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.

BCCI acting president CK Khanna presents IPL 2018 Trophy to Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni
BCCI acting president CK Khanna presents IPL 2018 Trophy to Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni. (Photo by Surjeet Yadav/IANS)

IPL 2019: Auction set to get a prime time treatment

  • The auction for the 12th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is all set to take place on December 18 in Jaipur.
  • The star-studded affair will reportedly see only 70 players going under the hammer with only 50 Indian and 20 Overseas slots available for the teams to pick.
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“Learn from Virat Kohli,”- Sourav Ganguly suggests Rishabh Pant

  • Not everyone is worthy enough to impress Sourav Ganguly, the former Indian skipper.
  • Ganguly, who during his tenure as the Indian captain helped India ‘rise from the ashes’, is rated highly in world cricket.
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Australia vs India: Murali Kartik wants visitors to make a change for Sydney T20I

  • India didn’t have the best of times in the first couple of T20Is against Australia.
  • In the first match at The Gabba in Brisbane, the visitors lost the match despite scoring more runs as the Duckworth Lewis Stern method was applied.
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Ellyse Perry confident about Australia’s cricketing future after World T20 triumph

  • Australia Women went on to win their fourth Women’s WT20 title at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium today.
  • It couldn’t have been more fitting for the Meg Lanning-led team to receive the title from the legend himself.
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Women’s World T20 2018: ICC announces team of the tournament

  • The Women’s WT20 came to an end with Australia going on to win their fourth trophy.
  • While the match was a pure one-sided encounter, it was a pleasing sight to watch the Women in Yellow break into celebration.
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Australia confirmed to host Men’s and Women’s T20 World Cup in 2020

  • Australia is officially next to host the newly renamed ICC T20 World Cup following the conclusion of the Women’s World T20 tournament in the West Indies.
  • Two T20 World Cups will be played in Australia in 2020, starting in just under 15 months’ time with the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup, comprising 10 teams playing 23 matches from 21st February – 8th March 2020, followed by the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, involving 16 teams playing 45 matches from 18th October – 15th November 2020.
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BCB extends Sunil Joshi’s contract as Bangladesh spin consultant

  • Back in August 2017, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) appointed former Indian left-arm spinner Sunil Joshi as Bangladesh’s spin bowling consultant.
  • Their tweakers have done reasonably well in all the formats.
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“Even the best are shown the door”- Ganguly on Mithali Raj’s omission from the World T20 semis

  • Mithali Raj is currently India’s leading run-scorer in T20I cricket above the likes of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma.
  • Prior to the Women’s World T20 in the West Indies, she was expected to play a crucial role in India Women’s campaign.
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