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Top Stories: Things that made news in the cricket world today

All the news stories that hogged the headlines today.

Virat Kohli, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi
Virat Kohli, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Police arrest Belagavi Panthers owner Ali Asfak Thara for betting

  • The Central Crime Branch, on Monday, arrested Belagavi Panthers owner Ali Asfak Thara in Bengaluru for allegedly betting during the Karnataka Premier League (KPL) tournament.
  • In the last few days, the KPL as well as its Tamil Nadu counterpart, the TNPL, have been rocked by spot-fixing allegations.
  • (Read more about the story)

Virat Kohli picks the most complete footballer between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi

  • They have been in top gear for more than a decade and have been the biggest rivals of this game.
  • According to India skipper, he likes to see Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, but if he has to choose one, he will go with Cristiano Ronaldo.
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Zaheer Khan wants to see Navdeep Saini part of India’s Test set-up

  • Fast bowler Navdeep Saini has come up fast through the ranks in Indian cricket. The 26-year-old has been picked for the national side for a couple of T20I series recently.
  • He played in both the T20I games against South Africa but picked just one wicket.
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Reports: MS Dhoni wants BCCI to prepare Rishabh Pant for T20 World Cup 2020

  • In Indian cricket, the replacement of MS Dhoni has been the most debated topic after the conclusion of World Cup 2019 and Rishabh Pant was deemed as the successor of Dhoni.
  • He is extremely talented with the bat and being a wicketkeeper, BCCI thought he will be a brilliant addition to the Indian team.
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I am available for selection in all three formats: Fawad Alam

  • For some cricketers, opportunities are hard to come by despite heavy efforts but yet they take it easy.
  • Pakistan batsman Fawad Alam is one among them. On Saturday, the 33-year-old batsman slammed his 31st first-class century in Quaid-e-Azam Trophy.
  • (Read more about the story)

Rishabh Pant needs to be used where he is not left in two minds: Zaheer Khan

  • The southpaw also had the privilege of playing in the 2019 edition of the World Cup where he came in as Shikhar Dhawan’s replacement.
  • However, the major issues Pant has faced over the time being are his shot selection and churning out decent knocks on the consistent basis.
  • (Read more about the story)

Members of Pakistan cricket committee broke my trust: Mickey Arthur

  • Mickey Arthur was appointed as the coach of the Pakistan national cricket team back in May 2016.
  • Following a roller coaster ride, his tenure came to an end after the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales.
  • (Read more about the story)

Sri Lanka set to tour India for three T20 Internationals in January 2020

  • They are currently hosting South Africa after which Bangladesh and West Indies are due to tour India in November and December respectively.
  • In January, after playing against Australia, the Men in Blue will play three ODIs against Australia and then travel to New Zealand for a full tour.
  • (Read more about the story)

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