  • The Australian team is currently in England for a limited-overs series where they are standing on the verge of a clean sweep.
  • The left-hander has picked up only 3 wickets with an economy of over 6, which are disappointing figures.
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Umar Akmal claims he was approached to spot-fix the World Cup match against India

  • Pakistan cricketer Umar Akmal today made a shocking claim about being approached by fixers.
  • As far as his contribution in World Cup matches against India is concerned, Akmal scored 29 runs in 2011 and was dismissed for a duck in 2015.
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ENG vs IND: Sourav Ganguly reckons Virat Kohli panicked before the tour

  • Virat Kohli didn’t have an auspicious outing the last time India toured England back in 2014.
  • Nevertheless, the Delhi-born batsman mentioned that missing the Surrey stint was a blessing in disguise.
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Adam Gilchrist affirms his support for best wicketkeeper and its not MS Dhoni

  • MS Dhoni has lightning fast hands and his prowess with the gloves behind the wickets have left everyone awestruck.
  • Recently, Sarah displayed some exemplary glovework and inflicted an unfathomable leg-side stumping.
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Sarah Taylor thinks Gilchrist calling her the best keeper is ‘absolutely ridiculous’

  • The English cricketer termed that it sounds absolutely ridiculous but coming from someone like Gilchrist.
  • While most in the current generation idolize Gilly as their keeping idol he thinks Sarah has been one to watch out for.
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Narendra Modi is grateful Afghanistan chose to play the historic Test against India

  • They also got the Test status and asked the No.1 ranked Test side India to be their first opponent in Test cricket.
  • Rashid Khan has been a delightful story from the war-stricken nation. He made his debut back in 2015 and hasn’t backtracked ever since.
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Sarfraz Ahmed clarifies reports surrounding Mohammad Amir’s Test retirement

  • At 26, Mohammad Amir has already had a really long career. He hasn’t played a lot of matches but has been around for the most part of a decade.
  • Sarfraz put up his age as a justification and tried to point out that why would a 26-year-old want to quit Test cricket.
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Rashid Khan opens up on the travails of his childhood days

  • Moreover, they have also produced a number of prodigious talents, young Rashid Khan is one of them.
  • Rashid is 19-years old and has already taken giant strides into the sport. He is ranked number one in T20Is.
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Anil Kumble’s contract didn’t have an extension clause: CoA Chief

  • Anil Kumble was appointed as the head coach of the Indian team back in June 2016 and the contract of his stint was for a year.
  • The board came under the scanner but it didn’t have a second choice as Kumble’s contract didn’t have an extension clause.
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