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 stole the limelight today.

Virat Kohli hundred
Indian skipper Virat Kohli celebrates. (Photo Source: Twitter)

IPL 2018: Chris Lynn hints at a possible destination for AB de Villiers

  • Once AB de Villiers made it clear that there is no future for him in the International arena, people were shell-shocked.
  • Following ABD’s decision to play T20 leagues around the world, Australian cricketer Chris Lynn has a possible destination for the South African.
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Ed Joyce calls it a day with immediate effect

  • Ireland cricketer Ed Joyce has announced his retirement with immediate effect on Thursday and has brought an end to his 12-year career.
  • Ed Joyce featured for Marylebone Cricket Club, Middlesex and Sussex in the County circuit.
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ICC comes up with a congratulatory statement for AB de Villiers

  • Former South African skipper AB de Villiers decided to big adieu to the international cricket on May 23, 2018.
  • He has been a thorough teammate. He has led the South African side in all forms of the game.
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Nepal set to play their first ODI in August 2018

  • Team Nepal was recently granted the ODI status by the International Cricket Council (ICC). This came as a big news for the cricket loving Asian nation.
  • Netherlands were relegated from their ODI status and have received the ODI status again in the recent times.
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TNPL draft to take place later this month

  • A total of 794 players have registered for the mega event. Each team has retained three cricketers.
  • On the eve of the last season, MS Dhoni, the skipper of the Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premier League (IPL), graced his presence at the venue.
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Not Virat Kohli! This is AB de Villiers’ favourite Indian cricketer

  • AB de Villiers has taken the cricketing world by shock when he announced his sudden retirement on Wednesday.
  • He told that he liked his aggressive attitude while Jonty named Suresh Raina his favourite Indian cricketer.
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Surrey gutted as Virat Kohli is set to miss out on the County stint

  • Virat Kohli recently concluded his stint in the eleventh edition of the Indian Premier League(IPL) for the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
  • India will start their campaign in England with a three-match T20I series, which begins on July 3.
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IPL 2018 viewership on Hotstar creates world record

  • The mega event is into its playoffs stage and the teams have already dished out some awe-inspiring cricket.
  • The numbers surrounding the viewership of the matches are expected to be on the higher side, bearing in mind the importance of the contests.
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Gautam Gambhir opens up about his retirement plans

David Warner and his wife Candice lost their third child amidst the ball-tampering scandal

  • While the world was bashing the trio for their actions, Warner family was going through their own trauma.
  • He was all praise of her for successfully going through the toughest times of their life as a family in the last few months.
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AB de Villiers wasn’t expecting a positive response after his retirement

  • The whole cricketing fraternity mourned the decision by the veteran cricketer from South Africa.
  • However, he didn’t expect the people to accept his retirement with open arms.
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Mahi bhai’s wicket was a big thing for me: Mayank Markande

  • However, the youngster impressed the team management in the practice games and the net sessions to make his debut in the very first match.
  • The leggie walked into the game prepared, he had a specific strategy against particular players devised by the Mumbai team.
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Cricket Australia certain to announce the new sponsors for all the three formats of the game

  • Australia is scheduled to play 5 ODIs and 1 T20I in their upcoming England tour, starting with the 1st ODI on June 13.
  • The new coach Langer mentioned that the Australian team would certainly bring some changes in their attitude and behaviour towards playing the game.
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Shah Rukh Khan thanks Dinesh Karthik and his team for their brilliant performance against RR

  • The iconic Eden Gardens in Kolkata witnessed a spectacular and remarkable encounter last night between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and the Rajasthan Royals (RR).
  • The Royals off-spinner Krishnappa Gowtham bowled a terrific opening spell to scalp the prized wickets of Sunil Narine and Robin Uthappa.
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Mitchell Johnson congratulates ABD on a successful international career

  • The retirement of AB de Villiers came across as a shocking news to the whole cricketing universe.
  • They congratulated him for having such a phenomenal career and wished him luck for the future.
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