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.

Glenn Maxwell
Glenn Maxwell. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

India vs Australia: Glenn Maxwell defends MS Dhoni’s slow batting in Visakhapatnam T20I

  • It was only in the last month that Mahendra Singh Dhoni was back as the supporters’ hero after he slammed three back-to-back half-centuries in the ODI series in Australia.
  • But as cricket doesn’t take long to show its ruthless leveler’s face, the former India captain again came under heavy criticism on Sunday after coming up with another sluggish batting performance against the same opponents – this time at home and in a T20I.
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Virat Kohli gestured the crowd to stay quiet during the two-minute silence for Pulwama martyrs

  • There were chants of ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ in Vizag on Sunday as the emotionally charged up crowd was backing their team which was taking the field for the first time since the Pulwama attack on February 14.
  • The nation was shocked after the incident and the outrage has been severe against Pakistan over the same.
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Windies vs England: Andre Russell returns to the Caribbean side for the last two ODIs

  • Windies and England are currently involved in the five-match ODI series in the Caribbean islands.
  • After two matches, the series is locked at 1-1 at the moment and the hosts are definitely giving their best facing the World’s best ODI side at the moment.
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KL Rahul’s return to form biggest positive for India: Ashish Nehra

  • India lost the thrilling game against Australia in Vizag on Sunday.
  • The fact that the game went till the last ball was an achievement in itself for the hosts as they looked dead and buried a number of times during the match.
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He’s definitely a hero to the young players, says Darren Bravo about legend Chris Gayle

  • Chris Gayle has decided to hang his boots after the upcoming World Cup in England and Wales.
  • He is also playing his last few ODIs on the home soil against England and is making his last opportunity count.
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Playing Jasprit Bumrah in death overs is always hard, says Australia captain Aaron Finch

  • Indian fans were convinced that with a target of 127, Australia would not find much trouble in walking away with the first T20I in Visakhapatnam on Sunday.
  • The Kangaroos did eventually gain the initial lead in the series game but it was not as easy.
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Jasprit Bumrah praises KL Rahul how hit form in the 1st T20I after a long struggle

  • India disappointed their fans in the first T20I against Australia played in Visakhapatnam on Sunday, thanks to a batting collapse that prevented them from putting up a big total after Australian captain Aaron Finch won the toss and invited them to bat.
  • Although Rohit Sharma fell cheaply, the second-wicket partnership of 55 runs between KL Rahul and captain Virat Kohli gave the Men in Blue some hope before the slide began.
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Rashid Khan picks the top four bowlers in the World currently

  • He is just 20 but at this age, Rashid Khan has bowled over the cricketing world.
  • The leg-break bowler comes from a nation which is yet to emerge as a frontline cricketing power and also has its own internal problems and that perhaps makes his feats even more commendable.
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Sourav Ganguly feels ICC will not ban Pakistan from the World Cup 2019

  • The Pulwama attack has worsened the relations between India and Pakistan in every sector.
  • Cricket is also affected with the same and there are still clouds over the World Cup clash between the two countries on June 16 later this year at the Old Trafford.
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Krunal and Bumrah were extremely hard to get away: Glenn Maxwell

  • Australia star Glenn Maxwell admitted that scoring off Jasprit Bumrah and Krunal Pandya was tough in the first T20I against India on Sunday.
  • Australia pulled off a last-ball thriller to take an unassailable lead in the two-match series.
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Rashid Khan wants a top Bollywood actor to play his role if a film is made on him

  • At 20, Rashid Khan has already conquered half the cricketing world.
  • The leg-break bowler was back to international cricket after a few months and in three T20Is played against Ireland, he picked 11 wickets.
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Anil Kapoor eager to feature in Sachin Tendulkar’s biopic

  • A biopic on the sportspersons has become a norm in Bollywood in the last few years.
  • MS Dhoni, Mary Kom, Geeta and Babita Phogat, all of them have shared their life struggles before gaining fame on the silver screen.
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